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Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

Longest government shutdown in history ends as Trump reaches temporary deal

by Kathy Fang and Arushi Saxena

January 26, 2019

Thirty-five days into the longest government shutdown in history, President Donald Trump reached a deal to reopen the federal government until Feb. 15. The deal came amidst tensions between Republicans and Democrats over funding for Trump’s proposed southwest border wall, which would require billions...

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice after 50-48 Senate vote

Kavanaugh sworn in as 114th Supreme Court justice after 50-48 Senate vote

by Ryan Guan and Kathy Fang

October 6, 2018

The Senate voted 50-48 to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court today. Kavanaugh, the second justice nominated by President Donald Trump, will fill a vacant spot left by the retirement of former Justice Anthony Kennedy in July and is likely to cement a conservative-leaning majority on the ...

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