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GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow

GOP Health Bill All But Dead; McCain Again Deals the Blow <br />

Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:42 PM EDT

Health Care Repeal Could Hurt Philly's Homeless

Health Care Repeal Could Hurt Philly's Homeless

Funding from Obamacare helps keep vulnerable Philadelphians off the streets. But that money could dry up with a new push to repeal the Affordable Care Act. NBC10's Brandon Hudson explains.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 06:20 PM EDT

Lawmakers Discuss Health Care Bill

Lawmakers Discuss Health Care Bill

A health care showdown is underway as Republicans push another health care bill. Now, politicians in both parties are analyzing the pros and cons of the potential bill. NBC10's Lauren Mayk explains.

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 08:55 AM EDT

Sen. Pat Toomey Talks About His Tax Reform Plan

Sen. Pat Toomey Talks About His Tax Reform Plan

Senator Pat Toomey has big ideas for tax reform, but what could they mean for you? NBC10's Lauren Mayk spoke to Senator Toomey to find out.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 10:06 PM EDT

A Test for Trump's Political Muscle in Alabama Senate Runoff

A Test for Trump's Political Muscle in Alabama Senate Runoff

It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-back...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 05:51 PM EDT

Trump Tightens Sanctions Against North Korea

Trump Tightens Sanctions Against North Korea

President Trump is hitting North Korea with severe new sanctions and issuing an ultimatum to the world: If you do business with Kim Jong Un the United States will not do business with you.

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:39 PM EDT

GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts

GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts

Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 04:51 PM EDT

Sanders: Diplomacy, Human Rights Must Drive US World Affairs

Sanders: Diplomacy, Human Rights Must Drive US World Affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human...

Friday, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:54 AM EDT

Facebook to Release Russia Ads, Beef Up Election 'Integrity'

Facebook to Release Russia Ads, Beef Up Election 'Integrity'

Facebook is slowly acknowledging the outsized — if unintended — role it played in the 2016 U.S. presidential elections. Bowing to pressure from lawmakers and the public, the company said it will provide the...

Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 02:29 PM EDT

On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense

On Work Trips, DeVos Flies on Her Plane at Own Expense<br />

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos flies on her personal plane at her own expense when she visits schools around the country, according to her office, as other Cabinet secretaries' flying habits at taxpayers' cost...

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