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FILE - In this June 11, 2009 file photo, Dr. Scott Gottlieb, left, is seen on Capitol Hill in Washington. A White House official says President Donald Trump is choosing Gottlieb, a conservative doctor-turned-pundit with deep ties to Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry to lead the powerful Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (AP Photo/Harry Hamburg, File)
March 11, 2017 - 2:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative doctor-turned-pundit with deep ties to Wall Street and the pharmaceutical industry is President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Scott Gottlieb would be tasked with Trump's goal of cutting red tape at the FDA, which regulates...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, left, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as House Republicans introduce their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2017 - 2:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Republicans' health care bill adds up to big tax cuts for the rich. The bill would cut more than 20 taxes enacted under President Barack Obama's heath law, saving taxpayers nearly $600 billion over the next decade. The bulk of the money would go to the wealthiest...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, right, and House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., wrap up a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 7, 2017, as House Republicans introduce their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2017 - 1:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday, even as surging conservative opposition complicated party leaders' drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet...
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White House Press secretary Sean Spicer walks out of the West Wing of the White House in Washington to speak with members of the media, Monday, March 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 07, 2017 - 12:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new Republican legislation to replace the health care law (all times local): 12:50 p.m. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says the president is "absolutely committed" to the new House Republican health care legislation, as several conservative groups line up in...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2017 file photo, the Capitol is seen at sunup in Washington. House Republicans on March 6, released their long-awaited plan for unraveling former President Barack Obama's health care law, a package that would scale back the government's role in health care and likely leave more Americans uninsured. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on new Republican legislation to replace the health care law (all times local): 10:35 a.m. One Republican senator is already rallying opposition to the House GOP's new plan to replace President Barack Obama's health law. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky calls the plan "...
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March 07, 2017 - 10:35 am
CONGRESS-HEALTH OVERHAUL-PELOSI UPDATE: Pelosi says no vote until cost of GOP bill known WASHINGTON (AP) — House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Speaker Paul Ryan that lawmakers "must not be asked to vote" on new GOP health care legislation without details on cost and how many people would...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2017 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Republican leaders embarked on an ambitious plan Tuesday to try to sell their new health care proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public, absent specifics on costs or how many Americans will be covered. Pelosi said Tuesday, March 7, 2017, that Republicans are underestimating the high costs of health care for people living with pre-existing medical conditions. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
March 07, 2017 - 10:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and his administration's top health official praised the new House Republican health care legislation Tuesday as the GOP embarked on a drive to sell the proposal to rank-and-file lawmakers and the public. Trump's morning tweet lauding "our wonderful new...
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Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank President Jin Liqun, applauds as Nepalese Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, lights an oil lamp to inaugurate the Nepal Investment Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, March 2, 2017. Nepal has gathered investors from some 30 countries hoping to reel in foreign investment for development of the nation still recovering from devastating earthquake and struggling with political instability. (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha)
March 02, 2017 - 4:06 am
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal has gathered investors from some 30 countries hoping to attract foreign investment to support its recovery from a devastating earthquake in 2015. The government hopes to attract at least $1 billion in new foreign investment during the two-day conference in the capital...
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This July 1, 2016, photo shows striking union members on the picket line shortly after a strike began against the Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City, N.J. On Wednesday, March 1, 2017, owner Carl Icahn reached a deal to sell the casino, which shut down on Oct. 10, 2016, to Hard Rock International and two New Jersey investors. The sale price was not divulged. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)
March 01, 2017 - 8:52 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Billionaire investor Carl Icahn reached a deal Wednesday to sell the shuttered Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City to Hard Rock International and two New Jersey investors. The sale comes four months after Icahn closed it amid a crippling strike. A sale price was not...
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February 28, 2017 - 6:37 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Rep. David Young ignited loud cheers from hundreds at an Iowa meeting last week when he said, "Donald Trump should release his taxes," calling the move a "no brainer." Given the first chance to force the GOP president's hand, Young passed. The two-term, Des Moines...
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