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After UN vote, Kerry suggests Israel's West Bank foray spawning 'terrorism'

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 1:57pm
Secretary of State John Kerry is defending the Obama administration’s decision to effectively allow the United Nations to condemn Israeli for attempting to build more settlements in the disputed West Bank, saying the “unprecedented” effort has spawned terrorism and violence that jeopardizes lasting peace in the region.
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Hill Republicans likely to use same tactic to repeal ObamaCare that Dems used to pass law

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 11:56am
Congressional Democrats and President Obama turned to the reconciliation process to approve the final versions of the ACA. If Republicans are to dissolve the law, they plan to use the same parliamentary tactic.
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GOP on taxes: Cut rates, brackets but what about the deficit

Sat, 12/24/2016 - 10:54am
Congressional Republicans are planning a massive overhaul of the nation's tax system next year, a heavy political lift that could ultimately affect families at every income level and businesses of every size.
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Air Force facing dire personnel shortage

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 7:08pm
Earlier this year, top Air Force officials sounded the alarm about their thinning ranks -- saying they were 700 pilots and 4,000 mechanics short.
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Trump co-chair wishes death on Obama, calls 1st lady male

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 4:57pm
A wealthy businessman who co-chaired president-Elect Donald Trump's state campaign confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that he told an alternative newspaper he hoped President Barack Obama would die from mad cow disease and that the first lady would "return to being a male."
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Fri, 12/23/2016 - 3:05pm
That was quite a year
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The First 100 Days: Trump faces steep challenge in bid to ease child care costs

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 2:14pm
While the incoming president is best known for his tough talk on trade and terror and illegal immigration, he has vowed to reduce child-care costs for millions, with a proposal called the Affordable Childcare and Eldercare Act.
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Iranian dissidents seeking meeting with Trump

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 2:03pm
President-elect Donald Trump infuriated the Chinese by breaking with years of protocol in accepting a call from Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen. Now, members of the Iranian opposition are seeking a similar phone call – even a sit-down – with the incoming president.
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Ex-campaign aides building pro-Trump 'superstructure' outside White House

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:57am
President-elect Donald Trump is rewriting the rules of the presidency, but he is stealing a page from his predecessor’s playbook -- with allies creating an outside political operation to communicate and generate support for his agenda.
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Trump takes reins early, assumes major role in negotiations at home and abroad

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:47am
With less than a month until the inauguration, Donald Trump is not waiting to exert his influence on everything from government contract negotiations to international affairs – taking a historically active role for a president-elect while the incumbent is still in office.
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Putin reaches out to Trump, while thumping Dems

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 11:19am
Russian President Vladimir Putin followed up a warm letter to Donald Trump with a more terse message for U.S. Democrats Friday: Don't blame me for your November drubbing.
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Biden rips Democrats' 'elitism,' faults party for failing to reach working class

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 10:44am
Vice President Biden offered a blunt diagnosis for why his party was unable to win over voters who gravitated to Donald Trump in the end: “We didn’t talk to them.”
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Reid slams DNC as 'worthless'

Fri, 12/23/2016 - 9:08am
Retiring Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) lambasted the Democratic National Committee in a Nevada Public Radio interview on Wednesday, calling the organization “worthless.”
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