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    • Beyond 'Obamacare': New liberal plan on health care overhaul

      New plan from liberal policy group calls for 'Medicare Extra' to guarantee coverage for all, but keeps role for employers and private insurance.
    • Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

      Students who survived the Florida school shooting are preparing to flood the Capitol pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't...
    • GOP leaders request hold on Pennsylvania congressional map

      Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania Legislature say they're about to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the imposition of new congressional maps, two days after they were announced by the state's highest court.
    • Mueller files new charges in Manafort case

      Court records indicate at least one new charge has been filed under seal in the case against President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman.
    • AP FACT CHECK: Trump's running commentary on Russia probe

      AP FACT CHECK: Trump speaks as if he knows where Russia probe is going and not going, and what it's finding.
    • Trump again attacks Obama over Russia

      President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor, suggesting he should have done more to prevent Russian election meddling.
    • Venezuela's Maduro calls for early Congress vote as well

      Venezuela's opposition says it will boycott an election challenging socialist President Nicolas Maduro unless the government drops a ban on major candidates and takes other steps to ease fears it's rigged.
    • The Latest: Governor focusing on court order for new map

      Pennsylvania's 2 highest-ranking Republican legislative leaders ask US Supreme Court to block new congressional district map viewed as likely to help Democrats.
    • Woman in affair that led US rep to resign now seeks office

      A woman whose affair with a married eight-term Pennsylvania congressman led to his resignation is now pursuing her own run for the U.S. House.
    • Reports suggest GOP House hopeful got racy texts from aide

      A Christian minister running to replace a congressman who resigned amid sexual misconduct allegations reportedly traded suggestive text messages with a female staffer who included a topless photo of herself in one...
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