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GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

By Thomas Beaumont and Bill Barrow | Mar 27
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner | Mar 25
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information.

Ryan's Gambit: Second Health Care Bill to Woo the Reluctant

Ryan's Gambit: Second Health Care Bill to Woo the Reluctant

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram | Mar 15
House Republicans are working on a companion to their bill replacing "Obamacare," a legislative second act that would ease cross-state sale of health insurance and limit jury awards for pain and suffering in malpractice lawsuits.

AP Explains: How to Transform GOP Health Care Plan into Law

AP Explains: How to Transform GOP Health Care Plan into Law

By Lisa Lerer | Mar 12
Republicans' long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has cleared a couple hurdles in the House. The GOP still must navigate a complicated path to turn its 123-page proposal from legislation to law.

Mischief in the Capitol as GOP Rebels Stir Up Trouble

Mischief in the Capitol as GOP Rebels Stir Up Trouble

By Erica Werner | Mar 4
Whatever GOP unity was produced by Donald Trump's victory in November has all but disappeared, and Republican leaders are confronting open rebellion in their ranks as they try to finalize health care legislation.

Steve Bannon Attacks Media, Touts Trump

Steve Bannon Attacks Media, Touts Trump

Feb 24
President Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon made a rare public appearance Thursday, doubling down his attacks on the media and touting Mr. Trump's early record in office.

For GOP, A Dimmed Zeal for Investigations in Trump Era

For GOP, A Dimmed Zeal for Investigations in Trump Era

By Erica Werner | Feb 16
The Republicans' ardor for investigations and oversight, on display throughout the Obama administration, has cooled off considerably with Donald Trump in the White House.

Audit: Improper Spending by GOP Lawmaker Ousted over Sex Scandal

Audit: Improper Spending by GOP Lawmaker Ousted over Sex Scandal

By Erick Schelzig | Feb 11
A Tennessee Republican who was drummed out of the state House amid a series of sexual harassment allegations that earned him the nickname "Pants Candy" now faces an audit that claims he spent campaign funds on restaurant meals, alcohol and landscaping.

GOP-Backed Measures Seek to Rein in Science Used at EPA

GOP-Backed Measures Seek to Rein in Science Used at EPA

By Michael Biesecker | Feb 10
Pondering new restrictions on how the Environmental Protection Agency can use scientific data, congressional Republicans are seeking advice from the chemical and fossil fuel industries.

Gov. to Sign Bill making Missouri 28th Right-to-Work State

Gov. to Sign Bill making Missouri 28th Right-to-Work State

By Summer Ballentine | Feb 6
Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is signing a bill to make Missouri the 28th right-to-work state on Monday, delivering a big win for primarily GOP supporters who have worked for years to pass the measure banning mandatory union fees and dues.

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