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U.S. House vote looms; Trump struggles to win Obamacare repeal 12:59pm EDT

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump was to make a final push on Thursday to get the support needed to begin dismantling Obamacare in the House of Representatives but faced signs that enough Republicans might oppose the bill to jeopardize one of his top legislative priorities. | Video

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Senior House Democrat says Republicans short of votes on healthcare bill

WASHINGTON The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Thursday it was clear Republicans were falling short in their effort to secure votes to pass their healthcare bill, and said he doubted they would succeed.

Election 2016 8:54am EDT
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U.S. Senate panel presses SEC nominee Clayton on conflicts

WASHINGTON Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, on Thursday defended himself against charges from Democrats that he had multiple conflicts of interest that would cause him to miss too many SEC votes.

Election 2016 11:37am EDT
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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
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'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

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