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Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care

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President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency, a key Democratic senator said Tuesday, taking a stance on a politically charged issue...
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Dem candidates steer clear of Trump impeachment debate

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Many of the Democrats challenging GOP incumbents in the north Atlanta suburbs say it's too soon for their party to push for impeaching President Donald Trump on Capitol Hill.
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Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care

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WASHINGTON - A key Democratic senator says President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency - a stance that his predecessor claims led to his firing.
Sen. Jon Tester, top Democrat on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, met privately with Ronny Jackson.
Tester says Jackson committed to the same stance against privatization as his predecessor David Shulkin, who favored strong continuing investment in core VA programs while expanding access to private doctors.
The confirmation hearing for Jackson, Trump's White House doctor, is...
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Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs says he'll oppose push to privatize health care, senator says

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Ronny Jackson is making the rounds on Capitol Hill, meeting with lawmakers ahead of his confirmation hearing next week.
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Authorities: Son drowns in tub while father plays video game

Authorities: Son drowns in tub while father plays video game

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Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation...

Senate Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation one day after Christine Blasey Ford's testimony

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Senate Judiciary Committee sets vote for Supreme Court nominee, Brett...

Senate Judiciary Committee sets vote for Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, for Friday

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Secret files suggest Catholic bishop shielded alleged 'predator priests'...

Secret files suggest Catholic bishop shielded alleged 'predator priests' from the public

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Scherzer gets to 300 Ks, fans 10 in Nats' 9-4 win over Miami

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Black man faces up to 40 years in prison for transporting marijuana he...

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The FBI announced a $10,000 reward for information in the case. Read more ...

'It's amazing she's alive': Humane society rescues dog trapped for days in...

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The rescue team found the white Maltese named Soshe on a floating couch at the dog owner's home. Read more ...