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Illinois Republican Rep. John Shimkus to retire

Illinois Republican John Shimkus said in a statement Friday afternoon that he will not seek reelection in 2020, joining 10 other House Republicans who have announced that they will head for the exits.

Warner splits with Burr on collusion question

Sen. Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, rejected Republican Chairman Richard Burr's recent statements that the committee has not found evidence of collusion, saying the investigation is still ongoing and the committee still had to interview key witnesses.

Lawmakers heading to funding deal with little border money

Republican and Democratic negotiators are exchanging border security proposals that contain far less funding for the border wall than President Donald Trump has demanded, with just days left before a deadline to release their bill ahead of another potential government shutdown.