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Senate approves $700 billion defense bill

The Senate passed its version of a massive defense bill on Monday, setting up negotiations with the House but leaving the most...

September 19, 2017 1:00 am


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GOP expresses hope for Obamacare repeal bill, hurdles remain

Republicans say their last-ditch push to uproot former President Barack Obama's health care law is gaining momentum.

September 19, 2017 8:30 am


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Republican governors get into the 'news' business

The Republican Governors Association has quietly launched an online publication.

September 19, 2017 7:53 am


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Senate GOP fast-tracks last-ditch ACA repeal

WASHINGTON – Senate Republican leaders seem increasingly focused on reviving their effort to undo the Affordable Care Act before...

September 18, 2017 1:00 am


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Top Democrats Schumer and Pelosi now deal-makers with Trump

It's been a long eight months in the wilderness for Democrats, but if any two were going to find their way back to the action it was "Chuck...

September 16, 2017 11:32 am


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Tax cuts quiet once-deafening GOP call for fiscal discipline

The bottom line: The $20 trillion national debt promises to spiral ever higher with Republicans controlling both Congress and the White...

September 16, 2017 11:11 am


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White House denies 'Dreamers' deal struck

WASHINGTON – The fate of 800,000 young immigrants hung in the balance Thursday as top lawmakers, White House officials and...

September 15, 2017 1:00 am


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Alien gang legislation passes House

WASHINGTON – The House on Thursday backed legislation that would make membership in a criminal gang grounds for deportation as...

September 15, 2017 1:00 am


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$1.2 trillion spending bill for 2018 clears House

WASHINGTON – The Republican-led House on Thursday passed a sweeping $1.2 trillion spending bill that provides billions more...

September 15, 2017 1:00 am


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Trump, Democrats deal on 'Dreamers'

WASHINGTON – The top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect...

September 14, 2017 1:00 am


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Ryan: GOP's tax goal is growth

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan backed off months of promises that the Republicans' tax plan won't add to the nation's...

September 14, 2017 1:00 am


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Senate turns back new war document

WASHINGTON – The Senate on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan push for a new war authorization against the Islamic State and other...

September 14, 2017 1:00 am


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Mattis' message: US is not intimidated by North Korea

U.S. maintains the kind of nuclear firepower that convinces any potential nuclear opponent that attacking would be suicidal.

September 14, 2017 8:41 am


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Trump denies 'deal' with Democrats on young immigrants, DACA

President Donald Trump denied an assertion by Congress' top two Democrats that they reached an agreement with him.

September 14, 2017 8:07 am


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Democrats, Trump reach deal on young immigrants

WASHINGTON — The top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect...

September 13, 2017 10:40 pm