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Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 04:14 AM CDT

North Texans Weigh in on Health Care Bill

North Texans Weigh in on Health Care Bill

North Texans are keeping a close eye on the health care bill making its way through the U.S. Capitol.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:42 PM CDT

Trucker: 'Surreal' to Be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

Trucker: 'Surreal' to Be Topic of Supreme Court Nomination

During Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's Senate confirmation hearings, one case came up repeatedly: A truck driver was fired for leaving his trailer of meat on the side of an Illinois road after breaking down...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:02 PM CDT

Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill

Koch Network Spending Millions to Stop GOP Health Care Bill

The conservative Koch network is promising to spend millions of dollars to defeat the health care overhaul backed by President Donald Trump and top House Republicans. The network's leading organizations,...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 08:00 PM CDT

Fact Check: Physician Numbers Up Under Obamacare

Fact Check: Physician Numbers Up Under Obamacare

President Donald Trump said that “many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of Obamacare.” But the number of physicians has increased since 2010, when the Affordable Care...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

Schiff Responds to Nunes' Discussions With White House

Schiff Responds to Nunes' Discussions With White House

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) expressed his concerns Wednesday after House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) shared intelligence with the White House before sharing it with the committee. Schiff...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 04:30 PM CDT

Senate OKs Shielding Landowners from Rock Climbing Lawsuits

Senate OKs Shielding Landowners from Rock Climbing Lawsuits

Landowners in Texas who allow rock climbers to use their property are no longer liable for their injuries.

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 04:23 PM CDT

Texas House Speaker Blasts Senate Budget's Accounting Trick

Texas House Speaker Blasts Senate Budget's Accounting Trick

A $106.3 billion spending bill that gives Texas public schools roughly the same amount of money as classrooms receive now is headed to the Senate.

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:39 AM CDT

Leaders Need Votes for Health Bill on Eve of House Showdown

Leaders Need Votes for Health Bill on Eve of House Showdown

The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday aimed at placating conservatives threatening to torpedo the legislation. The...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 06:27 PM CDT

Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan

Seniors Worry About Loss of Meals Under Trump Budget Plan

Dale Lamphier, 97, never married and her closest living relatives―three nephews―live across the country. About two years ago, she moved to a senior housing complex in Westwood, New Jersey, a town she has...

Wednesday, Mar 22, 2017 at 03:27 PM CDT

Manafort Has Served Top US Pols and a Sketchy Cast Abroad

Manafort Has Served Top US Pols and a Sketchy Cast Abroad

Pick any decade over the past half-century, and Paul Manafort has had a starring role in the rise (and maybe fall) of somebody big. This lobbyist/political operative/hired gun has been there for prominent...

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