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WASHINGTON | The Latest: Talks back on track in effort to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on government negotiations over border security (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Congressional negotiators say politically freighted talks on border security are back on track as they speed to avert a new federal shutdown this weekend. Officials say an agreement could be in sight as early as Monday night. The talks … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Talks back on track in effort to avert shutdown

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