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Republicans make desperate bid to save health care bill

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Feb. 8, 2017.

Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap the Obama health care law and Sen. Ted Cruz said that "right now" he doesn't back it.

Lawyer: Kushner used personal email for some WH messages

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner.

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, used his personal email account on dozens of occasions to communicate with colleagues in the White House, his lawyer said Sunday.

Memo to GOP: Red states also among losers in health bill

Memo to Republican senators: Many of the states President Donald Trump won last year would lose significant federal financing under the last-ditch Republican health care bill headed for a possible showdown in the Senate this week.

Army looks for new ways to address misbehaving generals

Struggling with an embarrassing series of misconduct and behavior problems among senior officers, the Army is putting together new mental health, counseling and career management programs to shape stronger, more ethical leaders.

McCain's moment: Ailing senator plays spoiler again for GOP

John McCain faced a choice that balanced friendship, party loyalty and his convictions. He made the decision some of his closest advisers expected.

VP Pence to flex fundraising muscle for Republicans

Vice President Mike Pence went home to Indiana on Friday to pressure the state's lone Democratic senator to support a GOP tax overhaul. He'll bounce to Alabama on Monday, campaigning for President Donald Trump's pick in a special Senate election. And by Thursday, he's scheduled to be in Milwaukee, headlining a $35,000-per-couple fundraiser.

Vulnerable NJ Republican navigates messy Trump era politics

This is not President Donald Trump's dinner party.


Best Buy CEO signs letter with other leaders supporting DACA

Hubert Joly and other leaders urge President Trump to not end the program that allows undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children to continue to work and study in the country

Sen. Klobuchar talks politics on The Daily Show
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Sen. Amy Klobuchar appeared on The Daily Show Tuesday night to talk about getting things done in Congress, lowering drug prices and the direction of the Democratic party.


Trump revels in latest war of words with professional sports

With his attacks on activist athletes, President Donald Trump plunged into the middle of his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.


Trump campaign associates to talk to House intelligence

The House intelligence panel will interview two of President Donald Trump's associates behind closed doors this week as congressional committees step up their investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.


Health care bill teeters, GOP adds money to woo dissidents

Top Republicans are adding money to their staggering effort to repeal the Obama health care law and say they're pushing toward a climactic Senate faceoff this week. Yet their path to succeeding in their last-gasp effort has grown narrower, perhaps impossible.


The Latest: Mideast airlines say they're aware of travel ban

The Latest on President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):


Contractors accuse Iraq of shake downs to force tax payments

American military contractors operating in Iraq are accusing Baghdad of employing strong-arm tactics to make them pay exorbitant income taxes, a practice they've warned the Trump administration is hampering the fight against Islamic State extremists.


Studying 1 million people to end cookie-cutter health care

U.S. researchers are getting ready to recruit more than 1 million people for an unprecedented study to learn how our genes, environments and lifestyles interact.


Survey: Economists see no gain from NAFTA renegotiation

Most business economists expect the Trump administration's efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will make no difference to the U.S. economy or cause harm.


Church stoked tithing with unemployment scam, ex-members say

When Randy Fields' construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word of Faith Fellowship church to reduce the amount of money he was required to tithe every week.


Trump replaces 90-day ban with new travel restrictions

President Donald Trump has signed a proclamation imposing strict new restrictions on travelers from a handful of countries, including five that were covered by his expiring travel ban. Administration officials say the new measures are required to keep the nation safe.


Don't talk about mom: NFL players angry over Trump's insult

President Donald Trump probably didn't realize he'd struck such a nerve with NFL players when he implored team owners to "get that son of a…