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  • Associated Press

    Health care bill clears procedural hurdle

    WASHINGTON (March 24, 2017) — Republicans have pushed the GOP health care overhaul past an initial procedural hurdle in the House. That moves the chamber toward a climactic final vote that's a big gamble for President Donald Trump and congressional leaders.

  • Associated Press

    Former Trump aide offers to talk to House panel

    WASHINGTON (March 24, 2017) — The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has volunteered to speak with the panel as part of its ongoing investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 election.

  • Associated Press

    Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

    WASHINGTON (March 24, 2017) — The Trump administration issued a permit Friday to build the Keystone XL pipeline, reversing the Obama administration and clearing the way for the $8 billion project to finally be completed.

  • Associated Press

    House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

    WASHINGTON (March 24, 2017) — In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue the rest of his agenda, win or lose.

  • Associated Press

    White House, in gamble, demands make-or-break health vote

    WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails.

  • Associated Press

    Health bill vote delayed in House in setback to Trump, Ryan

    WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) — GOP House leaders delayed their planned vote Thursday on a long-promised bill to repeal and replace "Obamacare," in a stinging setback for House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump in their first major legislative test.

  • Associated Press

    Top Senate Dem opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

    WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) — The top Senate Democrat said Thursday he will oppose President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee and lead a filibuster of the choice, setting up a politically charged showdown with Republicans with far-reaching implications for future judicial nominees.

  • Associated Press

    GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote

    WASHINGTON (March 23, 2017) — The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. Short of support, GOP leaders looked to President Donald Trump to close the deal with a crucial bloc of conservatives, in the first major legislative test of his young presidency.

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