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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., with his director of operations Stefanie Hagar Muchow, right, walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 12, 2017 - 2:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's ready to unwrap his latest bill repealing much of President Barack Obama's health care law. Another top Republican says the measure will likely keep a pair of tax hikes on wealthier Americans that Obama's statute imposed to help...
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July 11, 2017 - 10:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough says he's leaving the GOP. The "Morning Joe" co-host has become a sharp critic of President Donald Trump. Scarborough said Tuesday during an interview with CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert that "I've got to become an...
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July 11, 2017 - 9:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC host and former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough says he's leaving the GOP. The "Morning Joe" co-host has become a sharp critic of President Donald Trump. Scarborough said Tuesday during an interview with CBS "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert that "I've got to become an...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left, and Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J.,, right, meet with members of the media on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge railroad and transit project to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between New York and New Jersey would receive a whopping $900 million next year if a senior New Jersey Republican has his way. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is moving to boost the New York and New...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., with his director of operations Stefanie Hagar Muchow, right, walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2017 - 5:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will introduce their reworked health care bill Thursday and begin trying to muscle it through the Senate next week, the chamber's GOP leader said Tuesday as the party tried healing divisions threatening to mortally wound the chances for one of its top goals. Senate...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., with his director of operations Stefanie Hagar Muchow, right, walks to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
July 11, 2017 - 4:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans will unveil their revised health care bill Thursday and begin voting on it next week, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday. He said he would delay the chamber's August recess for two weeks as the GOP tries breaking logjams that have slowed work on that...
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July 11, 2017 - 3:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's poorest families would lose thousands of dollars in health benefits so that millionaires could get huge tax cuts under the Senate Republicans' health bill, according to an independent analysis released Tuesday. The study underscores the political difficulty of repealing...
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July 11, 2017 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — America's poorest families would lose thousands of dollars in health benefits so that millionaires could get huge tax cuts under the Senate Republicans' health bill. That's according to a new analysis by two nonpartisan research groups, the Health Policy Center and the Tax Policy...
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July 11, 2017 - 12:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge railroad and transit project to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between New York and New Jersey would receive a whopping $900 million next year if a senior New Jersey Republican has his way. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen is moving to boost the New York and New...
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July 11, 2017 - 11:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior House lawmaker is using his chairmanship of the powerful Appropriations Committee to try to funnel up to $900 million into New Jersey and New York to build new bridge and tunnel capacity for travel between the states. The move by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (FREE'-ling-hy-...
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