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Senate narrowly votes to proceed on healthcare, with boost from McCain 4:36pm EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Republicans narrowly agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to end Obamacare, but the party's seven-year effort to roll back Democratic President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law still faces significant hurdles. | Video

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Republicans block Democrats' bid to see Treasury files on Trump

WASHINGTON U.S. House Republicans on Tuesday shot down a legislative effort by Democrats to obtain Treasury Department documents that could show any ties between the finances of President Donald Trump, his inner circle and the Russian government.


Trump says Yellen in running to stay as Fed chair: WSJ

U.S. President Donald Trump said he was considering renominating Janet Yellen as Fed chairperson, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.

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Trump administration moves closer to undoing overtime pay rule

The Trump administration on Tuesday pushed forward with its bid to undo an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to 4.2 million workers and said it was considering treating workers differently based on location and industry.

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House panel wants Google, Facebook, AT&T CEOs to testify on internet rules

WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday asked chief executives from companies representing the two sides of the net neutrality debate, including Alphabet, Facebook, AT&T and Verizon, to testify at a Sept. 7 hearing.