The Latest: Dem says ‘we can do better’ than GOP health plan
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The Latest: Dem says ‘we can do better’ than GOP health plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Senate Republicans’ health care bill (all times local): 11:35 a.m. Democrats are roundly criticizing the Republican plan to scrap the Obama health care law. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer spoke on the Senate floor Thursday moments after the GOP’s 142-page discussion draft was posted online. Republicans had been briefed on … Continue reading

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who’s weathered many
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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who’s weathered many

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling Democrats that next year could be the year they take back control of the House. The response from some: It better be. In the wake of a dispiriting loss for Democrats in a Georgia special House race, Pelosi is confronting renewed questions about her leadership, especially … Continue reading

Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy
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Clinton, Sanders clash on guns, economy, foreign policy

  LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders clashed over U.S. involvement in the Middle East, gun control and economic policy in the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday, October 13, night, vigorously outlining competing visions for a party seeking to keep the White House for a third straight term. Yet in … Continue reading

Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies
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Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee plans to formally open his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, June 3, setting off on a quixotic political quest that has left even some of his closest allies scratching their heads. Chafee, a former Republican turned independent who joined the Democratic Party two years … Continue reading