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Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Healthcare Bill – READ FULL TEXT

22/06/2017

Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a health-care overhaul Thursday that eliminates many provisions included in the Affordable Care Act. The bill would cut Medicaid, end the ACA’s mandate that Americans must have health insurance or pay a fine, and allow states to drop previously required benefits. The Senate bill maintains the structure of...
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Republicans To Unveil Senate Health-Care Bill Today

22/06/2017

Senate leaders on Wednesday began circulating a discussion draft of their proposal to replace ObamaCare a day before its scheduled formal release. The working document seeks to roll back taxes and penalties in the Affordable Care Act, cut back its Medicaid expansion, change the Obama-era health law’s subsidies, and give states more flexibility to...
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Polls Close at 7 In Georgia, South Carolina Special Elections [LIVE]

20/06/2017

WATCH THE LIVE ELECTION RESULTS HERE. Americans in Georgia’s 6th district and South Carolina’s 5th district go to the polls Tuesday to vote in concurrent special elections in traditionally Republican strongholds. “Stock up on coffee. Poised to be a very late night,” said a Republican involved in the tight Georgia race between Democrat Jon...
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Records For 198 Million Voters Exposed Online

19/06/2017

Voting records for 198 million Americans were left exposed on an unsecured server owned by a Republican data analytics firm. The data from Deep Root Analytics includes information on possibly every registered U.S. voter for more than a decade, including profiling data suggesting the political leanings of each person. The server has since been...
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Republican Greg Gianforte Wins Montana Special Election

26/05/2017

Republican Greg Gianforte has won the Montana House seat left vacant by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Gianforte has 189,473 votes, compared to Democrat Rob Quist with 166,483 votes. Speaking from Italy, Trump praised Gianforte’s “great win in Montana.” On Wednesday night, Gianforte was charged with assault, following an...
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Jason Chaffetz: I Won’t Seek Re-Election

19/04/2017

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) announced on Wednesday that he will not seek re-election. “After long consultation with my family and prayerful consideration, I have decided I will not be a candidate for any office in 2018,” the 50-year-old Republican lawmaker wrote on his Facebook page. “After more than 1,500 nights away from my home,...
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Alex Jones Lawyer: ‘He’s Playing a Character’

17/04/2017

According to a report in the Austin American-Statesman, a lawyer representing InfoWars host Alex Jones in a child-custody case alleged in a pretrial hearing that his behavior on the show should not be used to judge his qualifications as a father. “He’s playing a character,” attorney Randall Wilhite allegedly said regarding his client. “He...
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Across the U.S., Citizens Demand Their Representatives Hold Town Halls

23/02/2017

Unable to reach their congressional representatives the old-fashioned way — by phone, email, and in person — Americans across the country are getting creative. While Republican lawmakers like Sen. Joni Ernst (Iowa) and Sen. Tom Cotton (Ark.) have faced down angry constituents who peppered them with questions about everything from repealing the Affordable Care...
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GOP Requests Investigation on Flynn Leaks

16/02/2017

House Republicans Chaffetz, Goodlatte requested an investigation late Wednesday into leaks of information that contributed to the ouster of former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Jason Chaffetz and Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte requested that the Department of Justice investigate the leaks over fears that...
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Trump Wants Congress To Fund ‘Great Wall’, Mexico Will Pay ‘Later’

06/01/2017

Trump’s team told GOPers in Congress that the incoming administration would like to fund a long-promised wall at the Mexican border through the appropriations process. Throughout the campaign, Trump promised that he would get Mexico to pay for the wall. Transition officials have told House GOP leaders in private meetings they’d like to pay...
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NC GOP Moves to Strip Power From Incoming Democratic Governor

15/12/2016

North Carolina Republican lawmakers moved Wednesday to strip power from the state’s governor’s office before an incoming Democrat assumes the post in January. Legislators in control of the general assembly introduced a number of measures, including ones that would require state senate approval of new Cabinet members, terminate a governor’s control over state election...
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Obama Talks Russian Hacking, Trump’s Intel Briefings [VIDEO]

13/12/2016

President Obama sat down with Trevor Noah for Monday’s Daily Show, but he wasn’t in a joking mood when it came to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race. “We determined and announced in October that it was the consensus of all the intelligence agencies and law enforcement that organizations affiliated with Russian intelligence...
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Cruz: We May Block Supreme Court Nominees After the Election

27/10/2016

On Wednesday Sen. Ted Cruz suggested the Republican Party may keep a vacancy on the Supreme Court indefinitely if it means preventing a Democratic choice. GOP senators have so far refused to even consider filling the ninth seat with President Obama’s nominee, Judge Merrick Garland. “There will be plenty of time for debate on...
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Jill Harth: Trump Groped Me Multiple Times [VIDEO]

11/10/2016

Jill Harth, A Former Business Associate Of Trump, Filed A 1997 Federal Lawsuit Alleging He Sexually Harassed And Assaulted Her In The 1990s. Jill Harth, a former business associate of Trump’s, took legal action against Trump in 1997, detailing allegations of sexual harassment and sexual assault, including one instance her lawyers described as “attempted...
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Trevor On Trump Tapes: ‘It’s Not the Locker Room, It’s You, Motherf*cker!’

11/10/2016

Trevor Noah teared down Donald Trump over the audio of him talking about coming onto women and sexually assaulting them. “Before we break down all of the disgusting comments Trump made on Billy Bush’s bang bus, can we just analyze ‘grab them by the p—y’?” Noah began, addressing Trump’s remarks in the unearthed Access...
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New Clinton Ad Shows The Many Times Pence Contradicted Trump [VIDEO]

05/10/2016

At the #VPDebate, Mike Pence tried really, really hard to deny pretty much everything Donald Trump has said and done. Let's replay the tape: pic.twitter.com/5XNKyFX6az — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) October 5, 2016 The Hillary Clinton campaign has a new video out, and it suggests that Tim Kaine did what he was supposed to do...
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Clinton: Many Trump Supporters in ‘Basket Of Deplorables’ [VIDEO]

10/09/2016

Hillary Clinton spoke on Friday Night at a fundraiser event in New York about Trump’s supporters. “To just be grossly generalistic, you can put half of Trump’s supporters into what I call the ‘basket of deplorables,'” she said. “Unfortunately there are people like that. And he has lifted them up.” Describing some of Trump’s...
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Trump Stands by Military Sexual Assault Tweet During Forum [VIDEO]

08/09/2016

Donald Trump praised Russian President Vladimir Putin and said that he was doing a better job than President Obama during NBC’s forum featuring questions from veterans. “The man has very strong control over a country,” he said. “Now, it’s a very different system and I don’t happen to like the system, but certainly in...
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Matt Lauer Ignores Trump’s Lies [VIDEO]

08/09/2016

NBC host didn’t challenge Trump’s false claims about Iraq and Libya. Donald Trump did not oppose the Iraq War from the beginning. In September 2002, the month before then-Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) voted in favor of the congressional authorization to use force in Iraq, Trump went on Howard Stern’s radio show and said he...
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Senator Barbara Boxer Investigate Trump Model Agency

07/09/2016

Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is calling for a federal investigation of Donald Trump’s modeling agency, Trump Model Management, for alleged labor and immigration offenses. A Mother Jones exposé revealed that three former models for the agency worked while on tourist visas—a violation of immigration law because the Trump Model Management did not get work...
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Trump Held Fundraiser For Pam Bondi At Mar-a-Lago

07/09/2016

In March 2014, Donald Trump opened his 126-room Palm Beach resort, Mar-a-Lago, for a $3,000-per-person fundraiser for Pam Bondi. The Florida attorney general, who was facing a tough re-election campaign, had recently decided not to investigate Trump University. Trump did not write a check to the attorney general that night. The previous fall, his...
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The Dallas Morning News Endorses Hillary Clinton

07/09/2016

For the first time since before World War II, the Dallas Morning News endorsed a Democrat, Hillary Clinton, for president. Breaking with decades of encouraging readers to vote for the Republican presidential candidate in the general election, the Dallas Morning News on Wednesday endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, whose editorial board...
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Trump on Clinton: ‘I don’t think she has a presidential look’ – WATCH INTERVIEW

06/09/2016

Donald Trump doubled down Tuesday on his assertion that Hillary Clinton doesn’t have a “presidential look.” In an ABC interview aired in part on Tuesday, the Republican presidential nominee stood by comments suggesting Clinton does not have the “stamina” or the appearance to be president. Trump also asserted that the former secretary of state...
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New CNN Poll: Trump Pulls Ahead Of Clinton

06/09/2016

Donald Trump is ahead of Hillary Clinton by about 2 percentage points in a survey of likely voters in a new national CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday. Trump is leading Clinton 45 percent to 43 percent, with the other candidates trailing much further behind. Gary Johnson is at 7 percent among likely voters, while Jill...
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Hillary Clinton, Tim Kaine campaigning in Cleveland on Labor Day

05/09/2016

Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine will speak at a Labor Day celebration on Cleveland’s east side Monday afternoon. The event at Luke Easter Park — on the corner of East 99th Street and Ramona Boulevard — is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. following the 11th Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day Parade....
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Report: Trump Took Saudi Arabia Cash

05/09/2016

Donald Trump reportedly sold the 45th floor of Trump World Tower to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for $4.5 million in June 2001 and the apartments later became part of the Saudi Mission to the United Nations. This comes after Trump has repeatedly hammered Hillary Clinton for accepting money from the country through the...
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Mike Pence: I’ll Release Taxes Next Week [VIDEO]

05/09/2016

Mike Pence, Donald Trump’s vice presidential pick, told Chuck Todd that he will be releasing his tax returns this week as pressure has mounted on his co-pilot to do the same. “Donald Trump and I are both going to release our tax returns,” Pence said. “I’ll release mine in the next week.” He reiterated...
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Presidential Debate LIVE: Moderators, Schedule Announced

04/09/2016

The moderators for the 2016 general election presidential and vice presidential debates were announce today by Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr. and Michael D. McCurry, co-chairs of the non-partisan Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD). The moderators, and the schedule and locations for the debates (as announced on September 23, 2015), are as follows: Watch the...
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FBI Releases Clinton Email Investigation Notes

03/09/2016

The FBI released documents Friday from its early July interview with Hillary Clinton on her use of a private email server. One section of the documents revealed that “when asked about the email chain containing ‘(C)’ portion markings that the State determined to currently contain confidential information, Clinton stated she did not know what...
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Mexican Senator Wants Anti-Trump Law

03/09/2016

Armando Rios Piter, an opposition senator for the center-left Party of the Democratic Revolution, plans on introducing a piece of legislation next week that would allow the Mexican government to retaliate against the U.S. under a potential Donald Trump administration if he were to inflict expropriations or economic losses on Mexico to help pay...
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