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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks from his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 26, 2017 - 2:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders added a penalty for people who've let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing their health care measure through the Senate, despite a rebellion within GOP ranks. Under the new provision, people who've had at least a 63-day gap in...
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June 26, 2017 - 12:30 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper announcing he will veto the state budget approved by the Republican-controlled General Assembly (all times local): 12:25 p.m. Don't expect any compromise reached between Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper and Republican...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, second right, stands with First Secretary of State Damian Green, right, Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster, second left, and DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds as DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson, sitting left, shakes hands with Government Chief Whip Gavin Williamson inside 10 Downing Street in central London, Monday June 26, 2017. Arlene Foster says that she struck a deal with Theresa May's Conservatives to support her minority government. (Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 7:18 am
LONDON (AP) — The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party struck a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives on Monday to support her minority government in a crucial vote on her legislative package later this week. Democratic Unionist Party...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) leader Arlene Foster, center, and DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds outside 10 Downing Street in London, Monday June 26, 2017. The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party is in London to finalize an agreement with Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative-led government. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
June 26, 2017 - 6:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A Northern Ireland-based party has struck a deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to support the prime minister in a crucial vote on the government's legislative package later this week. May had urged...
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SPD leader and top candidate for the German elections in September Martin Schulz speaks during a meeting of Germany's Social Democratic Party in Dortmund, Germany, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
June 25, 2017 - 10:53 am
BERLIN (AP) — Martin Schulz, the center-left challenger running against Chancellor Angela Merkel, vowed Sunday to get his Social Democratic party into power despite weak poll numbers ahead of Germany's national election in September. Schulz focused on social justice in his campaign speech at a...
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SPD leader and top candidate for the German elections in September Martin Schulz speaks during a meeting of Germany's Social Democratic Party in Dortmund, Germany, Sunday, June 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
June 25, 2017 - 8:27 am
BERLIN (AP) — Martin Schulz, the center-left challenger running against Chancellor Angela Merkel, has vowed to get his Social Democratic party into power at Germany's national election in September. Schulz, speaking at a party congress Sunday in Dortmund, focused on social justice. He sharply...
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An Albanian man casts his ballot at a polling station in Tirana, Sunday, June 25, 2017. Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
June 25, 2017 - 6:05 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union. Holding a free and fair election...
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June 25, 2017 - 3:05 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An analysis by The Associated Press shows election lines drawn by South Carolina Republicans after the 2010 Census may have slightly benefited the already dominating party. The AP scrutinized the outcomes of all 435 U.S. House races and 4,700 state House and Assembly elections...
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A woman holds an umbrella to protect her from the sun walks by Socialist Party headquarters were a giant banner is placed reading in albanian " For the Albania we Love" one day ahead of the upcoming general election in capital Tirana, Albania, on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday, in a poll that will gauge the country's readiness to start European Union membership talks. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
June 25, 2017 - 2:30 am
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union. Holding a free and fair election...
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FILE - In this April 3, 2017, file photo, the Senate side of the Capitol is seen in Washington. Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation’s health care system, but “Obamacare” is only half the story _ and many people may not realize that. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 24, 2017 - 2:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans in full control of government are on the brink of history-making changes to the nation's health care system. The impact for consumers would go well beyond "Obamacare." Former President Barack Obama's signature law is usually associated with subsidized insurance markets...
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