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  1. Republicans demand tougher stance on Chinese human rights

    Cnsnews.com - World 03.23 / 22:03 cnsnews.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers say the Trump administration must criticize China's human rights r…
  2. Sen. Duckworth Has Strong Words for Republican Healthcare Bill Amendment

    Stlouis.cbslocal.com - St. Louis 03.23 / 22:01 stlouis.cbslocal.com
    Democratic veterans in Congress say a new provision in the Republican healthcare bill will -- to quote Illinois Senator Tammy Duckworth -- "screw over our…
  3. Trump turns to truckers for help in moving the Republican health-care bill

    The president took a break between lobbying conservative and moderate lawmakers in his…
  4. Trumpcare vote postponed as Republicans scramble for a majority

    Fox6now.com-WI 03.23 / 21:59 fox6now.com
    By Meg Wagner ‘No deal’ between President Trump and conservative faction House Republicans postponed a Thursday vote on their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after President Donald Trump failed to broker a deal with rebellious conservatives who vowed to oppose the legislation. Instead of a vote, House Republicans will hold a closed-door meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss their American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that would overturn the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). The pro…
  5. Trumpcare vote postponed as Republicans scramble for a majority

    Fox13now.com-UT 03.23 / 21:59 fox13now.com
    By Meg Wagner ‘No deal’ between Trump and conservative faction House Republicans postponed a Thursday vote on their bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after President Donald Trump failed to broker a deal with rebellious conservatives who vowed to oppose the legislation. Instead of a vote, House Republicans will hold a closed-door meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday to discuss their American Health Care Act (AHCA), a bill that would overturn the 2010 Affordable Care Act (ACA). The proposed leg…
  6. Justice Department probes Calif. Republican Rep. Hunter

    DailyHerald.com- Top news 03.23 / 21:55 dailyherald.com
    The Justice Department is investigating California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter for possible campaign violations, an allegation the lawmaker dismisses as inadvertent…
  7. Why Republicans can't put everything they want in their health care bill

    Azcentral - TopNews 03.23 / 21:54 azcentral.com
    Here's how Senate rules restrict the changes Republicans can make to…
  8. Trump turns to truckers for help in moving the Republican health-care bill

    Washingtonpost-Politics 03.23 / 21:52 washingtonpost.com
    With the fate of the House Republican health-care legislation hanging in the balance Thursday, President Trump turned to a group of truckers for help with moving the bill along. Trump welcomed drivers and executives from the American Trucking Association to the White House with a little stagecraft. As he greeted them, two large trucks were…
  9. Republican Congressman Duncan Hunter under investigation for potential campaign finance violations

    Wimsradio.com - Indiana (IN) 03.23 / 21:40 wimsradio.com
    Joe Raedle/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Justice is investigating Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., for potentially violating campaign finance laws by using tens of thousands in those funds for personal use, according to the House Committee on Ethics. In a statement released Wednesday, Rep. Susan Brooks, R-Ind., and Ted Deutch, D-Fla., the chairwoman and ranking member of the committee, explained that they are deferring their investigation at the request of the Read…
  10. Republican Leader in Hawaii Quits the Party and Becomes a Democrat Because She Can’t Support Trump

    Amren.com - Politics 03.23 / 21:38 amren.com
    Beth Fukumoto says GOP won’t oppose racism. The post Republican Leader in Hawaii Quits the Party and Becomes a Democrat Because She Can’t Support Trump appeared first on American…
  11. Republicans may cut ‘essential health benefits’ to pass Trumpcare

    Cw33.com - Texas (TX) 03.23 / 21:36 cw33.com
    By Meg Wagner The road to ‘meaningless coverage’? In a last-minute bid to get their health care bill passed, House Republicans are considering killing federal regulations that require insurers to cover basic health services, such as maternity care, prescription drugs, and mental health services, in plans offered to consumers. The proposal could woo on-the-fence conservatives into voting for the American Health Care Act, a Republican plan to repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act (A…
  12. Republicans demand tougher stance on Chinese human rights

    Wbt.com - World 03.23 / 21:32 wbt.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Republican lawmakers say the Trump administration must criticize China's human rights record. The call comes after the U.S. wouldn't join other countries in criticizing China for alleged torture of lawyers. Sen. Marco Rubio says the abstention sent a "disturbing message to democracy advocates." He says the U.S. must highlight "brutal repression against Chinese human rights lawyers and activists. The post Republicans demand tougher stance on Chinese human rights…
  13. The Health Care Bill's Republican Opponents Aren't Extremists

    Nationalinterest.org - Politics 03.23 / 21:29 nationalinterest.org
    Matt Purple Politics, Americas The official line is wrong: there is no hissing fuse on health reform. A bunch of “arch-conservative” “hard-liners” just pushed a health care bill “to the far right” and then killed it anyway because they didn’t “get what they want.” That’s according to the argot of Politico, whose style guide appears to have been hatched in a catacomb underneath the Center for American Progress. Referring to the House Freedom Caucus as “hard-liners,” a term typically reser…
  14. South Dakota Republicans Kill Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp, Reject Unconstitutional Federal Ban

    PIERRE, S.D. (Mar. 23, 2017) – A South Dakota bill that would have legalized the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice, was killed by a Senate committee. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) on Feb. 3. Under t…
  15. Republicans Delay Vote on Health Care Bill

    Motherjones.com - Politics 03.23 / 21:16 motherjones.com
    In a major blow to President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, the House vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which was slated for Thursday, has been postponed. The delay comes just hours after a failed emergency meeting between Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus, hard-line conservatives who demanded the American Health Care Act eliminate Obamacare's so-called essential health benefits. The potential concession to the Freedom Caucus' demands reportedly…
  16. Koch Network Says It Will Defend Republicans Who Vote Against AHCA

    Breitbart.com - Politics 03.23 / 21:04 breitbart.com
    The network of donors and organizations led by Charles and David Koch are reportedly promising to defend Republicans who do not support the Obamacare replacement plan put forth by the…
  17. House Republicans delay vote on Affordable Care Act repeal bill

    Abc7news.com - California (CA) 03.23 / 21:02 abc7news.com
    House Republican leaders delay vote on health care repeal bill, a setback for President Trump and Speaker Ryan. Republicans were intent on voting to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday, the seventh anniversary of former President Barack Obama signing the bill into…
  18. Republicans demand tougher stance on Chinese human rights

    Chippewa.com - Politics 03.23 / 21:00 chippewa.com
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Republican lawmakers say the Trump administration must criticize China's human rights…
  19. Republicans may cut ‘essential health benefits’ to pass Trumpcare

    Fox2now.com - St. Louis 03.23 / 20:58 fox2now.com
    By Meg Wagner The road to ‘meaningless coverage’? In a last-minute bid to get their health care bill passed, House Republicans are considering killing federal regulations that require insurers to cover basic health services, such as maternity care, prescription drugs, and mental health services, in plans offered to consumers. The proposal could woo on-the-fence conservatives into voting for the American Health Care Act, a Republican plan to repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act (A…
  20. House Republicans Postpone Health Care Vote

    The GOP plans to meet behind closed doors Thursday night to consider their next…