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Hutchinson joins three other governors in support of latest GOP health proposal

told reporters today that he'd joined with three other Republican governors — in Mississippi,and Wisconsin — to have input on the Graham-Cassidy legislation that Republicans are trying to push through the Senate without budget analysis and says he supports it. He insists, con...

The Latest: Pelosi urges 'tweet storm' against 'Trumpcare'

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling colleagues that she wants "all hands on deck" to defeat the latest Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care...

Budget chair pushing for floor vote on House budget

“Sometimes when you get this close, perhaps you just need to put it on the floor,” Black said in a Politico interview. The budget chairman, who is running for Tennessee governor and is expected to The budget chairman, who is running for Tennessee governor and is expected to ...

Not repealing Obamacare

GRAPPLING to comprehend Donald Trump’s populist seizure of their party, some Republicans predicted it would re-emerge as a champion of working-class whites. Others expected Mr Trump to drop his proletarian shtick and help deliver the tax cuts they had always dreamed of. Republi...

Tensions reach new high between Trump, GOP

Tensions are bubbling over between President Trump and Senate Republicans. White House officials are blaming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Mitch McConnellTensions reach new high between...

Activists Push to Defeat Trumpcare

Activists are ready to push their senators to play hardball. Mitch McConnell is holding the country's health care hostage in a blacked-out Senate, and millions are rising up in anger.You’d th...

Dubke resigns as White House communications director

Washington: Michael Dubke, the White House communications director, announced on Tuesday that he was resigning, as President Donald Trump weighs a broader shake-up of his staff in the face of mul...

The obscure Senate rule that could sink Obamacare repeal, explained

The fate of the Republican drive to repeal and replace Obamacare — and of the 24 million more Americans who could be uninsured if they succeed — now lies with obscure, complex Senate rules. ...

On Obamacare, Republicans Vastly Over-Promised

Republicans have put on a clinic on over-promising during the past several years. Even if you were paying only very little attention, you would have gotten the distinct impression over the pas...

Quora Question: Will the Senate Scrap the Filibuster for Legislation?

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Will the Senate scrap the filibuster for legislation? | Opinion

Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more abou...

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