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Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La. listens at left as Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill to announce the Patient Freedom Act of 2017. (AP)A proposal from two Republican senators would allow states to retain the Affordable Care Act or opt for a new program.

2017-01-23 19:48:05 -0700

A sign marks the entrance to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. (AP)No reason was given for the decision, but a co-sponsor says there were concerns about how the Trump administration would view the event.

2017-01-23 15:35:12 -0700

President Trump hosting a reception for House and Senate leaders on Jan. 23. (Susan Walsh/AP)During a meeting with congressional leaders, he wrongly claims he'd have won the popular vote if illegal immigrants hadn't voted.

2017-01-23 20:16:26 -0700