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  • Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

    Trump, McConnell: No matter what people say, we're friends

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:07 AM EDT2017-10-16 08:07:43 GMT
    Monday, October 16 2017 8:01 PM EDT2017-10-17 00:01:10 GMT

    Hard-right conservatives frustrated by the stalled agenda in Congress wrote in a letter last week during the Senate's break that McConnell and his leadership team should step aside.

    Hard-right conservatives frustrated by the stalled agenda in Congress wrote in a letter last week during the Senate's break that McConnell and his leadership team should step aside.

  • Senate votes to confirm Callista Gingrich as Vatican envoy

    Senate votes to confirm Callista Gingrich as Vatican envoy

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:20 AM EDT2017-10-16 15:20:22 GMT
    Monday, October 16 2017 7:51 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:51:29 GMT
    The Republican-led Senate is on track to confirm Callista Gingrich as President Donald Trump's ambassador to the Vatican.
    The Republican-led Senate is on track to confirm Callista Gingrich as President Donald Trump's ambassador to the Vatican.
  • Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

    Collins: Trump should back effort to resume health subsidy

    Monday, October 16 2017 3:47 AM EDT2017-10-16 07:47:39 GMT
    Monday, October 16 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-10-16 21:11:17 GMT

    In his decision last week, Trump derided the $7 billion in subsidies as bailouts to insurers and indicated he was trying to pressure Democrats into negotiating an Obamacare repeal.

    In his decision last week, Trump derided the $7 billion in subsidies as bailouts to insurers and indicated he was trying to pressure Democrats into negotiating an Obamacare repeal.

  • Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

    Collins urges Trump to back effort to restore health subsidy

    Sunday, October 15 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-10-15 17:37:25 GMT
    Monday, October 16 2017 3:37 AM EDT2017-10-16 07:37:58 GMT

    A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers.

    A key moderate Republican is urging President Donald Trump to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt decision to halt federal payments to insurers.

  • S. Korea and US begin naval drills amid North Korea's threat

    S. Korea and US begin naval drills amid North Korea's threat

    Monday, October 16 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-10-16 05:37:39 GMT
    Monday, October 16 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-10-16 07:15:22 GMT

    North Korea last week accused the United States of provoking the country by mobilizing the aircraft carrier and other war assets near the peninsula.

    North Korea last week accused the United States of provoking the country by mobilizing the aircraft carrier and other war assets near the peninsula.

  • Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

    Pro-Trump states most affected by his health care decision

    Saturday, October 14 2017 9:56 AM EDT2017-10-14 13:56:36 GMT
    Sunday, October 15 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-10-16 03:30:31 GMT

    President Donald Trump took a major step this week toward fulfilling a campaign promise to gut the Affordable Care Act, but states he won are likely to be affected the most.

    President Donald Trump took a major step this week toward fulfilling a campaign promise to gut the Affordable Care Act, but states he won are likely to be affected the most.

  • Trump's 'Obamacare' move jolts health care, political worlds

    Trump's 'Obamacare' move jolts health care, political worlds

    Saturday, October 14 2017 2:48 AM EDT2017-10-14 06:48:14 GMT
    Sunday, October 15 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-10-15 22:28:37 GMT

    President Donald Trump's cut-off of federal payments to insurers is jolting the health care and political worlds.

    President Donald Trump's cut-off of federal payments to insurers is jolting the health care and political worlds.

  • Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico as House passes aid package

    Trump lashes out at Puerto Rico as House passes aid package

    Thursday, October 12 2017 4:55 AM EDT2017-10-12 08:55:19 GMT
    Friday, October 13 2017 12:56 PM EDT2017-10-13 16:56:16 GMT

    A steady series of disasters - massive flooding in Texas, hurricane damage in Florida, and a humanitarian crisis in hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico - could be putting 2017 on track to rival Hurricane Katrina and other 2005 storms as the most costly set of disasters ever.

    A steady series of disasters - massive flooding in Texas, hurricane damage in Florida, and a humanitarian crisis in hurricane-devastated Puerto Rico - could be putting 2017 on track to rival Hurricane Katrina and other 2005 storms as the most costly set of disasters ever.

  • Kelly pushes back against perception of White House chaos

    Kelly pushes back against perception of White House chaos

    Thursday, October 12 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-10-12 18:15:47 GMT
    Friday, October 13 2017 10:19 AM EDT2017-10-13 14:19:01 GMT
    White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says he's not quitting, getting fired or firing anyone else, "unless things change.".
    White House Chief of Staff John Kelly says he's not quitting, getting fired or firing anyone else, "unless things change.".
  • Trump to halt subsidies to health insurers

    Trump to halt subsidies to health insurers

    Thursday, October 12 2017 3:45 AM EDT2017-10-12 07:45:17 GMT
    Friday, October 13 2017 4:28 AM EDT2017-10-13 08:28:51 GMT

    Critics say the White House approach would raise costs for the sick, while the lower-premium coverage provided to healthy people would come with significant gaps.

    Critics say the White House approach would raise costs for the sick, while the lower-premium coverage provided to healthy people would come with significant gaps.

  • Women's health docs say Trump ignores birth control science

    Women's health docs say Trump ignores birth control science

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:55 AM EDT2017-10-11 07:55:48 GMT
    Friday, October 13 2017 1:16 AM EDT2017-10-13 05:16:03 GMT

    Critics say Trump birth control rule overlooks known benefits while raising doubts on effectiveness.

    Critics say Trump birth control rule overlooks known benefits while raising doubts on effectiveness.

  • THCC signs letter urging Trump to modernize NAFTA, 'do no harm'

    THCC signs letter urging Trump to modernize NAFTA, 'do no harm'

    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:14 PM EDT2017-10-12 17:14:22 GMT

    The Hispanic Chamber becomes the 314th to sign on in all 50 states and the 23rd in the state of Arizona. The Trump administration is in talks with Canada, but has stated the United States may drop out of the deal which the president called "the worst in history."

    The Hispanic Chamber becomes the 314th to sign on in all 50 states and the 23rd in the state of Arizona. The Trump administration is in talks with Canada, but has stated the United States may drop out of the deal which the president called "the worst in history."

  • Trump turns back to tax overhaul; pitch aimed at truckers

    Trump turns back to tax overhaul; pitch aimed at truckers

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 6:04 AM EDT2017-10-11 10:04:49 GMT
    Thursday, October 12 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-10-12 15:29:43 GMT

    Trump's speech in Harrisburg, Pa. is to be set against a backdrop of big rigs, with lots of truckers in attendance, according to the White House.

    Trump's speech in Harrisburg, Pa. is to be set against a backdrop of big rigs, with lots of truckers in attendance, according to the White House.

  • Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

    Eminem slams Trump in profane video, calls him racist

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-10-11 11:24:58 GMT
    Thursday, October 12 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-10-12 14:57:03 GMT
    Eminem has unleashed a four-and-a-half minute lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump, saying he "came to stomp.".
    Eminem has unleashed a four-and-a-half minute lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump, saying he "came to stomp.".
  • Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases

    Supreme Court dismisses 1 of 2 travel ban cases

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-10-10 23:54:26 GMT
    Wednesday, October 11 2017 8:14 AM EDT2017-10-11 12:14:51 GMT

    The Supreme Court has dismissed one of two cases over President Donald Trump's ban on visitors from mostly Muslim countries.

    The Supreme Court has dismissed one of two cases over President Donald Trump's ban on visitors from mostly Muslim countries.

  • Trump's jibe deepens feud with Tillerson; he was joking?

    Trump's jibe deepens feud with Tillerson; he was joking?

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-10-10 11:04:08 GMT
    Wednesday, October 11 2017 4:07 AM EDT2017-10-11 08:07:26 GMT
    President Donald Trump says reaching out to Democrats for help in getting immigration legislation is difficult because "the Democrats don't want secure borders.".
    President Donald Trump says reaching out to Democrats for help in getting immigration legislation is difficult because "the Democrats don't want secure borders.".
  • Trump lashes 'Liddle Bob Corker' as senators call for calm

    Trump lashes 'Liddle Bob Corker' as senators call for calm

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:44 AM EDT2017-10-10 07:44:20 GMT
    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:56 AM EDT2017-10-11 07:56:07 GMT

    The only senator who publicly hinted at similar concerns was Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, who said both Trump and Corker should "cool it."

    The only senator who publicly hinted at similar concerns was Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, who said both Trump and Corker should "cool it."

  • Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL

    Trump says US should change tax law to punish NFL

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:14 AM EDT2017-10-10 11:14:12 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 11:35 PM EDT2017-10-11 03:35:05 GMT
    President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag; NFL already gave up its tax-exempt status.
    President Donald Trump is suggesting the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations like the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag; NFL already gave up its tax-exempt status.
  • Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

    Trump reaches out to Democrats in bid for 'great' health law

    Saturday, October 7 2017 9:12 AM EDT2017-10-07 13:12:23 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-10-10 22:28:02 GMT

    President Donald Trump is reaching out to Democrats to see if they "want to do a great HealthCare Bill" after Republicans have failed so far to fulfill their yearslong promise to repeal and replace the Obama health...

    President Donald Trump is reaching out to Democrats to see if they "want to do a great HealthCare Bill" after Republicans have failed so far to fulfill their yearslong promise to repeal and replace the Obama health law.

  • Trump urged by some to go on the attack against Mueller

    Trump urged by some to go on the attack against Mueller

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 4:24 AM EDT2017-10-10 08:24:07 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-10-10 20:18:06 GMT

    Mueller, who is investigating the firing of former FBI director James Comey and other key actions of the Trump administration, has signaled that his team intends to interview multiple current and former White House officials in the coming weeks.

    Mueller, who is investigating the firing of former FBI director James Comey and other key actions of the Trump administration, has signaled that his team intends to interview multiple current and former White House officials in the coming weeks.

  • Genius move: Mensa offers Trump, Tillerson IQ showdown

    Genius move: Mensa offers Trump, Tillerson IQ showdown

    Tuesday, October 10 2017 1:16 PM EDT2017-10-10 17:16:59 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 1:46 PM EDT2017-10-10 17:46:54 GMT

    Trump dismissed the reports Tillerson called him a "----ing moron" as "fake news" but added "...but if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to win."

    Trump dismissed the reports Tillerson called him a "----ing moron" as "fake news" but added "...but if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to win."

  • Trump's immigration demands threaten DACA deal

    Trump's immigration demands threaten DACA deal

    Monday, October 9 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-10-09 08:03:44 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 9:46 AM EDT2017-10-10 13:46:17 GMT

    Trump's list of demands included overhauling the country's green-card system, a crackdown on unaccompanied minors entering the country, and building his promised wall along the southern border.

    Trump's list of demands included overhauling the country's green-card system, a crackdown on unaccompanied minors entering the country, and building his promised wall along the southern border.

  • Report: Russian hackers target secrets taken by NSA worker

    Report: Russian hackers target secrets taken by NSA worker

    Thursday, October 5 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-10-05 23:11:26 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 7:45 AM EDT2017-10-10 11:45:58 GMT

    A news report says hackers allegedly working for the Kremlin stole details about how the U.S. infiltrates foreign networks and defends against cyberattacks after an NSA contractor took the classified material home...

    A news report says hackers allegedly working for the Kremlin stole details about how the U.S. infiltrates foreign networks and defends against cyberattacks after an NSA contractor took the classified material home and put it on a personal computer.

  • Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plan

    Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plan

    Monday, October 9 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-10-09 15:13:52 GMT
    Tuesday, October 10 2017 3:45 AM EDT2017-10-10 07:45:22 GMT

    EPA chief says administration to roll back climate plan.

    EPA chief says administration to roll back climate plan.

  • Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

    Trump's one-two punch hits birth control, LGBT rights

    Friday, October 6 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-10-06 20:31:59 GMT
    Monday, October 9 2017 6:14 AM EDT2017-10-09 10:14:40 GMT
    In a one-two punch that elated social conservatives, the Trump administration is letting more employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control and issuing a religious-freedom directive that could weaken...
    In a one-two punch that elated social conservatives, the Trump administration is letting more employers opt out of providing no-cost birth control and issuing a religious-freedom directive that could weaken anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people.
  • VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

    VP Pence leaves NFL game after players protest during anthem

    Sunday, October 8 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-10-08 21:43:16 GMT
    Monday, October 9 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-10-09 06:35:18 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem.
    Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem.
  • Trump hits back at late night shows critical of Republicans

    Trump hits back at late night shows critical of Republicans

    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:02 AM EDT2017-10-07 14:02:32 GMT
    Sunday, October 8 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-10-08 18:44:01 GMT

    President Donald Trump is pushing back against late night television show hosts who have been sharply critical of Republicans.

    President Donald Trump is pushing back against late night television show hosts who have been sharply critical of Republicans.

  • Citing religious freedom, Trump backing off Obama-era rules

    Citing religious freedom, Trump backing off Obama-era rules

    Saturday, October 7 2017 2:52 AM EDT2017-10-07 06:52:21 GMT
    Sunday, October 8 2017 2:04 PM EDT2017-10-08 18:04:56 GMT

    Trump pulling back rules that conservatives see as infringing on religious freedoms.

    Trump pulling back rules that conservatives see as infringing on religious freedoms.

  • Arizona congressman suggests Charlottesville instigated by the left

    Arizona congressman suggests Charlottesville instigated by the left

    Saturday, October 7 2017 1:23 AM EDT2017-10-07 05:23:32 GMT
    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:14 AM EDT2017-10-07 14:14:13 GMT

    Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is suggesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville was instigated by "the left" and backed by billionaire George Soros. 

    Republican Rep. Paul Gosar is suggesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville was instigated by "the left" and backed by billionaire George Soros. 

  • EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming

    EPA moves to rescind Obama plan to slow global warming

    Friday, October 6 2017 2:31 PM EDT2017-10-06 18:31:56 GMT
    Saturday, October 7 2017 10:07 AM EDT2017-10-07 14:07:17 GMT
    The Trump administration is moves to repeal the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.
    The Trump administration is moves to repeal the centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to slow global warming, seeking to ease restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants.
  • AG directive protects religious objectors to LGBT rights

    AG directive protects religious objectors to LGBT rights

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:41 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:41:47 GMT
    Saturday, October 7 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-10-07 05:32:37 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is telling federal agencies to do as much as possible to accommodate people who have religious objections to LGBT rights.

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions is telling federal agencies to do as much as possible to accommodate people who have religious objections to LGBT rights.

  • Birth control: Trump expands opt-out for workplace insurance

    Birth control: Trump expands opt-out for workplace insurance

    Friday, October 6 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-10-06 15:31:51 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-10-06 23:27:51 GMT

    Trump administration allows more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.

    Trump administration allows more employers to opt out of providing no-cost birth control to women for religious and moral reasons.

  • Suddenly, White House and NRA open to (a little) gun control

    Suddenly, White House and NRA open to (a little) gun control

    Thursday, October 5 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-10-05 08:11:05 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-10-06 19:52:45 GMT

    The comments from lawmakers marked a surprising departure from GOP lawmakers' general antipathy to gun regulations of any kind

    The comments from lawmakers marked a surprising departure from GOP lawmakers' general antipathy to gun regulations of any kind

  • AP source: Man behind Trump dossier talks to investigators

    AP source: Man behind Trump dossier talks to investigators

    Friday, October 6 2017 4:01 AM EDT2017-10-06 08:01:49 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-10-06 16:13:06 GMT

    AP source: Former British spy who compiled a dossier of allegations about Trump's ties to Russia has spoken to special counsel's investigators.

    AP source: Former British spy who compiled a dossier of allegations about Trump's ties to Russia has spoken to special counsel's investigators.

  • Trump, during photo shoot, talks of 'calm before the storm'

    Trump, during photo shoot, talks of 'calm before the storm'

    Thursday, October 5 2017 8:41 PM EDT2017-10-06 00:41:54 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 10:48 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:48:29 GMT
    President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message Thursday night, telling reporters that a photo-op with his senior military leaders might be "the calm before the storm.".
    President Donald Trump delivered a foreboding message Thursday night, telling reporters that a photo-op with his senior military leaders might be "the calm before the storm.".
  • House passes GOP budget in key step for upcoming tax debate

    House passes GOP budget in key step for upcoming tax debate

    Thursday, October 5 2017 4:11 AM EDT2017-10-05 08:11:09 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 3:02 AM EDT2017-10-06 07:02:17 GMT

    The tax overhaul is the party's top political priority as well as a longtime policy dream of key leaders like Speaker Paul Ryan.

    The tax overhaul is the party's top political priority as well as a longtime policy dream of key leaders like Speaker Paul Ryan.

  • Trump Justice Dept ends transgender workplace protections

    Trump Justice Dept ends transgender workplace protections

    Thursday, October 5 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-10-05 18:41:19 GMT
    Thursday, October 5 2017 7:34 PM EDT2017-10-05 23:34:24 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work. That's a reversal of an Obama-era directive. 

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the Civil Rights Act of 1964 does not protect transgender people from discrimination at work. That's a reversal of an Obama-era directive that said the law prohibits workplace discrimination against transgender people.

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