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What's inside the Senate GOP health care bill
Seven weeks after the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act, Senate Republicans unveiled their version of the health care bill today. Here's how the Senate bill differs from the one passed by the House. Inside the Senate bill • Funds two years of current Obamacare payments to
The Note: Dems bruised by big-money Georgia loss
WHAT TO KNOW TODAY Democrats get a run (but nothing more) for their money: Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the Georgia special election, earning her a coveted House seat and earning Democrats bitter disappointment. Republican Ralph Norman also defended a GOP district in the
Sen . Al Franken : 'I don't want to be president'
“A wise man once said that healthcare is complicated. And of course, that wise man was quoting President Trump .” Appearing Tuesday on ABC News’ “Powerhouse Politics” podcast , Sen. Al Franken didn’t pull any punches during a wide-ranging interview that covered health care, the special counsel’s
The Note: Sessions gets scrappy
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Attorney General Jeff Sessions vehemently denied that he in any way colluded with Russia in the 2016 election or had a third private meeting with the Russian ambassador to the United States. Still, he remained tight-lipped about his conversations with President Trump .
Attorney General Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia an 'appalling and detestable lie'
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday afternoon issued a sweeping denial of any personal involvement in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, calling accusations that he even discussed such an effort with officials from that country an "appalling and detestable lie." "I have
The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com
Audible.com best-sellers for week ending June 9: Fiction 1. Camino Island: A Novel by John Grisham, narrated by January LaVoy (Random House Audio) 2. The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin, narrated by George Guidall (Recorded Books) 3. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, narrated by
Fresh questions for Sessions _ and he'll answer in public
Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony to the Senate Intelligence committee Tuesday will be open to the public
Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open session Tuesday. Sessions has frequently come into the spotlight throughout the turbulent first several months of Donald Trump's presidency, from a hotly contested confirmation hearing to his recusal
Comey testimony leaves a question about Sessions unanswered
Why did Sessions step aside from Russia election investigation? Comey's suggestion of undisclosed 'facts' prompts DOJ to say recusal was based solely on Sessions' work with Trump campaign