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Politico: Washington preaches unity — yet again CNN Politics: Trump calls House health care bill ‘mean’ Washington Post: Lawmaker Steve Scalise is critically injured in GOP baseball shooting; gunman James T. Hodgkinson is killed by police New York Times: Mueller … Continue reading

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Politico: Mike Dubke, Trump’s communications director, has resigned New York Times: Investigation turns to Kushner’s motives in meeting with a Putin ally CNN Politics: It’s getting harder to say Russian meddling didn’t actually help lead to Trump’s victory and Clinton’s … Continue reading

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New York Times: Kushner is said to have discussed a secret channel to talk to Russia Politico: Lawyer: Kushner ‘has no recollection’ of reported undisclosed Russian contacts CNN Politics: The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know The Hill: CBO … Continue reading

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New York Times: In NATO speech, Trump is vague about mutual defense pledge CNN Politics: FBI Russia investigation looking at Kushner role Washington Post: Republican wins Montana election one night after being charged with assault NBC News: Joe Lieberman: FBI appointment … Continue reading

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NBC News: Trump to retain private attorney Marc Kasowitz in Russia investigation Politico: Trump’s budget surprises and wishful thinking New York Times: Terror alert in Britain is raised to maximum as ISIS claims Manchester attack CNN Politics: Ex-CIA chief John … Continue reading

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Politico: Escalating probes rattle Trump and his aides New York Times: As Trump arrives in Israel, his deal-making skills face a test CNN Politics: Michael Flynn expected to invoke the Fifth Amendment, sources say The Hill: Trump administration to continue funding insurer … Continue reading

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The Hill: Frustration abounds in Trump White House New York Times: Trump revealed highly classified intelligence to Russia, in break with ally, officials say CNN Politics: Why the latest White House crisis is a really big deal Roll Call: Trump … Continue reading

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Some difficult truths on TrumpCare

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House Republicans are hiding from their constituents over TrumpCare

POLITICO cited a crowd-sourced database called TownHallProject to report that “only 14 of the 217 House Republicans who voted for the TrumpCare bill – less than 7 percent — are listed as holding town halls with their constituents.” Presumably they mean … Continue reading

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Politico: White House health care victory short-lived as Russia probe looms New York Times: Why Macron won: Luck, skill and France’s dark history The Hill: The 43 people who might run against Trump in 2020 Roll Call: 24 House Republicans … Continue reading

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Are Republicans afraid to defend TrumpCare?

Republican House members will have their speaking points at the ready whenever asked to defend their votes to pass TrumpCare legislation. Or maybe they’d rather avoid creating too much videotape of them doing just that as it could too easily … Continue reading

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Sen. Bernie Sanders: Thousands will die to give tax breaks to billionaires

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New York Times: Macron campaign says it was target of a ‘massive’ hacking attack CNN News: This bill could leave millions uninsured The Hill: Five changes the Senate could make to the ObamaCare repeal bill Roll Call: Health care vote takes away GOP’s offensive … Continue reading

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CNN pokes GOP with a nod to Schoolhouse Rock!

“A lot of people” are pointing out that taking a victory lap on the TrumpCare bill that barely passed in the House and has yet to go to the Senate is a tad premature. “CNN Tonight” host Don Lemon had a … Continue reading

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What did the American Health Care Act just do to the midterm electoral map?

Democrats know what it means to wear a problematic piece of health care legislation, and now Republicans may be about to find out. On Thursday, with a vote of 217-213, the GOP passed the American Health Care Act and now, … Continue reading

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Who is going to be hurt by Trump’s health care bill? Trump voters

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New York Times: With $8B deal on health bill, House G.O.P. leader says ‘we have enough votes’ CNN Politics: 10 things we learned from FBI Director James Comey’s Senate hearing Politico: Senate Republicans brace for leadership scramble The Hill: Why … Continue reading

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ABC News: ‘This is not a rubber-stamp party,’ Pelosi says about Democrats and abortion New York Times: G.O.P. scrambles as a crucial voice shuns the latest health bill Politico: No good GOP options if Obamacare repeal fails The Hill: FBI Director … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Democrats confident they can block Trump’s agenda after spending-bill win NBC News: Energy, Alzheimer’s and ISIS: What’s in the new budget deal The Hill: Trump, GOP off to a rocky start Politico: GOP suffers surprise defection on Obamacare … Continue reading

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Politico: Trump on health care: Pre-existing conditions will be covered New York Times: Bipartisan agreement reached to fund government through September CNN Politics: Conservatives prepare for Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement The Hill: GOP growing frustrated with Trump’s trade threats Washington … Continue reading

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