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As they struggled to meet demands of conservative lawmakers who said they could not support the bill, House leaders decided to postpone the vote that had been scheduled for today. Earlier, conservative House Republicans had rebuffed an offer by President Trump to strip a key set of mandates from the nation’s current health-care law, raising doubts about whether House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) had the votes to pass the bill.

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The modern congressional whip operation shifted into high gear as the House Republican leadership scrambled to find support for its plan to overhaul the health-care industry. But House Speaker Paul D. Ryan does not have the tools that previous speakers once used to win over the uncooperative before cliffhanger votes.
Kurt and Melissa Cochran were celebrating an anniversary. (Reuters)
Kurt and Melissa Cochran were celebrating an anniversary. (Reuters)
The lone attacker, Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old British-born man, had a criminal record but had not been convicted of any terrorism offenses. The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack that killed three people, including a man from Utah who was celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary.
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer’s announced that Democrats will require that 60 senators vote to close debate on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination bid. In nearly five decades, in only one other instance was a Supreme Court nominee forced to clear the 60-vote procedural hurdle to break a filibuster.
The California Republican came under heavy fire from Democrats after going first to the press, then to the White House before consulting with colleagues about what he said was fresh intelligence about the president.
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Thompson, the coach since 2004, guided the Hoyas to one Final Four appearance but just completed a second straight losing season.
Rush-hour rail fares will go up by a dime, and off-peak and bus fares will rise by a quarter.
Officials said the company met the terms of the lease because the president had resigned from a formal position with the company and the organization had restructured an internal operating agreement so he received no direct proceeds.
The victim was flown in a medevac helicopter to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, officials said.
Corrina Mehiel, 34, was temporarily living in the District while helping with an exhibit at the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.
A quick look at how the Nationals' rotation might line up when the season begins.
With a new program called “Doggy Days at Interior,” Secretary Ryan Zinke's agency will join a growing group of pet-friendly workplaces.
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Power mingling and power dressing were on the menu at a VIP-packed fete.
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Authorities said the 19-year-old suspect seemed to be behind the bulk of the threats, though it was unclear exactly how many.
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The president defended himself for spreading false claims by repeatedly doubling down on previously debunked statements.
The Daily 202
The drip of damaging Russia revelations continues as White House efforts to change the narrative backfire.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko called the murder of Denis Voronenkov, who fled to Kiev in October 2016, "an act of state terrorism by Russia.”
More than two-thirds of cancer-causing mutations are the result of random mistakes in DNA replication that occur when normal cells divide, according to research.
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Purdue star Caleb Swanigan and his legal guardian Roosevelt Barnes speak as if unaware that they might be the most remarkable story in the NCAA tournament.
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Here’s what’s in the House Republicans’ amended plan to revise the ACA
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