Volunteer arrested after border agents seen dumping water

PHOENIX (AP) - A volunteer for an organization that tries to prevent immigrants from dying in the Arizona desert was arrested several hours after the group released videos showing Border Patrol agents kicking over water bottles left for those crossing into the U.S. illegally.

Scott Daniel Warren, 35, with the ...

Mike Pence: ‘Schumer shutdown’ failed

Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that Senate Democrats "failed" in their efforts to shut down the government over immigration issues, as lawmakers voted to reopen federal offices.

"The Schumer shutdown failed," Mr. Pence said in Israel, where he is meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

"The American people know ...

Senate votes to end government shutdown

On Monday, The Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. 8 after Democrats relented and lifted their blockade against the legislation. The shutdown began Saturday after Democrats derailed a Republican measure that would have kept government open until Feb. 16. Democrats wanted to pressure the GOP to cut a deal protecting young immigrants from deportation and boosting federal spending. … Click to Continue »

Likely 2020 Democrats oppose deal to reopen federal government, citing Dreamers

Democrats in the U.S. Senate that are thought to be laying the groundwork for 2020 presidential bids opposed a bill Monday that cleared for the federal government to reopen following a three-day shutdown.

Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Cory Booker of ...

Shaheen, Hassan, helped work on agreement to reopen govt

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Democratic senators say they worked with a group of more than 20 senators to reach a bipartisan agreement to reopen the federal government.

Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan released a joint statement Monday after the Senate advanced a bill reopening federal agencies through Feb. ...