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Deductibles would likely rise under GOP health care bill

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Republican leaders have repeatedly blasted Obamacare for having sky-high deductibles that leave consumers unable to afford a doctor's visit.


Republicans are hoping to get their Obamacare replacement bill through the House.

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Republicans are hoping to get their Obamacare replacement bill through the House. But do they have the votes?


GOP Rep. Brooks bashes party’s health care bill ahead of key vote

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Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., slammed the Republican replacement for Obamacare Wednesday, saying the proposed bill “is not a repeal and it’s a bad replacement.” , The American Health Care Act, embraced Speaker Paul Ryan, is in danger of losing too many Republican votes to pass during Thursday’s vote in the House. Brooks’ Freedom Caucus, a group of staunchly conservative lawmakers, is opposing the bill in its current form, and there was speculation Wednesday that the vote may be delayed.

Highlights from in and around the world of Texas politics

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The Texas Senate's proposed $106.3 billion state budget is now set for a floor vote next week - but it's already being blasted by the Republican head of the House.
Adopted Wednesday by the Senate Finance Committee, the budget features no extra funding for public schools ...


Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch parries Democrats' questioning on abortion, special education

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Assured of support from majority Republicans, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was wrapping up two days of Senate questioning Wednesday to glowing GOP reviews but complaints from frustrated Democrats that he concealed his views from the American public.
Gorsuch, a federal appeals court judge...


2 New Jersey GOP representatives oppose health overhaul

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Two Republican New Jersey congressmen say they are opposing their party's signature health care legislation.
U.S. Reps. Leonard Lance and Frank LoBiondo are among roughly 20 Republicans opposing the bill.
Lance told reporters he's "a no" and LoBiondo says the plan is not "as good as ...


Sen. Graham on Judge Gorsuch, Trump, Obamacare replacement

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Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is among those who grilled Supreme Court justice nominee Neil Gorsuch on Tuesday at a confirmation hearing. Graham joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss Gorsuch's qualifications, President Trump's unsubstantiated wiretap claims, and not being impacted by the pressure to vote for the Republican health care bill.


Tennessee bill to shield drivers who hit protesters fails

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee committee has voted down a bill to protect drivers from lawsuits if they hit protesters who are blocking traffic.
On Wednesday, the House Civil Justice Subcommittee voted against the legislation by Republican Rep. Matthew Hill of Jonesborough.
The bill would grant immunity from civil ...


Conservative groups keep lobbying against GOP's health-care bill

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As a rump of Republicans consider whether to smother the AHCA, they've gotten regular and robust backup from the right's major policy institutions.

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Surveillance of foreigners picked up Trump

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The Republican chairman of the US House of Representatives intelligence committee says some of President Donald Trump's personal communications may have been caught up in "incidental" surveillance involving a foreign power in the months after the election


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