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(WBEN/AP) In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. It was the...
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July 09, 2017 - 2:27 pm
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The pressure is on Republican senators — from congressional leaders, conservative groups and impatient GOP voters — to fulfill a seven-year-old promise to scrap much of Democrat Barack Obama’s health care law. But back home, Republican governors who have experienced some of...
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March 27, 2017 - 12:32 pm
(WBEN/AP) Congressman Chris Collins says after the demise of Republican plans to repeal Obamacare " the wounds are pretty deep," and some members of the house of representatives aren't even talking to each other. And while he celebrates the resignation of at least one member of the ultra...
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Dave Debo
March 24, 2017 - 6:06 am
Congressman Chris Collins is painting Friday's Obamacare vote as a referendum on support for President Donald Trump, and predicts that economic benefits of the plan will create enough support that it will likely pass when voted on Friday. "Do you think you have the votes for this thing, up or down,...
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March 23, 2017 - 6:23 am
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) -- The GOP's long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare" stood on the brink just hours before Republican leaders planned to put it on the House floor for a showdown vote. But Clarence Republican Rep. Chris Collins says it will pass, defiantly telling WBEN ""We...
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