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Democrats, Republicans in Congress deadlocked on border crisis
Democrats, Republicans in Congress deadlocked on border crisis

Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalemated amid a fresh round of political brinkmanship that is likely to prolong the crisis and increase federal costs involved. Rather than compromise over the White House's request for $3.7 billion to handle the situation, Congress devolved Wednesday into standoff as each side waited for the other to yield on the politically heated issue. Now, as agencies begin to run out of funds to confront the crisis, the days are dwindling before next week's adjournment for the August congressional recess. "We have a refugees crisis on our southern border," thundered a clearly...

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