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Lawmakers reach agreement on stalled VA accountability bill
Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a bill to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire its employees
'This Week' Transcript 5-7-2017: Speaker Paul Ryan and Sen. Susan Collins
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on May 7, 2017 and it will be updated. STEPHANOPOULOS: President Trump is up and tweeting this morning. Just out a few moments ago, he said, "Republican senators will not let the American people down. Obamacare premiums and deductibles are way up. It was a
Democrat Ossoff finishes first in Georgia primary but falls short of threshold to avoid runoff
Democrat Jon Ossoff led all candidates in a 17-way race to succeed Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price in Georgia's sixth congressional district, but fell short of receiving the necessary 50 percent to avoid a runoff in the race widely viewed as a mandate on President Donald Trump 's
After historic rule change, Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
After a historic rule change, the Senate voted mostly along party lines, 54-45, to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court as its 113th justice. Gorsuch, 49, who served as a federal judge on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, was nominated to the bench by President Trump in January. The
Senator Defends Tom Price Over Stock Purchase Allegations
Sen. Johnny Isakson says Trump's pick for secretary of health and human services is the "right man for the right job."
Projected 2016 Senate Race Winners
Republicans will keep control of the Senate, a surprising development after analysts predicted for months that Democrats would retake the chamber. The GOP also will maintain its majority in the House after losing far fewer seats than expected in that chamber as well. The Senate electoral map
Georgia Election Results
Voters in the state of Georgia are heading to the polls on Election Day 2016. There are 16 electoral votes at stake in Georgia in the presidential race. Georgia allows for early voting. Georgia has voted for the Republican nominee in seven of the last eight presidential elections. White voters are
The Note: What's Next For Elizabeth Warren?
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --WARREN RALLIES GRASSROOTS PROGRESSIVES: No, she's not running for president, but last night Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined leading progressive groups on a call rallying their members around her issues. The event allowed Warren to motivate grassroots activists after
Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson Reveals Battle With Parkinson's After 2013 Diagnosis
Sen. Johnny Isakson , R-Ga., announced today he is battling Parkinson’s disease. "Over 1 million Americans have Parkinson's and I am one of them," Isakson, 70, said in a statement Wednesday. After experiencing stiffness in his left arm in 2012, he consulted a neurologist and was diagnosed with
Diplomacy on the Sidelines
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THERE WAS NO FORMAL MEETING PLANNED, but with President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin attending the same international summit, it was impossible for the political foes to avoid one another, ABC’s MARY BRUCE, KIRIT RADIA and CHRIS GOOD ...