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House Passes Defense Bill

The Republican-led House decisively approved a defense policy bill on Friday that declares climate change a national-security threat, demands rigorous oversight of the Pentagon’s cyber operations and rejects the Trump…

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Wounded Rep. Scalise Readmitted to Intensive Care

The Washington hospital where House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is recuperating from a gunshot wound says he has been readmitted to the intensive care unit. MedStar Washington Hospital Center says…

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House GOP Undecided on Spending Path

With a little more than seven legislative weeks before the end of the fiscal year on Sept. 30, House Republicans still do not have a consensus on the process for…

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House Panel Votes to Overhaul Dodd-Frank

House Republicans took a major step toward their long-promised goal of unwinding the stricter financial rules created after the 2008 crisis, pushing forward sweeping legislation that would undo much of…

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Utah Rep. Chaffetz Says He Won’t Run for Re-Election

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, a Republican who doggedly investigated Hillary Clinton before the 2016 presidential election but declined to investigate President Donald Trump, said Wednesday he won’t run for re-election…

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Manafort Offers to Talk to House Panel

Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, has volunteered to be questioned by lawmakers as part…

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Comey Confirms Russia Inquiry, Rejects Trump Wiretap Claims

FBI Director James Comey confirmed the bureau is probing potential ties between President Donald Trump’s associates and Russia during the 2016 campaign and said there’s no evidence to support the…

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IDF Clears Base Near Haifa for 4,000 Homes

The IDF completed its evacuation of area A of the Tira base at the entrance to Tirat HaCarmel near Haifa, the military’s central transit depot for decades. The base, covering…

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Chaffetz Summons Ethics Chief Over Trump Criticism

A top House Republican is accusing the head of a federal ethics office of abusing his position for having the temerity to challenge President-elect Donald Trump’s ethics. Rep. Jason Chaffetz,…

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