President Donald Trump intends to sign the border security deal to avoid another partial government shutdown, according to two sources who have spoken directly with the President. Trump said Tuesday that he was “not happy” with the tentative deal reached by congressional negotiators late Monday night that falhls far short of his original demands. Congress […]

The nation faces the real possibility of another government shutdown at the end of the week, after bipartisan talks aimed at averting that outcome broke down in a dispute over immigration enforcement, lawmakers and aides said Sunday. President Donald Trump’s border wall demands, which precipitated the record-long 35-day shutdown that ended late last month, were […]

For the 800,000 federal employees who were forced to work without pay or furloughed, President Donald Trump’s announcement Friday that he would temporarily end the longest government shutdown in U.S. history signaled a return to normality. Trump promised that those workers would receive back pay “very quickly, or as soon as possible.” But when will […]

The White House is preparing a draft proclamation for President Donald Trump to declare a national emergency along the southern border and has identified more than $7 billion in potential funds for his signature border wall should he go that route, according to internal documents reviewed by CNN. Trump has not ruled out using his […]

On Friday, the 35th day of the partial government shutdown and the day that 800,000 federal workers will miss their second paycheck of 2019, Philadelphia union members and labor advocates plan to rally at Philadelphia International Airport in support of Transportation Security Administration workers. The rally will begin at 11 a.m. at the bus stop […]

Praise 107.9 presents Black Bald, the segment on “Your Voice” where Solomon Jones and Jay McCalla break down the latest on politics in Washington DC and beyond. Starting with Michael Cohen’s decision to postpone his Congressional testimony due to threats, and moving through the Pelosi-Trump “War of the Wall,” Black Bald gives you the kind […]

Solomon Jones and Jay McCalla present the hottest political news every Thursday on Praise 107.9’s “Your Voice.” You can listen to them live at If you miss it, we’ve got the answer. You can catch up on our latest fiery broadcast here! This week Solomon and Jay discuss the government shutdown, the beef between […]

In a morning meeting with Republicans on Friday, House Speaker John Boehner announced his resignation from Congress amidst a struggle that could end with a government…

John Boehner and the House republicans are trying very hard to dig themselves out of the whole of a government shutdown today, by finally taking measures to end the Government Shutdown. Senate leaders have agreed to a deal which will not only open the Government, it will also make sure that our debt obligations are met so […]

It’s day 15 of the Government shutdown! And things may be turning around! Senate leaders said Monday they are close to an agreement to reopen government and raise the U.S. debt ceiling before the Thursday deadline. Let’s continue to pray that this all happens sooner than later. Read more at Source: USA Today Photo […]

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrives for a luncheon hosting first ladies at the Studio Museum in Harlem September 24, 2013 in the Manhattan borough…

To God be the glory that a billionaire couple donated $10M to help keep head start programs opened because many had been forced to close when the government closed many of its own offices last week; resulting in many centers not getting the federal grants needed. Laura and John Arnold used their own money to […]