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Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital six weeks after shooting

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., was discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Tuesday, the hospital said in a statement on Wednesday, nearly six weeks ...

Senate continues voting on Obamacare repeal options

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is in the thick of a potentially dayslong process to find a health care plan that Republicans might be able to actually pass.Senators will ...

Trump says transgender people won't be allowed to serve in the US military 'in any capacity'

The White House (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning that after consulting with his generals and military experts, transgender people will not be allowed to serve in ...

Justice Dept. tells White House: Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- One of the Justice Department's highest officials has notified the White House that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign from his ...

Lewandowski says Trump will likely speak privately with Sessions after public rebukes

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's close adviser and former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said the president will likely have a private conversation with Attorney General Jeff Sessions ...

What's next in the Senate health care debate

BananaStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Despite all the activity on the Senate floor on Tuesday -- including a standing ovation for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., who was diagnosed with brain cancer ...

Betsy DeVos, Ivanka Trump team up for girls reading event at Smithsonian museum

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos teamed up with Ivanka Trump on Tuesday at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, where the pair read to a ...

President Trump revels in 'amazing few days' at Ohio rally

Justin Merriman/Getty Images (YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) -- President Donald Trump went back into campaign mode at a rally in Youngstown, Ohio on Tuesday evening.He started by running through "what an ...

House approves Russia sanctions curbing President Trump's power

eurobanks/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed sweeping sanctions that punish Russia for its election meddling and aggression toward its neighbors.The legislation passed by a count ...

Subpoena dropped against former Trump campaign chairman

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate Judiciary Committee has dropped their subpoena compelling former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear after reaching a deal to ...

Tillerson resignation rumors 'false,' State Department says

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The State Department is pushing back on a new wave of rumors that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is planning on resigning.“That is false,” ...

President Trump says he's 'disappointed' in Jeff Sessions

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is "disappointed" in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, adding to a recent spate of public criticisms."He should not have recused ...

John McCain returns to Senate, says they're not 'president's subordinates'

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was welcomed back to the Senate floor with a round of applause after returning to D.C. less than a week after disclosing ...

Republicans pull off narrow victory to move health reform forward

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 51-50 Tuesday to move forward with a debate on health care reform, even though it was not clear what measure the body would ...

Jared Kushner faced second day of questioning on the Hill in Russia probe

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Members of the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russia election interference questioned White House senior adviser Jared Kushner today on Capitol Hill for more than three hours ...

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