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Congress sends President Obama major medical innovation bill

1:48 pm Dec. 7, 2016

Proving once again that lawmakers are capable of bipartisan agreement, the Senate voted 94-5 on Wednesday to send President Obama a $6.3 billion plan that authorizes new government work on medical innovation, extra efforts on mental health, and helps states battle opiod drug addiction problems across the U.S.

“The Senate just passed the most important bill of the year,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN).

“This will make a real difference for patients

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Trump celebrates deal to preserve Carrier jobs in Indiana

2:47 pm Dec. 1, 2016

In his first campaign-style trip since winning the White House, President-Elect Donald Trump used a visit to a Carrier plant in Indianapolis to celebrate a financial deal worked out with the air conditioner giant, declaring it was just his first effort to keep American jobs from being shifted to Mexico and other countries.

“Companies are not going to leave the United States anymore, without consequences” Mr. Trump triumphantly declared.

At Mr.

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No shortage of enthusiasm for Trump in PA

10:22 pm Oct. 12, 2016

From Youngstown, Pennsylvania –

Just a couple of good golf shots from Arnold Palmer’s famed Latrobe County Club, horns honk, there are shouts of encouragement, and hundreds of people stop each day to get their

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Trump makes major push in Ohio

3:20 pm Mar. 12, 2016

From Cleveland, Ohio –

In a bid to grab hold of the Republican nomination, Donald Trump used two rallies in Ohio on Saturday to take dead aim at this state’s Governor, urging thousands of voters to

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Supreme Court to rule on Obama immigration actions

9:28 am Jan. 19, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday thrust itself into the midst of a political battle over immigration, as the Justices agreed to hear arguments on the constitutionality of President Obama’s plan to allow 4-5 million

Trump: Stop Muslims from entering the US

3:42 pm Dec. 7, 2015

In the aftermath of recent high profile terrorist attacks, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Monday called for a “complete and total ban” against Muslims entering the United States.

In a statement sent to reporters, Trump

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What’s next in push to oust Speaker Boehner

6:53 am Jul. 29, 2015

Now that Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) has filed a resolution which could ultimately lead to the ouster of Speaker John Boehner, it’s not clear just how swiftly the issue will be dealt with – or

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Lawmakers demand major change at Secret Service

8:55 am May. 14, 2015

In the wake of an internal report on a March incident involving two senior Secret Service agents, senior lawmakers in both parties say the details show the need for major internal reforms to change what