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President Donald Trump waves as he departs after speaking on the South Lawn of the White House as he walks to Marine One, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Washington. Trump is en route to Camp David. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 07, 2019 - 5:20 pm
"The refunds will go out as normal."
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, left, Vice President Mike Pence, White House legislative affairs aide Ja'Ron Smith, followed by White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner, and others, walk down the steps of the Eisenhower Executive Office building, on the White House complex, after a meeting with staff members of House and Senate leadership, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
January 05, 2019 - 11:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials and congressional aides emerged from talks to reopen the government without a breakthrough Saturday, though they planned to return to the table the following day. President Donald Trump tweeted: "Not much headway made today." The president later tweeted that...
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Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) votes for Speaker-designate Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) along with her kids during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC. Under the cloud of a partial federal government shutdown, Pelosi will reclaim her former title as Speaker of the House and her fellow Democrats will take control of the House of Representatives for the second time in eight years. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
January 05, 2019 - 1:20 pm
The education of the star-studded class of House freshmen has begun.
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In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, then-Education Secretary-designate Betsy DeVos testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
January 04, 2019 - 7:05 pm
The nature of the education secretary's injury was not disclosed.
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In this Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 photo, then Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, is shown on the house floor before being sworn into the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington. . (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 04, 2019 - 5:18 pm
"This is a person that I don't know; I assume she's new," the POTUS told reporters in the Rose Garden.
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of Calif., and House Democrats, now in the majority, unveil a comprehensive elections and ethics reform package that targets what they call a "culture of corruption in Washington" and aims to reduce the role of money in politics, at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 4, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 04, 2019 - 1:45 pm
Democrats used the full force of their new majority as they announced the plan Friday at a packed news conference that included dozens of new and returning lawmakers
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January 04, 2019 - 8:30 am
She's been on the job for only one day, and she's getting attention around the world.
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California holds the gavel after at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
January 03, 2019 - 7:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cheering Democrats returned Nancy Pelosi to the House speaker's post Thursday as the 116th Congress ushered in a historically diverse freshman class eager to confront President Donald Trump in a new era of divided government. Pelosi, elected speaker 220-192, took the gavel saying...
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House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi of California, the House Speaker-designate, speaks to the media outside the White House after meeting with President Donald Trump on border security, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 03, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The newly-elected House Speaker said "we'll have to wait and see what comes" from Robert Mueller's probe.
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House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, who will become speaker of the House on Thursday, walks to her new office at the Capitol during a television interview, in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. The Republicans will relinquish the majority to House Democrats under the leadership of Nancy Pelosi beginning a new era of divided government. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
January 03, 2019 - 9:23 am
Nancy Pelosi knew this moment would come, even if others had their doubts — or worked to stop her.
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