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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 09:40 AM PDT

Manafort Volunteers to Give House Intel Committee Interview

Manafort Volunteers to Give House Intel Committee Interview

Paul Manafort, a former chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign, has volunteered to come to the House Intelligence Committee for an interview, the committee's chairman said Friday. Manafort was...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM PDT

Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:28 AM PDT

North Dakota Governor Signs Concealed Carry Bill Into Law

North Dakota Governor Signs Concealed Carry Bill Into Law

Republican Gov. Doug Burgum has signed legislation that will allow most adults to carry a hidden firearm without a permit, making North Dakota one of about a dozen "constitutional carry" states. The bill signed...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:26 AM PDT

Critics Scoff at All-Male Photo of GOP Health Care Talks

Critics Scoff at All-Male Photo of GOP Health Care Talks

A lack of women in a photo of negotiations over the Republicans health care bill that was tweeted out by the vice president is drawing criticism from Democrats, concerned over the bill's repercussions for...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:22 AM PDT

Commerce Chief's Shipping Business Raises Conflict Questions

Commerce Chief's Shipping Business Raises Conflict Questions

When private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross Jr. signed on to be President Donald Trump's commerce secretary, he agreed to divest millions of dollars in assets, NBC News reported. But one asset Ross plans to...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:20 PM PDT

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:40 AM PDT

Senate Confirms Trump's Choice for US Ambassador to Israel

Senate Confirms Trump's Choice for US Ambassador to Israel

The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, ignoring objections from Democrats that David Friedman lacked the temperament for such an important...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 01:44 AM PDT

Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell

Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell

NBC News' Andrea Mitchell has been waiting for weeks for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to answer one of her questions. On Thursday, she finally got her soundbite, NBC News reported. At a photo op with the...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:54 AM PDT

Dealmaker Trump Struggles to Seal Health Care Deal: Analysis

Dealmaker Trump Struggles to Seal Health Care Deal: Analysis

President Donald Trump, the author of the best-selling book, "The Art of the Deal," is about to see his deal-making abilities ratified in a legislative showdown on the House floor — or dramatically rebuffed. T...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 09:04 PM PDT

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

As Congress wrestles over the House Republican health care bill, California Gov. Jerry Brown attacked the legislation, alleging that any lawmaker who supports the legislation will find "their name is going to be...

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