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Senate laying groundwork for own health care replacement bill
Senate Republicans left their last lunch meeting before a weeklong recess optimistic that they can at least start working on their own version of a health care bill, with something on paper to discuss when they return in June. “I think leadership is going to spend this recess trying to develop a
The Note: Election Night turns Fight Night in Montana
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY GOP Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly " body-slammed " Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs in Montana last night. President Trump is meeting with Europe's greatest hits today overseas: German Chancellor Angela Merkel , French President Emmanuel Macron and
Maine senators join fight to ease sea urchin shipping burden
Maine's U.S. senators are on board with a plan to make it easier for seafood dealers to export sea urchins and sea cucumbers outside of the United States
Trump budget faces criticism, indifference from some Senate Republicans
Many Republican senators who weren’t outright condemning President Donald Trump ’s fiscal year 2018 budget made sure to acknowledge a universal truth of budgeting in Washington: The spending bills Congress eventually passes don’t always bear much resemblance to the president’s list of priorities.
Donald Trump reportedly asked James Comey to drop Flynn investigation
Just when you thought the hot topic of the week would be spilling secrets to the Russians, something crazier happens, and he outdoes himself. There is a memo where James Comey claims the current dude in the white house asked him to drop the investigation into ex-national security adviser, Michael
ANALYSIS: Latest Trump revelation might be Republicans' breaking point
In just a few words to reporters last night, Sen. Susan Collins , R-Me., noted what many people inside and outside Washington are thinking daily: "Can we have a crisis-free day? That's all I'm asking." The Trump era has been a torrent of revelations -- bombshell after bombshell, day after day. Even
Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks
Moderate senators from both parties have met to explore whether they can combine on bipartisan legislation overhauling the nation's health care system
GOP lawmakers mark success by flipping rules from Obama era
GOP lawmakers point to reversal of Obama-era rules as sign of change and achievement
GOP lawmaker cautions health care bill is Obamacare 'tweak'
House Republican lawmaker who has called for repeal of health care law cautions that GOP bill is 'a tweak of Obamacare'
Many Republicans shy away from independent commission on Trump-Russia ties after Comey's firing
Reactions from Republicans in Congress to President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey are falling into three major groups, with many criticizing the move but stopping short of calling for an independent commission, according to dozens of statements and interviews collected by ABC