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Congress has until Friday to avoid another government shutdown.
Source: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

What We’re Following Today

It’s Monday, February 11.

Lawmakers have until Friday to reach a funding deal, or else the government will shut down, just After deliberations among the congressional conferees stalled this weekend, lawmakers met again today to try to come closer to a deal on funding the border wall. The latest dustup among the negotiators today wasn’t over the wall—it was over a proposed cap on the number of immigrants that Immigration and Customs Enforcement is

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