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Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin Says Republicans ‘Fed Up’ After Government Shutdown

Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin Says Republicans ‘Fed Up’ After Government Shutdown

Congressional Republicans are likely to cooperate with Democrats even without obtaining provisions for President Donald Trump’s border wall to avoid another government shutdown, Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) (SFS ’66, LAW ’69) said at an event Monday. The sole path towards preventing another shutdown is Senate Republicans defecting from[Read More…]

by February 8, 2019 0 comments News, News - Top
ARCHITECT OF THE CAPITOL Federal employees were able to return to work Monday for the 35 days after the government reopened following its longest shutdown.

Government Reopens Amid Ongoing Border Wall Negotiations

The longest government shutdown in U.S. history ended Friday after a 35-day partisan standoff between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) over immigration policy. Trump signed a bill Jan. 25 that fully reopens the government until Feb. 15. The bill does not contain funding for a border[Read More…]

by January 29, 2019 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Two ASB trips collaborated on an ad-hoc border wall to raise awareness of immigration issues Friday in Red Square.

ASB Wall Breaks Borders

The Alternative Spring Break border awareness program aimed to generate discussion on immigration issues after two ASB groups returned from the 1,951-mile Mexican border over spring break by constructing an ad hoc border fence in Red Square Mar.ch 28. The wood and plastic fence, manned by ASB members, was built[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top