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House panel advances GOP welfare-reform bill

The House Ways and Means Committee approved Thursday a massive overhaul of the country's welfare system that would push more people on the public dole to look for work, hoping to wean them off benefits altogether. The bill cleared the committee on a 22...

GOP Obamacare plan clears first hurdles

Republicans powered their Obamacare repeal-and-replace plan through two committees Thursday, maintaining unity — at least for now — as President Trump rebuked naysayers and said the ugly health care debate will end with a "beautiful picture...