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Saturday, Oct 14, 2017 at 06:38 AM PDT

Trump Applies Chaos Strategy to Health Care, Iran: Analysis

Trump Applies Chaos Strategy to Health Care, Iran: Analysis

Unable or unwilling to completely erase his predecessor's signature initiatives, President Donald Trump this week turned to another approach: wreaking havoc. Trump's back-to-back body blows against President...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:57 AM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Muddles Economic Indicators

Fact Check: Trump Muddles Economic Indicators

In a news interview and a speech in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that rising stock value could reduce the national debt. One budget expert told us that notion was “just silly.”

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 08:44 PM PDT

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests

"We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror and the very real threat of Iran's nuclear breakout," President Donald Trump said on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 12:12 PM PDT

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract

Under Pressure From Congress, IRS Suspends Equifax Contract<br />

The IRS suspended a $7.25 million contract with the credit reporting company Equifax Friday after members of Congress complained the tax agency had awarded a no-bid contract to a company that recently had a...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 04:40 AM PDT

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

Financial Aftermath of Irma, Maria Could Cost Fla. Billions

The Florida Legislature finds itself dealing with not only the aftermath of Hurricane Irma but also the impact of Hurricane Maria. State economist Amy Baker told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 09:39 AM PDT

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

Maine's Susan Collins Says She's Staying in US Senate

In a much-anticipated announcement regarding her home state's governor race, Maine Sen. Susan Collins said she's staying in the U.S. Senate. The 64-year-old Collins announced her decision on Friday at an event...

Friday, Oct 13, 2017 at 11:57 PM PDT

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

Trump's 'Obamacare' Move Shakes Up Health Care and Politics

President Donald Trump's abrupt move to cut off federal payments to insurers jolted America's health care and political worlds alike on Friday, threatening to boost premiums for millions, disrupt insurance...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 04:40 PM PDT

San Diego To Offer Up To $17,000 Rebate To Replace Lawns

San Diego To Offer Up To $17,000 Rebate To Replace Lawns

The City of San Diego is offering a lawn rebate, $4,250 for residential owners and $17,000 for commercial owners to replace their grass, in an effort to encourage water conservation.

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 03:41 PM PDT

Missouri Senator Makes New Negative Trump Post After Censure

Missouri Senator Makes New Negative Trump Post After Censure

A Democratic senator from suburban St. Louis who was censured by the Missouri Legislature for a Facebook post that hoped for President Donald Trump's assassination said Thursday that she stands by her new tweet...

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017 at 04:56 PM PDT

DeVos Touts School Choice, STEM for $4B in Grants

DeVos Touts School Choice, STEM for $4B in Grants

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos put forth a new set of priorities Thursday for states, schools and universities competing for federal grant money. The priorities include school choice, science and technology...

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