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GOP congressman: Special prosecutor needed for Russia probe

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 16:27:15 GMT2017-02-25T16:27:15Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Republican congressman has called for a special prosecutor to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election and was in touch with President Donald Trump's team during the campaign....

Unlike colleagues, Michigan congressman embraces town halls

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 08:30:36 GMT2017-02-25T08:30:36Z

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) -- A Michigan congressman is embracing the town halls that many of his Republican counterparts have avoided as people lash out at President Donald Trump's early actions and the planned repeal of the federal health care law....

GOP proposal aims to end insurance mandate in 'Obamacare'

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:39:57 GMT2017-02-25T07:39:57Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners....

Democrats inviting immigrants to Trump's speech to Congress

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:34:56 GMT2017-02-25T07:34:56Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats have invited immigrants and foreigners to President Donald Trump's first address to Congress in an effort to put a face on those who could be hurt by the Republican's policies....

At town halls, GOP caught between Trump, angry voters

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 07:26:16 GMT2017-02-25T07:26:16Z

URBANDALE, Iowa (AP) -- When hundreds of angry constituents chanted "no wall" at his Iowa town hall, Republican Rep. David Young agreed it wasn't necessary. When they demanded that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, the second-term congressman called it a "no-brainer." And, when they yelled at the mention of White House adviser Steve Bannon's name, Young quickly replied: "I don't know much about him....