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President Donald Trump leads a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 12, 2019 - 10:52 am
Here's what's up with the partial government shutdown on Day 22.
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Naila Amin
FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2016, file photo, Naila Amin, 26, looks out from a classroom window at Nassau Community College in Garden City, N.Y. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
January 11, 2019 - 3:22 pm
The data raises questions about whether the immigration system may be enabling forced marriage and about how U.S. laws may be compounding the problem despite efforts to limit child and forced marriage
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On the 20th day of a partial government shutdown, federal employees rally at the Capitol to protest the impasse between Congress and President Donald Trump over his demand to fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall, in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 11, 2019 - 2:22 pm
While furloughed federal workers have been given back pay in previous shutdowns, there is no guarantee that will happen this time.
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(Photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)
January 10, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Around 800,000 federal workers across the national have been affected.
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media as he leaves the White House, Thursday Jan. 10, 2019, in Washington, en route for a trip to the border in Texas as the government shutdown continues. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 10, 2019 - 2:02 pm
MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with...
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January 09, 2019 - 11:43 am
She wants to focus on putting Michiganders first.
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President Donald Trump speaks from the Oval Office of the White House as he gives a prime-time address about border security Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Washington. (Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP)
January 08, 2019 - 9:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump made a somber televised plea for border wall funding Tuesday night, seeking an edge in his shutdown battle with congressional Democrats as he declared there is "a humanitarian crisis, a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul." Addressing the nation...
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January 08, 2019 - 5:00 pm
"The State of Michigan must be a model of equal opportunity," the governor writes.
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018, file photo, Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, leaves the Federal District Court after a hearing, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
January 08, 2019 - 3:40 pm
The Associated Press was able to view some redacted material because it wasn't properly blacked out.
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Floodlights from the U.S, illuminate the border wall, topped with razor wire, as a people pass Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, at the beach in Tijuana, Mexico. With no breakthrough in sight, President Donald Trump will argue his case to the nation Tuesday night that a "crisis" at the U.S.-Mexico border requires the long and invulnerable wall he's demanding before ending the partial government shutdown. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
January 08, 2019 - 12:19 pm
Trump is delivering his first Oval Office address tonight.
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