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Republican health care bill faces opposition from within party

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Republican lawmakers introduced their replacement for former President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) this week, but face opposition from both Democrats and members of their own party as they push to move the bill through committee and into the U.S. House of Representatives for a vote. Continue reading

Democrats sit-in on House floor to push for gun reform

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A sit-in led by Democratic members of the House of Representatives began on the House floor Wednesday as they called for Republican colleagues to allow a vote on gun control legislation. Continue reading

U.S. House of Representatives scrambles to find a new Speaker

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy shocked Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives by unexpectedly dropping out of the race for Speaker of the House. Continue reading

Republican House speaker resigns amid party controversy

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Republican Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner surprised Washington Friday by announcing his plan to resign from Congress.
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