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GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

GOP 'Obamacare' repeal teeters after Senate shelves vote

Multiple senators also relayed a message: Ads from a conservative group against moderate GOP Sen. Collins said Trump listened intently to the concerns she and other senators raised. The extra time will be appreciated by nervous senators. To the immediate right of Trump sat Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski, who has expressed concerns about the legislation but so far declined to say whether she would vote for a motion to proceed.


GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

Ryan challenged Pelosi's leadership after the 2016 election. Although her challenger, Ohio U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, lost in his challenge, he picked up 63 votes to Pelosi's 134 votes. Handel was elected in a runoff against democrat Jon Ossoff last week after receiving 52 percent of the vote. Pelosi is the face of the national Democratic Party.


Arizona governor: Wildfire is top priority

Arizona governor: Wildfire is top priority

As of Tuesday morning, the blaze had scorched almost 50,000 acres, the bulk of that in the Dixie National Forest, with crews managing to carve containment lines around just 10 percent of the fire's perimeter, officials said. In addition, a U.S. Forest Service researcher said logging probably would not have made a big difference in the high-altitude fire that is sending embers from tree-to-tree over long distances - normal for the ecosystem.


Utah wildfire grows as two powerful California blazes spread

Utah wildfire grows as two powerful California blazes spread

Parts of two state highways are closed because of the fire. The Weather Channel is describing the Brian Head Fire as the largest active wildfire in the U.S. Nicole Perna, a spokeswoman actor Johnny Galecki, confirmed his home on a ranch was destroyed by a blaze in rural San Luis Obispo County. The blaze burning in Riverside County about 80 miles (129 kilometers) east of Los Angeles is only 10 percent contained Tuesday morning.


Emergency personnel at NYC subway station

Emergency personnel at NYC subway station

Three other trains approaching the station halted in their tracks. A subway auto derailed in Manhattan Tuesday morning causing at least three minor injuries, CBS New York reports . The station reopened Tuesday, almost five years after it was flooded by Super. Riders had to use an older, outmoded station that only had room for the first five cars of a 10-car train during the lengthy fix process.


House budget deal held up on mandatory spending snag

House budget deal held up on mandatory spending snag

One senior House GOP leadership aide insisted that the conference was still on track to pull together the budget but said conservatives were the sticking point, pressing for a broader deficit reduction number than some committee chairs were comfortable signing onto.