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Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 06:43 PM EDT

Senate GOP Musters Final Push to Erase Obama Health Care Law

Senate GOP Musters Final Push to Erase Obama Health Care Law

Senate Republicans revved up a final push Monday to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, an effort that faces low odds of success and just a two-week window to pass. Adding more risk, senators would...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 04:45 PM EDT

Trump and the United Nations

Trump and the United Nations

As a candidate President Trump called the United Nations weak, incompetent, not a friend of democracy. Now he needs the U.N. to deal with North Korea. Tracie Potts reports.

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 03:46 PM EDT

US Interior Chief Urges Shrinking 6 National Monuments: Memo

US Interior Chief Urges Shrinking 6 National Monuments: Memo

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is recommending that four large national monuments in the West be reduced in size, potentially opening up hundreds of thousands of acres of land revered for natural beauty and...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:42 PM EDT

Analysis: Political Comedy Scores Huge at Emmys

Analysis: Political Comedy Scores Huge at Emmys

Stephen Colbert kicked off the Emmys Sunday with an old-school production number straight out of "The Music Man," a classic show about a con artist who hoodwinks Middle American townsfolk by spouting false...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:41 PM EDT

Senate Backs Bill to Pump $700 Billion Into Military

Senate Backs Bill to Pump $700 Billion Into Military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater than at any time during the...

Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 06:03 AM EDT

Sean Spicer Crashes Emmys to Show He’s in on the Joke

Sean Spicer Crashes Emmys to Show He’s in on the Joke

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer popped up on Sunday night's Emmy Awards to poke fun at himself. Spicer was the target of widespread ridicule after he insisted in January that the crowd at...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 08:42 PM EDT

Trump, in New Dig, Mocks North Korea Leader as 'Rocket Man'

Trump, in New Dig, Mocks North Korea Leader as 'Rocket Man'

President Donald Trump on Sunday mocked the leader of nuclear-armed North Korea as "Rocket Man" while White House advisers said the isolated nation would face destruction unless it shelves its weapons programs...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 11:13 AM EDT

'No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him

'No Kidding': Sanders Refutes Clinton's Criticism of Him

Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday pushed back against criticism from Hillary Clinton that he did not do enough to bring his supporters to her in the 2016 general. Sanders chalked up the fact that some of his...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 02:07 PM EDT

Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton

Trump Retweets Meme of Him Driving Golf Ball Into Clinton

President Donald Trump on Sunday morning retweeted a number of internet memes, including an altered video that shows him driving a golf ball into the back of Hillary Clinton. The retweeted video is captioned...

Sunday, Sep 17, 2017 at 04:55 AM EDT

Shadows of Secrecy Spreading Across Federal Gov't: Analysis

Shadows of Secrecy Spreading Across Federal Gov't: Analysis

There are cracks in the curtains President Donald Trump tried to draw around the government early in his presidency, but the slivers of light aren't making it easier to hold federal officials accountable for...

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