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  • WASHINGTON, March 24- President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by...

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    Gorsuch will almost certainly be confirmed one way or another, it's just a question of how, NBC News reports.

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer

    The top U.S. Senate Democrat pledged to try to block the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight and change the way the Senate does business. The Senate narrowly confirms Trump's nominee for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, an outspoken...

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight and change the way the Senate does business. The State Department will approve on Friday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada-...

  • The House of Representatives delays a vote on legislation to begin dismantling Obamacare as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress scramble to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new federal healthcare policy, MSNBC says. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block...

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight. The State Department will approve on Friday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada- to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a...

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight. The State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada- to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a...

  • The State Department will approve by Monday the permit needed to proceed with construction of the Canada- to-United States Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project blocked by former President Barack Obama, according to Politico. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court...

  • Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer pledges to pursue a procedural hurdle to try to block the confirmation of Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, a move that could provoke a nasty partisan fight. Two months after stepping down as former President Barack Obama's ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro sees some good in the initial peace efforts by the new...

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer

    Sen. Chuck Schumer and Democratic leaders hold an event to "detail how TrumpCare ends Medicaid by capping program spending."

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    A by-the-numbers CNBC analysis of the companies reveals a wide variety of owners and other details.

  • The problem: the so-called "sidecar" bill lacks the votes in the Senate. Yet Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., has said he wants to move a companion bill through the House alongside the main GOP legislation that rolls back key parts of Barack Obama's health care law and limits federal spending on Medicaid for low-income people. That strategy may just help Ryan put together...

  • Congressional Budget Office report on Monday forecast that by 2026, the number of people without health insurance would increase by 24 million if the House of Representatives' legislation to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is adopted. The findings are making it harder for Republicans to sell the plan- their first major piece of legislation under...

  • Congressional Budget Office report on Monday forecast that by 2026, the number of people without health insurance would increase by 24 million if the House of Representatives' legislation to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is adopted. The findings could make it harder for Republicans to sell the plan- their first major piece of legislation under...

  • Congressional Budget Office report on Monday forecast that by 2026, the number of people without health insurance would increase by 24 million if the House of Representatives' legislation to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is adopted. The findings could make it harder for Republicans to sell the plan- their first major piece of legislation under...

  • Congressional Budget Office report on Monday forecast that by 2026, the number of people without health insurance would increase by 24 million if the House of Representatives' legislation to replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act is adopted. The findings could make it harder for Republicans to sell the plan- their first major piece of legislation under...

  • WASHINGTON— The Congressional Budget Office report on a Republican health care bill set off an intense reaction in Washington, and some on both sides of the debate are playing loose with the facts. The Congressional Budget Office is respected for nonpartisan rigor in its estimates of the costs and impacts of legislation. For example, the agency in 2010...

  • House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says Speaker Paul Ryan should pull the bill from consideration, saying, "It's really the only decent thing to do. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says the report from the Congressional Budget Office demonstrates that the bill means higher costs and less coverage for consumers. Monday's estimate by the CBO says that...

  • WASHINGTON— Top Senate Democrats are warning Republicans controlling Congress against adding billions of dollars for President Donald Trump's U.S.- Mexico border wall to a coming $1 trillion- plus spending package. "We believe it would be inappropriate to insist on the inclusion of funding in a must-pass appropriations bill that is needed for the...