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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. walks from the Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, as he steers the Senate toward a crucial vote on the Republican health care bill. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
McCain's return sets stage for big Senate health bill votePresident Donald Trump is keeping up the pressure on congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill
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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, second from right, followed by his attorney Abbe Lowell, right, arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, to meet behind closed doors before the House Intelligence Committee on the investigation into possible collusion between Russian officials and the Trump campaign.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Kushner, Manafort meet with congressional investigatorsTwo key members of President Donald Trump's presidential campaign have met with congressional investigators probing Russia's interference in the 2016 election and any possible collusion with Trump associates
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Trump ask federal appeals court to dismiss protester lawsuitAttorneys for President Donald Trump have asked a federal appeals court to dismiss a lawsuit filed by protesters who said they were roughed up by his supporters at a campaign rally in Louisville last year
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Coast Guard: Paddlers can use Potomac near Trump golf courseThe commandant of the Coast Guard says kayakers, paddleboarders and other groups can continue to use the Potomac River near a Virginia golf course owned by President Donald Trump
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White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci speaks to members of the media outside the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump message manager ready to clean house to stop leaksPresident Donald Trump's new communications director says he's ready to clean house in order to prevent information leaks that have plagued the administration
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FILE - In this July 17, 2016 file photo, Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland as Rick Gates listens at back left. President Donald Trump’s eldest son and his former campaign chairman are agreeing to discuss being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
The Latest: Manafort meets with Senate officials on RussiaPresident Donald Trump's former campaign chairman has told Senate investigators about his recollection of a Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer last year
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Texas mulls revived 'bathroom bill' despite uncertain oddsTexas senators has begun an emotionally charged floor debate over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people. The chances of passage remain tenuous even though Republicans firmly control the Legislature
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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein speaks at the NAACP’s national convention Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Baltimore,. Rosenstein told the audience that building public confidence in law enforcement “is one of our great challenges,” adding that while police have a special responsibility to follow the law, citizens have an obligation to respect the police. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
Rosenstein: "mutual respect" needed for confidence in policeDeputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says building public confidence in law enforcement "is one of our great challenges."
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FILE - In this July 11, 2017, file photo, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington. The office of Sen. John McCain says the ailing Arizona Republican will return to the Senate on July 25, the day of the health care vote. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
McCain's return cheers fellow Republican senatorsSen. John McCain's fellow Republicans say they are cheered by his return to the Senate Tuesday to cast a vote on opening debate on legislation to repeal and replace the Obama health law
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From left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke walk across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 24, 2017, before boarding Marine One to join President Donald Trump for the short flight to nearby Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is traveling to Beaver, W.Va. to speak at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Latest: Rand Paul to vote "yes" on health care voteSen. Rand Paul says he will vote "yes" on a pivotal health care vote Tuesday afternoon after receiving assurances from Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
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Boy Scouts sing and dance to music as they await the arrival of President Donald Trump at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va., Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
Trump's political speech to Scouts inspires parental outragePresident Donald Trump's rage against perceived political enemies Monday while speaking to Boy Scouts has infuriated parents and former Scouts
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., accompanied by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 25, 2017, following a House GOP Caucus. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
The Latest: Speaker Ryan defends Trump's prerogativeSpeaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump gets to decide his personnel amid reports that the president has spoken with advisers about firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
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