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Budget Office to Gauge Health Bill Effect on Coverage, Cost

Budget Office to Gauge Health Bill Effect on Coverage, Cost

Keeping former President Barack Obama's health care law is "completely unacceptable and totally unsustainable," the Senate's top Republican said Wednesday as the two parties braced for a Congressional Budget...

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Trump Team Stands by Budget’s $2 Trillion Math Error

Trump Team Stands by Budget’s $2 Trillion Math Error

President Donald Trump's newly unveiled budget contains a massive accounting error that uses the same money twice for two different purposes, NBC News reported. Based on its supersized projections of 3 percent...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 04:58 PM PDT

Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises

The White House took pains to insist that the 2018 budget blueprint is keeping campaign promises, NBC News reported. Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that the president is making good on his vow to save...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 06:34 PM PDT

Trump to Retain Private Attorney in Russia Probes

Trump to Retain Private Attorney in Russia Probes

President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney on matters related to the Russia investigation, sources told NBC News. Kasowitz has represented Trump a number of times in the...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 02:02 PM PDT

Senate Committee to Subpoena 2 of Flynn's Businesses

Senate Committee to Subpoena 2 of Flynn's Businesses

The Senate intelligence committee says it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses. The committee has already subpoenaed Flynn for documents regarding his contacts...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 03:19 PM PDT

Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins

Poor and Disabled Big Losers in Trump Budget; Military Wins

President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:24 PM PDT

Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?

Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?

The swat heard 'round the world appears to have a sequel. A day after Melania Trump appeared to rebuff the president's hand as the couple walked down the red carpet on the tarmac at Israel's Ben-Gurion...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 12:21 PM PDT

Expiring Law Could Leave Route 66 Towns Without Key Funding

Expiring Law Could Leave Route 66 Towns Without Key Funding

Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 11:22 AM PDT

Brennan: 'Sufficient Basis' for Russia-Trump Campaign Probe

Brennan: 'Sufficient Basis' for Russia-Trump Campaign Probe

Former CIA chief John Brennan testifies before members of the House Intelligence Committee on May 23, 2017. Brennan says that he left his position without clear conclusions about collusion but with...

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 10:02 AM PDT

'Fly the Flag'? Rift in Mississippi Over Confederate Symbol

'Fly the Flag'? Rift in Mississippi Over Confederate Symbol

As a warm breeze wafts in from the Gulf of Mexico, Carol Mize paces across the street from Biloxi's white marble City Hall. In one hand, she carries a Mississippi flag and in the other, a sign with the...

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