President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden.
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Research on the psychology of politics reveals that when issues are framed in terms of moral right and wrong, the possibility of compromise becomes very small.
Wall Street traders aren’t the only ones who rely on government economic data.
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The government collects reams of economic data that are vital to the functioning of companies, policymakers and even families.
A TSA employee visits a food pantry.
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In these cases, what matters is how much pressure an employer puts on their employee to do the work.
One of the more visible impacts of the shutdown is garbage piling up in parks.
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The shutdown is highlighting the crucial role government plays in the lives of citizens and businesses, offering a reminder of its fundamental value to the economy.
Ilhan Omar, a newly elected Democratic congresswoman from Minnesota, joins other Democrats during a news conference in Washington on Jan. 4 about the introduction of the ‘For the People’ Act.
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The Democratic party needs a revised image, grounded in a new reality, that will address basic issues of inequality, access and fairness.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, makes a statement, as U.S. President Donald Trump, left, looks on.
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Confidentiality is written into the code of ethics that governs the profession. Will Congress force them to break it to learn the contents of Trump’s private meetings?
Trump recently called the border a crisis during a televised address.
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Trump and other leaders use the word 'crisis' to claim there's an emergency that demands urgent action. A leadership expert explains how to evaluate those claims.
U.S. President Donald Trump in McAllen, Texas.
History shows that Congress can play an important role in checking a president's power.
Families are feeling the pinch of the government shutdown.
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Because many Americans live paycheck to paycheck, the loss of even one can be a big financial blow for a family.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Interviews with immigrants health service providers in metro Detroit reveal a climate of fear that may affect the health of families.
President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House.
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The popular opinion is that presidents win government shutdowns, but a review of polling evidence paints a different picture.
President Donald Trump speaks at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq.
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Obama's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan had several facets and was part of a wider strategy in the Middle East.
Oil refiners are fined for exceeding air pollution limits when rules are enforced.
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Data gathered from EPA reports, staffers and retirees show the Trump administration has brought fewer environmental enforcement actions to conclusion and deferred more to states.
Will Congress avert another shutdown?
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With President Trump insisting on funding for his border wall and Democrats vehemently opposed, a partial government shutdown is possible. Here's what it could mean for the economy.
Heads of delegations react at the end of the final session of the COP24 summit on climate change in Katowice, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018.
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An economist breaks down results on two key issues at the COP24 climate change meeting: getting all nations to use the same measuring and reporting rules, and linking policies across borders.
Scott Morrison’s announcement that Australia would recognise West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital has cause a negative reaction not only from the Muslim world, but from Israel itself.
In his efforts to find favour with Israel’s supporters at the Wentworth byelection, Morrison crossed that divide, and has now infuriated many - including the Israeli government.
U.S. President Donald Trump is seen here arguing with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office of the White House, who are off-camera.
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To defeat Trumpism and movements like it, we can be either be part of the problem or part of the solution. Contemplative resistance that reflects on our own collective dysfunction is necessary.
A demonstrator holds a sign against the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance.
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A survey done of transgender people right after they read a story on the government's move to deny transgender identity shows the emotional impact that denying that identity can have.
Bush with his team in 1991.
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The significant churn in the Trump administration has caused confusion in foreign policymaking. In contrast, Bush's presidency was marked by collegiality, which contributed to many successes.
In this Nov. 25, 2018 photo, a Honduran migrant converses with U.S border agents on the other side of razor wire after they fired tear gas at migrants pressuring to cross into the U.S. from Tijuana, Mexico.
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The Donald Trump administration is repelling asylum-seekers by any means necessary, treating them as invaders and using military rhetoric to demonize them. It's time for reality to prevail.