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Trump tax cut plan gains momentum after U.S. budget vote Oct 20 2017

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's tax reform plans won partial support on Friday when Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said he was "all in" for massive tax cuts, but the party was still far from united over how to achieve the main item on its domestic agenda. | Video

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Senate panel postpones hearing with Trump lawyer Cohen in Russia probe

WASHINGTON The Senate Intelligence Committee investigating U.S. allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 election said on Friday it had postponed a public hearing with Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's lawyer, and it would be rescheduled.

Election 2016, Russia Oct 20 2017

Searching for Trump card, Democrats watch Virginia governor's race

RICHMOND, Va. Speaking as a folksy physician running for Virginia governor, Democrat Ralph Northam vowed in a recent campaign ad to fight Donald Trump on cuts to education funding, environmental protections and health care access.

Election 2016 Oct 20 2017

U.S. House to vote on non-nuclear Iran sanctions next week

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on new sanctions on Iran's ballistic missile program and on Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah militia, senior House Republicans said on Friday, seeking to take a tough line against Iran without immediately moving to undermine the international nuclear deal.

World, Election 2016, Lebanon Oct 20 2017

Tech companies to lobby for immigrant 'Dreamers' to remain in U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters. | Video

U.S., Tech, Election 2016 Oct 20 2017