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                                President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.

White House looks to bounce back after health care loss

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                                President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with women small business owners in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
Regrouping after a rocky few weeks, the White House declared Monday that President Donald Trump doesn’t consider the health care battle to be over, suggesting he may turn to Democrats to help him overhaul the system after his own party rejected his proposal. Read More
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                                Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, accompanied by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, talked to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington today.

Sessions: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money

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                                Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, accompanied by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, talked to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington today.

Updated on  March 27, 2017 at 12:19 pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions today warned so-called sanctuary cities they could lose federal money for refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities. Read More
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                                House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif, spoke with reporters outside the White House, March 22, in Washington following a meeting with President Donald Trump.

House intel chairman met source on White House grounds

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                                House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif, spoke with reporters outside the White House, March 22, in Washington following a meeting with President Donald Trump.

Updated on  March 27, 2017 at 12:15 pm
The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee met on the White House grounds with the source of the claim that communications involving President Donald Trump’s associates were caught up in “incidental” surveillance, the congressman’s spokesman said today. Read More
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                                White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner arrived for a Jan. 24 meeting between President Donald Trump and automobile leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

Kushner agrees to speak to Senate panel about Russia

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                                White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner arrived for a Jan. 24 meeting between President Donald Trump and automobile leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has volunteered to answer questions before the Senate Intelligence Committee about arranging meetings with the Russian ambassador and other officials, the White House confirmed today. Read More
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                                President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally.

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

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                                President Donald Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally.

Updated on  March 26, 2017 at 2:30 pm
President Donald Trump today attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama’s health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats. Read More
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                                Protesters gathered across the Chicago River from Trump Tower to rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act on Friday in Chicago.

New anxieties as Trump says Obamacare will ‘explode’

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                                Protesters gathered across the Chicago River from Trump Tower to rally against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act on Friday in Chicago.
Americans who have benefited from the Affordable Care Act are feeling some relief at the failure of Republican efforts to repeal it, but they face new anxieties with President Donald Trump tweeting that “ObamaCare will explode.” Read More
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                                Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump wants to tackle tax reform, but the loss on health care deals a blow to that effort. The loss on health care deprives Republicans of $1 trillion in tax cuts, and the GOP is just as divided on what steps to take.

Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul

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                                Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting on the Federal budget in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump wants to tackle tax reform, but the loss on health care deals a blow to that effort. The loss on health care deprives Republicans of $1 trillion in tax cuts, and the GOP is just as divided on what steps to take.

Updated on  March 25, 2017 at 6:37 am
House Republicans’ failure to repeal Barack Obama’s health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump’s agenda: tax reform. Read More
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                                President Donald Trump says he would be willing to reopen negotiations for a health care bill with Democrats if the Affordable Care Act fails.

Trump delivers his news to newspaper reporters

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                                President Donald Trump says he would be willing to reopen negotiations for a health care bill with Democrats if the Affordable Care Act fails.
President Donald Trump went old school on Friday, calling reporters from The Washington Post and The New York Times to announce that he had ordered a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare pulled from consideration in the House when it became clear there weren’t enough votes for passage. Read More
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                                Graphic designer Janella Williams receives medication from an intravenous drip for a neurological disorder, getting the drugs that she says allow her to walk. Under her Affordable Care Act plan, she pays $480 a month for coverage and has an out-of-pocket maximum of $3,500 a year.

After health care bill’s withdrawal, elation and anger

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                                Graphic designer Janella Williams receives medication from an intravenous drip for a neurological disorder, getting the drugs that she says allow her to walk. Under her Affordable Care Act plan, she pays $480 a month for coverage and has an out-of-pocket maximum of $3,500 a year.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 12:29 pm
Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief, others bubbled with frustration, and nearly all resigned themselves to the prospect that the latest chapter in the never-ending national debate over health care would not be the last. Read More
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                                Texas Gov. Greg Abbott listened, at left, as Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge spoke to reporters outside the White House in Washington, today, after meeting with President Donald Trump.

Trump touts jobs commitment made during Obama era

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                                Texas Gov. Greg Abbott listened, at left, as Charter Communications CEO Thomas Rutledge spoke to reporters outside the White House in Washington, today, after meeting with President Donald Trump.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 12:32 pm
President Donald Trump today praised a plan by cable company Charter Communications to hire 20,000 American call center workers. Read More
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                                House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. Nunes said Friday that Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, volunteered to be interviewed by committee members.

Trump campaign chair offers to talk to House panel on Russia

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                                House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Friday, March 24, 2017. Nunes said Friday that Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for President Donald Trump, volunteered to be interviewed by committee members.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 10:49 am
President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, a key figure in investigations into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia, has volunteered to be interviewed by lawmakers as part of an increasingly partisan House probe of the Kremlin’s alleged meddling in the 2016 election. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESSNedia Morsey, of Make the Road New Jersey, an immigration advocacy group, and her father Mostafa who has been in the U.S. for 36 years addressed a rally in opposition to the travel ban, March 16, at Newark Airport, in Newark, N.J.

Federal judge in Virginia declines to block travel ban

ASSOCIATED PRESSNedia Morsey, of Make the Road New Jersey, an immigration advocacy group, and her father Mostafa who has been in the U.S. for 36 years addressed a rally in opposition to the travel ban, March 16, at Newark Airport, in Newark, N.J.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 9:49 am
In a sweeping affirmation of presidential authority, a federal judge in Virginia ruled against a Muslim civil-rights group that sought to block the Trump administration’s proposed travel ban. Read More
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                                House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. left the White House in Washington, today, after meeting with President Donald Trump.

Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

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                                House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. left the White House in Washington, today, after meeting with President Donald Trump.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 8:03 pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama’s health care law, the GOP’s No. 1 target in the new Trump administration, will remain in place “for the foreseeable future.” Read More
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                                The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump’s lease for a luxury hotel in Washington has ruled his election as president doesn’t violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property.

Feds: Trump D.C. hotel not in violation of government lease

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                                The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump’s lease for a luxury hotel in Washington has ruled his election as president doesn’t violate the terms of his agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property.
The federal agency overseeing Donald Trump’s lease for a luxury hotel in Washington ruled Thursday that his inauguration as president doesn’t violate terms of the agreement barring government officials from profiting from the property. Read More
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                                Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, depart after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill on in Washington.

House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

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                                Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney, right, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and White House chief strategist Steve Bannon, depart after a Republican caucus meeting on Capitol Hill on in Washington.
In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue the rest of his agenda, win or lose. Read More
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                                The Republican-led Senate moved to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers’ permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.

Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info

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                                The Republican-led Senate moved to undo Obama-era regulations that would have forced internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon to ask customers’ permission before they could use or sell much of their personal information.

Updated on  March 24, 2017 at 12:28 am
The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand their own online ad businesses. Read More

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