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repeal, senate, vote

Senate GOP Passes Motion to Proceed on Health Care

The Senate this afternoon passed a motion to proceed to debate on a health-care repeal bill. Fifty of the 52 GOP senators voted yes, two voted no -- Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. All of the other 50 senators voted no, 48 Democrats and two independents. As a result, vice president Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking “yes” vote to move on to debate on the bill. It is not yet cle...

National Review National Review 7/25/2017 3:13pm

McCain returns to Senate, casts vote to advance health care bill

Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate on Tuesday to cast one of the final and crucial votes on a procedural step to advance Republicans' plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.   

John McCain returns to Senate, casts vote to advance health care bill

Sen. John McCain returned to the Senate on Tuesday to cast one of the final and crucial votes on a procedural step to advance Republicans' plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.   

CNN.com - RSS Channel CNN.com - RSS Channel 7/25/2017 3:09pm
house, sanctions, russia

House bill overwhelmingly passes Russia sanctions bill

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill giving Congress the power to block any effort by the White House to weaken sanctions on Russia, offering a direct challenge to President Donald Trump's authority.   

sessions, trump, general

Capitol Hill throws up red flags as Trump moves on Sessions, possibly Mueller

A bevy of congressional Republicans are warning President Donald Trump not to move against Attorney General Jeff Sessions in what many fear could be a prelude to the dismissal of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is probing Trump's ties to Russia. Trump's public criticism of Sessions has mounted...

Home  - Chicago Tribune Home - Chicago Tribune 7/25/2017 7:36pm
cities, sanctuary, sessions

Justice Department rules intensify crackdown on sanctuary cities like Chicago

The Justice Department escalated its promised crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities Tuesday, saying it will no longer give cities coveted grant money unless they give federal immigration authorities access to jails and provide advance notice when someone in the country illegally is about to be...