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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Senate GOP intent on scrapping health mandate in tax bill

Senate Republicans are intent on scrapping the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting a repeal of the individual mandate to help finance deep tax cuts in their tax overhaul.

House to adopt mandatory anti-sexual harassment training

Speaker Paul Ryan said that the House will require anti-harassment and anti-discrimination training for all members and their staffs

Rand Paul back in the Senate, walking gingerly after assault

Walking gingerly, Sen. Rand Paul returned to the Senate on Monday following an attack in his yard that left him with six broken ribs.

Trump Jr. messaged with WikiLeaks during, after campaign

President Donald Trump’s oldest son on Monday released a series of direct messages he received from the Twitter account behind the WikiLeaks website, including his responses to the communications.

Putin manipulating Trump with flattery, ex-director suggests

A day after being criticized by President Donald Trump, a former CIA director questioned whether Russian President Vladimir Putin was manipulating Trump with flattery during the president’s lengthy trip to Asia.

Biden on 2020: ‘Not sure it’s the appropriate thing’ to do

Biden ran for president in 1988 and 2008. As far as another bid, he says, “I’m just not sure it’s the appropriate thing for me to do.”

Partisan divide grows in US states, with mixed results

In a decade that has seen a resurgence of American political polarization, two-thirds of all state governments now will be fully controlled by either Democrats or Republicans.

Putin vows to retaliate for US actions against Russian media

President Vladimir Putin is promising that Russia will retaliate for what he calls attacks on Russian media in the United States.

Pence helps give Vietnam Veterans Memorial a holiday washing

Vice President Mike and his wife, Karen, joined several dozen volunteers to give the Vietnam Veterans Memorial a holiday cleaning.

Trump pushes ‘America first’ during tough trade talk in Asia

“We are not going to let the United States be taken advantage of anymore,” Trump told CEOs on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference. “I am always going to put America first, the same way that I expect all of you in this room to put your countries first.”

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