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Pelosi: House won’t take up bill to overhaul national emergencies

Pelosi: House won't take up bill to overhaul national emergencies

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that the House would not take up proposed Senate legislation to rein in national emergency powers, a bill put forward as part of an ...

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GOP lawmaker says it’s ‘hypocritical’ for Pelosi not to overhaul national emergencies

GOP lawmaker says it's 'hypocritical' for Pelosi not to overhaul national emergencies

Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.) on Wednesday blasted Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) vow not to take up legislation that would curtail the president’s power on future national emergency declarations. “I think ...

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Pence, GOP senators discuss offer to kill Trump emergency disapproval resolution

Pence, GOP senators discuss offer to kill Trump emergency disapproval resolution

Vice President Pence is discussing an offer with Republican senators that could lead to the defeat of a Democratic resolution overturning President Trump’s emergency declaration to build a wall on ...

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Six GOP senators vote to end shutdown without wall funding

Six GOP senators vote to end shutdown without wall funding

Six Republican senators crossed the aisle on Thursday to vote with Democrats and advance a stopgap measure that would end the partial government shutdown without additional funding for President Trump’s ...

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Rand Paul: Trump poised for draw down in Afghanistan, Syria pullout

Rand Paul: Trump poised for draw down in Afghanistan, Syria pullout

Sen. Rand Paul strongly suggested that President Donald Trump is poised to begin scaling back the U.S. presence in Afghanistan and will follow through on his promise to pull out ...

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Outgoing GOP chairman urges colleagues to oppose Trump drug pricing proposal

Outgoing GOP chairman urges colleagues to oppose Trump drug pricing proposal

Outgoing Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) wrote a letter to GOP colleagues on Wednesday urging them to oppose a proposal from President Trump to lower drug prices. Hatch’s ...

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GOP Senators Abandon Sex Crimes Prosecutor They Hired Amid Kavanaugh Questions

GOP Senators Abandon Sex Crimes Prosecutor They Hired Amid Kavanaugh Questions

Not one of the eleven Republican senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee, who are all white men, questioned Dr. Blasey Ford directly, instead ceding all their time to Rachel Mitchell, ...

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New year to be a challenge for Republicans in Congress

New year to be a challenge for Republicans in Congress

Their tax bill triumph in the rear-view mirror, Republicans running Congress face a 2018 in which they’ll need Democratic votes to get almost anything done. And that won’t be easy. ...

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Republicans defend Corker over tax bill provision

Republicans defend Corker over tax bill provision

Republicans rallied to GOP Sen. Bob Corker’s defense Monday, rejecting a report that the Tennessee lawmaker stealthily tucked a provision into the massive tax package to benefit himself financially and ...

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GOP senators withdraw endorsements in response to Roy Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct

GOP senators withdraw endorsements in response to Roy Moore’s alleged sexual misconduct

Two Republican senators who initially backed Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore have rescinded their endorsements in response to allegations of sexual misconduct. Sens. Mike Lee of Utah and Steven Daines ...

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