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  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., attend a news conference in the Capitol Visitor Center to voice opposition to House Republican's health care plan, the American Health Care Act, March 14, 2017.

    The struggles of all-Republican governance have handed Democrats growing influence over how policy gets shaped.

  • WASHINGTON— Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Wednesday that they should vote to increase the government's borrowing authority— and avert a disastrous economic default— before their August recess. It had been expected that Congress wouldn't have to act on the politically painful measure until sometime this fall, but tax revenues are...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1:. President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget plan is drawing rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for its politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of other domestic programs. Congressional Democrats are harshly criticizing...

  • WASHINGTON— Uncertainty over the future of health care for millions grew deeper Monday as insurers released a blueprint for stabilizing wobbly markets and the Trump administration left in limbo billions of dollars in federal payments. The BlueCross BlueShield Association represents plans that are the backbone of insurance markets under the Affordable...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed this month to the Senate after it receives a final analysis by congressional reviewers, probably in a couple of weeks, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday. "Were moving it over to the Senate probably in a couple of weeks." The measure still faces a potentially steep...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed earlier this month to the Senate in a couple of weeks after it receives a final analysis by congressional reviewers, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday. "Were moving it over to the Senate probably in a couple of weeks." It still faces a potentially steep climb in the...

  • WASHINGTON, May 19- The U.S. House of Representatives will send its healthcare overhaul plan passed earlier this month to the Senate in a couple of weeks after it receives a final analysis by congressional reviewers, U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday. "Were moving it over to the Senate probably in a couple of weeks." It still faces a potentially steep climb in...

  • WASHINGTON— Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. Talks with Canada and Mexico can begin after that. Last month, White House aides spread word that Trump was ready to pull out of NAFTA.

  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) speaks during a campaign rally with democratic presidential nominee former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at St Saint Anselm College on October 24, 2016 in Manchester, New Hampshire.

    Civil rights icon John Lewis called the bill's passing "a shame and a disgrace."

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017.

    Democrats made their remarks after the House narrowly passed the Republican plan to replace parts of the Affordable Care Act.

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with a Republican healthcare plan, handing President Donald Trump his biggest legislative victory but setting up a tough fight in the Senate. With the 217-213 vote, Republicans obtained just enough support to push the legislation...

  • Pelosi: We urge the full House to reject health bill

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks ahead of the health-care vote.

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives neared a cliffhanger vote on repealing Obamacare on Thursday, with Republicans predicting victory on overturning the healthcare law even though their seven-year drive could founder in the U.S. Senate. However, it is by no means a sure thing either in the House, where one Republican predicted a margin of only two...

  • House Republican leaders have expressed confidence the bill will pass and several party moderates who had previously objected got behind it on Wednesday, giving it new momentum even though the legislation is expected to face tough opposition in the Senate. But even if it passes, the measure faces daunting odds in the Senate, where Republicans hold a narrower...

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to the media during her weekly news conference, on Capitol Hill March 23, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Pelosi contended Republicans are rushing because they are "terrified" to see the bill's potential effects.

  • Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., conducts a news conference with members the GOP caucus in the Capitol Visitor Center to announce a new amendment to the health care bill to repeal and replace the ACA, April 6, 2017.

    The House is scheduled to vote on the American Health Care Act on Thursday. It would repeal and replace key parts of Obamacare.

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives was set on Thursday for a cliffhanger vote to repeal Obamacare, as Republican leaders worked to deliver President Donald Trump a win for one of his top legislative priorities. "We're optimistic that we'll pass it out of the House today," Representative Mark Meadows of North Carolina, chairman of the conservative...

  • WASHINGTON, May 4- The U.S. House of Representatives was set on Thursday for a cliffhanger vote to repeal Obamacare, as Republican leaders worked to deliver President Donald Trump a win for one of his top legislative priorities. Even if the measure passes the House, it faces daunting odds in the Senate where Republicans hold a narrower majority.

  • WASHINGTON, May 3- President Donald Trump's effort to roll back Obamacare gained momentum on Wednesday as Republican leaders scheduled a vote in the House of Representatives on Thursday on newly revised legislation. Even if a narrow majority in the House approves the bill, it still faces a steep climb in the Senate, where only a few defections could kill the...

  • Speaker of the House, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis.

    An earlier CBO score of a prior version of the bill projected that 24 million more people would become uninsured by 2026.