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Bangor Daily News
Will President Trump fix the Obamacare mess he made?The compromise from Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, and Patty Murray, D-Was
Bangor Daily News / Posted 24 minutes ago
The compromise from Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tennessee, and Patty Murray, D-Washington, would provide states with greater flexibility under the Affordable Care Act in exchange for authorizing payments to health insurers, known as “cost-sharing... Read more
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The Washington Times
Senate rejects Democratic budget amendments to hike taxes, boost entitlement spendingThe Senate on Wednesday turned aside several Democratic budget amendments that
The Washington Times / Posted 16 hours ago
The Senate on Wednesday turned aside several Democratic budget amendments that sought to pay for a boost in entitlement spending with higher taxes, as Republicans speed toward passage of their budget plan to clear the way for their long-sought tax... Read more
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Times Leader
Will the president fix the ACA mess he made?The compromise from Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash.,
Times Leader / Posted 16 hours ago
The compromise from Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., would provide states with greater flexibility under the Affordable Care Act in exchange for authorizing cost-sharing reduction payments known as CSRs for two years. Those... Read more
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The Washington Times
Sen. Lamar Alexander says he landed deal on Obamacare stabilizationSenate negotiators announced Tuesday they’ve reached a bipartisan deal to fund
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
Senate negotiators announced Tuesday they’ve reached a bipartisan deal to fund critical Obamacare payments in exchange for greater state control over the insurance markets, shifting the focus to vote-gathering efforts for the long-awaited... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump: Marino Withdrew From Drug Czar ConsiderationRep. Tom Marino, the Pennsylvania Republican tapped by President Donald Trump a
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Rep. Tom Marino, the Pennsylvania Republican tapped by President Donald Trump as the administration’s “drug czar,” withdrew his name from consideration, Trump said in a Twitter message Tuesday. Marino’s withdrawal follows reports about how a bill he... Read more
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Roll Call
Senators Reach Bipartisan Deal on Health CareAlexander, a Tennessee Republican, briefed GOP senators on that deal during the
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
Alexander, a Tennessee Republican, briefed GOP senators on that deal during their weekly policy lunch Tuesday. President Donald Trump said at an appearance at the White House on Tuesday that administration officials have been involved in the... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump calls for short-term Obamacare fix and reaches out to Republican leadersPresident Trump threw his weight Monday behind a measure to fix parts of Obamac
Sun-Sentinel / Posted yesterday
President Trump threw his weight Monday behind a measure to fix parts of Obamacare, the first time he has voiced approval of a specific legislative approach to do so and an abrupt turnaround on a bipartisan effort to preserve key elements of the... Read more
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The Morning Call
Trump calls for short-term Obamacare fix and reaches out to Republican leadersPresident Trump threw his weight Monday behind a measure to fix parts of Obamac
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
President Trump threw his weight Monday behind a measure to fix parts of Obamacare, the first time he has voiced approval of a specific legislative approach to do so and an abrupt turnaround on a bipartisan effort to preserve key elements of the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump calls for short-term Obamacare fix and reaches out to Republican leadersPresident Trump threw his weight Monday behind a measure to fix parts of Obamac
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
President Trump threw his weight Monday behind a measure to fix parts of Obamacare, the first time he has voiced approval of a specific legislative approach to do so and an abrupt turnaround on a bipartisan effort to preserve key elements of the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
For each scene of his presidency, Trump casts a villain or two, or threeWASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton is not running for president again in 2020 - she h
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON - Hillary Clinton is not running for president again in 2020 - she has said so, her aides know it, and there is no political rationale that would argue otherwise. But for President Donald Trump, facts like those simply miss the point. "I... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump pushes for end-of-year deadline for tax reformPresident Trump on Monday seemed to be pushing back a year-end deadline for the
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
President Trump on Monday seemed to be pushing back a year-end deadline for the GOP to get tax reform done, saying there’s still “a long way to go” and that it took President Ronald Reagan “years” to accomplish his overhaul of the tax... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump to Stop Paying Obamacare Cost-Sharing SubsidiesThe administration will stop reimbursing health insurers for the 2010 health ca
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
The administration will stop reimbursing health insurers for the 2010 health care law’s controversial cost-sharing reduction payments, the White House said Thursday night. “Based on guidance from the Department of Justice, the Department of Health... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Schumer calls for rapid remediation of Great Kills ParkSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Senator Charles E. Schumer is requesting the U.S. Depart
Staten Island Advance / Posted 6 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Senator Charles E. Schumer is requesting the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) completely fund the next phase of the remediation process at Great Kills Park. "For several years, Great Kills Park has been closed to the public... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump says tax reform is economy’s ‘rocket fuel’MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — President Trump promised an audience packed with truckers Wed
The Washington Times / Posted 6 days ago
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — President Trump promised an audience packed with truckers Wednesday that tax cuts will create jobs and raise wages, moving to blunt the chief criticism that the Republicans’ proposed tax reforms are a giveaway to the wealthy at the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump hints at end to Puerto Rico relief effortBy Philip Rucker and Ed O’Keefe | Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donal
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
By Philip Rucker and Ed O’Keefe | Washington Post WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump served notice Thursday that he may pull back federal relief workers from Puerto Rico, effectively threatening to abandon the U.S. territory amid a staggering... Read more
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Roll Call
Why Trump’s Immigration Demands Haven’t Changed the Dynamics on HillPresident Donald Trump’s decision to push for his border wall as part of an imm
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
President Donald Trump’s decision to push for his border wall as part of an immigration deal — after previously saying it would be dealt with separately — would, at first glance, seem to lower the probability of a bipartisan accord. But the... Read more
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Roll Call
Who Benefits From the State and Local Tax Deduction?A fight within the Republican Party over a proposal to eliminate the state and
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
A fight within the Republican Party over a proposal to eliminate the state and local tax deduction threatens the future of the GOP effort to overhaul the U.S. tax code. Battle lines have been drawn, as lawmakers from states that see substantial... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
How Trump’s tweets hide bad policyThis week, courtesy of Twitter, we were offered a glimpse of why more Americans
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
This week, courtesy of Twitter, we were offered a glimpse of why more Americans chose Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump as the appropriate person to be president of the United States. On Monday night, Clinton (whose margin, by the way, was 2.9... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump Wants Democratic Support for Tax Bill but Slams PartyPresident Donald Trump on Wednesday again made clear he wants some Democratic s
Roll Call / Posted 7 days ago
President Donald Trump on Wednesday again made clear he wants some Democratic support for an emerging White House-GOP tax overhaul bill. But he then accused Democrats of supporting massive tax hikes. Speaking to an audience of long-haul truckers... Read more
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The Washington Times
Donald Trump sells tax reform plan in Pennsylvania: ‘rocket fuel for our economy’MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — President Trump promised an audience packed with truckers Wed
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. — President Trump promised an audience packed with truckers Wednesday that tax cuts will create jobs and raise wages, moving to blunt the chief criticism that the GOP tax reforms are a giveaway to the wealthy at the expense of the... Read more
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The Washington Times
Schumer pressures Grassley to buck McConnell, uphold ‘blue slips’ that block judicial nomineesSenate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer put pressure Wednesday on the GOP cha
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer put pressure Wednesday on the GOP chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee to retain the “blue slip” process that could give Democrats a path to scuttle some of the president’s judicial nominees. Mr.... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Barack Obama condemns previous political donor Harvey WeinsteinFormer President Obama responded on Tuesday to the allegations of sexual harass
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Former President Obama responded on Tuesday to the allegations of sexual harassment that continue to swirl around film mogul and longtime Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein. "Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports about Harvey... Read more
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The Washington Times
Harvey Weinstein tarnishes Hollywood, DemocratsIt’s hard to say which entity has been more badly tarnished by the Harvey Weins
The Washington Times / Posted 8 days ago
It’s hard to say which entity has been more badly tarnished by the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment accusations: the Democratic Party or Hollywood. An entertainment insider who played heavily in politics, Mr. Weinstein has managed to taint them... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Barack Obama condemns previous political donor Harvey WeinsteinFormer President Obama responded on Tuesday to the allegations of sexual harass
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
Former President Obama responded on Tuesday to the allegations of sexual harassment that continue to swirl around film mogul and longtime Democratic donor Harvey Weinstein. "Michelle and I have been disgusted by the recent reports about Harvey... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Hillary Clinton 'shocked and appalled' by Harvey Weinstein allegationsWeinstein has a longstanding affiliation with the Democratic Party, making dona
Los Angeles Times / Posted 8 days ago
Weinstein has a longstanding affiliation with the Democratic Party, making donations to several prominent politicians over the years and holding fundraisers for both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama during their presidential runs. Several senators –... Read more
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Roll Call
Trump Tweet Shows How Tough an Immigration Deal Will BePresident Donald Trump attacked congressional Democrats Tuesday morning, tweeti
Roll Call / Posted 9 days ago
President Donald Trump attacked congressional Democrats Tuesday morning, tweeting they “don’t want secure borders” and calling that the biggest hurdle that could sink efforts to craft an immigration bill. The post on the president’s favorite social... Read more
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Breitbart
Elizabeth Warren, Booker, Franken More Democrats to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey WeinsteinWASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer
Breitbart / Posted 9 days ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and potential 2020 presidential contender Sen. Elizabeth Warren among them, are starting to give charities thousands of dollars in donations they had received from... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Hardline White House immigration proposals could derail deal to protect 'Dreamers'The Trump administration revealed a sweeping set of hardline immigration demand
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The Trump administration revealed a sweeping set of hardline immigration demands Sunday night — including the building of a wall on the southern border and major changes to the legal immigration system — as tradeoffs for legislation to protect the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Me
Baltimore Sun / Posted 10 days ago
The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a crackdown on the influx of Central American minors and curbs on federal grants to sanctuary cities, according to a document distributed to Congress and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Me
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a crackdown on the influx of Central American minors and curbs on federal grants to sanctuary cities, according to a document distributed to Congress and... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Me
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a crackdown on the influx of Central American minors and curbs on federal grants to sanctuary cities, according to a document distributed to Congress and... Read more
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Boston Globe
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on ‘dreamers’WASHINGTON - The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles late Sunday that could threaten to derail a deal in Congress to allow of hundreds of thousands of younger undocumented immigrants to remain legally in the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on 'dreamers'The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Me
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
The administration's wish-list includes the funding of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a crackdown on the influx of Central American minors and curbs on federal grants to sanctuary cities, according to a document distributed to Congress and... Read more
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The Mercury News
Trump administration releases hard-line immigration principles, threatening deal on ‘dreamers’By David Nakamura | Washington Post The Trump administration released a list o
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
By David Nakamura | Washington Post The Trump administration released a list of hard-line immigration principles late Sunday that could threaten to derail a deal in Congress to allow of hundreds of thousands of younger undocumented immigrants to... Read more
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The Washington Times
Trump send 70-point immigration enforcement list to CongressDetermined to finally solve illegal immigration, the White House submitted a 70
The Washington Times / Posted 10 days ago
Determined to finally solve illegal immigration, the White House submitted a 70-point enforcement plan to Congress Sunday proposing the stiffest reforms ever offered by an administration — including a massive rewrite of the law in order to eliminate... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Trump says he called Schumer to broker deal with Democrats for ‘a great HealthCare Bill’WASHINGTON – Frustrated by Republican inaction on health care, President Donald
Bangor Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
WASHINGTON – Frustrated by Republican inaction on health care, President Donald Trump tweeted Saturday that he had reached out to the Senate Democratic leader in hopes of brokering a deal for a “great HealthCare Bill.” Trump said that he had called... Read more
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Breitbart
Chuck Schumer Latest Democrat to Donate Campaign Cash from Harvey WeinsteinSen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) will donate campaign contributions he received from
Breitbart / Posted 12 days ago
Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) will donate campaign contributions he received from Harvey Weinstein to charity, his spokesman said Friday, joining at least three other Democrats who have pledged to donate their contributions after a New York Times... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Senators start giving away money Harvey Weinstein donated to themSeveral senators are giving away money donated to them by Harvey Weinstein, see
Los Angeles Times / Posted 12 days ago
Several senators are giving away money donated to them by Harvey Weinstein, seeking to distance themselves from the Oscar-winning movie producer as his sexual harassment scandal erupts. Among them is Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), who said he... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Republicans, NRA, open to considering banning 'bump stocks' on gunsThe Las Vegas massacre has forced a breach in congressional Republicans' solid
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
The Las Vegas massacre has forced a breach in congressional Republicans' solid opposition to gun restrictions, prompting many to say they will consider banning “bump stocks” that turn assault rifles into virtual machine guns. WASHINGTON — The Las... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
No, mass shootings are not 'the price of freedom'I try to say, "Thank you for your service" to members of the armed forces as of
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
I try to say, "Thank you for your service" to members of the armed forces as often as I can. Our troops not only make countless sacrifices for our country but also risk their lives to protect the liberties our Constitution provides. They deserve our... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chuck Schumer dares Donald Trump to stand up to the NRAThe Senate’s top Democrat on Thursday challenged President Trump to stand up to
The Washington Times / Posted 13 days ago
The Senate’s top Democrat on Thursday challenged President Trump to stand up to the National Rifle Association by backing a ban on “bump stocks” and other new gun-control laws. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said there wasn’t time to wait... Read more
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Roll Call
Budget Debate, Grievances Get Airing in Both ChambersFloor action on the fiscal 2018 budget resolution — made possible by assuaging
Roll Call / Posted 14 days ago
Floor action on the fiscal 2018 budget resolution — made possible by assuaging conservatives’ concerns over the emerging tax overhaul blueprint last week — officially got under way on Wednesday. The House voted 232-188 to approve parameters for... Read more
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The Washington Times
Gun shops brace for run on ‘bump stocks’Firearm dealers expect a run on “bump stocks,” rapid-fire adaptions for rifles
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
Firearm dealers expect a run on “bump stocks,” rapid-fire adaptions for rifles that had been gathering dust on store shelves until political talk of a ban began because the devices were used in the Las Vegas massacre. Staudt’s Gun Shop in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Congressional Democrats slam Republican budget planCongressional Democrats said Wednesday there’s no room for compromise on the GO
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
Congressional Democrats said Wednesday there’s no room for compromise on the GOP’s current budget framework, saying the 2018 fiscal blueprint appears geared toward rewarding the wealthy while piling up government debt. With budget votes scheduled on... Read more
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The Washington Times
Chuck Schumer to GOP: Stabilize Obamacare through must-pass CHIP billSenate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer says measures to stabilize Obamacare
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer says measures to stabilize Obamacare should be tied to must-pass legislation that would renew a critical insurance program for children. Congress let federal payments to the Children’s Health Insurance... Read more
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The Columbian
Republicans unwilling to consider new gun lawsWASHINGTON — Republican leaders in Congress showed no interest Tuesday in pursu
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders in Congress showed no interest Tuesday in pursuing gun control legislation, leaving Democrats to urge President Donald Trump to intervene in the aftermath of the shooting in Las Vegas. Senate Minority Leader Charles... Read more
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The Washington Times
Republicans eye state, local tax deduction compromiseRepublican leaders are already signaling a compromise on plans to erase a nearl
The Washington Times / Posted 15 days ago
Republican leaders are already signaling a compromise on plans to erase a nearly $2 trillion break for state and local taxes, backing down in the face of fierce criticism from Democrats and some blue-state Republicans whose constituents would... Read more
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Roll Call
Analysis: In Puerto Rico, Trump Congratulates HimselfPresident Donald Trump arrived Tuesday in Puerto Rico and offered the hurricane
Roll Call / Posted 15 days ago
President Donald Trump arrived Tuesday in Puerto Rico and offered the hurricane-ravaged U.S. citizens the one item he could — not a truckload of drinkable water or fuel, but Trump himself and his team. Trump’s day was one of countermessaging about... Read more
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FOX News
Steve Scalise and the politics of moral authority On the roster: - Pelosi seeks blue ribbon commission on shootings - Trump to
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
On the roster: - Pelosi seeks blue ribbon commission on shootings - Trump tours storm-ravaged Puerto Rico - White House wrapping up requests from... Read more
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FOX News
Steve Scalise and the politics of moral authorityOn the roster: - Pelosi seeks blue ribbon commission on shootings - Trump tour
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
On the roster: - Pelosi seeks blue ribbon commission on shootings - Trump tours storm-ravaged Puerto Rico - White House wrapping up requests from Mueller - So now Nebraska’s going to use Katy... Read more
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