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Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 08:22 AM EDT

Commerce Chief's Shipping Business Raises Conflict Questions

Commerce Chief's Shipping Business Raises Conflict Questions

When private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross Jr. signed on to be President Donald Trump's commerce secretary, he agreed to divest millions of dollars in assets, NBC News reported. But one asset Ross plans to...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:20 PM EDT

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

No Repeal for 'Obamacare' in Humiliating Defeat for Trump

In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail badly — after seven years of nonstop railing...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:40 AM EDT

Senate Confirms Trump's Choice for US Ambassador to Israel

Senate Confirms Trump's Choice for US Ambassador to Israel

The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, ignoring objections from Democrats that David Friedman lacked the temperament for such an important...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:44 AM EDT

Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell

Rex Tillerson Finally Answers NBC's Andrea Mitchell

NBC News' Andrea Mitchell has been waiting for weeks for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to answer one of her questions. On Thursday, she finally got her soundbite, NBC News reported. At a photo op with the...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:54 AM EDT

Dealmaker Trump Struggles to Seal Health Care Deal: Analysis

Dealmaker Trump Struggles to Seal Health Care Deal: Analysis

President Donald Trump, the author of the best-selling book, "The Art of the Deal," is about to see his deal-making abilities ratified in a legislative showdown on the House floor — or dramatically rebuffed. T...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:44 AM EDT

Trust, Integrity Hot Topics in Philly DA Candidate Debate

Trust, Integrity Hot Topics in Philly DA Candidate Debate

The indictment of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams is impacting the focus of the race to replace him. NBC10's Brandon Hudson reports that trust an integrity were hot topics during a Thursday night...

Thursday, Mar 23, 2017 at 11:43 PM EDT

Tense Drama in D.C. as Health Care Legislation Negotiations End

Tense Drama in D.C. as Health Care Legislation Negotiations End

Drama in D.C. ahead of the contentious legislation to repeal 'ObamaCare'. NBC10's Drew Smith has local reaction to the stand-off.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:45 AM EDT

4 Pennsylvania GOP Congressmen Now Oppose Health Care Bill

4 Pennsylvania GOP Congressmen Now Oppose Health Care Bill

Four Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are now saying they're opposed to House GOP health care legislation backed by President Donald Trump.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:04 AM EDT

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

Calif. Governor Calls GOP Health Plan a 'Disaster'

As Congress wrestles over the House Republican health care bill, California Gov. Jerry Brown attacked the legislation, alleging that any lawmaker who supports the legislation will find "their name is going to be...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 06:54 AM EDT

AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info

AP Fact Check: Trump's Truths Can Come From Wisps of Info

Sitting atop that vast apparatus of institutional knowledge, hard-won intelligence and data known as the U.S. government, President Donald Trump forms some of his most contentious opinions from other sources...

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