President Trump with Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (left) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (right) at the White House. All three will have to sell the new health care plan to skeptical factions. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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As He Leaves The Senate, Harry Reid Says He's 'Hopeful' On Trump

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Elaine Chao arrived at Trump Tower last week to meet with President-elect Donald Trump. On Tuesday, he announced she was his pick to lead the Department of Transportation. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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GOP Looks To Pence As Trump's Point Man On Capitol Hill

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President Obama slammed Republican nominee Donald Trump as "unfit" and "woefully unprepared" to be president during a news conference with Singapore's prime minister at the White House on Tuesday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Why President Obama Picked The 'Only White Guy' On His Shortlist

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President Obama speaks to reporters about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Saturday. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Treasury Secretary Keeps Up Pressure To Raise Debt Limit

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A woman looks on at the U.S. Capitol in 2013 after the most recent government shutdown. Congress has made no progress toward avoiding a government shutdown when it will run out of funding Sept. 30. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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President Obama delivers remarks in the Rose Garden after the U.S. Supreme Court's 6-3 ruling to uphold the nationwide availability of tax subsidies that are crucial to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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People line up outside the Kynect store at the Fayette Mall, in Lexington, Ky., in February to apply for health insurance through the state exchange. Adam Beam/AP hide caption

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Has The Senate Found It's More Fun To Be Functional?

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky returns to his office on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 29, 2015. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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McConnell's Call For 'Regular Order' May Not Mean What It Used To

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