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Trump's New Year's Eve speech cited Dubai business partner

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 9:00am
Donald Trump gave a lengthy description of his electoral victory, and lavished praise upon a Dubai business partner, during a ten-minute speech to 800 paying guests at his Florida estate Saturday night.
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Rand Paul: Repeal and replace Obamacare or else

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 8:34am
As Republicans are taking control of Congress, Sen. Rand Paul is warning fellow lawmakers of the possible dire consequences of killing Obamacare piecemeal.
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House freshman class co-presidents 'optimistic' about unity

Tue, 01/03/2017 - 7:12am
The Cannon House Office Building was abuzz Monday afternoon as new members made their way to their workplace.
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Conway defends Trump over hacking statements

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 9:44pm
Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, defended Monday his statements questioning Russia's role in hacking aimed to influence the 2016 election.
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GOP senator: I'll 'wait and see' what Trump says on Russia's role in hacking

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 8:48pm
Republican Sen. James Lankford said he will "wait and see" what President-elect Donald Trump knows about the Russian hacking in the United States.
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Trump: Chicago mayor should ask feds to help combat homicides

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 7:19pm
President-elect Donald Trump said Monday that Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel should seek federal assistance to combat homicides in the nation's third-largest city.
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How Trump can reshape the federal courts

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 6:38pm
Donald Trump is poised to cement the conservative majority on the Supreme Court, but he will also play a critical role in reshaping the look of the lower courts as he moves to fill over 100 vacancies in the federal judiciary.
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Trump spokesman casts doubt on Intel report on Russia hacks

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 4:55pm
The President-elect's incoming press secretary, Sean Spicer, clashed Monday with CNN host Alisyn Camerota, casting doubt on a US intelligence assessment that suggests Russia directed hacks on the Democratic National Committee in order to sway the presidential race in favor of Donald Trump.
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Pelosi's Obamacare plea: 'Take a second look'

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 4:54pm
House Democrats who ushered President Barack Obama's health care reforms into law say they failed to sell it from the start.
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Mark Shriver to Trump administration: Don't forget about the children, poor

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 4:33pm
As Congress returns and Washington readies for a new president, the leader of a children's advocacy group fears that vulnerable children and other at-risk communities might have the most to lose from Donald Trump's agenda.
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Springsteen questions Trump's competency

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 4:33pm
Rock music icon Bruce Springsteen, a high-profile Democratic donor, questioned President-elect Donald Trump's competency in an interview published Monday.
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Dems target 8 Cabinet nominees

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 4:30pm
Senate Democrats are vowing to stall action on eight of Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees tasked with carrying out his economic, law enforcement and regulatory agenda, a senior Democratic aide told CNN Monday.
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'Stray' bullet hits Texas legislator in the head

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 3:44pm
A Texas lawmaker is lucky to be alive after an apparently stray bullet hit his head during a New Year's celebration early Sunday, authorities said.
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Obama to deliver farewell address in Chicago

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 3:36pm
President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address to the nation on January 10 from his home city of Chicago, the President announced in a statement Monday.
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Judge halts ACA transgender protections

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 3:31pm
A federal judge halted protections for transgender individuals that were found in the Affordable Care Act, issuing the injunction just a day before the safeguards would go into effect.
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Repealing Obamacare affects everyone

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 2:27pm
Obamacare touches just about everyone — it's not just for the 20 million people who have health insurance through the individual Obamacare exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
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Trump promises to reveal info on Russia

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 2:09pm
President-elect Donald Trump claims to have inside information on Russia's meddling in the United States' election -- and promises to reveal it "Tuesday or Wednesday."
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Hill GOP eyes busy first 100 days of 2017

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 1:31pm
"Buckle up" was the advice Vice President-elect Mike Pence gave Hill Republicans about the hectic pace ahead for Capitol Hill's first 100 days in 2017.
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Kim Jong Un says North Korea close to testing intercontinental ballistic missile

Mon, 01/02/2017 - 1:03pm
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said that his country is close to testing an intercontinental ballistic missile.
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