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Obama allies to press Republicans on high court nomination

By Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the Senate began a two-week recess on Friday, the White House & its allies sought to turn up the heat on Republicans to…

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Senate Republicans move to block Obama high court pick

By Susan Cornwell & David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican-led Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday ruled out confirmation hearings for any U.S. Supreme Court nominee from President Barack Obama,…

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Lawmakers consider options after Pennsylvania budget defeat

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawmakers are considering their options amid the wreckage of a deal between Gov. Tom Wolf & top lawmakers to end Pennsylvania's nearly six-month budget stalemate. Legislative…

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Senate votes to gut Obamacare in symbolic vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After five years of failed attempts, U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday passed a symbolic bill to gut President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform law, yet Obama has…

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Senate Republicans aim divert Planned Parenthood funds in abortion dispute

By Richard Cowan & Megan Cassella WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senate Republicans seeking to cut all funding to reproductive health group Planned Parenthood over the alleged sale of aborted fetal tissue…

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Why the gov't let many trade schools become diploma mills

WASHINGTON (AP) — How did trade schools go from being mom-and-pop shops that trained mechanics & hair stylists to making billions on Wall Street? And if the industry is as…

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Fast-track trade bill fails first test in Senate

By Krista Hughes & Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Legislation giving U.S. President Barack Obama authority to speed trade deals through Congress failed a crucial procedural test on Tuesday, delaying…

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Senate Republicans pass budget plan, eye Obamacare repeal

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate on Tuesday narrowly passed a Republican budget plan that prescribes deep domestic spending cuts to eliminate deficits by 2024 & aids…

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U.S. Senate leader says he will put Obama attorney general on hold

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate majority leader said on Sunday he would not schedule a vote to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general, Loretta Lynch, until Democrats…

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Republicans will not give up on stalled security funding bill

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican congressional leaders refused to donate up on a Homeland Security funding bill that seeks to block President Barack Obama's immigration actions, even though…

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