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State funding changes in spotlight in Republican healthcare bill 3:33pm EDT

WASHINGTON Republican leaders sought to nail down the final votes needed to pass what U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday called their "last best chance" to repeal Obamacare while a new analysis underscored how Democratic-leaning states stand to lose large amounts of federal funding under the legislation.

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Democrats seek disclosure after Russia-backed political ads

Democratic U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday urged the Federal Election Commission to require transparency for social media advertising after Russians bought U.S. political ads on Facebook Inc in an alleged attempt to influence the 2016 elections.

Election 2016, Russia Sep 20 2017
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California sues Trump administration over border wall

SAN FRANCISCO California filed a lawsuit on Wednesday over the Trump administration's plan to construct a wall along the border with Mexico, adding to the obstacles facing one of the Republican president's key campaign promises.

Election 2016, U.S., Mexico Sep 20 2017
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Democratic lawmakers seek probe of HHS secretary's use of private jets

WASHINGTON Several Democratic members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives asked on Wednesday for an investigation into a report that Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price used private jets to travel on government business.

Election 2016 Sep 20 2017
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Investigators ask White House for details on FBI director firing, Flynn ouster: NYT

WASHINGTON The special counsel investigating Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election has asked the White House for documents on a range of subjects including President Donald Trump's firing of the FBI director and his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer, the New York Times reported on Wednesday.

Election 2016, Russia Sep 20 2017