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Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:18 AM PST

Boehner: Obamacare Repeal and Replace Won't Happen

Boehner: Obamacare Repeal and Replace Won't Happen

Former House Speaker John Boehner spoke about the Affordable Care Act Thursday, saying that he didn't think the Republican-dominated Congress would be able to repeal and replace it, NBC News reported. Boehner...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 08:40 PM PST

WH Defends Contacts With FBI Over Russia Reports

WH Defends Contacts With FBI Over Russia Reports

The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports that Trump campaign...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 02:36 PM PST

Conservative Political Action Conference Underway

Conservative Political Action Conference Underway

What a difference a year makes. One year after skipping CPAC, President Trump and his administration have taken over the annual event. Andrew Siff reports.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 03:22 PM PST

Minneapolis Women Line Up for 'She Persisted' Tattoos

Minneapolis Women Line Up for 'She Persisted' Tattoos

So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers. Local women Chelsea Brink, Nora McInerny and Kate O'Reilly...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 05:51 AM PST

Fact Check: Trump Claims, and Gets, Undue Credit

Fact Check: Trump Claims, and Gets, Undue Credit

President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He's getting too much credit from one of the few women with a...

Friday, Feb 24, 2017 at 01:28 PM PST

Issa: 'I Had a Wonderful Town Hall'

Issa: 'I Had a Wonderful Town Hall'

U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R - 49th District) talks with members of the media Friday and responds to a reporter's question about whether he was going to hold a town hall.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 02:16 PM PST

Trump Calls Deportation Attempts a 'Military Operation'

Trump Calls Deportation Attempts a 'Military Operation'

 U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said there will not be a military operation or mass deportations of immigrants, despite President Donald Trump calling deportation attempts a "military operation" earlier in the day.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 05:58 PM PST

Sessions: US to Continue Use of Privately Run Prisons

Sessions: US to Continue Use of Privately Run Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stock prices...

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 01:13 PM PST

American Samoa's Longest-Serving US House Delegate Dies

American Samoa's Longest-Serving US House Delegate Dies

Faleomavaega, a Democrat, became a congressional delegate in 1989 and held the position for 13 consecutive terms.

Thursday, Feb 23, 2017 at 10:39 AM PST

Fishermen at Odds Over Impact of Trump Executive Order

Fishermen at Odds Over Impact of Trump Executive Order

An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them — and lawmakers and regulators aren't...

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