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Retired general: Nuclear launch order can be refused
WASHINGTON -- A retired Air Force general told the Senate on Tuesday that an order from President Donald Trump or any of his successors to launch nuclear weapons can be refused by the top officer at U.S. Strategic Command if that order is determined to be illegal.
Rep. Hensarling latest GOP House retirement
House set to pass $36.5B for hurricane, wildfire relief
Texas trading House seniority for newcomers
AUSTIN -- Four veteran Texas Republicans are quitting Congress, meaning the country's largest red state will be trading House seniority for newcomers who could prove even more conservative and willing to buck their party's leadership on Capitol Hill.
House passes GOP budget in key step for upcoming tax debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The House on Thursday passed a $4.1 trillion budget plan that promises deep cuts to social programs while paving the way for a GOP drive to rewrite the tax code later this year.
House GOP eyes budget passage that is key to tax debate
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans are focused on cutting taxes instead of deficits as they look to power a $4.1 billion budget plan through the House on Thursday.
Hurricane aid measure grows to $15B as Irma bears down
Trump Jr. to speak privately Thursday to Senate staff
Congress at crossroads after another GOP health care failure
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Congress is at a crossroads after Republicans' stinging failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law. But what's next -- more partisan conflict or a pragmatic shift toward cooperation?
Republicans unveil long-shot effort on health care
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of GOP senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and independent Sen. Bernie Sanders proposing universal government-run coverage.
Top senator sees both parties blamed if no health compromise
House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill
Senate GOP looking for budget deal to open way to tax redo
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pushing toward the Republicans' prime goal of tax legislation, the GOP Senate leader and members of the Budget Committee are scrambling to come up with a budget deal to clear the way for the first tax overhaul in three decades.