Government budgets

House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., right, joined at left by Rep. Todd Rokita, R-Ind., and panel staff member Jim Bates, center, works on the Republican health care bill, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 16, 2017 - 10:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Short of votes for their health care bill, Republican congressional leaders turned to President Donald Trump on Thursday to wrangle support for the divisive legislation they hope to push through Congress before Easter. But Trump sounded more like he was at the start of a...
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Air traffic controllers work in the tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Thursday, March 16, 2017. President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation's air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 16, 2017 - 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation's air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry. The proposal says spinning off air traffic operations from the Federal Aviation Administration and placing them under an "...
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President Donald Trump walks to his motorcade after a "Friends of Ireland" luncheon on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Walking with the president from left, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2017 - 6:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation to overhaul the health care law (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. Some Republican governors are telling their party's congressional leaders that the House GOP health care bill doesn't work for their states. Govs. John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Snyder...
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March 16, 2017 - 5:59 pm
TRUMP-BUDGET Faint praise from GOP as top Democrats slam proposed budget cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's $1.15 trillion budget is being received with faint praise, at best, on Capitol Hill. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen of New Jersey reminds: "Congress...
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Air traffic controllers work in the tower at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, Thursday, March 16, 2017. President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation's air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 16, 2017 - 5:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling for privatizing the nation's air traffic control operations in his budget proposal, a top priority of the airline industry. The proposal says spinning off air traffic operations from the Federal Aviation Administration and placing them under an "...
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President Donald Trump walks to his motorcade after a "Friends of Ireland" luncheon on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Thursday, March 16, 2017. Walking with the president from left, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 16, 2017 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican legislation to overhaul the health care law (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. Rank-and-file Republicans want tax credits in their party's troubled health care overhaul to become more focused on lower earners. The GOP-run House Budget Committee voted Thursday...
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March 16, 2017 - 12:00 pm
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL UPDATE: 'No palace intrigue,' Ryan says of health bill WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump is deeply involved in efforts to scrap Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and helping GOP leaders persuade reluctant lawmakers. Speaking to reporters...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a rally Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
March 16, 2017 - 11:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As a new president who has vowed to keep his campaign promises, Donald Trump knows he'll be judged on whether he can repeal the so-called Obamacare law and replace it with something new. Dealing with skepticism from conservatives and moderates alike, the White House is considering...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. leaves a news conference following a GOP party conference at the Capitol, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 16, 2017 - 10:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Budget Committee has voted to advance the troubled Republican health care bill. Three conservative GOP lawmakers voted against the measure. That's one vote shy of what would have been needed to deal a damaging and embarrassing — but not fatal — setback to the party's...
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March 16, 2017 - 7:57 am
TRUMP-BUDGET UPDATE: WH unveils Trump budget WASHINGTON (AP) — Military spending would get the biggest boost in President Donald Trump's proposed $1.15 trillion budget, just unveiled this morning. Environmental programs, medical research, Amtrak and an array of international and cultural programs...
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