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Insurance industry leaders denounce GOP’s new proposed health care bill

"We share the significant concerns of many health care organizations about the proposed Graham-Cassidy bill."

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Sept. 20, 2017
Sept. 19, 2017

Trump is telling the UN to further pressure North Korea. Here’s why further sanctions may not work.

"An economic warfare package ... doesn't benefit anybody."
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Sept. 18, 2017

These Trump-themed flip-flops are going viral. Meet the dude behind them.

We talked to Sam Morrison, the 26-year-old advertising industry creative who came up with them.
Sept. 17, 2017

President Donald Trump retweets GIF of himself knocking down Hillary Clinton with golf ball

This isn’t the first time the president has tweeted an image depicting a violent victory over one of his opponents.

Sept. 15, 2017

Trump is rapidly nominating federal judges. Democrats are facing more pressure to not confirm them.

"She's been a disappointment to Californians," one progressive said of Sen. Dianne Feinstein.
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Sept. 14, 2017

Hillary Clinton is mad that “nobody said a word” about her fake severed head

“They were selling T-shirts and mugs at the Republican [National] Convention with Trump holding my head. Nobody said a word. Not a word!”
Sept. 14, 2017

President Donald Trump on DACA deal with Dems: The wall needs to be funded

“We have to have an understanding... that the wall will be funded — otherwise, no deal,” the president said in Florida on Thursday.
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Sept. 11, 2017

Mexico rescinds offer of aid to US after Hurricane Katia, earthquake devastate nation

“Given these [circumstances], the Mexican government will channel all available logistical support to serve the families and communities affected in the national territory,” the foreign ministry said.
Sept. 11, 2017

Some people now say Donald Trump is an “independent,” not a Republican. Tell us what you think.

The president may find a way to play the "independent" narrative to his advantage. And it will mean more focus on Trump's style and less on the substance of his governance.

Sept. 8, 2017

While You Weren’t Looking: 5 political stories from the week that don’t come with a 6-month deadline

Betsy DeVos kills campus sexual assault protections and an anti-science politician is tapped to lead NASA.
Sept. 7, 2017

Russia may have used Facebook to influence the 2016 election. That’s a page from the US playbook.

Many are outraged that Russia may have used Facebook to influence the 2016 U.S. election — but that's almost exactly what the U.S. did to Cuba in 2010.
Sept. 6, 2017

We asked constitutional scholars if DACA is legal. They’re split.

But they did agree on one factor undermining Donald Trump's "nation of laws" argument.
Sept. 5, 2017

“This is about basic decency”: Obama rebukes Trump’s DACA repeal in Facebook post

“Let’s be clear: The action taken today isn’t required legally. It’s a political decision and a moral question,” former President Barack Obama said.
Sept. 5, 2017

Months after promising to treat young undocumented immigrants “with great heart,” Trump ends DACA

The White House announced Tuesday an end to the program that allowed young undocumented immigrants to stay in the United States without fear of deportation.

Sept. 5, 2017

With a morning tweet, Donald Trump threw the battle over DACA to Congress. Here’s what happens next.

"Congress get ready to do your job — DACA!" the president tweeted for lawmakers first day back in Washington in a month.
Sept. 3, 2017

Secretary Mattis threatens “massive military response” against North Korea following nuclear test

“Any threat to the United States or its territories, including Guam, or our allies will be met with a massive military response both effective and overwhelming,” Defense Secretary Mattis said.
Sept. 2, 2017

DOJ says there is no proof to back up the president’s claims that Obama had Trump’s “wires tapped”

This is the strongest statement to date against Trump's accusations.
Aug. 31, 2017

White House: Trump will give $1 million of his own money to the Harvey relief effort

He wants reporters to tell him where his money can do the most good.
Aug. 31, 2017

Report: Kremlin-linked lobbyist at Trump Tower meeting appeared before Mueller’s grand jury

His appearance likely signals the importance of that meeting to Mueller's investigation, the 'Associated Press' noted.

Aug. 30, 2017

Here are the 3 major narratives popping up in the far-right media’s Harvey coverage

Hurricane Harvey represents the first real test of President Donald Trump's storm readiness — and far right media wants you to know he's passing with flying colors.
Aug. 30, 2017

How once-“fringe” anti-immigrant ideas have gone mainstream under Donald Trump

A new tool connects the dots between anti-immigrant hate groups and top officials in the Trump administration.
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Aug. 30, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: North Korea missile launch, Trump’s DACA decision

The important stories to know for Wednesday, August 30.
Aug. 29, 2017

Trump might end DACA soon. This is what Dreamers and allies should do to prepare

Reports claim Trump is on the verge of ending protections for immigrants. Here's what they can do in the meantime.
Aug. 28, 2017

3 key takeaways from the newly released Trump-Russia emails

The Russia investigation is back in the news at a critical moment in Trump's presidency.

Aug. 28, 2017

Here is everyone who would be impacted if Trump stops protecting immigrant children, refugees

“People don’t know the diversity of the folks it will impact if DACA is taken away.”
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Aug. 28, 2017

‘Hot Mic’ podcast: Trump pardons Arpaio, another right-wing rally shut down

The important stories to know for Monday, August 28.
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Aug. 26, 2017

Sebastian Gorka, adviser to Donald Trump, resigns

"Given recent events, it is clear to me that forces that do not support the MAGA promise are — for now — ascendant within the White House."
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Aug. 18, 2017

7 charities pull out of Mar-a-Lago events in wake of Charlottesville, continuing downward trend

The charities join a growing list of nonprofits that have decided not to return to Trump's Florida estate.