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  • Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee during his confirmation hearing to be the U.S. Attorney General January 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The White House did not rule out that Attorney General Jeff Sessions may recuse himself from Justice Department investigations into allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

  • WASHINGTON— A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners. The 105- page measure largely tracks talking points that House Speaker Paul Ryan, R- Wis., unveiled last summer and a similar outline...

  • Beneath the capital's radar looms a vexing problem— a catchall spending package that's likely to top $1 trillion and could get embroiled in the politics of building Trump's wall at the U.S.- Mexico border and a budget-busting Pentagon request. Despite the big power shift in Washington, the path to success— and averting a shuttering of the government— goes...

  • U.S. House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi speaks to reporters after she was re-elected to her post on Wednesday, despite a challenge from Rust Belt congressman Tim Ryan who said the party needed new leadership, on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 30, 2016.

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi holds her weekly news conference with Capitol Hill reporters.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan

    House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi has called for the FBI to "accelerate its investigation," NBC News reports.

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a...

  • *U.S. Supreme Court ultimately likely to decide. Feb 9- President Donald Trump suffered a legal blow on Thursday when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate his executive order temporarily banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled...

  • *U.S. Supreme Court ultimately likely to decide. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Trump administration failed to offer any evidence that national security concerns justified immediately restoring the ban, which he launched two weeks ago. Shortly after the court issued its 29- page ruling, Trump tweeted: " SEE...

  • A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Trump administration failed to offer any evidence that national security concerns justified immediately restoring the ban, which was launched late last month. The states of Washington and Minnesota challenged Trump's order, which had sparked protests and chaos at U.S....

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 8- President Donald Trump blasted department store chain Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line, prompting critics to accuse him of misusing public office to benefit his family's sprawling business empire. After Trump's highly unusual move to use a White House platform to intervene in a commercial...

  • President Donald Trump's Twitter attack on Nordstrom Inc on Wednesday for dropping his daughter Ivanka's clothing line raised concerns about the use of his White House platform for his family's businesses. In response to the Twitter comment Trump posted criticizing Nordstrom, which has said its move was based on the sales performance of the Ivanka Trump...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen- and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • In the St. Louis suburb of Manchester, Missouri, 72- year-old Jo Ann Tieken characterized the president as bringing reason into an overheated debate. By executive order on Friday, Trump banned immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries- Iran, Iraq, Syria, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen- and temporarily halted the entry of refugees. In New York, Los Angeles, San...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 23- Two Republican senators said on Monday that U.S. states should be allowed to stay in the Obamacare medical insurance program if they like, with one also saying she was confused by President Donald Trump's broad but unspecific executive order targeting the program. Trump and congressional Republicans campaigned on a promise to dismantle...

  • Donald Trump

    Some Democratic House members attempted to object to some states Electoral College votes to protest the election results, NBC News reports.

  • President-elect Donald Trump said on Friday Mexico ultimately will repay the United States for his planned border wall, a day after news emerged that his transition team had asked fellow Republicans in Congress to vote to approve the funding. Trump told the New York Times he would most likely seek repayment through renegotiation of the North American Free...

  • Trump told the New York Times he would most likely seek repayment through renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, which groups the United States, Mexico and Canada. A' Pay for the Wall' memo Trump's team issued in early 2016 proposed pressuring Mexico by cutting off remittances from undocumented Mexicans in the United States.

  • 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.