In a surreal, televised Oval Office squabble between President Trump, Nancy Pelosi and Charles Schumer, the president threatened a government shutdown unless Congress funds his border wall.
Health care, the environment and immigration are three hot topics on Capitol Hill. Will all Democratic factions in the House unite on these issues?
Pelosi mocked President Trump's "manhood" and questioned his basic understanding of government spending during a closed-door meeting with House Democrats.
The fallout from the 2018 midterm elections will carry over into the 2020 presidential election and that contest effectively begins today.
The lame-duck Congress is embarking on its final work session of 2016 as lawmakers face a Dec. 9 deadline for spending legislation to keep the government running.