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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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Vermont governor snuffs legal pot, tells lawmakers to 'get it right'

Vermont's governor on Wednesday halted, at least temporarily, efforts to become the ninth state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, but offered to work with state legislators to resolve what he cited as the bill's shortcomings.

U.S., Election 2016 4:35pm EDT

Despite vow, Trump Organization not tracking all profits from foreign governments

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's businesses say it would be "impractical" to require customers representing foreign nations to identify themselves, raising questions about how Trump will fulfill a pledge to donate all profits from overseas governments to the U.S. Treasury.

Election 2016 3:41pm EDT

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

Former Trump campaign adviser Page to testify in Russia probe on June 6: ABC News

WASHINGTON Carter Page, a former foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump's presidential campaign, will testify on June 6 before a House committee investigating alleged efforts by Russia to influence the U.S. election, ABC News reported on Wednesday.

Election 2016 2:48pm EDT

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