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GOP seeks support for narrow version of 'Obamacare' repeal

GOP seeks support for narrow version of 'Obamacare' repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Battered by repeated failures to repeal or replace "Obamacare," Senate GOP leaders retreated to a narrow approach Thursday that would undo just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's law. Democrats vowed opposition as the Senate prepared for a bizarre Capitol Hill ritual, a "vote-a-rama" on amendments that promised to last into the wee hours of Friday morning.

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GOP pushes health care vote

GOP pushes health care vote

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. John McCain's potential absence and a dreary report envisioning that the number of uninsured Americans would soar.

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House panel moves ahead on budget with hopes for tax reform

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- A key House panel on Wednesday took a critical first step toward enabling Republicans to revise the tax code, kicking off a daylong debate over a GOP budget that slashes safety net programs for the poor while rewarding the military with a $70 billion boost.

House budget blueprint boosts military, cuts benefits

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Republicans on Tuesday unveiled a 10-year budget blueprint that would dramatically increase military spending while putting the GOP on record favoring Medicare cuts opposed by President Donald Trump.

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