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GOP to consider 'skinny' repeal option on health care

US Senate (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is the middle of thick debate, struggling to pass any option for repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). After a proposal ...

Top diplomatic security official leaving State Dept. while dozens of positions remain vacant

Photo by Michael Hernandez/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The acting chief of diplomatic security is leaving the State Department Thursday, vacating two important roles that ensure the protection of ...

Senate measure to repeal Affordable Care Act fails

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- With the failure Wednesday afternoon of the 2015 House bill that would just repeal the Affordable Care Act, Congress’ two best chances ...

Trump has been 'clear' about his feelings on Jeff Sessions, press secretary says

US Department of Justice (WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday that President Trump has "been very clear" about his feelings toward Attorney General Jeff Sessions."He's ...

Former Trump campaign adviser meets with House Intelligence Committee

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign adviser J.D. Gordon appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday for an interview with the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian election ...

Politicians, LGBTQ activists weigh in on Trump's transgender military ban

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump’s tweets Wednesday morning, announcing his decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military, have elicited a wide range of ...

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 ...

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