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Senate GOP's 'skinny repeal' dies in late-night vote

Three GOP senators voted no on the Health Care Freedom Act, effectively killing the bill

New details on Trump Organization's confidentiality agreement

"I have never seen a loyalty code to a family like this," said Debra Soltis, who has specialized in employment law for more than 25 years

Trump honors Alexandria shooting first responders

Medals of Valor given to law enforcement officers who responded to the shooting at the Alexandria congressional baseball practice

Trump Organization employees must agree to keep info about Trump family secret

The Trump presidency has dominated headlines daily, but we hear very little from the Trump business empire. CBS News correspondent Julianna Goldman and investigative producer Laura Strickler obtained a copy of the Trump Organization's confidentiality agreement, and found that's how the company wants ...

Scaramucci rips Priebus, Bannon in interview

New White House communications director uses profane language to attack his rivals within the administration

John Dickerson on White House infighting

CBS News chief Washington correspondent and "Face the Nation" anchor John Dickerson weighs in on the ongoing feud between chief of staff Reince Priebus and communications director Anthony Scaramucci.

White House infighting escalates as Scaramucci goes after Priebus

Not since British troops paid a visit in 1814 has the White House had so many fires to put out. The president is feuding with the attorney general, the communications director is going at it with the chief of staff over leaks, and the Boy Scouts felt it necessary to apologize Thursday for a Trump ...

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White House infighting escalates as Scaramucci goes after Priebus; June Foray, the first lady of voice actors, dies at 99

Senate passes sanctions bill targeting Russia, Iran and North Korea

Measure passed overwhelmingly in both Senate and House this week. The White House hasn't said whether Trump will sign the bill

Republican members unsatisfied with the 'skinny' bill

Some Republican members who are unsatisfied with the "skinny" bill are threatening to block it unless they're given a guarantee that the measure will move into negotiations with the House of Representatives, where it could be plumped up.

Scaramucci vs. Priebus: A White House at war with itself

Tensions are brewing at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. Who will come out on top?

House passes spending bill with $1.6B border wall money wrapped in

Senate would still have to pass funding bill, which likely won't happen because Senate Republicans would lack 60 votes to advance it

Jeff Sessions says of Trump's criticism that 'it's kind of hurtful'

Sessions talked with the AP and with Fox News about his relationship with Trump

Amid White House tensions, briefing focuses on MS-13 gang

New White House press secretary tried to focus on efforts to eradicate the gang, as tensions at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue rise

Why cracking down on White House leaks may not work

"Leaks are the sign of a White House that's not operating in a healthy way," John Dickerson said

Boy Scouts chief apologizes for Trump's speech

"We sincerely regret that politics were inserted into the Scouting program," Chief Scout Executive Michael Surbaugh wrote Thursday

Sen. Murkowski says Zinke phone call 'was a difficult conversation'

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, confirmed that she received a phone call from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke over her vote on health care, saying that while the call was not a threat, "it was a difficult conversation"

Senators work on bill banning firing of special counsels without judicial review

A Republican and two Democrats are working on the bill, which could try to insulate Robert Mueller from firing by Trump

Report: Interior secretary called Alaska's senators to threaten them over health care vote

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, opposed a motion to proceed Tuesday to open debate on health care

Senate health care saga continues -- live updates

The Senate continues its debate on how to repeal and replace Obamacare Thursday, in what could be its last shot for a while

Judiciary Committee chair issues warning shot amid attorney general speculation

Sen. Chuck Grassley appears to be warning Trump he has no time to confirm a new attorney general

Hard to fix White House leaks by 'clamping down'

Communications director Anthony Scaramucci is calling for a federal investigation about an apparent leak of his financial disclosure forms. CBS News chief Washington correspondent and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" from Washington to discuss why leaks are often a ...

Brownback nominated to serve as ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom

If confirmed, the Kansas Governor will head up State's Office of International Religious Freedom

Scaramucci calls for federal investigation into White House leaks

President Trump's newest hire is putting leakers inside the White House on notice. Communications director Anthony Scaramucci called for a federal investigation in a tweet last night about an apparent leak of his own financial disclosure forms. He even appeared to take aim at White House chief of ...

After stunning election loss, Clinton lets her 'guard down' in new book

"What Happened" follows the story of Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and its aftermath

US-Mexico border mayors convene amid high-stakes debates

Thursday's meeting will be the first of the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association since Trump took office

Troops, veterans react to Trump's transgender ban in military

Transgender veterans and active-duty troops spoke out against Trump's announcement to ban transgender people from military service

Transgender military ban met with protests and bipartisan criticism

President Trump's sudden ban on transgender service members triggered protests on both coasts Wednesday. In New York, people carrying "resist" signs gathered in Times Square and San Francisco's city hall was bathed in colorful lights in support of transgender military members. The announcement was ...

What is a 'skinny repeal' and can it pass the Senate?

As amendments to the Senate health care bill continue to fail, there appears to be one version that could squeak through

Scaramucci threatens to contact FBI over disclosure of his earnings

Scaramucci mentioned White House chief of staff Reince Priebus in his tweet

10 governors, including Republicans, come out against Obamacare 'skinny repeal'

Ohio's John Kasich and Nevada's Brian Sandoval among group of governors urging Senate to reject proposal

Congress fails to repeal Affordable Care Act

For the second time in 24 hours, the Senate fails to get the votes it needs to repeal and replace Obamacare. CBS Chief congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes joins CBSN to discuss the latest developments in a Republican promise that's seven years in the making.

Is a 'skinny repeal' the GOP's best hope for health care reform?

Obamacare repeal seems to be stalling in the Senate as GOP lawmakers keep coming up short in vote counts. CBSN political contributor and director of Progressive Programming for SiriusXM Zerlina Maxwell and CBSN political contributor and Republican strategist Leslie Sanchez join "Red & Blue" for a ...

Trump tweets directive banning transgender troops

President Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that transgender troops will not be allowed to serve in the U.S. military. The announcement set off a flurry of questions in Washington, many of them still unanswered. CBS News' chief White House correspondent Major Garrett reports.

Trump supporters in Ohio stand behind the president

Repealing and replacing Obamacare was one of President Trump's key campaign promises. So was bringing back jobs. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump announced the electronics giant Foxconn will build a factory in Wisconsin, expected to create 3,000 jobs. Dean Reynolds caught up with Trump supporters in Ohio.

GOP's Obamacare repeal bill fails in Senate

One day after Senate Republicans brought their health care plan back from the dead, its chances for survival are still in doubt. Seven Republicans, along with every Democrat, voted Wednesday against repealing Obamacare without a replacement - after nine Republicans voted down their party's ...

Trump reimposes military ban on transgender service members

President Trump decided that there is no room for patriotic, transgender individuals willing to serve their country in the U.S. military. He is reimposing a ban that was lifted by President Obama. Major Garrett reports.

Department of Justice to announce leaks investigation

The investigations have "been in the works for some time," according to an official familiar with the matter

Report: 'Dancing with the Stars' wants Sean Spicer

President Trump's former press secretary, Sean Spicer, has reportedly been contacted by ABC 's "Dancing with the Stars"

Trump hints U.S. could withdraw from Iran deal

Trump also could be eyeing a new position for top economic adviser Gary Cohn

Tillerson insists he's staying put at State

Amid rumors that he might quit his job before the end of the year, secretary of State says he'll serve "as long as the president lets me"

Poll: Trump approval rating dips to 35 percent

New survey data show only about a third of Americans believe the president is doing a good job

What happens to current transgender troops? Sanders can't say

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders doesn't have many answers on the details or timeline for the president's latest major policy announcement

Obamacare repeal bill fails in Senate vote

Republicans needed a simple majority, 51 votes, rather than a supermajority to pass it because they were using the budget reconciliation process

Congressman's proposal opens door to Sessions' return to Senate

Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican who is running for the seat Sessions vacated in January, offers to drop out if opponents do the same

How much do transgender service members cost the Pentagon?

The president cites "tremendous" costs as a reason to ban transgender service members -- here's what the Defense Department found

Former Wasserman Schultz IT staffer arrested on charges of bank fraud

Imran Awan, a former staffer on Capitol Hill, was trying to leave the country on Monday when he was picked up by law enforcement at Dulles National Airport

Rick Perry thought he was speaking to the Ukrainian prime minister for 22 minutes

Instead, he was speaking to two Russian pranksters who have also targeted other U.S. officials in the past

Trump: No transgender people will serve in U.S. military

The Trump ban reverses Obama's 2016 repeal of the U.S. ban on transgender military service

GOP lawmaker says Trump's public criticism of Sessions 'not helpful'

Rep. Trey Gowdy says Trumps public admonishments of the attorney general don't help the justice system