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  • James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence

    The president-elect, in his first news conference in months, accused "the intelligence agencies" of "disgraceful" leaking, NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on activities in Congress:. A Senate panel is postponing a confirmation hearing on President-elect Donald Trump's choice to head the Commerce Department to give the nominee more time to finalize an ethics agreement. John Kelly says he has not been involved in helping President-elect Donald Trump and his team develop its immigration...

  • WASHINGTON— Republicans will work on unraveling and replacing the health care law at the same time, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday as GOP leaders struggled to align their zeal to rapidly erase one of President Barack Obama's proudest achievements with Congress' legislative and political pitfalls. Dennis Ross, R- Fla., Ryan told Republicans Tuesday that "he...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stocks while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stock while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday kept up his attacks on Democrats and Obamacare while calling for a bipartisan effort in Congress to come up with a healthcare alternative that would lower costs and improve care. In a series of tweets, Trump, who takes office later this month, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow...

  • Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) holds a news conference following meetings between Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and GOP congressional leadership at the U.S. Capitol May 12, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    President-elect Donald Trump urged Republicans not to let the pressure off Democrats.

  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and US Congressman Kevin McCarthy hold a press conference on Jan. 4th, 2017.

    House Speaker Paul Ryan says "the answer here is not to ignore the problem to keep some failed legacy."

  • Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speak following a meeting with President Barack Obama on congressional Republicans' effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 4, 2017.

    Schumer, a Democrat from New York, likened the Republicans to "the dog who caught the bus."

  • Dem. caucus responds to Obamacare meetings

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the press conference by Democratic Congressional leaders on the Affordable Care Act with Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.

  • Schumer: GOP will have trouble getting votes to repeal without replacement

    At a press conference on the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional leaders answer questions on keeping Republicans from repealing Obamacare.

  • Schumer: GOP will regret repealing Obamacare

    At a press conference on the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional leaders answer questions on Obamacare.

  • Bernie Sanders calls out Trump over Medicare, Medicaid

    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) and Democratic Congressional leaders speak at a press conference on the Affordable Care Act.

  • Pelosi: We had 3 goals for Obamacare

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democratic Congressional leaders speak at a press conference on the Affordable Care Act.

  • Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speak following a meeting with President Barack Obama on congressional Republicans' effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in Washington, January 4, 2017.

    Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Democratic Congressional leaders speak at a press conference on the Affordable Care Act.

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on Congress:. Those potential nominees are Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, Tom Price for secretary of Health and Human Services, Steven Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, Scott Pruitt for administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Mick Mulvaney for director of the Office of Management and Budget, Jeff Sessions for...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump:. The Trump Organization is canceling talks over possible projects in Brazil, Argentina and India as the president-elect pulls back from deal-making less than three weeks before taking office. Congress has distributed free tickets for Donald Trump's Jan. 20 inauguration, but some people are trying to...

  • WASHINGTON— Hardening battle lines for the brawl to come, President Barack Obama urged congressional Democrats to "look out for the American people" in defending his legacy health care overhaul, while Vice President-elect Mike Pence stood firm Wednesday in telling Republicans that dismantling "Obamacare" is No. 1 on Donald Trump's list. Outnumbered in the new...

  • U.S. President-elect Donald Trump answers questions from reporters accompanied by his wife Melania for a New Year's Eve party December 31, 2016 at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.

    The president-elect took another swipe on Tuesday at the intelligence community, NBC News reports.

  • President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the White House.

    Obama sanctioned nine entities and individuals, including two intelligence agencies and four officers of its main intelligence entity.