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October 15, 2017 - 6:12 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Democratic state Sen. Kevin de León announced on Sunday his bid to challenge longtime Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who at 84 is the oldest member of the Senate, in the 2018 primary election. He is the first candidate to announce a challenge to Feinstein. "I'm running for U.S Senate to...
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October 15, 2017 - 1:52 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Conservative commentator Charlie Sykes said Republican Sen. Bob Corker’s recent searing criticism of President Donald Trump is a “come-to-Jesus” moment for the Republican Party. “What Bob Corker said is what a lot of Republicans are thinking but not willing to say in public,” the...
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October 15, 2017 - 1:35 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A key moderate Republican senator said she is "very disappointed" in President Donald Trump's decision to end health care subsidies to low- and middle-income Americans under Obamacare. GOP Sen. Susan Collins of Maine told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week...
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October 15, 2017 - 10:02 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic leader of the House of Representatives said President Donald Trump "went rogue" with his decisions on ending Obamacare subsidies, changing birth control coverage mandates and decertifying the Iran nuclear deal. “President Trump went rogue," House Democratic Leader...
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October 15, 2017 - 9:43 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., hit the links together Saturday, marking the second time they did so in a week. The commander in chief and Graham were spotted arriving Saturday morning at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, located about 30 miles...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:40 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump slammed Iran Friday, called the country a "menace" and announced new sanctions against the regime -- but didn't do anything that would alter the Obama-era deal that he has denounced since his presidential campaign. The deal, Trump said, is no longer in the...
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October 14, 2017 - 9:26 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump's controversial former chief strategist Steve Bannon said he plans to go to "war" against the GOP senators who didn't rush to Trump's defense during his public feud with Sen. Bob Corker. "Nobody can run and hide on this one. These folks are coming for you," Bannon...
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October 14, 2017 - 2:17 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The Obama Foundation is getting ready to rock. The nonprofit foundation -- whose mission is "to inspire and empower people to change their world" -- announced on Friday a trio of musical acts for the closing event for its inaugural summit, slated for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 in Chicago:...
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October 14, 2017 - 12:12 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is pointing to a fall in health insurance stocks as a sign of the success of his order immediately ending payments to insurers that help cover out-of-pocket costs for low- and middle-income Americans. In tweets Saturday morning, the president also suggested...
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October 13, 2017 - 6:14 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House announced Thursday night that the administration will slash Obamacare subsidy payments to insurers. The "cost-sharing reduction payments," worth an estimated $7 billion this year, are intended to reduce out-of-pocket costs for low-income Americans on Obamacare. These...
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