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Republicans Struggle to Marshal Votes for Health Care Bill

Tuesday  17:06,   27 june 2017
The New York Times

A flurry of offers designed to woo the conservative and moderate wings of the party were circulating on Tuesday, but several senators remained dubious.Republican leaders seemed to be taking a page from the playbook used to get a bill over the line[...]

Donald Trump Tears Into CNN Over Retracted Russia Story

Tuesday  16:50,   27 june 2017
HuffPost

President Donald Trump blasted CNN as “FAKE NEWS” Tuesday after three of the network’s most prominent journalists resigned over their involvement in a recently retracted story. Trump attacked CNN and other media outlets in a torrent of tweets[...]

Democrats’ Nancy Pelosi dilemma, explained

Tuesday  16:45,   27 june 2017
Vox.com

You can’t beat something with nothing. The charge is led this time by a small band of mostly younger members who see Jon Ossoff’s defeat in a Georgia special election as an indictment of the longtime party leader and a moment when the[...]

Democrats’ Nancy Pelosi dilemma, explained

Tuesday  16:45,   27 june 2017
Vox.com

You can’t beat something with nothing. The charge is led this time by a small band of mostly younger members who see Jon Ossoff’s defeat in a Georgia special election as an indictment of the longtime party leader and a moment when the[...]

The Trump-McConnell bond is being tested. So is the GOP agenda.

Tuesday  16:16,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has occasionally remarked on his unusual relationship with President Trump: Unlike most congressional leaders, he has managed to escape Trump’s wrath.</p>“He’s never, as far as I can tell,[...]

Why the GOP can't just simply cut taxes

Tuesday  15:51,   27 june 2017
CBS News

The party that lives for this chance is confronting devilishly difficult conflicts to get where it wants to goSo why are Republicans now struggling mightily to reach a consensus on how to overhaul the nation's tax system? And why is President Donald [...]

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

Tuesday  15:46,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy[...]

Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy

Tuesday  15:46,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump, the richest man to call the White House home, is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy[...]

Medicaid mission creep threatens GOP's 'Obamacare' repeal

Tuesday  15:30,   27 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>Somewhere along the way, the Republican crusade to repeal "Obamacare" also turned into an effort to limit the future growth of Medicaid. That bit of mission creep is complicating prospects for the GOP, and could lead to[...]

Return of the Inauguration Crowd Size Matter

Tuesday  15:20,   27 june 2017
Roll Call

A new Interior Department inspector general report is further muddying the already murky situation surrounding White House claims that the crowd at President Donald Trump’s inauguration was the largest in American history.&nbsp;The report found[...]

Hacking Threat Worries Election Officials as Midterms Loom

Tuesday  15:20,   27 june 2017
Real Clear Politics

Russia will be back, but will the U.S government be ready? It has been well established by this point that Russia attempted to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including by hacking into the Democratic National Committee and two state[...]

Hacking Threat Worries Election Officials as Midterms Loom

Tuesday  15:20,   27 june 2017
Real Clear Politics

Russia will be back, but will the U.S government be ready? It has been well established by this point that Russia attempted to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, including by hacking into the Democratic National Committee and two state[...]

Dems face identity crisis

Tuesday  14:56,   27 june 2017
The Hill

Democrats are grappling with how to keep their progressive base happy while winning over white working-class voters who left the party in the 2016 elections. An Incredible $200 Intro Bonus Just For Using This Card Learn More Sponsored by[...]

Trump on CNN retraction: 'What about all the other phony stories they do?'

Tuesday  14:51,   27 june 2017
The Hill

President Trump blasted CNN early Tuesday after the network retracted a story published last week tying a top Trump ally to a Russian investment bank. "Wow, CNN had to retract big story on 'Russia,' with 3 employees forced to resign," Trump[...]

Joe Biden recalls lessons learned as the only white lifeguard at inner city pool in 1962

Tuesday  13:41,   27 june 2017
MSN

<p>The summer of 1962 stretched out with possibility before 19-year-old Joe Biden, who was home from college in Wilmington, Del. Though it was the last of his teen years, he didn’t spend it carousing at the local bars, wandering the boardwalk at[...]