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Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., center, leaves a Senate policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, after he and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., say they have the "basic outlines" of a bipartisan deal to resume payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Senate health care deal in doubt as Trump says he's opposedA bipartisan Senate deal to curb the growth of health insurance premiums is on shaky ground
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Families of the fallen, and their presidentsPeople who have lost loved ones in U.S. military operations talk about their interactions, if any, with the president at the time
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In this Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, House Education and the Workforce Committee member Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., attends a conference of House and Senate negotiators try to resolve competing versions of a rewrite to the No Child Left Behind education law, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Wilson says she was in the car with the widow of a slain soldier when she overheard President Donald Trump telling her in a phone conversation that he “knew what he signed up for.” (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
US Rep: Trump says fallen soldier knew what he signed up forA Florida congresswoman says President Donald Trump told the widow of a slain soldier that he 'knew what he signed up for'
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks at Fort Myer in Arlington Va., about U.S. strategy in Afghanistan. Trump on Oct. 17 will call the families of four soldiers killed this month in Niger, the White House says, as Trump again casts doubt on whether his predecessor appropriately consoled the families of military personnel who died in war. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
Trump and the new politics of honoring war deadTrump and the new politics of honoring families of the fallen
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Summary of Senate bipartisan health care agreementSummary of the bipartisan health care agreement between Sens. Lamar Alexander, a Republican, and Patty Murray, a Democrat
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Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks to the Associated Press about Hawaii's lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's travel ban, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, in Honolulu. A federal judge in Hawaii blocked most of President Donald Trump's latest travel ban Tuesday, just hours before it was set to take effect, saying the revised order "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor." It was the third set of travel restrictions issued by the president to be thwarted, in whole or in part, by the courts. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
Judge: Newest travel ban 'same maladies' as previous versionA U.S. judge has blocked the third version of a travel ban issued by President Donald Trump this year
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., joined at right by Secretary for the Majority Laura Dove, walks from his office to the chamber for the start of the legislative day, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
GOP budget that's key to taxes moving ahead in SenateThe Senate has moved forward on a GOP budget plan that's a critical step in the party's drive to cut taxes and simplify the IRS code
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2017, photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks about "the crisis facing our asylum system" at the Executive Office for Immigration Review in Falls Church, Va. Democratic senators plan to press Sessions about his private communications with the president when he appears before a Senate committee Wednesday to face questions about his leadership of the Justice Department. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz, File)
Democratic senators to press Sessions on talks with TrumpAttorney General Jeff Sessions will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee for questioning about his oversight of the Justice Department. Wednesday's hearing is Sessions' first appearance before the committee since his January confirmation
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President Donald Trump looks down at his podium during a news conference with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump's lawyers to ask for dismissal of lawsuitLawyers for President Donald Trump are asking a federal judge to toss a civil lawsuit accusing the president of violating the Constitution because his businesses accept money from foreign governments
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C., left, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., update reporters on the status of their inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, at the Capitol in Washington. As congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when _ and how _ the probes will end. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
As congressional investigations wear on, some eye a finishAs congressional investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 elections wear on in the Capitol, some lawmakers are starting to wonder when _ and how _ the probes will end
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Christopher R. Sharpley appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee to be confirmed as the CIA inspector general, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
CIA watchdog nominee scolded for lack of preparationPresident Donald Trump's nominee to be the CIA's independent watchdog is telling Congress that he's never read the Senate's so-called torture report.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Sept. 25, 2017 photo, former presidential strategist Steve Bannon speaks at a rally for U.S. Senate hopeful Roy Moore, in Fairhope, Ala.  Bannon is rebuffing President Donald Trump’s public plea for him to retreat in his war on the Republican establishment, personally boosting the candidacy of a challenger to incumbent Sen. Jeff Flake. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Bannon praises Flake opponent, slams Senate leader McConnellFormer presidential strategist Steve Bannon waded into an Arizona U.S. Senate race with an appearance at a fundraiser for a challenger to incumbent Republican Sen. Jeff Flake
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