Lawmakers optimistic border

WASHINGTON | Lawmakers optimistic as border talks back on track

WASHINGTON (AP) — Suddenly optimistic, congressional negotiators said late Monday that politically freighted talks on border security were back on track as they sped to avert a new federal shutdown this weekend. Agreement could be in sight as early as Monday night, they said. The talks had cratered Saturday and Sunday over Democratic demands to … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawmakers optimistic as border talks back on track