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WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death ..
The border wall wouldn’t survive this meeting. President Donald Trump meets with congressional leadership in the Oval Office on September 16, 2017 in ..
Not even 24 hours after John McCain dramatically tanked a Republican effort to repeal Obamacare in late July, his best friend, Lindsey Graham, started..
“I have assured Senator McCain that as soon as repeal is off the table, we Democrats are intent on resuming the bipartisan process," Senate Minority L..
“No Republican should vote for this disastrous bill," Sen. Bernie Sanders said while addressing a health care rally at the 2017 Convention of the Cali..
Hours before President Trump holds a rally supporting Luther Strange in Alabama's Republican primary for the U.S. Senate, opponent Roy Moore's campaig..
The Arizona Republican released a statement about the bill, proposed by Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana and Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, which wo..
President Trump is spending his Friday night on stage in Huntsville, Alabama, to rally support for Luther Strange ahead of Tuesday's Republican primar..
President Donald Trump and his party have just given themselves another self-inflicted wound. And it deepens doubt surrounding their ability to get he..
A bipartisan solution to health-care reform likely isn't a viable option, policy expert Spencer Perlman told CNBC on Friday. "At this point I'm pretty..
The United States' debt topped $20 trillion for the first time ever in September. If some Republican senators get their wish, it will grow even more. ..
MADISON, Wis. — Behind the locked doors of a “map room,” in a politically connected law firm’s offices across from the historic Capitol, three men wor..
The Post's Michael Scherer followed former Alabama chief justice and U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore in the final days of his campaign against Sen. Lu..
A member of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s cabinet who is at the center of a standoff between the Republican governor and leading Democrats has been reas..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator John McCain said on Friday he opposes the latest Republican bill to dismantle Obamacare, dealing the measure what ..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will test his ability to persuade his staunchly anti-establishment political base to get behind Rep..
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has lifted her hold on President Donald Trump’s pick to run the Justice Department’s Antitrust Di..
FILE PHOTO: Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S...
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Court-ordered mediation aimed at ending a funding dispute between Minnesota’s Democratic governor and the Republican-controlled le..
The bill would end the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and institute a per-person spending cap for the program. Video provided by Newsy Newsl..
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson sent out a statement this afternoon praising Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore… hours before Presi..
The latest trainwreck of a GOP health care plan looks likely to die — and, once again, John McCain could be the dude who killed it.  On Friday, the Re..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 5 p.m. Sen. Bernie Sanders says more Republicans should take a cue from Sen..
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, F..
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated an assistant U.S. attorney to serve as the new chief federal prosecutor in Milwaukee. Trump ..
INDIANAPOLIS — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Indiana (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence is making a direct app..
Public polls give Roy Moore a comfortable lead in the Alabama Senate GOP runoff. But private polls commissioned by allies of Sen. Luther Strange show ..
"I would consider supporting legislation similar to that offered by my friends Senators Graham and Cassidy were it the product of extensive hearings, ..
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican lawmakers who drew new North Carolina House and Senate maps last month say they complied with a court ruling that stru..
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., announced in a statement on Friday that he cannot support the Graham-Cassidy health care bill. McCain’s opposition will lik..
At a town hall meeting in the summer in Baton Rouge, confronted by voters furious that he might vote to rewrite the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Bill Cas..
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere. Real estate and utili..
U.S. stock indexes closed mostly higher Friday as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere. Real estate and utili..
WASHINGTON — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Louisiana senator who helped write the Republican health care bill s..
(Newser) – Stocks struggled to a mostly higher finish on Wall Street as gains for energy, phone and industrial companies made up for losses elsewhere,..
Media and political Twitter were thrown into hyperdrive on Friday after John McCain announced that he will not support the Graham-Cassidy health care ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 3:40 p.m. A chief sponsor of the teetering Senate Republican drive to erase..
FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, F..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely d..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies..
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Gov. Larry Hogan has moved a Cabinet secretary to another job to restore her pay, after a dispute with the state Senate over her..
The Texas Tribune spent nearly a year collecting data about police shootings in Texas. On average, a person is shot by police in Texas about once ever..
Some Utah residents are working overtime to get medical marijuana on the state’s ballot next year. They seem to have just gotten a surprising new Repu..
Former FBI Director James Comey was heckled, booed, and jeered while attempting to deliver the keynote address at Howard University’s convocation on F..
WASHINGTON — The Latest on health care legislation (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A leading Senate Democrat says she's willing to resume efforts to find..
President Trump delivered a forceful inaugural speech to a packed United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, a sprawling 42-minute address — warlike ..
The latest bill — written by Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) — has been put together so quickly that the independent Congressio..
President Trump and Republican leaders have joined a revived push to roll back the Affordable Care Act as lawmakers faced a critical deadline next wee..
President Trump will swoop into Alabama on Friday to bolster the campaign of Sen. Luther Strange, a soft-spoken former state attorney general now in d..
They have a blueprint and principles. They’ve held countless strategy sessions for what could be the biggest tax overhaul in decades. They even produc..