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Comey: FBI probing Trump-Russia links, wiretap claims bogus

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FBI director James Comey said Monday the FBI is investigating whether President Donald Trump's...

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House leaders postpone vote on their health-care plan

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - House leaders will bring up a plan to overhaul the nation’s health-care system Friday at President Trump’s behest, lawmakers said Thursday night, a high-risk gamble that will test whether he and House Speaker Paul Ryan can deliver on one of the GOP’s...


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House leaders postpone vote on their health-care plan

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - House leaders will bring up a plan to overhaul the nation’s health-care system Friday at President Trump’s behest, lawmakers said Thursday night, a high-risk gamble that will test whether he and House Speaker Paul Ryan can deliver on one of the GOP’s...


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With no carrots to dangle, cajoling recalcitrant lawmakers on a nail-biter vote

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON -- The modern congressional whip operation shifted into high gear this week as House Republican leaders scrambled to find support for their plan to overhaul the health-care industry. But House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., does not have the tools that previous...


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Utah getting toughest drunken driving limit in the US

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s governor signed legislation Thursday giving the predominantly Mormon state the strictest drunken driving threshold in the country, a change that restaurant groups and representatives of the ski and snowboard industry say will hurt tourism. Republican Gov. Gary Herbert...


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This is the problem with delaying a vote on Republicans' health-care bill

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Last week, Republicans’ health-care repeal hopes took a brutal hit: The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office predicted their plan would cause 14 million more people to be uninsured as soon as next year, and 26 million over the next decade. This week, Republicans’...


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10 Things to Know for Friday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. WHITE HOUSE: TIME FOR TALK HAS PASSED Abandoning negotiations, Trump demands a make-or-break vote on health care legislation in the House, threatening to leave “Obamacare” in place and move...


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Trump orders vote on health-care bill

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump delivered an ultimatum to House Republicans on Thursday night: Vote to approve the measure to overhaul the nation’s health-care system on the House floor Friday, or reject it and the president will move on to his other legislative...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: PULSE

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to the slug PULSE (Mark Berman, Post) that moved March 22. A Washington Post story about a lawsuit filed by survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando misidentified Noor Salman, the attacker’s widow, as a plaintiff in the suit. She is...


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WP-Bloomberg correction: VIRGINIA-INDIANS

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. This correction refers to the slug VIRGINIA-INDIANS (Joe Heim, Post) that moved March 20. A Washington Post story about a bill that would grant federal recognition to six Virginia Indian tribes misidentified Ken Adams as chief of the Upper Mattaponi tribe. He is the...


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Everything is fine with the American Health Care Act

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. Whatever you may or may not have heard, rest assured: Things are not in chaos. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said that the American Health Care Act (AHCA) would pass Thursday night. It will now pass Friday, or maybe not, but everything is still definitely...


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