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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Three key conservative GOP senators are announcing their opposition to health care plans emerging in the House. Sens. Mike Lee of Utah, Rand Paul of Kentucky and Ted Cruz of Texas say they will oppose "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times local): 7:45 a.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan says it doesn't concern him that President Donald Trump doesn't offer more detailed plans to fulfill his lofty campaign promises because "I see him as more of a chairman." Ryan made the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flailing and divided, congressional Republicans are hoping for clarity from President Donald Trump on key issues like health care when he delivers his first speech to a joint meeting of Congress. It comes as Republicans are discovering, a month into Trump's...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Senate (all times local): 8:00 p.m. The Senate has cleared the way for a vote on President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Interior Department. Senators voted 67-31 Monday evening to limit debate on the nomination of Congressman Ryan Zinke...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans have blocked an attempt by Democrats to force President Donald Trump to release his tax returns to Congress. Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell of New Jersey said Monday that Congress has a responsibility to hold the executive branch "to the...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — In heavily Mormon Utah, a lawmaker introduced a proposal Monday allowing restaurants to stop using walls or backrooms known as "Zion Curtains" that block customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being made. Supporters say the longtime requirement helps curb...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes says Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. "We just cannot go...
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes says Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump had contacted Russians during the 2016 presidential campaign. "We just cannot go...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage. The...