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New details emerge on GOP plans to repeal and replace Obamacare

Reversing course, Republicans would keep income-based assistance to help Americans afford health coverage.

Conservative groups and lawmakers demanding ‘full repeal’ could derail Obamacare rollback

A growing movement of conservatives is demanding ‘full repeal’ of the health-care law.

House leaders forge ahead with health bills, hoping to bulldoze internal strife

Key committees are expected to take up bills as soon as next week; Ryan wants a bill through the House in three weeks.

Trump’s words on Obamacare stir up intraparty feud

House Republicans believe the president’s remarks at the joint session are an endorsement of their leadership’s plan.

How will President Trump’s agenda fare in Congress? Watch Democrats’ hands.

The applause of Democratic lawmakers indicates Trump can expect limited cooperation on economic issues. But there appears to be little bipartisan support in other areas.

Republicans vote down attempt to force debate on Trump-Russia allegations

The party-line House Judiciary Committee vote concerned a “resolution of inquiry,” an obscure legislative maneuver that allows Congress to demand documents from the executive branch.

Trump prepares to address a divided audience: The Republican Congress

GOP lawmakers have differing ideas on health care, tax reform and federal spending, and they are looking for marching orders.

Trump faces a pivotal week ahead as he addresses jittery GOP lawmakers

With a planned speech to Congress, the new president has a chance to recast his agenda.

Chris Christie tells GOP lawmakers to hold town halls: ‘You asked for the job. Go do it.’

“Welcome to the real world of responsibility,” the Republican governor of New Jersey said.

Activist muscle gives Obamacare a lift

Rallies underline support for preserving the federal health-care law.

Lawmakers say Trump’s words matter — and hurt the country’s standing abroad

A growing roster of lawmakers from both major parties believe the president’s pugnacious rhetoric and unpredictable behavior damage diplomatic relationships and weaken global stability.

National Guard memo is ‘reminiscent of what led up to World War II,’ top House Democrat says

Pressed on the comparison to the run-up to World War II — a reference that could easily be interpreted as a reference to Nazi Germany — Crowley backed off only slightly.

A Republican joins House Democrats’ push to establish a bipartisan Russian hacking commission

He joins every member of the House Democratic Caucus in co-sponsoring the bill, which would set up a 12-member panel, evenly divided between Republicans and Democrats.

More Democrats call on Sessions to withdraw from Russia probe

Fifty-five lawmakers signed a letter asking Sessions to withdraw based on his ties to Trump’s campaign and key figures who have been alleged to have ties to Russia.

House GOP discusses Obamacare replacement ideas — but doesn’t call them a plan

A highly anticipated conference meeting lays out options, but tough decisions lie ahead for Republican leaders determined to replace the Affordable Care Act.

House GOP leaders will elaborate on their Obamacare plans

They’ll present a “menu” of options at a conference meeting Thursday

Republicans believe these 10 House incumbents will face the toughest campaigns of 2018

The National Republican Congressional Committee’s Patriot program offers fundraising and organizational assistance beyond what’s available to rank-and-file GOP members.

FBI needs to explain why Michael Flynn was recorded, GOP Intelligence chairman says

Rep. Devin Nunes said the most significant question posed by the national security adviser’s resignation is why intelligence officials eavesdropped on his calls and later leaked information to the press.

The Pentagon found $125 billion in waste. Now a GOP chairman is asking other agencies what they’ve found.

Rep. Greg Walden, chairman of the Energy and Commerce Committee, is asking agencies whether they’ve identified waste in response to a recent Washington Post report.

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