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Trevor Noah: When I see Trump, I see a stand-up comedian

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 2:07pm
President Donald Trump is a lot like a stand-up comedian, Trevor Noah said Wednesday -- he "connects with audiences in the same way."
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Ex-US ambassador to Russia offers advice to Jon Huntsman

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:49pm
Thomas Pickering, a former US ambassador to Russia, offered some words of wisdom to Jon Huntsman Jr., the man tapped to be the next envoy to Moscow.
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A breakfast bargain: GOP rep serves up Waffle House enticement to Dems on Obamacare

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:48pm
Republicans have been trying to flip Democrats on their health care bill for days.
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CNN/ORC poll: Most want compromise in DC

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:00pm
Americans are spending a lot of time talking politics these days, and one clear consensus amid the partisan strife is that most want compromise from the government in Washington.
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Trump to conservative leaders: If this plan fails, I'll blame Democrats

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:00pm
In an Oval Office meeting featuring several leaders of conservative groups already lining up against the House Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, President Donald Trump revealed his plan in the event the GOP effort fails: Allow Obamcare to fail and let Democrats take the blame, sources at the gathering told CNN.
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GOP health care plan clears first hurdle

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:57pm
Lawmakers on two key House committees will debate the Republican Party's newly released bill to repeal Obamacare Wednesday in simultaneous sessions that could extend late into the night and possibly into the morning.
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Republicans now living some of Democrats' Obamacare nightmares

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:54pm
It's been nearly seven years since former President Barack Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. For every one of those years, as Democrats tried to help the law take hold, Republicans have been craving a moment like this.
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The nightmare inbox awaiting Jon Huntsman, Trump's man in Moscow

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:48pm
Jon Huntsman, if confirmed as Donald Trump's pick for ambassador to Russia, will have a full inbox when he turns up for work in Moscow.
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McConnell says he doesn't believe Mexico will pay for border wall

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:35pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he does not believe Mexico will pay for a wall along the border, something President Donald Trump has repeatedly promised.
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President Trump today: Live updates

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:33pm
The GOP released their new health care plan, and President Trump is selling it hard. Here are the latest updates.
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DC restaurant alleges unfair competition in suit against Trump, DC hotel

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:28pm
A local DC restaurant is taking President Donald Trump and his luxury hotel in Washington to court in the first lawsuit alleging unfair business competition since Inauguration Day.
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GOP congressional candidate's 'Women Vote Trump' PAC came up $29,973,187 short of fundraising goal

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:57am
A group that aimed to raise $30 million to organize women voters to help elect Donald Trump came up millions of dollars short, FEC records show.
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Examining Trump's wiretap claim

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:52am
Jake Tapper, with, looks over the facts around President Trump's claim that President Obama had him wiretapped. Read more at
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Schiff on wiretapping probe: 'We're going to air this very publicly'

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:03am
The investigation into President Donald Trump's unverified allegations that former President Barack Obama had Trump Tower wiretapped will be public, the leading Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee vowed Thursday.
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Pence dodges question on Trump's wiretapping claims

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:36am
Vice President Mike Pence avoided answering a question about whether he believed President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims.
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The West Bank settlement with close ties to Trump's Israel envoy

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:26am
David Friedman, Trump's nominee for US Ambassador to Israel, has close ties to a West Bank settlement. What will it mean for the peace process?
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DOJ turns over documents pertaining to Gorsuch's Bush tenure

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:14am
The Department of Justice has given a Senate committee documents pertaining to significant cases handled by the department during Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch's tenure as a senior government lawyer from 2005-2006.
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Spicer attacks 'double standard' in response to WikiLeaks dump

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 9:58am
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump is "extremely concerned" about WikiLeaks' publication of CIA documents, though he declined to confirm the authenticity of the leaked materials.
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Advocates call foul on CDC cuts in GOP Obamacare repeal bill

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 8:17am
Public health advocates are warning lawmakers the GOP plan to repeal Obamacare will eliminate nearly $1 billion in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention funding used for programs like preventing disease outbreaks and childhood lead poisoning.
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Harris: Progressives shouldn't apply purity tests to Dems

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 8:13am
The progressive left should not apply ideological purity tests to Democratic senators who face tough re-election campaigns in 2018 in states President Donald Trump won handily last year, says Sen. Kamala Harris.
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