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Neil Gorsuch vote delayed by Judiciary Committee

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:18pm
Senate Democrats on the Judiciary Committee on Monday asked for and were granted a one-week delay on a vote to approve sending the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Senate floor.
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House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 12:10pm
House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump's associates were caught up in "incidental" surveillance, the congressman's spokesman said Monday.
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Kushner to meet with Senate Intel Committee over Russia relationship

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:34am
Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser and the son-in-law of President Trump, has volunteered to meet with the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of an inquiry into ties between the administration, its associates and Russia.
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'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B, report says

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:02am
Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.76 billion in lost business over a dozen years, according to an Associated Press analysis.
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US sending around 200 more troops to Mosul in ISIS fight, official says

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 11:00am
Two companies from the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division are being deployed to the Mosul to bolster security in Iraq at the request of the top American commander in Baghdad fighting ISIS, a U.S. defense official with knowledge of the order told Fox News.
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Touting Trump ties, Netanyahu skips thorny US-Israel issues

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:25am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted a close and growing relationship with the new Trump administration during a speech Monday to a major pro-Israel lobby group, but skipped over thornier issues like settlement construction and a path forward for peace with Palestinians.
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Supreme Court won't restore $7.25B swipe fees settlement

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:16am
The Supreme Court will not restore a $7.25 billion settlement between merchants and Visa Inc. and MasterCard Inc. over credit card transaction fees.
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Trump handed Merkel $374B NATO bill during talks -- report

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:16am
President Trump reportedly handed Germany Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill of approximately $400 billion for money Germany allegedly owes NATO during their White House meeting earlier this month, according to a British newspaper.
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Mine safety bills fire up tensions in coal country

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 9:56am
Two mining bills designed to eliminate safety checks for the coal industry have reignited smoldering tensions between miners and mine owners.
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Failed ObamaCare repeal spurs fresh round of GOP finger-pointing

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 9:29am
Fierce finger-pointing broke out in Washington in the wake of Friday’s flameout of the GOP alternative to ObamaCare, with conservatives and moderates blaming each other, President Trump sending mixed signals as to he faulted and Democrats gloating over the law’s preservation.
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards pays women $12,000 less than men

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 8:35am
Louisiana Gov. Jon Bel Edwards (D.) called his state's record on the gender pay gap "an embarrassment and an outrage," but he has failed to attain gender pay equality in his own office, according to records of salaries paid in the governor's office obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
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Schumer jumps at chance to work with Trump on health care, other issues

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 3:48am
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer jumped at a chance to find common ground with President Trump on coming up with a solution to a new health care bill Sunday as Trump’s aides opened the door to working with moderate democrats on health care and other pressing issues.
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