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A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

A Look at Illinois' Budget Mess as Lawmakers Head to Capitol

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 22
Already holding the title for longest state budget stalemate, Illinois is poised to enter a third year without a spending plan as the feud between Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats controlling the Legislature drags on.

Illinois Governor Calls Special Session to Force Budget Deal

Illinois Governor Calls Special Session to Force Budget Deal

By Sophia Tareen | Jun 17
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has called state legislators back to the Capitol for a special session starting next week to hammer out a budget deal and end an unprecedented impasse that could enter a third year.

Top Republican Seeks Action Now to Steady Insurance Markets

Top Republican Seeks Action Now to Steady Insurance Markets

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jun 12
A senior House Republican on Thursday called for immediate action to stabilize shaky health insurance markets around the country, amid concerns that the GOP could get blamed for rising premiums and dwindling choice next year.

President Launches an Attack on the House Freedom Caucus

President Launches an Attack on the House Freedom Caucus

Apr 1
President Trump unleashed several tweets against the House Freedom Caucus on Thursday. The group of conservative lawmakers had refused to vote for the Republican Obamacare replacement bill.

Republicans Face Fallout Over Failed Health Care Bill

Republicans Face Fallout Over Failed Health Care Bill

Mar 28
The White House is facing backlash over its failed attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare. CBSN political contributor Alex Conant joins Elaine Quijano to discuss what's next for the Trump administration

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

GOP Controls Federal Government but Struggles to Govern

By Thomas Beaumont and Bill Barrow | Mar 27
The Republican Party of "no" for Democrat Barack Obama's eight years is having a hard time getting to "yes" in the early Donald Trump era.

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

Senate Votes to Kill Privacy Rules Guarding Your Online Info

By Tali Arbel and Richard Lardner | Mar 25
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information.

Ryan's Gambit: Second Health Care Bill to Woo the Reluctant

Ryan's Gambit: Second Health Care Bill to Woo the Reluctant

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram | Mar 15
House Republicans are working on a companion to their bill replacing "Obamacare," a legislative second act that would ease cross-state sale of health insurance and limit jury awards for pain and suffering in malpractice lawsuits.

AP Explains: How to Transform GOP Health Care Plan into Law

AP Explains: How to Transform GOP Health Care Plan into Law

By Lisa Lerer | Mar 12
Republicans' long-awaited plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has cleared a couple hurdles in the House. The GOP still must navigate a complicated path to turn its 123-page proposal from legislation to law.

Mischief in the Capitol as GOP Rebels Stir Up Trouble

Mischief in the Capitol as GOP Rebels Stir Up Trouble

By Erica Werner | Mar 4
Whatever GOP unity was produced by Donald Trump's victory in November has all but disappeared, and Republican leaders are confronting open rebellion in their ranks as they try to finalize health care legislation.

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