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President Trump is addressing the nation about border security tonight. Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer will give a joint response immediately following. The government is partially shut down, with Trump in a stalemate with Democrats over funding for a wall along the southern border.

Watch his remarks and the Democratic response live here:

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The 116th Congress is beginning its first session today, and Democrats are now in control of the House of Representatives. Watch the first day of actions live, including the election for House Speaker, which Nancy Pelosi is expected to win, and debate on new House rules.

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Former President George H.W. Bush is being honored with funeral services at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. The 41st president will be eulogized by his son, former President George W. Bush, as well as a former U.S. senator and a former Canadian prime minister. Dozens of U.S. and world leaders are expected to attend the service.

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The Senate is taking a procedural vote on whether or not to move Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination forward. Watch the proceedings on the Senate floor live here starting at 8:30 a.m. or listen to NPR's coverage and analysis at 89.1 FM.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee is voting today on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination. A full Senate vote on the nomination is expected as early next week. Watch the proceeding live or listen to coverage from NPR at 89.1 FM, beginning around 12:30 p.m.

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Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Watch the proceeding live here starting at 9 a.m. or listen to NPR's coverage and analysis at 89.1 FM.

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President Trump is addressing the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday morning. Watch his remarks live.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is testifying on Capitol Hill to answer questions about protecting user data.

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President Donald Trump delivered his State of the Union address to Congress, followed by a response from the Democratic Party. Journalists across the NPR newsroom annotated those remarks, adding fact-checks and analysis in real time.

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