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Death of Trumpcare Would Leave Some Hungry Legislative Orphans

AHCA was more than an Obamacare repealer. It also included provisions on taxes, Planned Parenthood, and Medicaid that GOP will still need to pursue.

Republican Leading Russia Investigation Admits ‘Duty and Obligation’ to Trump

Devin Nunes, who worked on the Trump transition, is having trouble letting go of old allegiances.

Trump Regrets Backing Paul Ryan’s Plan to Do Health Care First

The president has realized that he doesn’t actually need to repeal Obamacare to slash taxes, as Paul Ryan had suggested.

Judges’ Late Travel-Ban Dissent May Preview Supreme Court Approach

Get to know these phrases: “facially legitimate” and “bona fide reason.”

Why Steve Bannon Might Be the Winner of the GOP’s Health-Care Civil War

The Trump aide has told associates he’s unhappy with the bill and is already distancing himself from it.

Is Political Gravity Finally Sinking Donald Trump?

This week in Trump’s America: The president is flailing. But how he will respond to his setbacks is far from certain.

GOP Hits Dead End on Trumpcare — and May Have To Start Over

After a “final offer” to House conservatives failed, Trump and Ryan may be back to square one with a divided GOP and no clear path forward.

House Republicans Say Health-Care Vote May Be Postponed

With the White House still struggling to win over wary conservatives, some GOP lawmakers say they don’t expect Trumpcare to get a vote until Friday.

Obama Chimes In on Health-Care Debate: ‘America Is Stronger’ Because of ACA

The former president is pushing back against claims that the ACA is a disaster.

Chuck Schumer Says Democrats Will Filibuster Gorsuch

But some moderate Democrats are reportedly willing to support Trump’s Supreme Court nominee for the right price.

Last Time the GOP Enacted Health-Care Legislation, It Took a Long Night of Bribes and Threats to Get the Votes They Needed

As the House prepares for a long night of whipping on Trumpcare, bad memories return of a Medicare Part D vote that haunts conservatives to this day.

The Right Spreads Baseless Lie That Nunes Just Validated Trump’s Baseless Lies

Even if the House Intelligence Chair’s allegations are true, they do not remotely vindicate the president’s “wiretap” claims.

There Might Be a Deal in the Works That Would Give Gorsuch an Easy Confirmation and Democrats Future SCOTUS Leverage

An obstruction-free vote this time in exchange for a guarantee the filibuster will remain in effect if Trump gets another SCOTUS pick.

London Terror Suspect Was British-Born, Had Been Investigated for ‘Extremism’

The Islamic State has also claimed that a “solider of the caliphate” carried out the attack.

Former Russian Lawmaker and Putin Critic Gunned Down in Broad Daylight

Denis Voronenkov was set to testify in a treason case against former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych.

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