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  • Congress Fails to Abolish Obamacare: The Story of Trump and the GOP's Tragic Loss
    Congress_fails_to_abolish_obamacare-_the_story_of_trump_and_the_gop's_tragic_loss 2017-03-24 23:26:57 UTC
    Washington — The 2010 Affordable Care Act - known as Obamacare - remains in place despite seven years of Republican promises to dismantle it. Repealing and replacing Obamacare was a top campaign promise by Trump in last year's presidential electio...
  • 'This is a disappointing day for us': House Speaker Ryan
    This_is_a_disappointing_day_for_us'-_house_speaker_ryan 2017-03-24 20:24:58 UTC
    Republican leadership aide says healthcare bill has been pulled By Dustin Volz and David Lawder | WASHINGTON — Republican leaders of the House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system from consideration o...
  • House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan
    House_cancels_today's_vote_on_republican_healthcare_plan 2017-03-23 20:01:29 UTC
    By David Morgan and Richard Cowan | WASHINGTON — House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress labored to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new f...
  • Unexpected Increase Of Americans Filing For Unemployment Benefits
    Unexpected_increase_of_americans_filing_for_unemployment_benefits 2017-03-23 17:43:18 UTC
    By Lucia Mutikani | WASHINGTON — An unexpected increase in the number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits last week, data on Thursday showed. Still, the labor market continues to tighten, which together with the strength in housing, ...
  • Rep. Congressman Devin Nunes claims Trump was wiretapped
    Republican_nunes_claims_there_was_%22wiretapping%22_of_trump 2017-03-23 01:09:58 UTC
    By Patricia Zengerle and Dustin Volz | WASHINGTON — The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives intelligence committee set off a political firestorm on Wednesday when he said the communications of members of Donald Trump's tra...
  • Trump fighting a losing battle ahead of healthcare vote
    Trump-limits 2017-03-22 20:04:04 UTC
    By David Morgan and Susan Cornwell | WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders appeared on Wednesday to be losing the battle to get enough support in the House of Representatives to pass their Obamacare roll...
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants Montenegro to be a member of NATO
    Secretary_of_state_rex_tillerson_wants_montenegro_to_be_a_member_of_nato 2017-03-22 00:55:32 UTC
    By Patricia Zengerle | WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has written to the leaders of the U.S. Senate urging the ratification of Montenegro as the newest member of the NATO alliance, saying it is "strongly in the interests of the ...
  • Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban
    An_angry_president-_trump_may_have_won__but_he_doesn't_want_peace 2017-03-15 23:30:43 UTC
    By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg | HONOLULU/NEW YORK — U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, ( hours before the ban was set to go into effect ) that ...
  • Trump wiretap claims: Pressure on FBI Director James Comey to provide evidence
    Fbi_director_james_comey 2017-03-15 22:33:56 UTC
    By Doina Chiacu and Jonathan Landay | WASHINGTON — A key Republican lawmaker said on Wednesday he did not believe the Obama administration wiretapped Trump Tower during the 2016 election campaign, adding to pressure on FBI Director James Comey...
  • Trump's newest Executive Order: Global warming and climate change will not play a role in U.S. policy anymore
    Trump's_new_executive_order-_global_warming_and_climate_change_playing_no_role_in_u.s._policy_anymore 2017-03-14 23:15:10 UTC
    By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to release a wide-ranging executive order to reduce the role that climate change plays in policy decisions, according to a Trump administration offici...
  • Millions more Americans uninsured under Republican plan
    Millions_more_americans_uninsured_under_republican_plan 2017-03-13 21:18:37 UTC
    By David Lawder | WASHINGTON — An eagerly awaited nonpartisan CBO report by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office found that millions more Americans would lose insurance under a Republican plan to dismantle Obamacare. It dealt a potential setba...
  • Joe Biden delivered an emotional speech in Austin, Texas
    Joe_biden_delivered_an_emotional_speech_in_austin__texas 2017-03-13 01:19:19 UTC
    By Jon Herskovitz | AUSTIN, TEXAS — Former Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the U.S. president who ended cancer as...
  • Federal court: First legal blow to Trump's revised travel ban
    The_first_legal_blow_to_trump's_revised_travel_ban 2017-03-11 03:57:03 UTC
    By Steve Gorman A federal judge in Wisconsin dealt the first legal blow to President Donald Trump's revised travel ban on Friday, barring enforcement of the policy to deny U.S. entry to the wife and child of a Syrian refugee already granted asylu...
  • White House breaks from federal guidance with hasty tweets
    White_house_breaks_from_federal_guidance_with_hasty_tweets 2017-03-10 20:47:33 UTC
    A series of tweets by White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Friday commenting on strong February job creation figures may have run afoul of federal guidance barring most officials from commenting on key economic data within an hour of its release. ...
  • U.S. federal judge allows Hawaii to challenge Trump's new travel ban
    U.s._federal_judge_allows_hawaii_to_challenge_trump's_new_travel_ban 2017-03-09 00:20:18 UTC
    By Mica Rosenberg and Dan Levine The state of Hawaii can sue over President Donald Trump's new executive order temporarily banning the entry of refugees and travelers from six Muslim-majority countries, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday. U....
  • Trump's revised travel ban targets 6 countries
    Trump's_revised_travel_ban_targets_6_countries 2017-03-06 23:33:02 UTC
    By Steve Holland | WASHINGTON — Trump removes Iraq from a list of countries targeted in a U.S. travel ban when he signed a new executive order on Monday after his controversial first attempt was blocked in the courts. The new executive or...
  • Searches from Europe for flights to US down by 12 percent
    Flights_from_europe_to_us_down_by_12_percent_since_election 2017-03-06 09:47:21 UTC
    According to travel search site Kayak (PCLN.O), searches from Europe for flights to the U.S. are down by 12 percent since the elections. Demand for travel to the United States over the coming months has flattened out following a positive start ...
  • Comey, Clapper rejected Trump wiretap accusation
    Comey__clapper_rejected_trump_wiretap_accusation 2017-03-06 08:45:10 UTC
    By John Whitesides and James Oliphant | WASHINGTON - Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper rejected Trump's accusation that Barack Obama wiretapped him even as the White House urged Congress to investigate the allegation. T...
  • Trump will propose "dramatic reductions" in the US foreign aid budget
    Trump_will_propose_%22dramatic_reductions%22_in_the_us_foreign_aid_budget 2017-03-05 00:28:59 UTC
    By David Shepardson | WASHINGTON — The White House budget director confirmed Saturday that the Trump administration will propose "fairly dramatic reductions" in the U.S. foreign aid budget later this month. Reuters and other news outlets re...
  • The new President accuses the old President of snooping
    The_new_president_accuses_the_old_president_of_snooping 2017-03-04 19:25:30 UTC
    A spokesman for Barack Obama on Saturday rejected claims from U.S. President Donald Trump that the former president had wiretapped him in October during the late stages of the presidential election campaign. "Neither President Obama nor any Whi...
  • Trump wants to separate mothers from their children
    Trump_wants_to_separate_mothers_from_their_children 2017-03-04 06:27:40 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley | WASHINGTON — 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 g...
  • Pence used personal email for state business as he lashed out at Clinton
    16997_trump_pence 2017-03-03 09:24:21 UTC
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence used a private email account to conduct public business as governor of Indiana, his office said in a statement on Thursday. The private email account was first reported by the Indianapolis Star, which said Pence u...
  • Top Trump Lawyer, Jeff Sessions Lied Under Oath
    Top_trump_lawyer__jeff_sessions_lied_under_oath 2017-03-02 11:38:21 UTC
    U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign on Wednesday after the Washington Post reported he failed to disclose two meetings he had with Russia's ambassador before Donald Trump was inaugurated as ...
  • Trump's Border Wall: Enough Money To Cover A Mile
    Mexico_gave_a_cool_reception_to_visiting_senior_u.s._officials 2017-03-02 10:49:34 UTC
    By Julia Edwards Ainsley | DHS has just $20 million for Trump's border wall. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s promise to use existing funds to begin immediate construction of a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has hit a financial roadblock...
  • Some of Republicans resist the GOP plans to repeal Obamacare
    Some_of_republicans_resist_the_gop_plans_to_repeal_obamacare 2017-03-01 07:47:21 UTC
    By David Morgan | WASHINGTON - A Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare met resistance from House conservatives who said draft legislation would not reduce the cost of healthcare. Republicans, who control the White House and Cong...