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The on-again, off-again relationship between President Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell

October 20, 2017
The president and the Senate majority leader held a joint press conference this week.

Pentagon, FBI investigate ambush on U.S. troops in Niger

October 20, 2017
The panelists discussed the wider concerns about how families of fallen military members are comforted.
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Senate budget bill paves the path to tax reform

October 20, 2017
Ylan Mui | CNBC
The Senate budget passed by a slim margin but it was enough to advance the GOP agenda on tax reform.
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Bipartisan plan to curb health premiums gets strong support

October 20, 2017
Erica Werner, Alan Fram | The Associated Press
A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. But its fate remained unclear as some Republicans sought changes that could threaten Democratic backing.
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John Cornyn holds up top White House nominee

October 20, 2017
Jonathan Swan | Axios
Cornyn — a member of Senate leadership who has a strong say over the floor schedule — has made it clear that Vought will be held up until he gets more funding for Texas' hurricane relief, according to three sources close to the situation.
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Bipartisan Health Care Bill Aims To Stabilize Individual Market And Keep Premiums Down

October 18, 2017
Susan Davis | NPR
Senators leading bipartisan health care talks say they have a deal to restore subsidies to insurers that President Trump announced last week that he was ending. But it's not clear whether it can pass.
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