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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 04:38 AM CDT

Trump, Mnuchin Say Focus Will Turn to Tax Reform

Trump, Mnuchin Say Focus Will Turn to Tax Reform

Now that the effort to overhaul the nation's health care system has collapsed, the Trump administration is turning its attention to tax reform. President Donald Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 01:51 AM CDT

Nunes Backs Down From Assertion Trump Was Monitored

Nunes Backs Down From Assertion Trump Was Monitored

The chairman of the House intelligence committee has backed down from his assertion that Donald Trump and his aides were "monitored" by U.S. spies — a claim the Republicans have cited this week in emails to...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 01:37 AM CDT

Ryan Falls Short in First Test of Trump Presidency: Analysis

Ryan Falls Short in First Test of Trump Presidency: Analysis

House Speaker Paul Ryan guaranteed a win on the Republican plan to dismantle Barack Obama's health care law. Instead, he suffered a brutal defeat, cancelling a vote and admitting "we're going to be living...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:06 PM CDT

Toronto School Board Bars New Trips to US

Toronto School Board Bars New Trips to US

The largest school board in Canada said it won't be booking future trips to the United States, citing "uncertainty" surrounding President Donald Trump's latest travel restrictions, NBC News reported. The...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:17 PM CDT

AP Fact Check: Trump Overlooks His 'Obamacare' Promise

AP Fact Check: Trump Overlooks His 'Obamacare' Promise

With the failure Friday of Republican health care legislation, President Donald Trump's campaign promise to replace so-called "Obamacare" "immediately" has been broken. That promise stands at odds with his...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 03:59 AM CDT

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

US-backed Syrian Fighters Reach ISIS-Held Dam in North Syria

U.S.-backed Syrian fighters reached a major dam held by ISIS in northern Syria Friday as Syria's U.N. ambassador said hundreds of American personnel are "invading my country," insisting that any effort to...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:57 PM CDT

Texas Delegation Reacts to GOP Health Care Bill Withdrawal

Texas Delegation Reacts to GOP Health Care Bill Withdrawal

Texas politicians are reacting Friday after a vote on the Republicans' capstone health care overhaul was withdrawn when the GOP could not put together the support necessary for passage.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 10:09 PM CDT

Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill'

Trump Urges Bipartisan Effort on 'A Better Bill'

Following the withdrawal of a Republican-backed health care bill, President Donald Trump on Friday urged Republican and Democratic lawmakers to work together on "a better bill."

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:44 PM CDT

Trump's Keystone XL Decision Sets Up New Fight in Nebraska

Trump's Keystone XL Decision Sets Up New Fight in Nebraska<br /><br />

President Donald Trump may have approved a federal permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, but the fight is far from over in Nebraska, the one state in its path that has yet to approve the project. The pipeline's...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:37 PM CDT

LSP: Congressman Sessions' Seat Vulnerable

LSP: Congressman Sessions' Seat Vulnerable

Dallas ISD School Board of Trustee Miguel Solis says it is time for someone to push Congressman Pete Sessions out of District 32 and he is considering a run.

 
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