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Senate Republicans want to include individual mandate repeal in tax plan
Senate Republicans expect to include a repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate, which requires people to purchase health insurance or face penalties, in their tax plan , complicating the party's efforts to reshape the tax code by year's end. The change -- which President Trump called for
Greek government promises new holiday payments for poor
Greece's prime minister says his left-led government will again distribute one-off Christmas handouts to low-earning Greeks, drawing from a budgetary surplus built on severe spending cuts and high taxes
Scores more Saudis detained in $100 billion corruption sweep
Saudi Arabia says 201 people detained in sweep over suspected $100 billion in embezzlement and corruption
What you need to know about the Graham-Cassidy health care bill
ABC News' MaryAlice Parks answers the biggest questions about the latest Senate effort to repeal Obamacare.
Trump holds press conference with emir of Kuwait
ABC News reporters analyze the president's remarks on foreign and domestic policy.
Trump talks tax overhaul in North Dakota
ABC News breaks down the president's tax overhaul speech in North Dakota, as well as other top stories in politics.
Analysis: Trump's golf vacation drives wedge within GOP
The political damage President Trump has managed to inflict with Senate Republicans this month is astounding, and the growing divide between the two Republican-controlled branches of government can't be overstated. A new phase in a relationship that has been tenuous from the start has begun --
Trump could face GOP challengers in the 2020 election
As President Trump’s approval among Republican voters drops, speculation looms about potential challengers from within the GOP ahead of the 2020 election. Just over six months into his presidency, a CNN poll released Tuesday found that Trump’s strong approval rating among Republicans has fallen to
Debt limit may be biggest test for House Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership
While lawmakers enjoy a five-week summer recess, House Speaker Paul Ryan is preparing to face perhaps his speakership’s toughest challenge to date: increasing the country’s debt limit. Once members return to the Capitol after Labor Day , there are just 12 working days for Congress to raise the debt