In the our news wrap Tuesday, the House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions on Russia, partly over its meddling in the 2016 election, and bars President Trump from relaxing the penalties without congressional approval. Also, the State…
Jared Kushner, senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, said in a prepared statement that he had "perhaps four contacts" with Russians since the presidential campaign last year. Read Kushner's full statement here. The emphasis is his.
By Richard Lardner, Associated Press
A bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The number of U.S. adults without health insurance has grown by some 2 million this year, according to a major new survey that finds recent coverage gains beginning to erode.
The health care bill unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday includes funding to help tackle the nation’s opioid crisis — but dramatically less than the amount sought by two GOP senators and recovery advocates.
By Lisa Desjardins
It's part Obamacare-replace, part sweeping-Medicaid-overhaul. At roughly 10:45 am Thursday, Senate Republican leaders posted their 142-page health care proposal. This is the key starting point. Here is our initial look at what the Senate bill proposes.
The ninth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game on Wednesday set a record for fundraising. The game took place one week after a shooting at a men's congressional baseball practice.
By PBS NewsHour
Republican Senate leaders plan to release their proposal for health care on Thursday after weeks of work behind closed doors. The Washington Post reported a draft largely mirrors the House version, but with some notable changes. Hari Sreenivasan learns more…
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Overhauling the nation's tax code in a once-in-a-generation opportunity, says House Speaker Paul Ryan, who is promising to act by the end of the year despite political divisions among Republicans and a crowded legislative agenda for Congress.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The Republican effort to secretly craft a health care bill and whisk it through the Senate is drawing fire from members of both parties. But it's not uncommon for either party to draft bills or resolve stubborn final…
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