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  • Seven other senators are co-sponsoring it: Ben Cardin of Maryland, Kamala Harris of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Richard Durbin of Illinois and Ed Markey of Massachusetts. The EPA considered whether to ban it for roughly a decade before Trump appointed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a...

  • Seven other senators are co-sponsoring it: Ben Cardin of Maryland, Kamala Harris of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Richard Durbin of Illinois and Ed Markey of Massachusetts. The EPA considered whether to ban it for roughly a decade before Trump appointed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a...

  • Seven other senators are co-sponsoring it: Ben Cardin of Maryland, Kamala Harris of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Richard Durbin of Illinois and Ed Markey of Massachusetts. The EPA considered whether to ban it for roughly a decade before Trump appointed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a...

  • Six other senators- Kamala Harris of California, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Cory Booker of New Jersey, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York, Richard Durbin of Illinois and Ed Markey of Massachusetts- are co-sponsoring it. The EPA considered whether to ban it for roughly a decade before Trump appointed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, a Republican from...

  • Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.

    Doubts are growing that Republican senators can pass an Obamacare replacement on their own, and Democrats have seized on that.

  • Tom Price, U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), speaks during a House Appropriations Subcommittee hearing in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.

    HHS Secretary Tom Price's testimony came as GOP senators push toward voting on their yet-to-be-unveiled bill before July 4.

  • Donald Trump

    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.

  • 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 "...

  • Judge Neil Gorsuch

    Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion.

  • Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., center, listens to a question during a news conference on Capitol Hill with, from left, Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., in Washington, Feb. 24, 2015.

    Harry Reid wants his deputies to "just relax" in their dispute over leadership posts after his retirement, reports John Harwood.

  • Senator John Thune, R- South Dakota

    One GOP leader opened the possibility of a government shutdown in an attempt to stop President Obama from taking executive action on immigration.

  • Sen. Richard Durbin, D-Ill.

    Three senators urged Obama to use his executive authority to reduce or eliminate tax breaks for companies that shift their headquarters overseas.

  • Janet Yellen and Larry Summers

    President Obama is in the process of interviewing three candidates for the position at the helm of the central bank: Larry Summers, Janet Yellen, and a dark horse, Donald Kohn.

  • Sen. Roger Wicker

    Authorities declined to comment on a suspect or any other aspect of the investigation, but a senator says the person under suspicion writes a lot of letters to Senate members.

  • Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

    The Senate's senior Democrat and Republican reached a tentative agreement to impose modest limits on the filibuster, the delaying tactic that minority parties have long used to kill legislation and was immortalized in the film "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington."