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Bipartisan health bill offers hope for compromise but faces hurdles
Today on the Senate floor, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced their bipartisan health care bill that aims to fund federal subsidies for two years and stabilize individual insurance markets. After working on a bipartisan, short-term fix to health care for
Dem divisions in California complicate party hopes for gains
Democratic divisions in California complicate the party's hope for gains in next year's midterm elections
The Note: Will Obama stay above the fray amid Trump's patriotism challenge?
The TAKE with Rick Klein It’s quite a moment for a return to the spotlight – and it’s not clear who’s most eager to see him there. President Barack Obama’s post-presidential political re-emergence, with events in both New Jersey and Virginia today, happens to coincide with a moment where his
The Note: Trump moves to break governing deadlock, but can't just go-it-alone
THE TAKE with ABC News' RICK KLEIN The Trump presidency is no longer defined by paralysis. However, this flurry of unilateral action does not mean President Trump can ride alone and expect to get results. This presidential phase may be one of disruptive action -- with Trump blowing things up to
Leader of California Senate to challenge US Sen. Feinstein
Democrat Kevin de Leon, leader of the California Senate, says he will challenge U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein in next year's election
California Senate leader announces bid to challenge Feinstein in 2018 primary
Democratic state Sen. Kevin de León announced on Sunday his bid to challenge longtime Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who at 84 is the oldest member of the Senate, in the 2018 primary election. He is the first candidate to announce a challenge to Feinstein. "I'm running for U.S Senate to expand the
Feinstein, oldest senator at 84, to seek re-election
Sen. Dianne Feinstein, oldest U.S. senator at 84, says she's running for re-election
How 15 Democrats helped tank the 2013 assault weapons ban
In the wake of the deadly shooting in Las Vegas, the debate over gun control is fiercely raging once again, with some hoping to revive a previously failed attempt to ban assault weapons in 2013. That attempt came after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in December 2012, when 20 children
Sanders rips GOP tax plan as 'massive transfer of wealth'
Sen. Bernie Sanders , I-Vt., ripped the GOP 's tax plan as a "massive transfer of wealth." The senator and former Democratic presidential contender told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" Sunday that the tax proposal "is just really bad policy." "What this is, is a massive