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GOP Sen. Susan Collins Firmly Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:16pm

Sen. Collins says she wants to reform flaws in the Affordable Care Act. This comes after the Congressional Budget Office said the Senate bill would leave 22 million more people uninsured by 2026.

GOP Senate Bill Would Cut Health Care Coverage By 22 Million

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:39pm

Congressional forecasters say a Senate Republican bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would leave 22 million more people uninsured in the next decade.

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In Texas, Opponents Rally Against Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

Despite its politicians' positions, many people who live in Texas' rural hill country came out this weekend in support of the existing health care law. But some near the gathering support Obamacare repeal.

Supreme Court Reinstates Part Of Trump's Travel Ban, Agrees To Hear Case

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

The Supreme Court on Monday let a portion of President Trump's travel ban take effect and agreed to hear arguments about all the elements of the ban when the court reconvenes in October.

Trump Faces High Stakes Over Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

It's a high stakes week for President Trump, with the fate of a Republican repeal and replacement for Obamacare on the line in the Senate. Plus, the Supreme Court weighed in on the travel ban.

Congressional Budget Office To Announce Score Of GOP Health Care Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:30pm

The Congressional Budget Office plans to announce its score of the Senate Republican health care bill.

Same-Sex Marriage Support At All-Time High, Even Among Groups That Opposed It

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:07pm

Nearly half of Republicans and more than half of African-Americans now express support for same-sex marriage, according to a new report from Pew. Here are six takeaways from the report.

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Trump And India's Modi Share Similarities, But A Host Of Issues Divides Them

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 1:25pm

Both leaders are pragmatic deal-makers who rose to high office by appealing to majorities who felt overlooked. But as Trump and Modi meet Monday, their competing visions may be a significant hurdle.

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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:58pm

Senate Republicans have tweaked their Obamacare repeal bill in hopes of keeping more healthy customers in the insurance market. Customers who fail to maintain coverage could be temporarily locked out.

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Supreme Court Will Re-Hear Immigrant Indefinite Detention Case

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:20am

The case centers on a man who was detained for three years without the right to appear before a judge and ask to be released on bond.

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ACLU Immigration Director Says Ultimately Travel Ban Will Be Struck Down

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:09am

The Supreme Court decided to allow parts of President Trump's travel ban, a temporary decision until it hears the case this fall. Omar Jadwat of the ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project weighs in.

Supreme Court Will Hear Travel Ban Cases In October

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 11:08am

In an unusual move, the Supreme Court announced its decision to hear the Trump administration's travel ban cases from the bench. It merged the two cases and granted the stay applications in part.

Supreme Court Sends Cross-Border Shooting Case Back To Lower Court

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:13am

Can the family of a slain Mexican teenager sue the federal agent who shot him from across the U.S.-Mexico border? The case tests a long-held doctrine called a Bivens action.

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Inside The Aspen Ideas Festival

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 10:06am

1A is part of the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival. What's it all about?

Supreme Court Will Hear Cases On President Trump's Travel Ban

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 9:34am

The nation's highest court says it will decide the fate of President Trump's travel ban in its session that begins in October.

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Supreme Court Rules Religious School Can Use Taxpayer Funds For Playground

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 9:28am

In a closely watched case about church and state, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that a religious school was entitled to state funding for playground resurfacing under a state program for nonprofits.

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'America's Toughest Sheriff' Joe Arpaio Goes On Trial

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 7:52am

A criminal trial begins Monday in which Arpaio is accused of ignoring a federal judge's order to curtail his crackdown on illegal immigration. His lawyer argues that the order wasn't clear.

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Senate Republicans Have Their Work Cut Out For Them With Health Bill

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 6:34am

Senators could have another bit of information on Monday to help their decision-making. The Congressional Budget Office is expected to give its assessment of the bill's impact.

The Anti-Trump 'Resistance' Tries To Rebuild After Stinging Georgia Loss

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 4:00am

Georgia's liberal grass-roots groups say they are more energized than discouraged after Democrat Jon Ossoff's disappointing, close loss to Republican Karen Handel in a closely watched special election

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Can Republicans In The Senate Get Their Health Bill Passed?

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 3:58am

Republicans and Democrats have different priorities for what the health care bill should do. Some Republicans have said they won't vote for the bill or at least need more information.

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