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  • WASHINGTON, April 23- President Donald Trump put pressure on Democrats on Sunday as U.S. lawmakers worked to avoid a government shutdown, saying Obamacare would die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney...

  • President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "...

  • President Donald Trump weighed in on congressional efforts to avoid a government shutdown, telling Democrats on Sunday that Obamacare will die without a cash infusion the White House has offered in exchange for their agreement to fund his border wall. The president's tweets appeared after White House budget director Mick Mulvaney accused Democrats of "...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the same intraparty squabbling that torpedoed it last month could do it again. Trump on Friday played down the need for Congress to act on the legislation before he...

  • *White House plays down next week as goal for passage. WASHINGTON, April 21- President Donald Trump, striving to make good on a top campaign promise, is pushing his fellow Republicans who control Congress to pass revamped healthcare legislation but the same intraparty squabbling that torpedoed it last month could do it again. White House spokesman Sean Spicer on...

  • But last year, the FCC under Democratic President Barack Obama said those rules were outdated after the 2009 conversion to digital broadcasting- which eliminated the differences in station signal strength- and revoked them in September. Federal law limits companies to owning stations serving no more than 39 percent of U.S. television households; there is a...

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    President Donald Trump has apparently not given up on repealing Obamacare.

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R) (R-WI) speaks with House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) following an event marking the passage of the 21st Century Cures Act at the U.S. Capitol December 8, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Republicans have been unable to get their House caucus to agree on an Obamacare replacement that can win enough votes to go to the Senate.

  • Georgia Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to volunteers in his Cobb County campaign office. Ossoff is trying for an upset in a Republican-leaning district outside Atlanta. The primary is April 18 with a likely runoff on June 20.

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  • Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence Devin Nunes, R-Calif., left, and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member, conduct a news conference March 15, 2017.

    Adam Schiff called for Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition.

  • 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...

  • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a news conference in the House Visitors Center in the U.S. Capitol March 24, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    The GOP failed to rally the support needed to pass the bill, facing pressure from both its conservative and moderate wings.

  • Rep. Pelosi: What happened was a victory for the American people

    Democrat leaders Rep. Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Steny Hoyer make remarks on the failed health-care bill.

  • Amid a chaotic scramble for votes, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who has championed the bill, met with Trump at the White House. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in the 2016 presidential election, as well as by most Republican candidates, "from dog catcher on up," as White House spokesman Sean Spicer put it during a...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- Republicans in Congress said they lacked the votes needed for passage of their U.S. healthcare system overhaul and a key committee chairman came out in opposition after Donald Trump demanded a vote on Friday in a gamble that could hobble his presidency. Amid a chaotic scramble for votes, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, who has...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- As the clock ticked on Friday toward a high-stakes vote demanded by Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fellow Republicans in Congress scrambled to secure enough votes to avoid a loss that could hobble his presidency. Republicans control Congress and the White House but have deep divisions over the first major...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- As the clock ticked on Friday toward a high-stakes vote demanded by Donald Trump to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, fellow Republicans in Congress scrambled to secure enough votes to avoid a loss that could hobble his presidency. The dramatic showdown on the House of Representatives floor follows Trump's decision to cut off...

  • House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to members of the media at the Capitol March 8, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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

  • Former U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden, left, speaks to members of the media as House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) looks on after an event on health care at the House East Front of the Capitol March 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Biden said eliminating Obamacare would only benefit drug, insurance and medical device companies, USA Today reports.

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- Republicans considering whether or not to back U.S. As Trump and leaders in the House round up support for the bill ahead of a planned Thursday vote, some groups are threatening to retaliate against those who do support it, including the Club for Growth, the Heritage Foundation's political arm, and Americans for Prosperity, which is part of the...