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‘I think that the White House had a great day’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s no-regrets briefing, annotated

‘I think that the White House had a great day’: Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s no-regrets briefing, annotated For the second day in a row on Wednesday, a briefing scheduled to be led by Wh...
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Top Senate Republican warns of possible bipartisanship on health care

McConnell has repeatedly rejected working with Democrats on health care. ...

McConnell wants revised health care bill by Friday; Holdouts contemplate Plan B

Nine senators from diverse backgrounds oppose the current bill. ...

Graham, Grassley ask FBI for Russia probe surveillance requests

Senators request copies of any surveillance requests in Russia investigation. ...

OPINION: Why Trumpcare, Obamacare aren’t the cure for our health system

The health insurance system we have today is broken and has long been broken. ...

Appeals court: No immediate release for Dassey

A federal appeals court has refused to immediately release a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" while the state fights the reversal of his conviction ...

ANALYSIS: Trump, Republicans confront limits of slogans

Trump’s reputation as a dealmaker and closer hasn’t come through on health care. ...

US plans to construct up to 8 border wall prototypes this summer

Construction will begin “later this summer.” ...

Inmate fatally shot, deputy wounded inside Tennessee clinic

Officials say a Tennessee inmate was killed and an officer injured at a clinic ...

Mom angered with United Airlines after she says baby overheated during tarmac delay

She says it took United too long to get her and her infant off the aircraft. ...

Federal judge blocks parts of Indiana’s new abortion law

A federal judge has blocked portions of a new Indiana law’s that make it tougher for girls under age 18 to get an abortion without their parents’ knowledge ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders subbed in for Sean Spicer again, and we annotated

Sarah Huckabee Sanders subbed in for Sean Spicer again, and we annotated For the second day in a row on Wednesday, a briefing scheduled to be led by White House press secretary Sean Spicer...

Quick Takes: Has Congress Ever Considered a More Unpopular Bill?

* Someone who is more knowledgable in historical minutia will have to tell me whether or not Congress has ever considered a piece of legislation that is more unpopular with the American public than the Republican health care plan. We got the results of several polls today. Here is the percentage of people in each one who approve of the legislation: Quinnipiac...

What’s Next: Is the GOP Health Care Bill Dead?

Senate Republicans are regrouping on health care legislation. Here’s what you need to know about what comes next. ...

How the White House plans to implement its limited travel ban

The ban could go into effect 72 hours after the Supreme Court ruling. ...

DHS announces updated security protocols for international flights to US

Rather than expand the laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security has mandated new security measures for foreign flights headed directly to the U.S. ...

Democrats Need to Educate People About Kansas

I was hoping someone would take a careful look at how Kansas Governor Sam Brownback’s experiment in Voodoo Economics has worked out for his state, and Justin Miller at The American Prospect has ...

Trump lawyers postpone filing complaint over Comey leak

Comey instructed a friend to share details of his conversations with Trump. ...

Trump is outsourcing White House media relations to his personal lawyer

Trump is outsourcing White House media relations to his personal lawyer In the hours after the Supreme Court allowed partial implementation of President Trump’...

What’s Next For the Senate GOP Health Care Bill?

Senate Republicans are regrouping on health care legislation, here’s what you need to know about what comes next. ...