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Government shutdown to begin Sunday if Congress fails to reach deal

CNN  —  Federal agencies are making final preparations with the government on the brink of a shutdown and congressional lawmakers racing against Saturday’s critical midnight deadline – as House Speaker…

Jimmy Carter’s hometown honors the ex-president as a global humanitarian — and a good friend — as he turns 99

Plains, Georgia CNN  —  More than 14,000 people have written to Jimmy Carter for his 99th birthday. The wishes, posted in a digital mosaic created by The Carter Center, come…

RFK Jr. teases announcement amid speculation he will make independent or third-party run

CNN  —  Environmental lawyer and 2024 presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Friday teased a “major announcement” in upcoming weeks amid speculation he is considering dropping his bid to…

Milley says the military doesn’t swear oath to a ‘wannabe dictator’ in apparent swipe at Trump

CNN  —  In an impassioned and at time furious speech, departing Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Mark Milley defiantly proclaimed that the US military does not swear an oath to a…

A week that laid bare the stakes of the 2024 election

CNN  —  America’s next presidential election is 13 months away. But while the first Republican primary votes will not be cast until the dead of winter, the last week of…

Tensions erupt between McCarthy and Gaetz at closed-door House GOP meeting as shutdown nears

CNN  —  Tensions erupted as House Republicans met behind closed-doors on Thursday, the latest sign of deep divisions and infighting as the House GOP conference has failed to coalesce around…

Senate unanimously passes formal dress code

CNN  —  The US Senate has passed a resolution formalizing business attire as the proper dress code for the floor of the chamber by unanimous consent. This comes after Senate…

Fact Check: The second GOP debate of the 2024 election

CNN  —  Seven Republican presidential candidates participated in a debate Wednesday night in California, while the front-runner in the party primary, former President Donald Trump, skipped the debate and instead…

Judge Tanya Chutkan rejects Trump’s demand that she recuse herself

CNN  —  The federal judge overseeing Donald Trump’s federal 2020 election subversion criminal case will not disqualify herself from the matter, rejecting a longshot bid from the former president’s team to remove her…

White House girds itself for a shutdown

CNN  —  The White House is now “girding for a shutdown” and senior West Wing officials are drawing up plans for which personnel would be deemed “essential” starting on October…