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Vote looming, Trump struggles to win Obamacare repeal 10:21am EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday was set to make a final push on Thursday to secure the votes to begin dismantling Obamacare in the House of Representatives, with signs that enough Republicans might defect to jeopardize one of his top legislative priorities. | Video

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Senate panel to weigh confirmation for SEC nominee Clayton

WASHINGTON Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will face questions on his vision for the agency at his confirmation hearing on Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee.

Election 2016 10:30am EDT

Hawaii lawmaker resigns from Republican Party to join Democrats

Hawaii lawmaker Beth Fukumoto, ousted last month as Republican leader of the state's House of Representatives after publicly criticizing President Donald Trump, resigned on Wednesday from her party to seek membership as a Democrat.

Election 2016 12:04am EDT

'Grave question' on House intelligence chairman's objectivity, panel Democrat says

WASHINGTON A House intelligence committee Democrat said on Thursday there was a "grave question" about the objectivity of the panel's Republican chairman after remarks he made about the incidental surveillance of members of President Donald Trump's transition team.

Election 2016 11:05am EDT

Black lawmakers meet with Trump about infrastructure, reducing crime

WASHINGTON Leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus met with President Donald Trump on Wednesday about infrastructure and reducing urban crime, calling the sit-down a "positive" first step toward finding common ground.

Election 2016 Mar 22 2017

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