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Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 03:09 PM PDT

Trump Tells GOP Senators to Keep Working on Health Care

Trump Tells GOP Senators to Keep Working on Health Care

Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 08:05 AM PDT

Voters in Trump Counties Support Policies, Not Style: Poll

Voters in Trump Counties Support Policies, Not Style: Poll

In counties that helped give Donald Trump the presidency in 2016, voters support his stances on American jobs and foreign affairs but don't seem to like his personal style, according to a new NBC News/Wall...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 04:30 PM PDT

Trump to Nominate Huntsman to Be Ambassador to Russia

Trump to Nominate Huntsman to Be Ambassador to Russia

President Donald Trump announced his intention Tuesday to nominate former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. If confirmed, the former 2012 GOP presidential candidate would take over a...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 04:06 PM PDT

Trump, Putin Had 2nd, Private Meeting at G-20 Summit

Trump, Putin Had 2nd, Private Meeting at G-20 Summit

President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin a second time during the G-20 summit earlier this month, a White House official confirmed to NBC News. Trump spoke to Putin at the end of a...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 03:49 PM PDT

12 Percent in Key Trump Counties Back GOP Health Care Effort

12 Percent in Key Trump Counties Back GOP Health Care Effort

Twelve percent of Americans living in “Trump counties” support the GOP efforts on health care, according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Respondents to the survey from 439 counties in 16 states...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 10:12 AM PDT

Justices Urged to Reject Trump Plea to Tighten Travel Ban

Justices Urged to Reject Trump Plea to Tighten Travel Ban

Opponents of President Donald Trump's ban on refugees and visitors from six mostly Muslim countries are urging the Supreme Court to leave in place a federal judge's order that would relax restrictions on...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 04:31 PM PDT

What's Next? Senate GOP Scrambles After Health Care Flop

What's Next? Senate GOP Scrambles After Health Care Flop

Now what? Senate Republicans were scrambling to pick up the pieces Tuesday after their attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed a second time. After working for months on a new...

Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017 at 06:09 AM PDT

Months Needed for Additional Study of Dakota Access Pipeline

Months Needed for Additional Study of Dakota Access Pipeline

Additional environmental review of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline is likely to take the rest of the year to complete, U.S. officials said in court documents in which they also advocate for keeping...

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 11:40 AM PDT

Trump Says He's Ready to Let 'Obamacare' Fail

Trump Says He's Ready to Let 'Obamacare' Fail

President Donald Trump said he was disappointed that Republicans have been unable to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act and said the best way forward would be to let it fail.

Tuesday, Jul 18, 2017 at 11:41 AM PDT

UN Rights Chief Meets US Group Protesting Voter Suppression

UN Rights Chief Meets US Group Protesting Voter Suppression

U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has met a delegation of U.S. faith-based human rights activists to discuss voter suppression efforts targeting African-Americans and low-income voters in the United...

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