Sen. Collins' opposition kills GOP health care drive

Sen. Collins' opposition kills GOP health care drive

The last-gasp Republican drive to tear down President Barack Obama's health care law essentially died Monday as Maine Sen. Susan Collins joined a small but decisive cluster of GOP senators in opposing the push.

Sen. Klobuchar steers health care debate to middle ground

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Sen. Klobuchar steers health care debate to middle ground
Minnesota senator shared the stage with Republican Sens. Bill Cassidy and Lindsey Graham, who sponsored the latest, likely unsuccessful, GOP attempt to dismantle the ACA.

At least six White House advisers used private e-mail accounts

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At least six White House advisers used private e-mail accounts
Steve Bannon, the former chief White House strategist, and Reince Priebus, the former chief of staff, also occasionally used private e-mail addresses.
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Trump associate says no evidence of Russia collusion

Longtime Donald Trump associate Roger Stone says there is "not one shred of evidence" that he was involved with Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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South Carolina restaurant bans NFL games until protests end

A South Carolina restaurant says it won't show NFL games on its televisions until all players stand for the national anthem.
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Benghazi trial could undercut Sessions' push for tribunals

The trial of the suspected mastermind of the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attacks will be one of the biggest terrorism cases yet for a Justice Department under a leader who has said it shouldn't be handling such cases at all.
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House investigators demand details on private emails

A top House Republican has demanded details on the use of private emails by some of President Donald Trump's closest advisers.
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Charlottesville police spent $70k on white nationalist rally

The Charlottesville Police Department has released figures that show it spent nearly $70,000 on a white nationalist rally that left one person dead and dozens injured.
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Man on trial for weapons theft confesses during trial

A man accused of stealing an arsenal of firearms from a southern Wisconsin gun shop and sending an anti-government manifesto to President Donald Trump has admitted at trial that he committed the crimes.
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Trump, former aide looms large in Alabama Senate race

Sen. Luther Strange and firebrand jurist Roy Moore face off in Alabama's U.S. Senate runoff Tuesday in a race where Moore ended his last full day of campaigning by whipping out a handgun as he lashed out at attack ads run against him.
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Authorities investigate fatal police shooting in Tennessee

Authorities say police in Tennessee fatally shot a man who drew a gun on officers.
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The Latest: Polls open in special Alabama Senate race

The Latest on Alabama's GOP primary (all times local):
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Full federal court to hear 'Making a Murderer' appeal

A federal appeals court will consider arguments Tuesday over whether detectives tricked a Wisconsin inmate featured in the "Making a Murderer" series into confessing and whether he should go free in a case that puts police practices in the spotlight.
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Protesters demonstrate outside Cardinals game in St. Louis

About 300 demonstrators gathered outside a Cardinals and Cubs game in St. Louis to protest the acquittal of a white former police officer in the killing of a black suspect.
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Wisconsin election leaders to discuss bolstering security

Wisconsin election leaders are slated to discuss ways to bolster security efforts after the state's voter registration system was targeted by Russian hackers.
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As senators defect, GOP concedes health bill's fate bleak

Republican Sen. Susan Collins' decision to oppose the GOP push to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul leaves the effort all but dead, with even party leaders conceding that their prospects are dismal.
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SEC chairman faces questions from Congress after data breach

The chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission is likely to face an especially tough hearing in front of Congress on Tuesday, after the agency acknowledged that it also was a victim to a hack.
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Federal agent charged in scheme to help cocaine trafficker

Authorities say a Department of Homeland Security agent took bribes to help a Colombian cocaine trafficker avoid charges.
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GOP, White House prepare to roll out tax cuts

The White House and congressional Republicans are finalizing a tax plan that would slash the corporate rate while likely reducing the levy for the wealthiest Americans, with President Donald Trump ready to roll out the policy proposal at midweek.
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Trump tweets about Puerto Rico problems, as feds rush aid

The U.S. ramped up its response Monday to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico, even as President Donald Trump brought up the island's struggles before Hurricane Maria struck — including "billions of dollars" in debt to "Wall Street and the banks which, sadly, must be dealt with."
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Wisconsin election leaders to discuss bolstering security

Wisconsin election leaders are slated to discuss ways to bolster security efforts after the state's voter registration system was targeted by Russian hackers.
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Trump administration offers a new travel ban

The Trump administration says new measures to restrict immigration are required to keep the nation safe.
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A tough start for GOP in a high-stakes week

A high-stakes week got off to a bad start for President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the GOP.