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Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 05:09 PM EDT

Trump to Hold First Re-Election Fundraiser at His DC Hotel

Trump to Hold First Re-Election Fundraiser at His DC Hotel

President Donald Trump's first re-election fundraiser will be held at his own Washington, D.C., hotel, NBC News reported. The event, supporting the joint fundraising committee of the Republican National...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 04:22 PM EDT

Russia Cancels Diplomatic Meeting in Wake of US Sanctions

Russia Cancels Diplomatic Meeting in Wake of US Sanctions

The Kremlin voiced displeasure Wednesday about new United States sanctions against Russia and called off much-anticipated talks with a senior U.S administration official in response. The Trump administration...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 09:11 PM EDT

Senate GOP Would Halt Obamacare Penalties, Taxes: Sources

Senate GOP Would Halt Obamacare Penalties, Taxes: Sources

Top Senate Republicans prepared Wednesday to release their plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law, a proposal that would cut and revamp Medicaid, end penalties on people not buying...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:47 PM EDT

Trump, New Saudi Crown Prince Vow to Ease Tension with Qatar

Trump, New Saudi Crown Prince Vow to Ease Tension with Qatar

President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia's new crown prince Wednesday as the U.S. stepped up efforts to mediate a crisis between Qatar and America's closest regional allies. The president called Crown Prince...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:06 PM EDT

Pentagon Wasted Millions on Afghani Army Uniform: Watchdog

Pentagon Wasted Millions on Afghani Army Uniform: Watchdog

For the past decade, the Pentagon has authorized an apparently unsuitable uniform choice for Afghan soldiers, one that has cost U.S. taxpayers as much as $28 million, a U.S. government watchdog on Afghanistan...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 12:29 PM EDT

US Pushes China to Rein in Companies That Deal With N. Korea

US Pushes China to Rein in Companies That Deal With N. Korea

The U.S. pushed China Wednesday to rein in companies that deal with North Korea after President Donald Trump tweeted ahead of the high-level talks that Beijing's efforts to sway its wayward ally weren't...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 08:02 AM EDT

GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Hit States Battling Opioid Epidemic

GOP Medicaid Cuts Would Hit States Battling Opioid Epidemic

The Republican drive to roll back Barack Obama's health care law is on a collision course with a national opioid epidemic that's not letting up. Medicaid cuts resulting from the GOP legislation would hit...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 02:15 PM EDT

Putin Orchestrated Election Hack, Obama Official Testifies

Putin Orchestrated Election Hack, Obama Official Testifies

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson says the Russian government at President Vladimir Putin's direction clearly conducted cyberattacks on the United States to influence the presidential election, but...

Wednesday, Jun 21, 2017 at 09:14 AM EDT

Dem Loss in Georgia Underscores Party Challenges: Analysis

Dem Loss in Georgia Underscores Party Challenges: Analysis

Republicans just got a big argument for sticking with President Donald Trump and pushing forward with dismantling "Obamacare." And Democrats are looking almost incapable of translating the energy of their...

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

'Secret' GOP Health Care Proposal Takes Shape

'Secret' GOP Health Care Proposal Takes Shape

Only a handful of Senators currently know what's in the Republican health care plan they're expected to vote on next week. Senators from both sides of the aisle are raising complaints about the closed door...

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