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Summary of Senate bipartisan health care agreement

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:56:34 GMT2017-10-18T07:56:34Z

Summary of Tuesday's bipartisan health care agreement between two leading senators:...

GOP budget that's key to taxes moving ahead in Senate

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:48:19 GMT2017-10-18T07:48:19Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate is moving ahead on a Republican budget plan, a critical step in President Donald Trump and the party's politically imperative drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code....

As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finish

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:36:15 GMT2017-10-18T07:36:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when - and how - the probes will end....

Grassley threatens Trump EPA nominees over biofuels mandate

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:20:15 GMT2017-10-17T21:20:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican senator said Tuesday he may seek to block President Donald Trump's nominees for key posts at the Environmental Protection Agency unless the administration backs off a proposed reduction in the volume of biofuels blended into gasoline and diesel....

McCain blocks Defense nominees to get Afghanistan war info

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:02:58 GMT2017-10-17T20:02:58Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The chairman of the influential Senate Armed Services Committee said Tuesday he'll hold up President Donald Trump's nominees for key Defense Department posts until the administration delivers details about its new strategy for the war in Afghanistan....