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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 09:57 PM EDT

Fact Checking Trump's Remarks on Health Care

Fact Checking Trump's Remarks on Health Care

President Donald Trump on Monday, in delivering remarks about health care, said the former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act has caused "nothing but pain." He concluded Obama's health bill has...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:41 PM EDT

Immigrant Sanctuary Movement Grows Under President Trump

Immigrant Sanctuary Movement Grows Under President Trump

A Connecticut mother who has taken refuge in a church to avoid deportation is one of a dozen immigrants staying in houses of worship nationwide under a sanctuary movement invigorated by President Trump’s...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 05:40 PM EDT

Judge Clears Way For Trump Commission to Collect Voter Data

Judge Clears Way For Trump Commission to Collect Voter Data

A federal judge on Monday cleared the way for President Donald Trump's commission on election fraud to resume collecting detailed voter roll information from the states. The commission asked states last month to...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 05:23 PM EDT

Records: EPA Chief Jets Away for Weekends on Taxpayer's Dime

Records: EPA Chief Jets Away for Weekends on Taxpayer's Dime

Records show the head of the Environmental Protection Agency spent weekends in his home state during his first three months in office, frequently flying to and from Oklahoma at taxpayer's expense. EPA...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 04:27 PM EDT

Trump Blames GOP, Dems for Health Care Repeal Struggle

Trump Blames GOP, Dems for Health Care Repeal Struggle

President Donald Trump criticized GOP senators who have failed to move forward with a health care repeal, claiming they have not "done their job." He also called Democrats in Congress "obstructio...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 04:11 PM EDT

Congressman Uses Sounds of Scalise Shooting in Campaign Ad

Congressman Uses Sounds of Scalise Shooting in Campaign Ad

An Alabama congressman running for Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ former Senate seat is facing criticism for using in a campaign ad audio recorded of the June shooting that seriously injured House Majority Whip...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 07:06 PM EDT

Burr-Hamilton? Angry Lawmaker Singles Out 'Female Senators'

Burr-Hamilton? Angry Lawmaker Singles Out 'Female Senators'

Passions are running high on Capitol Hill — but pistols at 10 paces over health care? GOP Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas is angry with some fellow Republicans in the Senate who are balking at parts of...

Tuesday, Jul 25, 2017 at 06:56 AM EDT

Trump Intensifies Criticism of His Own Attorney General

Trump Intensifies Criticism of His Own Attorney General

President Donald Trump took a remarkable new swipe at his own attorney general on Monday, referring to Jeff Sessions in a tweet as "beleaguered" while privately musing about whether he should fire his longtime...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 01:44 PM EDT

Kushner Denies Collusion With Russia

Kushner Denies Collusion With Russia

Jared Kushner denies that he had any ties to Russia during President Trump's election campaign.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 08:26 PM EDT

House Rejects Plan to Address VA's Budget Gap

House Rejects Plan to Address VA's Budget Gap

The House rejected Monday a plan to allow the Department of Veterans Affairs to shift $2 billion from other programs to cover a sudden budget shortfall in its Choice program of private-sector care following...

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