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Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, depart after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill, Thursday, March 23, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 23, 2017 - 8:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Abandoning negotiations, President Donald Trump on Thursday demanded a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave "Obamacare" in place and move on to other issues if Friday's vote fails. The risky move, part gamble and part threat, was...
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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, explains his position to a TV interviewer before his group met with President Donald Trump as the GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" moves to a showdown vote, Thursday, March 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 23, 2017 - 6:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming health care vote in the House (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Opposition to House Speaker Paul Ryan's health care bill is costing an Iowa congressman some valuable campaign support. An official with the Congressional Leadership Fund says the political...
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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, explains his position to a TV interviewer before his group met with President Donald Trump as the GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" moves to a showdown vote, Thursday, March 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 23, 2017 - 3:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming health care vote in the House (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Republican Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas is apologizing for his comment about the possibility the GOP health care bill would ease federal requirements on coverage of basic services like mammograms...
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Rep. Dave Brat, R-Va., a member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, explains his position to a TV interviewer before his group met with President Donald Trump as the GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" moves to a showdown vote, Thursday, March 23, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 23, 2017 - 1:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the upcoming health care vote in the House (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus says there's "no deal" on the GOP health care legislation after a meeting at the White House with President Donald Trump. The assertion from...
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This Jan. 30, 2016, photo provided by Helen Jackson shows Cataleya Tamekia-Damiah Wimberly before her 1st birthday party in Milwaukee. Wimberly died nearly three weeks later from a methadone overdose in a case the Milwaukee police are still investigating. The number of children's deaths is still small relative to the overall toll from opioids, but toddler fatalities have climbed steadily over the last 10 years. (Helen Jackson via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 1:17 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers. No matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it and releases the...
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This Jan. 30, 2016, photo provided by Helen Jackson shows Cataleya Tamekia-Damiah Wimberly before her 1st birthday party in Milwaukee. Wimberly died nearly three weeks later from a methadone overdose in a case the Milwaukee police are still investigating. The number of children's deaths is still small relative to the overall toll from opioids, but toddler fatalities have climbed steadily over the last 10 years. (Helen Jackson via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 1:15 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Curious toddlers find the drugs in a mother's purse or accidentally dropped on the floor. Sometimes a parent fails to secure the child-resistant cap on a bottle of painkillers. No matter how it happens, if a 35-pound toddler grabs just one opioid pill, chews it and releases the...
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This Jan. 30, 2016, photo provided by Helen Jackson shows Cataleya Tamekia-Damiah Wimberly before her 1st birthday party in Milwaukee. Wimberly died nearly three weeks later from a methadone overdose in a case the Milwaukee police are still investigating. The number of children's deaths is still small relative to the overall toll from opioids, but toddler fatalities have climbed steadily over the last 10 years. (Helen Jackson via AP)
March 23, 2017 - 1:12 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Some of the youngest victims of the nation's opioid epidemic are children under age 5 who die after swallowing adult pills. The number of children's deaths is still small relative to the overall toll from opioids, but toddler fatalities have climbed steadily over the last 10 years...
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After eight hours of debate, House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., the vice-chair, listen to arguments from committee chairs as the panel meets to shape the final version of the Republican health care bill before it goes to the floor for debate and a vote, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 22, 2017 - 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday aimed at placating conservatives threatening to torpedo the legislation. The White House seemed to make progress with the hardliners while House...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, during an event marking seven years since former President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. Standing left is California Gov. Jerry Brown. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 22, 2017 - 11:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican health care overhaul (all times local): 11:10 p.m. A prominent Republican moderate from Pennsylvania says he'll be voting against the GOP health care bill expected to go to the House floor Thursday. Rep. Charlie Dent, whose district spans counties...
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After eight hours of debate, House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla., the vice-chair, listen to arguments from committee chairs as the panel meets to shape the final version of the Republican health care bill before it goes to the floor for debate and a vote, Wednesday, March 22, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 22, 2017 - 11:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday aimed at placating conservatives threatening to torpedo the legislation. The White House seemed to make progress with the hardliners while House...
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