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  • Associated Press

    Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

    COLORADO SPRING, Colo. (June 24, 2017) — Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers’ political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday as not conservative enough, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file Republicans.

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    Melania Trump keeps DC entry low key; Barron draws interest

    WASHINGTON (June 24, 2017) — Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.

  • Associated Press

    Military heads want transgender enlistment hold

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.

  • Associated Press

    5 GOP senators now oppose health bill ... enough to sink it

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — Nevada Republican Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition to the party’s banner legislation to scuttle much of Barack Obama’s health care overhaul on Friday, more than enough to sink the measure and deliver a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump unless some of them can be brought aboard.

  • Associated Press

    Senate panel seeks details on Lynch role in Clinton probe

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are seeking information about alleged political interference by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch into the FBI's investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

  • Associated Press

    Trump signs law to make VA more accountable for vets' care

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Friday that will make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire employees, part of a push to overhaul an agency that is struggling to serve millions of military vets.

  • Associated Press

    Military leaders seek delay in transgender enlistment

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said Friday.

  • Associated Press

    GOP's challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

    WASHINGTON (June 23, 2017) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. Now comes his next challenge — persuading enough Republicans to back the measure.

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