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Carson breaks with Trump, backs Moore for Alabama Senate seat

HUD secretary Ben Carson is the latest pro-Trump figure to come out in opposition of the president's candidate of choice in Alabama Senate race. | Matt Rourke/AP Photo Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson made a dramatic break with President Donald Trump on Friday, announcing his supp

POLITICO - 2017-09-22 21:42:32

Maxine Waters: I 'guarantee' Trump is colluding with Russia

Keren Carrion Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.), one of President Trump's most vocal critics, said Thursday she can "guarantee" that he is colluding with the Russians to undermine American democracy. Waters, who has repeatedly called for Trump's impeachment, made the statements at a Congressional Blac

THE HILL - 2017-09-21 16:43:20

Trump to Let Congress Decide Fate of Iran Deal, Like Everything Else: Report

President Trump teased reporters on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal on Wednesday morning, repeatedly telling them "I have decided," but refusing to say what his call actually is. Now four sources, including a senior administration official, are trying to spoil his big season finale reveal. They te

NYMAG.COM - 2017-09-21 07:35:17

Bill Maher Uses Children's Book To Explain Donald Trump's Deal With Democrats

Bill Maher believes there's a simple explanation for why "fast-talking city slicker" President Donald Trump reportedly cut a deal with Democrats over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program earlier this month. And on Friday's "Real Time," the comedian said it's contained within the childr

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-23 07:15:21

Obamacare Repeal Depends On 3 GOP Senators Breaking Their Word

The fate of health care for millions of Americans appears to rest on the shoulders of a trio of Republican senators who split with their party and voted to block Obamacare repeal two months ago. Based on their own words then and now, a yes vote from any of them on the latest Senate GOP health care b

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-09-21 09:46:11

Manafort offered 'private briefings' with Russian billionaire during Trump's presidential campaign

In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign Chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort's offer was memorialized in an email

LA TIMES - 2017-09-21 03:15:00

Liberal unrest threatens Dem immigration strategy

Getty Democratic leaders fighting to enact the Dream Act this year are taking fire from a surprising group: liberal immigrant rights activists. Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) sounded off last week after top Democrats cut a tentative agreement with President Trump to pair a Dream

THE HILL - 2017-09-21 10:00:29

Unilateral Rocket Man

During his address at the United Nations on Tuesday, President Donald Trump went further than he ever had before in threatening military action against North Korea. "If [the United States] is forced to defend itself or its allies, we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea," Trump tol

SLATE - 2017-09-21 16:06:20

A test for Trump's political muscle in Alabama Senate runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - It's Trump versus Trumpland. President Donald Trump's political muscles are getting a workout in a Republican runoff election in Alabama that has an awkward dynamic: He's campaigning for the establishment-backed incumbent over an upstart beloved by many of his own most ardent

CNBC - 2017-09-22 01:54:16

Republicans Have a Bill to Repeal Obamacare. They Don't Know Exactly What It Will Do

Senate Republicans have just days to pass a bill that would repeal major chunks of the Affordable Care Act, scale back federal spending on health care and dramatically change health insurance in the United States. But they don't know exactly how it will work. Named for cosponsors Sens. Lindsey Graha

TIME - 2017-09-21 21:31:04

HHS Secretary Tom Price says no more private jets until review complete

Conceding "the optics don't look good," Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Saturday said he won't be taking any more private flights at taxpayers' expense until a review of those charter trips is complete. The former Georgia congressman, who once blasted then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi for flyi

USA TODAY - 2017-09-23 19:22:53

White House Weighs Response to North Korea's Threats

President Trump at the United Nations in New York on Tuesday.Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times WASHINGTON - The war of words between President Trump and Kim Jong-un, North Korea's leader, raised concerns on Friday that it could escalate into a new and more volatile phase as the White House weigh

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-23 00:45:12

'We'll look at every option': Luther Strange won't guarantee support for Mitch McConnell

Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) introduced President Trump at a campaign rally in Huntsville, Ala., on Friday night. (Marvin Gentry/Reuters) The Republican primary in Alabama's Senate race is a proxy battle between political outsiders, who largely support challenger Roy Moore, and the GOP establishment

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-23 15:37:00

John McCain will not vote for Obamacare overhaul, imperiling passage

Sen. John McCain announced Friday he will not vote for a bill to overhaul Obamacare, imperiling passage before a critical Sept. 30 deadline. The Arizona Republican said the bill authored by Sens. Linsey Graham, R-S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R-La., did not receive sufficient consideration through hearing

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2017-09-22 18:01:30

McCain Says He Can't Vote for Graham-Cassidy Health Bill

Senator John McCain, a Republican from Arizona, center, exits the U.S. Capitol with his wife Cindy McCain, center right, after voting on the Senate floor in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Senate Republicans agreed to begin floor debate on health-care legislation, a hard-fought st

BLOOMBERG - 2017-09-22 17:52:15

White House plan for tax cuts moves forward

The White House plan for a massive package of tax cuts is gaining new momentum as Republicans attempt to set aside months of intraparty squabbling and unify behind a key part of President Trump's agenda. Two developments are accelerating the effort: Key Senate Republicans reached a tentative deal th

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-21 12:11:00

Study: New repeal bill would leave 21 million more without insurance

_informq.push(['embed']); The Senate GOP's latest ObamaCare repeal bill would reduce the number of people with insurance coverage by at least 21 million by 2026, according to a new study released Friday. The analysis, completed by the left-leaning Brookings Institution, comes as Senate Republicans

THE HILL - 2017-09-22 16:09:18

Citizens angry over GOP healthcare bills are overloading the bot designed to help them reach Congress

'Dreamers' Jovan Rodrigo, 27, and Gloria Mendoza, 26, take part in a protest near Trump Tower on September 5, 2017 in New York City.Getty Images/John Moore If you want to know how people feel about healthcare in America, just ask Eric Ries. "Everytime there's a new healthcare bill, people go nuts

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-09-22 19:59:05

A staffer for Paul Ryan just made the best baby announcement video ever

One could be forgiven for thinking that Michael Bay produced all of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's videos. The digital shorts are full of power ballads, close-ups, and so many lens flares. Altogether, they add some welcome drama to otherwise boring topics such as appropriations bills and continuin

WASHINGTON EXAMINER - 2017-09-22 16:43:00

11th death linked to Florida nursing home tragedy

Police surround the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills, Fla., which had no air conditioning after Hurricane Irma knocked out power, Sept. 13, 2017. (John McCall/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via Associated Press) Florida lawmakers, emergency management officials and nursing home owners met Frid

FOXNEWS - 2017-09-23 06:02:30