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North Carolinians cleaning up after storms in 4 counties

North Carolinians cleaning up after storms in 4 counties

A flood watch issued on Tuesday was set to expire at 3 a.m. Thursday. Trees and a few structures were damaged, the Weather Service said. The storms had entered North Carolina moving northeast from...

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Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

Senate panel OKs new sanctions on Iran; nuclear deal remains

The committee voted 18-3 in favor of the measure on Thursday, but the bill still requires the full Senate consideration and support by the House of Representatives and US President Donald Trump to b...

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Russians 'discussed how to influence Trump via his aides'

Flynn recently invoked his Fifth Amendment right to deny Senate subpoena requests related to its investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. But reports surfaced t...

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Montana's 'Body-Slamming' Greg Gianforte Loses 3 Endorsements on Election Day

The opening was made possible when former Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke took a spot in the President Trump administration. Reactions around the House of Representatives ranged from cautious amo...

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Montana election pits behavior against partisan loyalties

The Fox News crew watched in astonishment as, after Jacobs pressed him on the GOP health care bill, "Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him...

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Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

The last budget office report said the House bill would cut Medicaid by $839 billion over 10 years. The CBO's analysis comes as a Senate group is working on their own healthcare bill that is...

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Montana Candidate Cancels TV Appearances After Assault Charge on Reporter

Asked twice whether Republicans would let Gianforte join their conference, Ryan said they would. Ryan said he didn't think Gianforte's behavior was "acceptable", but that the choice to elect him "wi...

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Senate to Start Drafting Health Care Bill Despite Policy Debates

If the nonpartisan CBO determines that the bill doesn't pass muster for reconciliation, Democrats would be able to filibuster the measure, which could send the bill back to House Republicans to amen...

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Comey's approval rating lower than Trump's in new poll

Comey's approval rating lower than Trump's in new poll

In the latest poll , only 42 percent of respondents approved of Pence while 43 percent disapproved, bringing the vice president down to a net negative approval rating. The American Health Care Act (...

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Stabenow Vows To Protect Great Lakes Funding

Stabenow Vows To Protect Great Lakes Funding

Offshore pipelines are in larger bodies of water - mostly in the ocean - onshore pipelines refers to everything else, including Enbridge's Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac, Peters said. "The center...

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Senate Goes After Flynn's Businesses After He Snubs Subpoena

Senate Goes After Flynn's Businesses After He Snubs Subpoena

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said the House subpoenas "will be created to maximize our chance of getting the information we need" for the committee's investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 pr...

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Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

Democrats jumped on the report as further evidence the GOP effort to repeal Obama's 2010 law - a staple of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and those of numerous GOP congressional candi...

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Under U.S. Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage -watchdog

Under U.S. Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage -watchdog

The Congressional Budget Office ( CBO ) and the staff of the Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) have completed an estimate of the direct spending and revenue effects of the revised American Health...

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Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

This probably sends the case straight to the Supreme Court , which has some people anxious about what may happen when it reaches the desks of the new Gorsuchian plurality. The court of appeals vacate...

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AHCA CBO score makes GOP rush to repeal Obamacare laughable

AHCA CBO score makes GOP rush to repeal Obamacare laughable

The House bill would also reduce the federal deficit by $119 billion over the next decade, according to the new projection. "Over time , it would become more hard for less healthy people (includi...

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Dr. Beach names Florida's Siesta Beach best beach in US

Dr. Beach names Florida's Siesta Beach best beach in US

The beach was last year's runner up and one of three in Florida on this year's top 10 list. But the beach is also plenty of room, which includes tables and barbecue stations for guests to enjoy. S...

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Sheriff: Montana GOPer Accused Of Assault Declined Request For Interview

Its gate was half-opened, with a sign thanking people for not trespassing. It was unclear what impact the late-breaking news would have on the election, especially since a significant portion of...

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Jurors Selected In Cosby Sexual Assault Case

Judge Steven O'Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former detective who had sued Pittsburgh and may have an anti-government bias. "You're looking for what...

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Supreme Court Strikes down N. Carolina's Racial Gerrymander

Supreme Court Strikes down N. Carolina's Racial Gerrymander

Representing homogenous districts of like-minded constituents, members of Congress have no incentive for compromise - or for anything other than tearing down the other party. The battle over North Car...

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Kaine: 'Broken promises' in Trump budget

Kaine: 'Broken promises' in Trump budget

The state Education Department put out analysis late Tuesday that said $433 million in school funding in NY would be cut under President Trump's budget , including $284 million that goes directly...

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