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FILE- In this March 8, 2017, file photo, Americans for Prosperity President Tim Phillips, accompanied by FreedomWorks President Adam Brandon, speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington. Chief lieutenants in the Koch brothers’ political network lashed out at the Senate Republican health care bill on Saturday, June 24, becoming a powerful outside critic as GOP leaders try to rally support for their plan among rank-and-file Republicans. “This Senate bill needs to get better,” said Phillips. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservativeChief lieutenants in the Koch brothers' political network are condemning the Senate Republican health care bill as insufficiently conservative
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Vice President Mike Pence, center, tours the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station Friday, June 23, 2017, during his visit to Colorado Springs, Colo. (Christian Murdock/The Gazette via AP, Pool)
Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crashA Colorado Springs motorcycle officer has been injured in an accident while escorting Vice President Mike Pence's motorcade to the city's airport
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The Latest: Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservativeOfficials of Koch brothers political network doesn't consider Senate Republican health care bill conservative enough
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In this June 19, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump watch as Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela and his wife Lorena Castillo depart the White House in Washington. Melania Trump ended her estrangement from Washington when she moved to the White House earlier this month and reunited with President Donald Trump after nearly five months apart. So what’s next now that she’s finally here? The below-the-radar first lady packed quite a bit into her first weeks as a full-timer at the White House, without being overtly public about it. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Now in Washington, Melania Trump still no social butterflyJust weeks into full-time residency at White House, first lady Melania Trump remains outside the social whirl of Washington
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Clue to Gorsuch's ideology seen in pairings with ThomasGorsuch's willingness to join Thomas in separate and dissenting opinions offers an early clue to his ideology on the high court
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Part of the cladding is removed from a housing tower, part of the Chalcots Estate in the borough of Camden, north London, Saturday June 24, 2017, after the local council evacuated some 650 homes overnight. The apartments were evacuated overnight after fire inspectors concluded that the buildings, in north London's Camden area, were unsafe because of problematic fire doors, gas pipe insulation, and external cladding similar to that blamed for the rapid spread of a fire that engulfed Grenfell Tower on June 14. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe sidingBritish authorities say 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country have cladding that has failed fire safety tests
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2017 file photo, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner delivers speaks in the Illinois House chamber in Springfield, Ill. Illinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, a move that will deepen a multibillion-dollar financial hole and cost taxpayers more for years to come. (Ted Schurter/The State Journal-Register via AP File)
Illinois could be 1st state with 'junk' credit due to budgetIllinois is on track to become the first U.S. state to have its credit rating downgraded to "junk" status, which would deepen its multibillion-dollar deficit and cost taxpayers more for years to come
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, Treasury Secretary-designate Stephen Mnuchin and his fiancee, Louise Linton, arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, for the presidential inauguration of Donald Trump. Mnuchin and Linton are to be married Saturday, June 24, 2017. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's weddingPresident Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence plan to be among the guests as Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin weds a Scottish actress.
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American Nurses Association President Pamela Cipriano holds up a list of essential health benefits as she discusses the effects of the proposed Republican healthcare legislation on families at a news conference with Democratic senators on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
5 GOP senators now oppose health care bill as writtenA total of five Republican senators are now opposing the Senate GOP health care bill, yet they remain open to changes in measure
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump and missions unaccomplishedPresident Donald Trump is claiming to have spurred homebuilding, freed farmers from regulations that stopped them from plowing and secured a historic increase in military spending _ but an AP Fact Check finds that none of it's true.
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FILE - This Jan. 25, 2012, file photo, shows the U.S. Supreme Court Building in Washington. The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration’s travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finishThe Supreme Court is entering its final week of work before a summer hiatus
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FILE - In this June 13, 2017, file photo. Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford listens on Capitol Hill in Washington. Military chiefs will seek a six-month delay before letting transgender people enlist in their services, officials said June 23. Dunford told a Senate committee there have been some issues identified with recruiting transgender individuals that “some of the service chiefs believe need to be resolved before we move forward.” He said Mattis was reviewing the matter. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
AP sources: Military to seek delay on transgender enlisteesAP sources: U.S. military chiefs plan to seek a six-month delay before allowing transgender people to enlist in the services
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