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Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:24 AM CDT

GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

GOP Still Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:51 AM CDT

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill

Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:14 AM CDT

Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll

Majority Like Trump's Hurricane Relief/Debt Limit Deal: Poll

A majority of Americans support President Donald Trump's deal with Democratic leaders to provide hurricane relief and keep the government open for 90 days, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 05:26 PM CDT

What Is Amazon Looking For in Its Search For a New HQ?

What Is Amazon Looking For in Its Search For a New HQ?

The City of Chicago announced Wednesday it is seeking nominations for potential locations to house Amazon’s second headquarters.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:05 PM CDT

Diplomats Meet on Iran Deal as Trump Stays Mum on Decision

Diplomats Meet on Iran Deal as Trump Stays Mum on Decision

President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal — which he has called the worst agreement ever negotiated by the United States — but has not told even his top national...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 02:31 PM CDT

Raoul Announces Run for Attorney General

Raoul Announces Run for Attorney General

Illinois State Senator Kwame Raoul has officially thrown his name into the race as he will run for Attorney General.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 03:17 PM CDT

Trump: Mideast Peace Deal May Be 'Toughest Deal of All'

Trump: Mideast Peace Deal May Be 'Toughest Deal of All'

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he's been hearing about prospects for peace in the Middle East since he was "a little boy," and now an agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians seems within reach....

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:18 AM CDT

Melania Trump to UN: 'Step Up' to Protect Children

Melania Trump to UN: 'Step Up' to Protect Children

First lady Melania Trump is calling on world leaders to "step up" to improve the lives of children. She will deliver the remarks Wednesday during a luncheon at the U.S. Mission to the United Nations in New...

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017 at 09:25 AM CDT

Who Wins, Who Loses in Bill Aimed at Upending Obamacare

Who Wins, Who Loses in Bill Aimed at Upending Obamacare

The GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal "Obamacare" would redistribute hundreds of billions of dollars in federal financing for insurance coverage, creating winners and losers among individual Americans and states...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 07:25 AM CDT

Trump: GOP Health Bill Short of Votes Before Deadline

Trump: GOP Health Bill Short of Votes Before Deadline

President Donald Trump said Wednesday the Republicans' last-resort "Obamacare" repeal effort remains two or three votes short, forecasting days of furious lobbying ahead with a crucial deadline looming next...

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