Washington

Donald Trump Oval Office
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
December 26, 2018 - 4:00 pm
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that parts of the federal government will stay closed until Democrats agree to put up more walls along the U.S.-Mexico border to deter criminal elements. He said he's open to calling the wall something else as long as he ends up with an actual wall.
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National Christmas Tree
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
December 25, 2018 - 9:47 am
The lights were not twinkling. The toy trains were not whirring. Even the nearby bathrooms were locked.
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Jim Mattis
AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File
December 23, 2018 - 3:24 pm
Irritated with the criticism and fallout from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis' resignation, President Donald Trump on Sunday pushed the Pentagon chief out the door two months earlier than planned, an acrimonious end to a tense relationship that had been eroding in recent months.
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U.S. Capitol
Hannah Gaber, USA TODAY
December 22, 2018 - 10:13 am
The partial federal shutdown was expected to drag into Christmas as President Donald Trump and congressional leaders remained stuck in a standoff over his border wall with Mexico with no breakthrough Saturday.
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Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
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December 20, 2018 - 7:22 pm
A Richmond, Virginia, appeals court has agreed to take up a case accusing Donald Trump of profiting off the presidency in violation of the U.S. Constitution.
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George H.W. Bush
Sipa USA
December 05, 2018 - 2:11 pm
The nation’s capital bid a final farewell to the late president, George H.W. Bush, with a prayer service at Washington National Cathedral Wednesday.
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George H.W. Bush
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
December 05, 2018 - 7:22 am
It's often said that if you want a friend in Washington, get a dog.
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George H.W. Bush
© JACK GRUBER, USA TODAY
December 05, 2018 - 6:59 am
President George H.W. Bush is getting a national farewell at Washington National Cathedral before family, friends, presidents and foreign dignitaries.
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President George H.W. Bush
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
December 03, 2018 - 6:40 pm
Former President George H.W. Bush is being honored during several public and private events in Houston and Washington this week before his burial Thursday in Texas.
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