With no apparent indications of a breakthrough in the Senate to avoid a government shutdown, the Capitol is illuminated in Washington, Friday evening, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

The Latest: Lawmakers claim prime seats for big speech

The Latest on President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech.
With no apparent indications of a breakthrough in the Senate to avoid a government shutdown, the Capitol is illuminated in Washington, Friday evening, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

US government shuts down; Dems, GOP blame each other

The federal government shut down at the stroke of midnight Friday, halting all but the most essential operations and marring the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration in a striking display of Washington dysfunction.

“The President is enthusiastic about today’s trip to Pittsburgh” White House tells us

President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania later today to discuss his tax plan and support Republican candidates in Pennsylvania.
President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the opioid crisis, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. From left are, White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Trump, and first lady Melania Trump. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump hoping to keep Pennsylvania seat in Republican hands

President Donald Trump on Thursday pledged “total support” for a Pennsylvania lawmaker trying to keep a House seat in Republican hands in the first congressional race of the year, tweeting his endorsement hours before visiting the state.

President Trump invites bystanders from motorcade to Mar-a-Lago

Several bystanders were invited to meet President Trump at Mar-a-Lago Sunday afternoon.

Delaware County District Judges Sworn In Wednesday

The new year has brought a number of new faces to the Delaware County minor judiciary.

FCC Votes 3-2 to Undo Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2, on party lines, Thursday to unravel sweeping net-neutrality rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Dead at 65

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee died suddenly early Tuesday morning, city officials said.
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Trump Approves California Emergency Declaration

Statement from President Donald J. Trump regarding the California wildfires.

Philly to force storeowners to remove bulletproof glass

One would think armed robbers are lobbying Philadelphia politicians after a controversial bill passes a committee.

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