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Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law After Court Ruling

Trump Pushes Congress for New Health Law After Court Ruling

A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 06:08 PM EST

Trump Names Mick Mulvaney Acting Chief of Staff

Trump Names Mick Mulvaney Acting Chief of Staff

President Donald Trump announced on twitter Friday that Mick Mulvaney will take over as acting chief of staff, replacing John Kelly.

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 06:26 PM EST

Mueller: FBI Is Not to Blame for Flynn's False Statements

Mueller: FBI Is Not to Blame for Flynn's False Statements

The special counsel's office pushed back Friday at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he agreed on his own to meet with...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 04:24 PM EST

Warren Takes Swipe at Trump, Says She Is 'Optimistic'

Warren Takes Swipe at Trump, Says She Is 'Optimistic'

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., took a thinly veiled swipe at President Donald Trump in a speech to new graduates of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, on Friday, telling students that even in...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 05:43 PM EST

Wisconsin Gov. Signs Sweeping GOP Bills Weakening Successor

Wisconsin Gov. Signs Sweeping GOP Bills Weakening Successor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 02:03 PM EST

Chris Christie Takes Himself Out of Running for WH Chief of Staff

Chris Christie Takes Himself Out of Running for WH Chief of Staff

Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he does not want to be White House chief of staff, just hours after multiple reports said he was President Donald Trump's leading choice for the job. "It's an honor to...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:48 PM EST

Dept. of Education to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt

Dept. of Education to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt

The U.S. Department of Education said Thursday it is cancelling $150 million in students loans connected to for-profit colleges, complying with a court order that essentially forced the Obama-era move to go...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 12:54 PM EST

Top Secret Report: N. Korea Keeps Busting Sanctions

Top Secret Report: N. Korea Keeps Busting Sanctions

A top secret U.S. military assessment found that North Korea is still evading U.N. sanctions by transferring oil at sea, and that a coalition of U.S.-led forces deployed to disrupt the movements has failed to...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 11:41 AM EST

John McCain Replacement to Resign at End of Year

John McCain Replacement to Resign at End of Year

Sen. Jon Kyl, appointed to fill the Senate seat vacated by John McCain after his death earlier this year, is resigning from Congress at the end of the month, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said on Friday. “Senator Kyl...

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 at 10:05 AM EST

Pelosi's Triumphant Week Reminder Why She's Set to Be Speaker

Pelosi's Triumphant Week Reminder Why She's Set to Be Speaker

It has been quite a week for Nancy Pelosi. The televised meeting with President Donald Trump. The deal with restless Democrats to secure their votes to become House speaker. The fashion statement of her...

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