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Senator wants to know if his communications were intercepted

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key GOP senator weighing the pros and cons of U.S. foreign surveillance had the same question Tuesday as many Americans: Does the U.S. government sweep up their communications while monitoring targets abroad?

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:29 pm

House votes overwhelmingly to back NATO mutual defense pact

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution reaffirming the U.S. commitment to NATO's mutual defense pact.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:28 pm

These senators will make or break the GOP's health care push

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign promise to repeal and replace "Obamacare" is now in the hands of a key group of GOP senators who are opposing —or not yet supporting — legislation Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is pushing.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:23 pm

Lawyers prepare to defend travelers to US at airports

NEW YORK (AP) — When the Trump administration's travel ban takes partial effect this week, immigrant-rights lawyers plan to head to the nation's major airports to make sure eligible foreigners are able to get into the country.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 12:05 pm

Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bruising setback, Senate Republican leaders shelved a vote on their prized health care bill Tuesday until at least next month, forced to retreat by a GOP rebellion that left them lacking enough votes to even begin debate.

Posted on 27 June 2017 | 11:08 am