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Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits
The head of Nissan Motor Co.'s operations in North America said the Japanese automaker is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles
Lawmakers question HHS nominee on drug industry ties, position on the Affordable Care Act
Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, faced tough questions from lawmakers concerned about his ties to the drug industry at his nomination hearing before the Senate Health Education Labor and Pensions committee. Azar, a veteran of HHS and a former executive at the
'I want to see changes' to Senate tax bill, Sen. Susan Collins says
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, joins "This Week" to discuss the Senate's tax bill.
What all 52 Republican senators say about embattled Alabama candidate Roy Moore
A small but growing number of Republican senators are calling for Roy Moore to drop out of the Alabama Senate race, but so far Moore is defiant, insisting he will continue to run. ABC News has reached out to all 52 Republican senators for reaction. Nineteen of them are calling for Moore to withdraw
Trump announces ex-Big Pharma exec Alex Azar as Tom Price's replacement at Health and Human Services
President Donald Trump today announced he's nominating Alex Azar to be Department of Health and Human Services secretary, replacing Tom Price. Azar is a former executive for pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and worked as a deputy secretary at HHS under President George W. Bush. Price resigned Sept.
One arrest made as white nationalist rally tightly controlled by cops
A pair of white nationalist rallies in two Tennessee towns went off relatively peacefully today, with only one arrest, after police prepared carefully to keep demonstrators and counter demonstrators under control. One "White Lives Matter" attendee who was standing with the white nationalists was
Bipartisan health care plan would reduce deficit, CBO says
The bipartisan Alexander-Murray health care bill will reduce the deficit by $3.8 billion from 2018 to 2027, but won't change the number of people who have coverage, according to estimates by the Congressional Budget Office. “This nonpartisan analysis shows that our bill provides savings and ensures
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
'The Briefing Room': Health care, taxes and Gold Star families
ABC News' Powerhouse Political team analyzes today's White House press briefing, including the latest on health care, tax reform and Trump's recent controversy involving the widow of a fallen soldier.
Senate Republican leaders scramble to get Trump on board with health care compromise
President Donald Trump says he does not support a bipartisan agreement to stabilize insurance markets in its current form, leaving members of Congress questioning how exactly he wants to change the bill before he endorses it. On Wednesday afternoon, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said