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House Republicans scramble for votes on new health-care proposal - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:05

Washington Post

House Republicans scramble for votes on new health-care proposal
Washington Post
House Republican leaders scrambled Thursday evening to muster enough votes to bring a health-care bill to the floor this week, even though the latest changes have intensified resistance among some moderates and key industry players. The compromise ...
New ObamaCare repeal bill on life supportThe Hill
The GOP Health Bill Is Alive Again. Here's a Quick Way to Catch Up.New York Times
Whip count: Republicans who oppose new health care billCNN
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Trump signs executive order creating new VA office - The Hill

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:27

The Hill

Trump signs executive order creating new VA office
The Hill
President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to create the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, a new office within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The order, which Trump signed just ahead of his first 100 days in ...
Trump signs order creating accountability office at VAWashington Post
Trump to create new whistleblower protection office at Veterans AffairsCNN

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Trump signs executive order creating new VA office - The Hill

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:27

The Hill

Trump signs executive order creating new VA office
The Hill
President Trump on Thursday signed an executive order to create the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, a new office within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The order, which Trump signed just ahead of his first 100 days in ...

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The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit — and all the questions that come with it - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:06

Washington Post

The Obamas face the paid-speaking circuit — and all the questions that come with it
Washington Post
ORLANDO — When Barack and Michelle Obama left the White House, they both spoke longingly of a break from life in the public eye. But following a months-long vacation, they have started to tap into the lucrative paid-speaking circuit that has enriched ...
Michelle Obama: 'I won't run for office' for my childrenBBC News
Michelle Obama says she won't run for officeCNN
Michelle Obama dishes on White House life, says she won't run for officeUSA TODAY
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Ann Coulter the latest target of liberal attack on free speech - Washington Times

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:00

Washington Times

Ann Coulter the latest target of liberal attack on free speech
Washington Times
Demonstrators gather around a speaker Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the ...
Why I invited Ann Coulter to speak at UC BerkeleySFGate
Berkeley Must Respect Free Speech And Take Steps To Make Sure Students Do, TooThe Daily Caller
At Least 2 Arrested at UC Berkeley Dueling Protests After Ann Coulter Event CanceledKTLA
FOX40 -NewsBusters (blog)
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Purdue buys for-profit Kaplan University for $1, plans to make it public - USA TODAY

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:49

USA TODAY

Purdue buys for-profit Kaplan University for $1, plans to make it public
USA TODAY
Purdue University said Thursday it will buy for-profit Kaplan University for $1, with plans to turn it into a new, nonprofit Indiana public university for “nontraditional adult learners.” The surprise announcement was made public in a Securities and ...

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This photo of Donald Trump and kids is epic - CNN

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:52

CNN

This photo of Donald Trump and kids is epic
CNN
(CNN) Thursday, as you likely know by now, is "Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work" day. The White House, like CNN and virtually every other company, celebrates this day with a special program of activities. Except, at the White House, you actually get ...
We set a low bar for Trump. He still failed to meet it.Washington Post
The education of Donald TrumpPolitico
The Global Effort to Flatter IvankaThe New Yorker
Democracy 21 -NPR
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Spicer Blames Obama for Flynn's Security Clearance - U.S. News & World Report

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:51

U.S. News & World Report

Spicer Blames Obama for Flynn's Security Clearance
U.S. News & World Report
The press secretary said the blame falls on the Obama administration for not flagging payments Flynn received from Russian organizations. By Gabrielle Levy, Political Reporter | April 27, 2017, at 3:47 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.
Cummings Releases Three New Docs on Flynn | Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - DemocratsCommittee on Oversight and Government Reform - Democrats
Pentagon warned Flynn in 2014 against taking foreign payments, IG launches investigation - CNNPolitics.comCNN.com

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The Hill's Whip List: 19 GOP no votes on new ObamaCare bill - The Hill

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:39

The Hill

The Hill's Whip List: 19 GOP no votes on new ObamaCare bill
The Hill
House Republicans have an updated bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare, and The Hill has a new whip list. The updated bill includes an amendment that would allow states to opt out of key ObamaCare rules, including on minimum coverage requirements ...
Trump unlikely to get his health care vote this weekPolitico
The new health-care bill may be little more than an exercise in blame-shiftingWashington Post
GOP shuts out doctors, experts, Democrats — pretty much everybody — as they work on Obamacare repealLos Angeles Times
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Sean Spicer briefly suggests Trump is going after your 401(k)s — and shows what a nightmare tax reform is - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:07

Washington Post

Sean Spicer briefly suggests Trump is going after your 401(k)s — and shows what a nightmare tax reform is
Washington Post
For a few brief moments Thursday afternoon, it appeared as though the White House might be targeting your 401(k)s. Asked whether deductions for retirement savings would remain intact in its new tax reform package, White House press secretary Sean ...
This photo of Donald Trump and kids is epicCNN
Spicer, the press confuse each other on 401(k)sWashington Examiner
Spicer: Obama administration responsible for Flynn's security clearancePolitico

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The Latest: Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynn - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:04

Washington Post

The Latest: Trump keeps mum about ousted adviser Flynn
Washington Post
WASHINGTON — The Latest on ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn (all times local):. 2:50 p.m.. President Donald Trump won't answer new questions about ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Trump ignored questions throughout the ...
Spicer blames Obama for Flynn's security clearanceThe Hill
Spicer: Obama administration responsible for Flynn's security clearancePolitico
Trump's Tweet-And-Switch On Shutdown And FlynnNPR
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Thousands of protesters will swarm DC again Saturday. This time it's for the People's Climate March. - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:14

Washington Post

Thousands of protesters will swarm DC again Saturday. This time it's for the People's Climate March.
Washington Post
Environmentalists will once again rally in the nation's capital this weekend, this time for the People's Climate March. The Saturday demonstration comes one week after the March for Science and Earth Day rally, but organizers say the People's Climate ...
The Climate Post: Trump Evaluating Stance on Paris AgreementHuffington Post
Trump aides set to air differences over Paris climate dealCNN
Targeted by Trump, EPA employees speak outChicago Tribune
The Hill -Bloomberg
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Obama's $400G Wall Street speech leaves liberal base stunned - Fox News

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:35

Fox News

Obama's $400G Wall Street speech leaves liberal base stunned
Fox News
Former President Obama's upcoming speech to Wall Streeters is putting $400,000 in his pocket - and putting longtime supporters in a difficult situation. Democratic Party leaders and grass roots activists alike are at a loss to explain how the onetime ...
Obama shamefully lines pockets with $400K for Wall Street speechThe Hill (blog)
Elizabeth Warren says she is `troubled' by $400000 Wall Street speaking fee for ObamaThe Boston Globe
Actually, It's Totally Fine That Obama Is Being Paid $400000 to Give a 'Wall Street Speech'Reason (blog)
NewsBusters (blog)
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Alex Jones: Ivanka Trump sounding a lot like Hillary Clinton - The Hill

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:21

The Hill

Alex Jones: Ivanka Trump sounding a lot like Hillary Clinton
The Hill
Alex Jones is taking aim at Ivanka Trump after she made public comments suggesting an openness to the U.S. accepting Syrian refugees. Jones wrote Thursday that President Trump's elder daughter sounds like Hillary Clinton · Hillary Rodham ClintonObama ...
Alex Jones Turns on Ivanka Trump and Her Democrat Husband Jared Kushner Over Syrian RefugeesDaily Beast
Ivanka Trump: The New Hillary Clinton in the White House?Newsweek
Cecile Richards To Ivanka Trump: 'Words Don't Matter. Women Want To See Action.'Huffington Post
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Suspect in killing of Delaware trooper ID'd after being shot dead in hourslong standoff - ABC News

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:27

Suspect in killing of Delaware trooper ID'd after being shot dead in hourslong standoff
ABC News
The suspect in Wednesday's fatal shooting of a Delaware state trooper was shot and killed today after an hourslong standoff with authorities, according to state police. Various police agencies had surrounded the evacuated area in Middletown where the ...

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Purdue acquires for-profit Kaplan University - Washington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:47

Washington Post

Purdue acquires for-profit Kaplan University
Washington Post
Purdue University said Thursday it has acquired for-profit Kaplan University to extend its reach into online and adult education, an unusual move for a public institution. “None of us knows how fast or in what direction online higher education will ...
Purdue Buys Kaplan University, Will Create New Nonprofit ChainInside Higher Ed

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Here's What Trump Has Done For Women In His First 100 Days - Huffington Post

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:35

Huffington Post

Here's What Trump Has Done For Women In His First 100 Days
Huffington Post
In his first 100 days in office, President Donald Trump and his team have spent a lot of time trying to convince Americans that they're hard at work improving the lives of women. Just this week, White House advisor Ivanka Trump told a crowd in Germany ...
Alex Jones: Ivanka Trump sounding a lot like Hillary ClintonThe Hill
Alex Jones Turns on Ivanka Trump and Her Democrat Husband Jared Kushner Over Syrian RefugeesDaily Beast
Trump's connection to his businesses leaves more questions than answers in first 100 daysABC News
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Fire destroys movie set in Virginia being used for 'TURN' - WPXI Pittsburgh

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:18

WPXI Pittsburgh

Fire destroys movie set in Virginia being used for 'TURN'
WPXI Pittsburgh
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Officials say a fire has destroyed part of a movie set that was being used to film the final season of the AMC television series "TURN: Washington's Spies." News outlets report the fire occurred Wednesday on property owned by the ...

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Missing toddler found dead in Joliet Township home - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:57

Chicago Tribune

Missing toddler found dead in Joliet Township home
Chicago Tribune
Semaj Crosby, 1, was found dead in a home in Joliet Township on April 27. (Will County sheriff's office). Elyssa CherneyContact ReporterChicago Tribune. A 16-month-old girl reported missing in Joliet Township was found dead in a home early Thursday, ...

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Turning the lens on Trump - CNN

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:55

CNN

Turning the lens on Trump
CNN
Ever since President Donald Trump raised his right hand, vowing to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution, the world has watched his efforts to “Make America Great Again.” Among those observing have been photographers who cover the White House ...

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