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Trump says he expects a health care deal soon
President Donald Trump says he expects to make a deal on health care, even though his first attempt failed just a few days ago. [ No Comments ]

House GOP Abruptly Pulls Troubled Health Care Bill
In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly. [ No Comments ]

Trump Transition Team Was Swept Up in Incidental Surveillance, House Intel Chairman Says
The top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee said Wednesday he has confirmed that the intelligence community incidentally collected information about people associated with the Trump transition and that the information collection may have extended to the president himself. [ 1 Comment ]

Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older Americans
U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday. [ No Comments ]

DOJ: Hawaii ruling 'flawed both in reasoning and in scope'
The Department of Justice said it intends to take action against the federal judge in Hawaii who issued a restraining order against President Trump's revised travel ban that affected six countries from the Middle East and North Africa. [ 6 Comments ]

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.

Senators in both parties are gearing up for a showdown over Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination.

Municipal leaders nationwide vowed to defy any crackdown on sanctuary cities after a warning from Attorney General Jeff Sessions that they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities and suggested the government would come after grand money that has already been awarded if they don't comply.

Responding to the latest warnings by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions that Department of Justice funds will be withheld from sanctuary cities, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he will fight efforts by the Trump administration to take away federal funding needed for law enforcement in Los Angeles.

While announcing the arrest of a man suspected in the murder of a woman in D.C., Acting Metropolitan Police Chief Peter Newsham and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser held to their policy that the District would not enforce U.S. civil immigration laws.

Republicans charged Tuesday that Democrats are blocking the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia from moving forward by refusing to sign a letter that would officially invite FBI Director James Comey and NSA Director Adm. Mike Rogers back before the committee for closed-door testimony.

Republican leaders and rank-and-file members have been grappling with how to handle the House Freedom Caucus since most of them came to Washington in 2010's Tea Party wave. Now that they have defied President Trump, they're hoping he can finally make them fall into line.

A new California bill could prevent faith-based organizations from enforcing their own ethical standards and codes.

Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, will be tapped to lead a new White House office that will effort to use business solutions to fix 'government stagnation', a senior White House official told Fox News Sunday.

The White House said Monday that President Trump is 'absolutely' serious about working with Democrats on health-care legislation and other priorities after conservative Republicans balked at a GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.

When a federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Trump's revised travel and refugee order from taking effect, he ruled that the president's own comments about the policy proved 'religious animus' was at the heart of the ban.

President Trump said Friday the White House 'learned a lot about loyalty and the vote-getting process' following the dramatic failure of a Republican-backed bill that would have made good on a campaign promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday morning, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said he has come to a decision about the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch.

Republican congressional investigators expect a potential 'smoking gun' establishing that the Obama administration spied on the Trump transition team, and possibly the president-elect himself, will be produced to the House Intelligence Committee this week, a source told Fox News.

A House intelligence committee investigation took a dramatic shift this week after newly disclosed intelligence reports suggested the Obama administration improperly gathered and disseminated secret electronic communications from President Trump and his transition team prior to inauguration.

After conservative House Republicans refused to strike a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday, the White House has decided to go with a risky take-it-or-leave-it approach.

As has been the case in prior Congresses, the 115th Congress is more Christian than the U.S. population as a whole. The vast majority of the nation's federal lawmakers (91%) describe themselves as Christians, compared with 71% of U.S. adults who say the same, according to a recent Pew Research Center analysis of congressional data compiled by CQ Roll Call.

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.

After hours of commentary from members of a Senate Judiciary Committee deeply divided over his nomination to the Supreme Court, Judge Neil Gorsuch finally got his chance to speak.

Approximately 30 countries are refusing to accept the deportations of illegal immigrants who have committed serious crimes in the U.S., according to Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar.

With the coverage of President Trump putting media bias on display as never before, an influential House chairman and longtime press critic has opened a campaign to call out the 'mainstream media' for what he thinks it is.

An Associated Press analysis of new U.S. data finds the Obama administration in its final year spent a record $36.2 million on legal costs defending its refusal to turn over federal records under the Freedom of Information Act.

A detailed version of President Donald Trump's budget to be released in May will lay out plans to eventually erase U.S. deficits, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued requests for proposals for prototypes for a wall along the Mexican border, saying ideally it should be 30 feet (9 meters) high and the wall facing the U.S. side should be 'aesthetically pleasing in color.'

The president is no longer safe on the White House grounds, according to former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino, who once guarded presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

Jewish community centers in three states were hit with bomb threats between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning, with at least two coming via email. All were deemed to be non-credible.

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that President Trump's budget will increase spending on defense while reducing the size of government by cutting wasteful spending.

The appellate division of the New York Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in a case about whether two chimpanzees deserve the rights of 'personhood.'

Winter Storm Stella wreaked havoc on the Northeast on Tuesday as airlines canceled most flights in and out of New York and Boston, Amtrak suspended service between the two cities and three governors declared states of emergency.

A group of leading senators is calling on newly installed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to immediately launch an investigation into efforts by the Obama administration to sway foreign elections by sending taxpayer funds to 'extreme and sometimes violent political activists' that promote leftist causes, according to a copy of the letter.