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It’s not unusual for lawmakers in the nation’s capital to crash on the couch in their offices after a long day’s work at the Capitol. But a new bill supported by some representatives who look down on the practice could put an end to that.

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was praised by Rep. Chris Collins Wednesday during committee hearings looking at the social network's privacy issues and operations.

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Republicans in Congress approved a sweeping and controversial $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, with the Senate voting early Wednesday along straight party lines to move the measure forward.

House Republicans approved their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday.

Here's a rundown of key provisions in the American Health Care Act and what would happen if the Senate approves them and the bill becomes law.

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Republican Chris Collins was sworn in Thursday as one of the newest members of  the U.S. House of Representatives. Collins is among 82 freshman representatives in the House.

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Congressman Brian Higgins easily won his re-election bid Tuesday over challenger Mike Madigan.