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McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Bill

McConnell's Mission: Finding Votes for Senate Health Bill

Cheered on by the White House, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is focusing on finding the votes he'll need to push the Republican plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law through the...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:33 PM PDT

Podesta to Answer Congressional Questions in Russia Probe

Podesta to Answer Congressional Questions in Russia Probe

John Podesta will answer questions next week in a closed session from the House Intelligence Committee, which is investigating the Russian meddling in last year's election, NBC News reported. Podesta was...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:30 PM PDT

Intel Director Says Trump Seemed Obsessed With Russia Probe

Intel Director Says Trump Seemed Obsessed With Russia Probe

National Intelligence Director Dan Coats told House investigators Thursday that President Donald Trump seemed obsessed with the Russia probe and repeatedly asked him to publicly assert there was no evidence...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:02 PM PDT

Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:38 PM PDT

Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady

Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady

Between the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump has managed to maintain a historically low but stable approval rating,...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:54 PM PDT

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:29 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump on Solar, Taxes and Welfare

Fact Check: Trump on Solar, Taxes and Welfare

President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 01:10 PM PDT

Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama

Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday posted a long statement on Facebook condemning the Senate Republicans' health care overhaul plan and urging Americans to work to prevent its passage.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 01:07 PM PDT

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll

Americans disapprove of the House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by a 3-to-1 margin, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that comes as the Senate reveals its plan to replace...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:59 PM PDT

What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal — repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's...

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