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GOP House investigators want James Comey to testify on Clinton email investigation

House Republicans are preparing to ask former FBI Director James Comey to testify as part of the Republican-led probe into the FBI and Justice Department handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.

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Trump, Congress face a long to-do list in 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress have set their sights on an infrastructure initiative and welfare reform as two of their top legislative priorities for 2018. Lawmakers also have must-pass budget bills and other unfinished business they need to tackle after the holiday break.

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Factbox: Trump, Congress face a long to-do list in 2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican-led Congress have set their sights on an infrastructure initiative and welfare reform as two of their top legislative priorities for 2018. Lawmakers also have must-pass budget bills and other unfinished business they need to tackle after the holiday break.

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U.S. Chamber flags financial reporting delays due to tax overhaul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Some U.S. listed companies may struggle to file their annual financial reports on time because the Republican-led overhaul of the country's tax system may prompt a raft of additional disclosures, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned on Thursday.

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EMERGING MARKETS-LatAm currencies mostly weaken as U.S. tax plan advances

By Bruno Federowski BRASILIA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Most Latin American currencies weakened on Wednesday after a plan to overhaul the U.S. tax code advanced in Congress, fueling expectations of faster interest rate hikes in coming months. The Republican-led U.S. Senate approved sweeping tax legislation in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, sending the package back to the House of Representatives for a final vote later in the day. Tax cuts could lift U.S. inflation and force the Federal R

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Senate adopts Republican tax bill, second House vote next

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate approved a sweeping, $1.5 trillion tax bill in the small hours of Wednesday morning, moving their party and President Donald Trump a step closer to the largest overhaul of the U.S. tax code in more than 30 years.

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Senate approves tax bill, sends it back to House for final vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate approved sweeping tax legislation in the pre-dawn hours of Wednesday, sending the tax cut package back to the House of Representatives for a final vote later in the day.

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House Speaker Ryan says he believes upbeat Treasury tax study

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended a one-page analysis by the Treasury Department that asserted a tax plan pushed by the Republican-led Congress would pay for itself in 10 years.

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Bank stocks favored over tech as tax bill makes headway

(Reuters) - Wall Street indexes rose on Monday as Republican-led efforts to slash corporate tax rates cleared a major hurdle, with investors picking stocks that have lagged for much of the year including shares of financial and industrial companies.

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Senate sends $700 billion defense bill to Trump, funding uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate passed a $700 billion defense policy bill on Thursday, backing President Donald Trump's call for a bigger, stronger military, but leaving unsettled how to fund the massive spending increase amid a Republican-led push to cut taxes.

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FCC media rule rollback could usher in TV station buying spree

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission is moving to quickly undo roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing an onslaught of deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media.

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U.S. releases rule to end 'debt trap' of payday loans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. consumer financial watchdog on Thursday released its final rule restricting payday lenders' ability to profit from high-interest loans, but the Republican-led U.S. Congress is expected to try to kill the regulation aimed at keeping borrowers from falling into "debt traps."

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Senate Votes to Raise Debt Limit and Approves $15 Billion in Hurricane Relief

The Republican-led chamber reluctantly approved the new debt ceiling after the surprising deal reached by President Trump and the Democratic leadership on Wednesday.

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Cillizza: Trump's Russia statement proves he doesn't get separation of powers

On Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed the Russia sanctions bill that the Republican-led Congress had approved overwhelmingly. But he made sure everyone knew he wasn't happy about it -- and in so doing revealed, again, that he has either little understanding of or little care for the separation of powers built into the US government.

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Key Senator Drops Objection, Clearing Way for Russia Sanctions

President Trump could face a choice whether to sign a bill his team has opposed or to honor Moscow’s wishes by seeking to scuttle the efforts of a Republican-led Congress.

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U.S. Senate panel approves Trump pick for top Treasury tax job

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate Finance Committee unanimously on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's pick for the Treasury Department's top tax policy job, sending the nomination on to consideration by the full Senate.

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House panel approves budget measure that advances tax reform

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives took a new step toward tax reform legislation on Wednesday by approving a fiscal 2018 budget resolution that would allow the Senate to pass a sweeping tax code overhaul without Democratic support.

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Senate panel sets hearing for Trump tax nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday set a July 18 confirmation hearing for David Kautter, President Donald Trump's nominee for a top tax policy job at the U.S. Treasury.

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Trump prods Congress to pass stalled healthcare overhaul

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday prodded the Republican-led U.S. Congress to pass major healthcare legislation but huge obstacles remained, with a senior lawmaker saying the Senate was unlikely to take up the stalled bill until next week.

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Trump presses congressional Republicans to pass healthcare plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday prodded the Republican-led U.S. Congress to pass major healthcare legislation but huge obstacles remained in the Senate as key lawmakers in his party voiced pessimism about the chances of rolling back the Obamacare law.

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UPDATE 1-Trump presses congressional Republicans to pass healthcare plan

WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Monday prodded the Republican-led U.S. Congress to pass major healthcare legislation but huge obstacles remained in the Senate as key lawmakers in his party voiced pessimism about the chances of rolling back the Obamacare law.

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Prostitutes: Senate health care bill will devastate us

Adding a voice to the chorus against the Republican-led American Health Care Act is a group not usually heard on protest frontlines: prostitutes.

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Trump says Senate Republicans likely to pass healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed confidence that the Republican-led Senate would ultimately prevail in passing legislation aimed at repealing and replacing the 2010 healthcare law passed under his predecessor, former Democratic president Barack Obama.

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Republicans retreat from plan to curb some press camera access in U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Republican-led Senate panel backed away from a plan to restrict media cameras in parts of the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday after Democrats and some Republicans criticized the move as an attempt to curtail press access.

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Renewable Energy Push Is Strongest in the Reddest States

As the Trump administration digs in on coal and oil, numerous Republican-led states are investing in clean energy from the wind and the sun.

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Russia probe tops massive to-do list for Congress in critical week

The Republican-led Congress returns to work this week, and once again, the Russia investigation will overshadow the ambitious legislative agenda that includes major overhauls of the health care system and tax code.

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Ohio's bid to revive voter purge policy

(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear Ohio's appeal of a lower court ruling that blocked the Republican-led state's policy of purging people from voter-registration lists if they do not regularly cast ballots because it violated federal law.

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Democrats criticize Senate's all-male healthcare group

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democrats on Sunday criticized the lack of women on a working group in the Republican-led Senate that will craft a plan to pass legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare.

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Trump: Republican-led Senate should ease rules to pass bills

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Republicans should make it easier for the Senate to pass legislation, either by allowing bills to be approved by a simple majority vote or by winning a wider majority in the 2018 congressional election.

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U.S. judicial panel finds Texas hurt Latino vote with redrawn boundaries

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - A special federal judicial panel ruled for the second time in two months on Thursday that the Republican-led Texas Legislature deliberately redrew political boundaries so as to unfairly diminish voter clout of the state's growing Latino population.

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Cillizza: Reason to be skeptical about a new health care bill in one sentence

There's increased optimism among the Trump White House and some in the Republican-led Congress that legislation to reform and replace Obamacare might just be coming together, just six weeks after the very-public collapse of the initial healthcare bill.

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In big win for Trump, Senate approves his conservative court pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Senate on Friday gave Donald Trump the biggest triumph of his young presidency, confirming his Supreme Court nominee over stout Democratic opposition and restoring a conservative majority on the highest U.S. judicial body.

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Senate set to approve Trump's conservative Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Senate was poised on Friday to confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick, conservative appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, providing the president with his first major victory since taking office in January.

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CORRECTED-Banks spent record amounts on lobbying in recent election

March 8 (Reuters) - Banks and other financial companies expecting big benefits from Republican-led deregulation spent record amounts on lobbying in the last election cycle, according to an advocacy group report released on Wednesday.

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Banks spent record amounts on lobbying in recent election

(Reuters) - Banks and other financial companies expecting big benefits from Republican-led deregulation spent record amounts on lobbying in the last election cycle, according to an advocacy group report released on Wednesday.

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Senate revokes Obama federal land-planning rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday revoked a rule that aimed to give the public more input into federal land management decisions, the latest move by the Republican-led Congress to undo Obama administration environmental regulations it sees as a burden.

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U.S. top court hands partial victory to challengers in Virginia voting case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday handed a partial victory to voters who accused Virginia's Republican-led legislature of trying to dilute the clout of black people at the ballot box, throwing out a lower court's endorsement of how a series of legislative districts were drawn.

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NAACP calls for boycott of North Carolina over voting, bathroom laws

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People on Friday said it would not hold its convention in North Carolina and urged other organizations to boycott the state in protest of laws adopted by the Republican-led legislature.

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U.S. Senate kills SEC "resource extraction" rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Congress early Friday morning killed a controversial U.S. securities rule disclosure rule aimed at curbing corruption at big oil, gas and mining companies.

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House votes to let mentally ill buy guns

The Republican-led House voted Thursday to repeal an Obama-era Social Security Administration regulation to keep people with severe mental illnesses from buying guns.

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GOP House votes to reject Obama administration stream protection rule

The Republican-led Congress took its first steps Wednesday to roll back environmental, financial disclosure and energy regulations put in in place by the Obama administration.

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U.S. House axes rules to prevent corruption, pollution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two major U.S. rules aimed at curbing corruption and pollution in the energy sector may be entirely wiped from the books by next week, after the Republican-led House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to repeal them.

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UPDATE 1-U.S. House axes rules to prevent corruption, pollution

WASHINGTON, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Two major U.S. rules aimed at curbing corruption and pollution in the energy sector may be entirely wiped from the books by next week, after the Republican-led House of Representatives on Wednesday voted to repeal them.

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U.S. House axes regulations on oil and mining company payments, stream pollution

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday killed two Obama-era rules, one intended to root out corruption in the extraction sector and one aimed at reducing stream pollution.

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Trump to name U.S. high court pick on Tuesday as Democrats plan fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was set to unveil his pick for a lifetime job on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday as Democrats, still fuming over the Republican-led Senate's refusal to act on former President Barack Obama's nominee last year, girded for a fight.

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Trump set to name high court pick as Democrats plan fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump was set to unveil his pick for a lifetime job on the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday as Democrats, still fuming over the Republican-led Senate's refusal to act on former President Barack Obama's nominee last year, girded for a fight.

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U.S. House takes first step toward Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a measure making the first move toward scrapping Obamacare, joining the Senate in instructing key committees to write legislation repealing the health insurance law.

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U.S. Senate launches Obamacare repeal process, House to vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Congress, under pressure from President-elect Donald Trump to move quickly, took its first concrete step toward dismantling Obamacare on Thursday as the Senate voted to instruct key committees to draft legislation to repeal it.

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Controversial abortion bills pass Kentucky legislature

Two controversial abortion bills are one step closer to becoming law in Kentucky, both heading to the governor's desk for final approval after being passed by the Republican-led state legislature Saturday.

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Trump says Mexico would repay U.S. funds spent on border wall

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump said on Friday Mexico would repay the United States for his planned border wall, a day after news emerged that his transition team was exploring getting the Republican-led Congress to vote to approve the funding.

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House can now fine members for violating decorum rules

The Republican-led House of Representatives adopted new rules governing floor debate in the new Congress on Tuesday, passing a package of changes in a largely party line vote.

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Rough start for U.S. Republicans in first day of Trump-era Congress

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Congress had a rough start to its first session of the Donald Trump era on Tuesday after the House of Representatives had to backtrack on a decision to defang an ethics watchdog following a public outcry that included a dressing-down from the president-elect.

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Ryan wins re-election as speaker of U.S. House of Representatives

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Paul Ryan was re-elected speaker of the House of Representatives on Tuesday as a Republican-led Congress began a new session.

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UPDATE 2-New Republican-led U.S. Congress lays groundwork for Trump era

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Congress begins a new session on Tuesday in which it will start laying plans for enacting President-elect Donald Trump's agenda of cutting taxes, repealing Obamacare and rolling back financial and environmental regulations.

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UPDATE 1-New Republican-led U.S. Congress lays groundwork for Trump era

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. Congress begins a new session on Tuesday where it will start laying plans for enacting President-elect Donald Trump's agenda of tax cuts, repeal of Obamacare and the rollback of financial and environmental regulations.

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New Republican-led Congress lays groundwork for Trump era

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Congress begins a new session on Tuesday where it will start laying plans for enacting President-elect Donald Trump's agenda of tax cuts, repeal of Obamacare and the rollback of financial and environmental regulations.

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New Republican-led U.S. Congress lays groundwork for Trump era

WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) - The Republican-led Congress begins a new session on Tuesday where it will start laying plans for enacting President-elect Donald Trump's agenda of tax cuts, repeal of Obamacare and the rollback of financial and environmental regulations.

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Obamacare supporters look to intervene in GOP-led lawsuit

Recipients of Obamacare subsidies are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit that was originally brought against the Obama administration by the Republican-led House of Representatives.

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Trump to unveil Supreme Court pick close to inauguration: aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump plans to unveil his choice to fill the lingering U.S. Supreme Court vacancy around the time of his Jan. 20 inauguration after the Republican-led Senate refused to consider President Barack Obama's nominee, a senior Trump aide said on Wednesday.

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Gun Owners ‘Can Breathe Again’: Trump’s Win Emboldens Advocates

Supporters of the Second Amendment, ecstatic that Hillary Clinton lost, anticipate an expansion of gun rights with a Trump administration and a Republican-led Congress.

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U.S. consumer financial agency could be defanged under Trump

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, already in legal limbo after an October court decision, could find its powers scaled back by President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-led Congress, according to members of both political parties, lobbyists and lawyers.

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Supreme Court begins new term, still shorthanded

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court opened its new term on Monday in low-key fashion, still down a justice for the foreseeable future because of the Republican-led Senate's refusal to act on President Barack Obama's nominee to replace late Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Kansas judge extends voting rights for those registered at motor vehicle offices

(Reuters) - A Kansas judge extended voting rights through the Nov. 8 election of about 17,500 people who registered to vote at motor vehicle offices, court documents showed on Tuesday in one of the cases highlighting a political battle over identification laws enacted in Republican-led states.

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Biden asks U.S. Congress to allow unencumbered Zika funding vote

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the Republican-led U.S. Congress to allow an up-or-down vote on funding to combat the Zika virus without other provisions attached, calling the health threat posed by the pathogen a national emergency.

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UPDATE 1-Biden asks U.S. Congress to allow unencumbered Zika funding vote

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the Republican-led U.S. Congress to allow an up-or-down vote on funding to combat the Zika virus without other provisions attached, calling the health threat posed by the pathogen a national emergency.

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Biden: Congress must vote on Zika funding to fight 'national emergency'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the Republican-led Congress to allow a vote on funding to combat the Zika virus, calling the efforts to fight it a "national emergency."

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Biden: Congress must vote on Zika funding to fight "national emergency"

WASHINGTON, Sept 8 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday called on the Republican-led Congress to allow a vote on funding to combat the Zika virus, calling the efforts to fight it a "national emergency."

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Democrats launch new push for Obama U.S. Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supporters of Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's U.S. Supreme Court selection, on Tuesday launched a new push to persuade the Republican-led Senate to act on the nomination before the Nov. 8 presidential election, but their calls fell on deaf ears.

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Kansas ask U.S. appeals court to reinstate strict voter ID rule

DENVER (Reuters) - Kansas on Tuesday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate rules requiring proof of U.S. citizenship from people registering to vote, the latest political battle over stringent identification laws enacted in Republican-led states ahead of the 2016 presidential election.

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Federal judge strikes down parts of Wisconsin voter laws

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday struck down a string of Wisconsin voting restrictions passed by the Republican-led legislature and ordered the state to revamp its voter identification rules, finding that they disenfranchised minority voters.

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U.S. judge strikes down parts of Wisconsin voter ID law: report

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday struck down parts of a Wisconsin law requiring voters to show a photo identification at the polls, as well as other election rules passed by the state's Republican-led legislature, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel newspaper reported.

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U.S. House panel approves Benghazi report after two-year probe

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives' special Benghazi committee approved its report on Friday on the attack in Libya that killed four Americans in 2012, but the Republican-led panel set no date for ending its work after a two-year-long investigation.

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Republican-led panel accuses Clinton State Department of Benghazi lapses

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Republicans on Tuesday accused the Obama administration and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton of failing to protect U.S. diplomats in the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attack that killed four Americans.

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House Democrats Release Benghazi Report to Counter Republican Inquiry

The Democrats’ report cast the investigation by the Republican-led House Select Committee on Benghazi as a politically motivated crusade that wasted time and money.

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Democrats release Benghazi report

Democrats on Monday pre-empted the upcoming release of a Republican-led House Select Committee report on Benghazi by issuing their own version of a probe into the 2012 terror attack that killed four Americans on Hillary Clinton's watch as secretary of state.

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House panel claims oversight of state climate probes into Exxon

HOUSTON (Reuters) - A Republican-led congressional committee sought on Friday to assert oversight over inquiries that about 20 states are making into Exxon Mobil and climate change, reiterating demands to know more about state attorneys general's consultations with environmental groups.

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U.S. House panel claims oversight of state climate probes into Exxon

HOUSTON, June 17 (Reuters) - A Republican-led congressional committee sought on Friday to assert oversight over inquiries that about 20 states are making into Exxon Mobil and climate change, reiterating demands to know more about state attorneys general's consultations with environmental groups.

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U.S. justices rule against Virginia Republicans in black voters case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place a lower court's ruling that said Virginia's Republican-led legislature unlawfully considered race when drawing U.S. congressional districts by packing black voters into one of them.

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Justices hostile to Virginia Republicans in black voters case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Supreme Court justices on Monday signaled they are likely to leave in place a lower-court's ruling that Virginia's Republican-led legislature unlawfully considered race when drawing U.S. congressional districts by packing black voters into one of them.

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Obama hopes 'cooler heads prevail' on Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he hoped "cooler heads will prevail" and that the Republican-led Senate will act on his U.S. Supreme Court nominee but top Republicans dug in their heels, defending their refusal to consider anyone Obama picks.

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No breakthrough in Supreme Court dispute between Obama, Republicans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama met with leaders of the Republican-led Senate on Tuesday to push for confirmation hearings and a vote on his nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy, but the Republicans again vowed not to act on anyone he selects.

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House panel: Pentagon hid ISIS files

The Republican-led House intelligence committee wants the Pentagon to provide what it believes are illegally deleted intelligence files pertaining to the U.S. military campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq.

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Senate Republicans rule out action on Obama high court pick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Senate on Tuesday ruled out taking action on any nominee put forth by President Barack Obama to the Supreme Court in a political power move intended to thwart his ability to change the court's ideological balance.

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White House prods Senate Republicans to act on court vacancy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday tried to ratchet up pressure on the Republican-led Senate to allow a vote on President Barack Obama's choice to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.

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Obama urges Senate to act on court nominee despite Washington's rancor

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to pick an indisputably qualified nominee to the Supreme Court and urged the Republican-led U.S. Senate to move forward on the nomination despite the rancor of Washington politics.

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U.S. top court takes up case on Obama immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear President Barack Obama's bid to resurrect his plan to shield more than 4 million illegal immigrants from deportation, a unilateral executive action he took in 2014 to bypass the Republican-led Congress.

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U.S. top court agrees to review Obama immigration action

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear President Barack Obama's bid to resurrect his plan to shield more than 4 million illegal immigrants from deportation, a unilateral executive action he took in 2014 to bypass the Republican-led Congress.

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U.S. justices take no action on Obama immigration case

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took no immediate action on whether it will hear President Barack Obama's bid to revive his plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants from deportation, a move that bypassed the Republican-led Congress.

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U.S. justices consider taking Obama appeal on immigration action

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The nine U.S. Supreme Court justices were due to meet privately on Friday to discuss whether to hear President Barack Obama's bid to revive his plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants from deportation, a move that bypassed the Republican-led Congress.

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Iran central bank takes Beirut bombing case to U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led Congress and President Barack Obama's administration, often at odds over Iran policy, are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to let the families of Americans killed in the 1983 bombing of a U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut and other attacks collect nearly $2 billion in frozen Iranian funds.

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The Larger, but Quieter Than Bundy, Push to Take Over Federal Land

A growing Republican-led movement is pushing the federal government to hand the states millions of acres of Western public lands — as well as their rich stores of coal, timber and grazing grass.

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Obama vetoes Obamacare repeal

President Barack Obama on Friday vetoed legislation that would have repealed the Affordable Care Act and cut federal funding for Planned Parenthood. The bill goes back to the Republican-led Congress, which does not have the votes to override the veto.

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State Focus and Infusion of Funding Buoy Gun Control Advocates

With tens of millions of dollars in contributions to spend, groups are looking to toughen state and local measures in ways that the Republican-led Congress has rejected on the federal level.

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UPDATE 3-Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican budget, says it's 'garbage'

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec 29 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday rejected a budget proposed by Republican-led lawmakers, calling it "garbage," but allowed spending on education and some services to be funded to avoid a threatened closure of schools in the state.

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Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican budget, says it's 'garbage'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday rejected a budget proposed by Republican-led lawmakers, calling it 'garbage,' but allowed spending on education and some services to be funded to avoid a threatened closure of schools in the state.

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UPDATE 2-Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican budget, says it's 'garbage'

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec 29 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday rejected a budget proposed by Republican-led lawmakers, calling it 'garbage,' but allowed spending on education and some...

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Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican budget, calls it 'garbage'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday rejected a budget proposed by Republican-led lawmakers, calling it 'garbage,' but allowed spending on education and some services to go ahead to avoid a threatened closure of schools in the state.

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UPDATE 1-Pennsylvania governor rejects Republican budget, calls it 'garbage'

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec 29 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's Governor Tom Wolf on Tuesday rejected a budget proposed by Republican-led lawmakers, calling it 'garbage,' but allowed spending on education and...

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Bill to Repeal Health Law Passes Senate

The Republican-led bill is ultimately expected to pass both chambers, but faces certain veto by President Obama.

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Obama administration asks top court to revive immigration plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to revive President Barack Obama's executive action to protect millions of illegal immigrants from deportation, saying Republican-led states had no legal basis to challenge it.