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5 questions on the future of Trump's travel ban

President Donald Trump’s travel ban gained legal traction at the Supreme Court Monday after months of setbacks from lower courts, but the justices may have ...

CBO: 22 million more uninsured under Senate health bill

The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured over a decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office projection that could ...

Senate Obamacare repeal on brink of defeat

Senate Republicans’ Obamacare repeal effort is on track to blow up before it even gets started. The GOP is well short of the votes needed ...

How the GOP health care plans stack up to Obamacare in 4 charts

Supreme Court allows Trump's travel ban to take partial effect

The Supreme Court agreed Monday to let portions of President Donald Trump’s travel ban executive order take effect, a partial victory for the White House ...

Mother's tweets of son's hospital bill go viral

BOSTON (AP) – A mother’s tweets sharing her son’s hospital bill have gone viral as Senate Republicans are working to pass a new health care ...

The Latest: Judge puts national freeze on Iraqi deportations

DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on a legal challenge to the U.S. government’s plan to deport 1,400 Iraqi nationals (all times local): ___ 9:45 p.m. ...

Gov. Cuomo launches voter registration effort

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – Gov. Andrew Cuomo is launching a new voter registration campaign in an attempt to get more New Yorkers out to the ...

Official: Los Angeles officer had dozens of illegal guns

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles police officer who was arrested last week and suspected of having sex with a teenage cadet had dozens ...

CBO: Senate Republican health care plan cuts costs, coverage

Senate Republicans’ Obamacare repeal bill would lower most Americans’ premiums and save the government more than $300 billion over the next decade but also leave ...

America’s 11 Most Interesting Mayors

At a time when one yellow-haired, Twitter-happy personality dominates American discourse, it’s easy to forget how much political energy—and important new thinking—emanates not from the ...

I Found Trump’s Diary—Hiding in Plain Sight

Lots of people want President Donald Trump to stop tweeting. Mitch McConnell wants him to stop tweeting. Carly Fiorina wants him to stop tweeting. Lindsey ...

Koch-backed group calls health fight in Congress 'humbling'

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The head of the the Koch brothers-backed Americans for Prosperity admitted to donors on Sunday that the group was caught “flat-footed” ...

Senate Republicans skeptical Obamacare repeal can pass this week

Senate Republicans are casting doubt on their leaders’ plans to vote this week on repealing Obamacare, with lawmakers from all wings of the party so ...

Pro-Trump group's health care offensive warns GOP senators to get in line

A new campaign by top White House allies targeting the GOP’s most vulnerable senator over health care sends a loud message to those resistant to ...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team lacks a straight story on Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) – Months after U.S. intelligence settled on Russia as the instigator of interference in the U.S. election, President Donald Trump’s team struggles to ...

PROMISES, PROMISES: What Trump has pledged on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is not known for plunging into the details of complex policy issues, and health care is no exception. Since ...

21 people enter new week as US citizens

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) – Twenty-one people are entering the new week as United States citizens after taking the oath of citizenship at a ceremony in ...

Sanders urges Capito to vote against Senate health care bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Sen. Bernie Sanders urged fellow Sen. Shelley Moore Capito to vote against the health care bill proposed by the Senate, calling ...

Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions echoing Trump's

PHOENIX (AP) – The immigration rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump have a familiar ring in Arizona, where former Sheriff Joe Arpaio once ...

Mayors to Trump: immigration orders meddle with cities

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Mayors are warning President Donald Trump that toughening immigration enforcement meddles with U.S. cities’ affairs. More than 250 mayors are ...

The surprising GOP holdout on the Senate’s health bill

Ron Johnson stormed Washington in 2010 by railing against Obamacare, becoming one of the law’s harshest and most persistent critics. Now, with the Senate on ...

The Latest: Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative

COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (AP) – The Latest on the Koch brothers’ weekend conference (all times local): 4 p.m. Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers’ political ...

Young nun fights for justice for immigrants and the poor

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Tracey Horan had never been behind the walls of a convent before she moved to El Paso, Texas, after college to teach ...

Schwarzenegger and Macron vow to 'make the planet great again' after Trump pulls out of climate pact

Arnold Schwarzenegger and newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron poked fun at President Trump on Friday in a video snippet shared on social media. The ...

Sen. Bernie Sanders rips California Democrats for pulling $400B single-payer bill, calls for vote

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders lashed out Saturday at California Democrats for shelving an ambitious single-payer bill, urging them to vote on the health-care legislation estimated to cost ...

5 things Trump did while you weren't looking: Week 3

The White House declared it “Tech Week,” inviting a group of CEO’s to repair the administration’s somewhat rocky relationship to the innovation industries. But for ...

Heller comes out against Senate GOP health care bill

Sen. Dean Heller said Friday that he won’t support the Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill without significant changes to prevent major coverage losses, a potential blow ...

The GOP’s one-man fire brigade

Karen Handel wasn’t the only big winner in Tuesday’s special election. Republican operative Corry Bliss, who heads the super PAC officially blessed by House GOP ...

Intelligence officials worry State Dept. going easy on Russian diplomats

Intelligence officials and lawmakers are concerned that the State Department is dragging its feet in implementing a crackdown on Russian diplomats’ travel within the U.S., ...

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