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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 07:02 PM CDT

Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

Trump Wants Jets Owner, Former Dodgers Co-Owner as US Envoys

President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson to be the U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 06:46 PM CDT

Dallas Conference Brings Together Latino Policymakers

Dallas Conference Brings Together Latino Policymakers

Policymakers from across the country are meeting in Dallas this week as part of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) conference.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 07:38 PM CDT

Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady

Trump’s Approval Remains Low But Steady

Between the firing of FBI Director James Comey and the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump has managed to maintain a historically low but stable approval rating,...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 04:54 PM CDT

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

How Senate Health Bill Compares to House Bill, 'Obamacare'

The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states. Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 04:29 PM CDT

Fact Check: Trump on Solar, Taxes and Welfare

Fact Check: Trump on Solar, Taxes and Welfare

President Donald Trump says the idea of putting solar panels on the wall he wants to build along the Mexico border sprang from his imagination. Actually, others proposed it, back when he was criticizing solar...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:10 PM CDT

Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama

Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday posted a long statement on Facebook condemning the Senate Republicans' health care overhaul plan and urging Americans to work to prevent its passage.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:07 PM CDT

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll

Americans disapprove of the House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by a 3-to-1 margin, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that comes as the Senate reveals its plan to replace...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal — repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:09 PM CDT

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released the GOP's health care overhaul on Thursday. The 142-page proposal includes massive cuts to Medicaid, cuts in taxes for the wealthy and defunding of Planned Parenthood for...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:43 PM CDT
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Disabled Protesters Removed From Mitch McConnell's Office

Disabled protesters were physically removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majo...View gallery

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