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Exclusive: McConnell frets about healthcare, hopeful on tax overhaul 5:35pm EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Wednesday he does not yet know how Republicans will amass the votes needed to pass legislation now being crafted to dismantle Obamacare, but expressed some optimism on another top priority, overhauling the tax code. | Video

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Russians talked about influencing Trump through advisers: NY Times

WASHINGTON U.S. spies learned last summer that Russian officials discussed influencing Donald Trump through his advisers Paul Manafort and Michael Flynn, The New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing three current and former U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence.

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Exclusive - Hate the tweets, love the agenda: McConnell on Trump

WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell, the top Republican in the U.S. Senate, says he could live without the drama surrounding President Donald Trump's White House, but from a policy standpoint sees the new commander-in-chief as a solid ally in the mode of any president from his party. | Video

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FBI director search: back to drawing board for Trump team?

WASHINGTON A week after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was close to picking a new FBI director to replace the one he fired, the White House has decided to renew its search, CNN reported on Wednesday.

Election 2016 6:06pm EDT

On trip abroad, Trump stays on script, but will it last?

BRUSSELS He still has a chance for missteps, but so far on his maiden international trip, Donald Trump has managed to avoid major stumbles and has stuck to the script in a way his advisers have wanted him to do for months.

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