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What we're watching today: Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with the chairmen of the health care and budget committees, 11:30 am Eastern; Pence holds listening session with conservative leaders on health care, 1 pm Eastern.
What we're watching Sunday: Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price on NBC's "Meet the Press."
What we're watching next week: Senate confirmation vote for Seema Verma, Monday; House Budget Committee marks up the budget "reconciliation" package tying together the repeal bills, Wednesday. Also: Congressional Budget Office score for the Obamacare replacement bill?
What we're watching in two weeks: House vote on the Obamacare replacement package.
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