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The Latest: Trump optimistic on health care; some…

Trump optimistic on health care passage; but some lawmakers say it will be difficult

Jane Sanders hires legal help amid FBI probe

Bernie Sanders' wife faces investigation over loan application

A Lot Of People Think Justice Kennedy Is Retiring…

Justice Anthony Kennedy is almost 81 years old, and people think he might step down from the Supreme Court pretty soon.

Why Trump Made It Easier To Fire VA Employees

President Trump signed the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act in response to scandals at VA hospitals.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team lacks a straight story on Russia

AP FACT CHECK: Trump team struggles to tell a straight story on Russia

Joe Arpaio on trial over immigration actions…

Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going on trial in Phoenix on a criminal charge stemming from immigration enforcement actions that are similar to the rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump

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Illinois lawmakers go over two years without…

State runs the risk of having its credit downgraded

Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win…

Some Democrats say they aren't confident in winning back the House majority with Nancy Pelosi as their leader.

A New Lawsuit Claims Trump Illegally Destroyed…

Two watchdog groups have accused President Donald Trump and his office of violating federal law by destroying what they say are presidential records.

Melania Trump takes to Washington in her own…

Out of New York, first lady Melania Trump quietly slips into full-time life in nation's capital

Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health…

Trump says he doesn't think congressional Republicans are "that far off" on passing a health overhaul to replace "the dead carcass of Obamacare"

Can Mitch McConnell unite GOP senators on health…

Political panel weighs in

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire…

The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy

Analysis indicates partisan gerrymandering has…

An AP analysis indicates that partisan gerrymandering benefited Republicans during the 2016 election

Sen. Strange reacts to Alabama criticism of…

Alabama senator shares his views on 'America's News HQ'

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Bloomberg to launch $17M contest for US cities

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg's foundation is putting up more than $17 million to encourage the nation's mayors to address critical issues themselves

US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to…

The United States is calling for Qatar and its neighbors to "sit together" to work through a list of demands from the other Arab countries

Supreme Court could reveal decision on travel ban…

Legal panel weighs in on 'America's News HQ'

Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races

The winner in more than 40 percent of all state House or Assembly races last November ran unopposed by a candidate from the other major party

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the next few days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the United States from six mostly Muslim countries

Eric Shawn reports: The US vs Russia vs Iran vs…

Amb. John Bolton on Trump administration strategy after ISIS is defeated

Poll: Younger Republicans more liberal on immigration

The American Values Atlas finds young Republicans hold significantly more liberal views on immigrants and immigration than their older counterparts

Trumps attend wedding of treasury secretary and…

Trump and first lady attend wedding of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Scottish actress Louise Linton

CNN reporter rips Spicer

Says briefings have become useless

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Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently…

Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers' political network are condemning the Senate Republican health care bill as insufficiently conservative

Rep. Chaffetz: Congress needs to be watchdog over…

Utah Congressman talks accountability of special counsel, investigation into Loretta Lynch