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Government & Politics

Congressmen Kevin Yoder, Sam Graves remain undecided on GOP health care bill

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder, an Overland Park Republican, and U.S. Rep. Sam Graves, a Tarkio, Mo., Republican, remain undecided about whether to support a controversial health care bill being pushed by GOP leaders in Congress.

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House Russia probe in chaos over news Trump found in foreign surveillance reports

Two days after the directors of the FBI and the National Security Agency publicly repudiated Trump’s tweeted allegations about being wiretapped at Trump Tower by the Obama administration, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes tried Wednesday to revive those allegations with confusing revelations that Trump and his advisers turned up intelligence reports derived from court-ordered foreign surveillance. Democrats immediately cried foul, saying Nunes had shown himself unqualified to run an objective investigation by going public with the information before he’d shared it with other members of the committee.

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Eyes on 2018, Democrats salivate over GOP health plan

Through focus groups and polls, Democrats have come up with a tailor-made message that forgoes a broad indictment of the GOP bill repealing Obamacare in favor of a targeted approach, one focused on specific groups of voters – including older Americans – whom the party considers essential to next year’s midterm congressional elections.

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Gorsuch is an originalist. What’s that?

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, President Trump's choice for Supreme Court justice, adheres to originalism, a judicial approach that would deeply affect how he would make decisions from the bench.
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