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Sen. Klobuchar steers health care debate to middle ground

Sen. Amy Klobuchar had 90 minutes on the national stage Monday to make her best case for protecting the Affordable Care Act.

Minnesota senator shared the stage with Republican Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham, who sponsored the latest, likely unsuccessful, GOP attempt to dismantle the ACA.

At least six White House advisers used private e-mail accounts

FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump, accompanied by from second from left, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, Vice President Mike Pence, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, Senior Adviser Steve Bannon, and White House press secretary Sean Spicer, speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon is leaving his White House post.

Steve Bannon, the former chief White House strategist, and Reince Priebus, the former chief of staff, also occasionally used private e-mail addresses.

Federal agent charged in scheme to help cocaine trafficker

Authorities say a Department of Homeland Security agent took bribes to help a Colombian cocaine trafficker avoid charges.

GOP, White House prepare to roll out tax cuts

The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek.

Trump tweets about Puerto Rico problems, as feds rush aid

The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck — including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with."

Wisconsin election leaders to discuss bolstering security

Wisconsin election leaders are slated to discuss ways to bolster security efforts after the state's voter registration system was targeted by Russian hackers.

Trump associate says no evidence of Russia collusion

Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is "not one shred of evidence" that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.


Best Buy CEO signs letter with other leaders supporting DACA
Point of Sale

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
Hot Dish Politics

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 looms large in Alabama Senate race

Sen. Luther Strange and firebrand jurist Roy Moore face off in Alabama's U.S. Senate runoff Tuesday in a race that will reverberate through the Republican Party and has pitted President Donald Trump against his former strategist, Steve Bannon.


Trump administration offers a new travel ban

The Trump administration says new measures to restrict immigration are required to keep the nation safe.


A tough start for GOP in a high-stakes week

A high-stakes week got off to a bad start for President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the GOP.


Benghazi trial could undercut Sessions' push for tribunals

The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for the U.S. Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases.


As senators defect, GOP concedes health bill's fate bleak

Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead, with even party leaders conceding that their prospects are dismal.


AP FACT CHECK: How's Trump's border wall coming along?

President Donald Trump's latest account of the progress being made on his promised Mexico border wall pretty much defies comprehension.


As health bill teeters, Medicaid recipients watch nervously

With the latest Republican health care overhaul teetering near collapse, one group in particular is watching with heightened anxiety.The debate in Congress is personal for…


NBA players want change, and now must decide how to proceed

NBA teams are going to do something.


Full federal court to hear 'Making a Murderer' appeal

A federal appeals court will consider arguments Tuesday over whether detectives tricked a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series into confessing and whether he should go free in a case that puts police practices in the spotlight.


Full federal court to hear 'Making a Murderer' appeal

A federal appeals court is set to consider arguments over whether a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series should go free.