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How Republicans can hobble Obamacare even without repeal

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) - Republicans may have failed to overthrow Obamacare this week, but there are plenty of ways they can chip away at it.

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Fights erupt at pro-Trump rally on California beach

By Patrick T. Fallon HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (Reuters) - Supporters of President Donald Trump holding a rally on a popular southern California beach clashed with counter-protesters on Saturday and

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Angry over U.S. healthcare fail, Trump voters spare him blame

By Letitia Stein NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (Reuters) - The day after the flaming out of U.S. President Donald Trump's first major legislative initiative, his supporters across America were lashing out -

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After healthcare flop, White House seeks help from Congress on tax

By Roberta Rampton (Reuters) - Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday blamed the Congress for thwarting a Republican plan to overhaul healthcare law, but acknowledged that the White House will need to

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Trump tastes failure as U.S. House healthcare bill collapses

By David Lawder and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders

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Obamacare exploding? Maybe just a slow burn

By Caroline Humer and Yasmeen Abutaleb NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that Obamacare was "exploding" after Republican lawmakers shelved legislation that

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Priebus on ObamaCare overhaul: Its time for GOP to 'start governing

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Sunday acknowledged that Democrats are not the culprits in Republicans failed ObamaCare overhaul bill, saying its time for the GOP to start governing.

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Trump hits Freedom Caucus, Washington conservatives for nixing ObamaCare overhaul

President Trump on Sunday criticized conservative Republicans for nixing Republicans ObamaCare overhaul plan, saying Democrats are smiling because the conservatives save the struggling health care law and Planned Parenthood.

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Did the Air Force Dash Hopes for Building More F-22s?

The Air Force originally wanted 381 F-22 Raptors, but former Defense Secretary Bob Gates pushed the Pentagon to stop buying them.

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Arrests after scuffle breaks out at California Trump rally

A scuffle broke out on a Southern California beach where President Donald Trump supporters were marching as counter-protesters doused organizers with pepper spray, authorities said Saturday.

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Trump TV surrogate Boris Epshteyn leaving White House, officials confirm

Boris Epshteyn, a special assistant to President Donald Trumps administration who was in charge of television surrogates for the White House, has been let go from his position, four senior administration officials told Fox News.

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Biden says he could have won the presidency if he ran

Former Vice President Joe Biden said on Friday that if he had run for president in 2016 he could have won.

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Most young Americans don't see Trump as a legitimate leader

WASHINGTON (AP) Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.

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Young Americans: Most see Trump as illegitimate president

WASHINGTON (AP) Jermaine Anderson keeps going back to the same memory of Donald Trump, then a candidate for president of the United States, referring to some Mexican immigrants as rapists and murderers.

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Running for president? Some states want tax returns public

HONOLULU (AP) Lawmakers in nearly half the states want to add a requirement for presidential candidates: Show us your tax returns.

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Did Erdogan, Trump hurt Geert Wilders' bid for Dutch power?

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) If far-right Geert Wilders is looking for somebody to blame for his disappointing showing in the Dutch election, he could point to a couple of possible candidates: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S.

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Yahoo breach indictments may shed light on other hacks

WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. authorities may now be in a better position to figure out if Russian hackers and Russian spies swayed last year's presidential elections.

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The Latest: Lawmakers want Americans' identities protected

WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the congressional investigation into Russian hacking during the 2016 campaign and contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian officials (all times local): 2:50 p.m.

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Senate Democrats Call for Sessions to Testify

All nine Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are asking for Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify before the panel to explain his failure to disclose his conversations with Russia's envoy to the U.S.

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Trump Administration Considering Separating Women, Children at Mexico Border

Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three government officials.

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WH Defends Pence's Use of Private Email While Governor

A White House spokeswoman said Friday that Vice President Mike Pence did everything to the letter of the law after public records revealed that he used a private email account to conduct public business as Indiana's governor.

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Trump Tours Private School in Florida, Promoting Choice

President Donald Trump toured a private, religious school in Florida on Friday, praising it as an ideal institution for "disadvantaged children" while re-emphasizing that his education agenda will focus on school choice.

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Pence on Email Use: 'No Comparison' to Clinton

Vice President Mike Pence says his use of a private email while governor of Indiana was in full compliance with state laws.

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Trump, Schumer Trade Barbs on Twitter Over Russia

President Donald Trump blasted Sen. Chuck Schumer, an outspoken critic of the administration's connections to Russia, calling the New York Democrat a "total hypocrite" in a tweet that included a photo of the senator having coffee and doughnuts with Russian President...

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I'm a 'Deplorable' Trump Voter, and I'm Not Sorry

Jeff Bust doesn't like Donald Trump. He thinks the president is "arrogant, careless with what he says, overly competitive, and insensitive." But Bust also voted for Trump and proudly considers himself "deplorable," he writes for the Chicago Tribune . He focuses on the amount of money the US has expended over...

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161K Invalid Votes Cast in Fla. Trump Only Won by 113K Votes

Beyonce, Tim Tebow, or the Norse god Thor for prez? Those were some of Florida's more unusual picks for president this past election. And the number of Florida voters who didn't cast a vote for either Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, or any other valid contender spiked in 2016, apparently in...

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Hillary to Dish on 2016 Race in New Book

Hillary Clinton has a lot of plans for 2017, including some reflections on her stunning loss last fall to Donald Trump. The former secretary of state, senator, and first lady is working on a book of personal essays that will come out this fall, Simon & Schuster tells the AP...

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How Donald Trump Cost George Soros $1B

George Soros literally bet against Donald Trump after the election and lost. The Wall Street Journal reveals the hedge fund manager and Hillary Clinton supporter misread what the stock market was going to do after the election and said goodbye to almost $1 billion. Soros, who'd already been leery of...

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Pre-Election Actions of FBI, Comey, DOJ Under Review

Hillary Clinton complained just days after the election that FBI Director James Comey's 11th-hour letters to Congress about her email scandal just before the election helped bring about her defeatand now the independent entity tasked with policing the Department of Justice is taking a formal look at those grievances....

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BuzzFeed's Choice to Publish Trump Dossier Praised, Pilloried

"The documents have circulated for months and acquired a kind of legendary status among journalists, lawmakers, and intelligence officials who have seen them." So writes BuzzFeed in introducing the 35-page dossier it published Tuesday night that alleges Russia has compromising information, both financial and personal, on President-elect Donald Trump. Their...

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