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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
Mitch McConnell announces Senate will delay start of August recess
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday that the Senate will break with longstanding precedent and delay the start of its August recess until the third week of the month in order to continue to work on health care, tax reform and budget matters The decision will eat into
President Trump says House health care bill was ‘mean’
President Donald Trump did not pressure Republican senators to rush a new draft of the health care bill at a Tuesday meeting, sources say, but instead lamented the saga that took place on the House side, and said the bill that passed in in the lower chamber was “mean” and the Senate bill should be
Republicans are met with voter frustration at local town halls, and are forced to defend the president
The special election in Georgia have increased tensions and frustrated constituents across the country.
President Trump fires off new tweet aimed at Germany
The tweet came in the aftermath of a one-on-one meeting with Germany's leader in the Oval Office.
Republican lawmakers face angry voters at town halls
Members of Congress home for their first full week since Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration are hearing from angry constituents on issues ranging from immigration to health care.
Town hall meetings heat up as Americans come face to face with members of Congress
Republican lawmakers come under fire at town hall meetings over health care, immigration and Trump's ties to Russia.
Vice President Mike Pence Tells March for Life: 'Life Is Winning Again in America'
For the first time at the annual anti-abortion March for Life rally, a vice president addressed the crowds gathered in Washington, D.C. Vice President Mike Pence, a Catholic and longtime supporter of the anti-abortion movement who enacted some of the strictest abortion laws in the country as
2 Police Officers Shot, Killed in Ambush Attacks in Iowa
The man who officials say shot and killed two police officers in an ambush-style attack this morning in central Iowa has been captured. The suspect, identified as 46-year-old Urbandale resident Scott Michael Greene, was located in Dallas County, just west of Des Moines, where he surrendered to the