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Republicans rebuke King for racial remarks

Rep. Steve King (Iowa) came under fire from fellow Republicans on Monday for racially charged remarks that were praised by white supremacists.  In a tweet on Sunday, King lauded far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, a critic of Islam who supports curbing immigration in his country. “Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny,” King wrote. “We can’t restore our ...

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Congressman handcuffed by police after refusing to leave ICE office

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Luis Gutierrez Congressman handcuffed by police after refusing to leave ICE office Despite tensions, Mexico engages with Trump administration Sunday shows preview: Trump admin makes healthcare pitch MORE (D-Ill.) was handcuffed by federal police Monday after refusing to leave an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) office in Chicago. Gutierrez, a staunch advocate of immigration reform, was at a meeting ...

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CBO ignites firestorm with ObamaCare repeal score

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on Monday projected that the number of people without health insurance would grow by 14 million in 2018 under the Republican ­ObamaCare replacement bill, with that number rising to 24 million in a decade. The bombshell estimate was larger than even many analysts had predicted, stirring fresh doubts about whether the legislation can pass ahead ...

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Trump official slams CBO score: It's 'just not believable'

The Trump administration on Monday slammed a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimate that millions of people would become uninsured under the Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare.  “We disagree strenuously with the report that was put out,” Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price told reporters at the White House.  Price said the analysis  released Monday afternoon does not take ...

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Tech's SXSW festival takes on Trump

Tech’s most prominent gathering of the year is getting political in the Trump era. The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin has long attracted the industry’s biggest names, along with an all-star lineup of musicians and artists. But with many in tech worried about President Trump’s agenda, the festival is rolling out the red carpet for some of his ...

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Trump's revised travel ban order loses its first court battle

By The Hill staff – 03/12/17 07:24 AM EDT U.S. District Judge William Conley on Friday blocked President Trump’s administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family looking to escape their war-torn homeland by fleeing to Wisconsin. Conley issued a temporary restraining order barring enforcement against the family. The order doesn’t block the entire travel ban. ADVERTISEMENT ...

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Kremlin spokesman: Russian ambassador met with advisers to Clinton campaign too

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said in an interview Sunday that the Russian ambassador who met with Trump campaign officials also met with “people working in think tanks advising Hillary or advising people working for Hillary.” “Well, if you look at some people connected with Hillary Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Snoop Dogg shoots clown dressed as Trump in latest music ...

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Woman confronts Spicer while shopping

By Cyra Master – 03/12/17 08:12 PM EDT White House press secretary Sean Spicer was confronted by a woman while shopping at an Apple store in Washington, D.C., this weekend. “How does it feel to work for a fascist? Have you helped with the Russia stuff? Are you a criminal as well? Have you committed treason, too, just like the ...

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BernieCare rises as ObamaCare lives and TrumpCare falls

President Trump and Republican conservatives are having a bad week. As I noted in my latest column, “Put Trump Under Oath,” Trump’s fake news attack on President Obama for allegedly ordering Trump to be wiretapped is so false that even Vice President Mike Pence Mike (Michael) Richard Pence Jews and Christians must oppose Trump’s ‘Muslim ban.’ Again. Pence takes GOP ...

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Rick Perry spotted reading Drudge Report

By Brooke Seipel – 03/10/17 06:33 PM EST © Twitter Energy Secretary Rick Perry was spotted Friday reading the Drudge Report at an airport while waiting for a flight to Texas. A reporter who said he was on the same flight as Perry tweeted photos of Perry, one of which shows the former Texas governor reading the conservative news site ...

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