Eric Cantor says healthcare bill is 'first real test for Trump'

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor - a top Republican during the Obamacare fight - tells me he thinks it will be a "real difficult road" for the rest of the Republican agenda if the healthcare bill is not passed.

Despite that, Mr Cantor is convinced it will make it through Congress.

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Women's Day: A US gender ceiling far from shattered

It's much better than it used to be, but female leadership in the United States - in politics and business - has still a long way to go to achieve parity.

Here's my take.

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Why Trump's big speech to Congress may actually matter

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The state of the union is broken. Or, at least, the state of the State of Union address is broken.

Audiences for this annual political tradition have been steadily declining for years.

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What's next after one month of Trump drama

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Four weeks. Twenty-eight days. It feels like 280 days. I feel 280. If Donald Trump is exhausting even the news-hungry political journalists, I wonder what he is doing to the rest of the world.

For the first three weeks I started the day repeating a mantra, "watch what he does, not what he says." I've discarded that notion. What Mr Trump says and how he says it is an important part of his presidency. His rhetoric, both in person and Twitter, appeals to his supporters. It's new and fresh and irreverent. But one day it could also be his undoing. He is increasingly losing respect among key Republicans, and he needs them to govern effectively.

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Neil Gorsuch: The man who could shape American law for decades

Donald Trump's pick to be the next US Supreme Court justice has been on a charm offensive here in Washington.

Neil Gorsuch met with the Republican leadership on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

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What will happen in Donald Trump's first 100 days?

Media captionCan Trump accomplish what he wants?

Donald Trump has promised to take Washington by storm.

There is almost nothing the new American president does not want to change - policy, tone, foreign relations, the press pool. Mr Trump has told his cabinet nominees to be bold and be bold now.

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Trump inauguration: Two Americas in 24 hours

People march along Independence Ave for the Women"s March on Washington in Washington, DC, USA, 21 January 2017. Image copyright EPA

In the space of 24 hours, Washington was the scene of two Americas.

President Trump's supporters came feeling they've just taken their country back.

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Katty Kay: Sick and feeling guilty in a busy news week

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I'm sick. I have shards of glass where my throat used to be. There are hot skewers in my ears (my husband says this is not true; he lies).

Getting out of bed to refill my water glass takes more physical effort than I usually exert in a week. My bed has disappeared under a pile of disgusting used tissues.

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Donald Trump presidency: Boeing and his chaos theory

US President-elect Donald Trump arrives at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport in Hebron, Kentucky. Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption Mr Trump's own plane is a Boeing 757

Americans voted for Donald Trump (not a majority, but a winning combination) because they wanted change.

They were so fed up with the status quo that they took a gamble on someone who had never held elected office.

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Donald Trump as president - will he be deal-maker or divider?

Media captionWhich Donald Trump will govern?

As Washington swoons in the halcyon promise of unity, a somewhat trite commitment made in the days after every contentious election in modern history, we should not forget that Donald Trump made a campaign habit of fuelling disunity.

It is worth remembering, not out of political grievance, but as a clue to what kind of president he will be.

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