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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • A woman walks past a mural on a restaurant wall depicting US Presidential hopeful Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin greeting each other with a kiss in the Lithuanian capital Vilnius on May 13, 2016.

    A top Hillary Clinton aide said it was an "open question" whether Donald Trump's advisers colluded with Russia to hack into Democratic Party emails to try to sway the Nov. 8 election.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" U.S. intelligence reports that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, putting him at odds with top lawmakers who vowed to investigate the findings. Trump's reluctance to blame Russia for interfering in the U.S. election has raised...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" U.S. intelligence reports that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, putting him at odds with top lawmakers who vowed to investigate the findings. Trump's reluctance to blame Russia for interfering in the U.S. election has raised...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" reported U.S. intelligence findings that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, according to an interview broadcast on Sunday. The Republican president-elect's comments casting doubt on reported U.S. intelligence findings pits him...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- President-elect Donald Trump rejected as "ridiculous" reported U.S. intelligence findings that Russia intervened in the presidential election on his behalf through targeted hacking, according to an interview broadcast on Sunday. The Republican president-elect's comments casting doubt on reported U.S. intelligence findings pits him...

  • The early morning sun begins to rise behind the U.S. Capitol on November 17, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Four U.S. senators have called for Republicans and Democrats to join forces and fight Russian interference in the U.S. political process.

  • Many government services and operations would have been closed or suspended at midnight, when current funding authority expired, if the Senate had not approved the bill. Obama signed the measure, the White House said in a statement issued about 90 minutes after the Senate passed it. Democrats from coal-producing states, led by West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin,...

  • Many government services and operations would have been closed or suspended starting at midnight, when current funding authority expires, if the Senate had not approved the measure. Democrats from coal-producing states, led by West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, had delayed the Senate vote on the funding bill in a failed attempt to get a bigger extension of the...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Senate was preparing to pass a government spending bill on Friday evening after Democrats from coal states announced they would not risk a government shutdown by continuing to delay the vote. Many government services and operations would have been closed or suspended starting at midnight if the Senate did not pass a series of...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 9- The U.S. Senate sought to wrap up work on a government funding bill on Friday before the current spending authority runs out at midnight, but a Democratic push to add benefits for coal miners risked at least a brief government shutdown. But in the Senate, West Virginia's Joe Manchin and some other Democrats were delaying a vote in hopes of adding a...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 1- A senior U.S. Senate Republican warned his party on Thursday against simultaneously overhauling Medicare and the Obamacare health insurance program, saying this would be "biting off more than you can chew." The cautionary comments from Senator Lamar Alexander came after House Speaker Paul Ryan, long an advocate of privatizing Medicare, said...