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Lindsey Graham: 'I've never felt better' about chances of Obamacare repeal

Lindsey Graham: 'I've never felt better' about chances of Obamacare repeal

The Guardian    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Sponsor of last-gasp legislation bullish about Republican healthcare billRepublicans racing to secure 50 votes before 30 September deadlineThe Republican sponsor of a last-gasp effort to tear down the Affordable Care Act (ACA) said on Tuesday that he had “never felt better” about the chances of repealing the 2010 law.The new ... Read more

Netanyahu pitches his UN address to one man: Donald Trump

Netanyahu pitches his UN address to one man: Donald Trump

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took aim at Iran in his speech to more than 190 nations in the UN General Assembly, but the Israeli leader was clearly tailoring his message for one man: President Donald Trump. Read more

Ivanka Trump delivers anti-human trafficking speech at UN

Ivanka Trump delivers anti-human trafficking speech at UN

CNN    Politics    20 hour(s) ago
Ivanka Trump delivered an anti-human trafficking speech Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly, calling it "the greatest human rights issue of our time." Read more

Fox News Poll: Virginia governor's race close with two months to go

Fox News Poll: Virginia governor's race close with two months to go

Fox News    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Virginia voters give Democrat Ralph Northam the edge over Republican Ed Gillespie by 42-38 percent in the race for governor, according to a new Fox News Poll. Read more

RNC covering more than $230,000 in Trump legal fees

RNC covering more than $230,000 in Trump legal fees

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
The Republican National Committee spent more than $230,000 in August to cover some of President Donald Trump's legal fees associated with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, an RNC official told CNN on Tuesday. Read more

Climate remains a rift amid Trump-Macron friendship

Climate remains a rift amid Trump-Macron friendship

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
During talks that lasted just under an hour Monday, President Donald Trump and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, exchanged compliments and affirmations of a friendship forged through white-knuckled handshakes and an intimate dinner atop the Eiffel Tower. Read more

Readers' best comments: Is Trump Jr. trying to hide from his security detail?

Readers' best comments: Is Trump Jr. trying to hide from his security detail?

USA Today    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Our followers shared their thoughts on Donald Trump Jr.’s decision to forgo Secret Service protection. Read more

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tweets affirmation of his 'reds, yellows' remarks

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tweets affirmation of his 'reds, yellows' remarks

ABC News    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Moore tweeted Monday, reaffirming his comments. Read more

What are Trump's options for the Iran nuclear deal?

What are Trump's options for the Iran nuclear deal?

ABC News    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Trump blasted the agreement in his address to before the United Nations. Read more

Appetite for destruction: Trump's UN threat | The minute

Appetite for destruction: Trump's UN threat | The minute

The Guardian    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
• Trump goes big in maiden visit to UN … speech poorly received in the hall … government tapped Manafort, report says• Get the day’s politics news in 60 seconds every weekday. By Tom McCarthy 10.24pm BST Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea in a bellicose first address ... Read more

UN wonders if Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is just bluster

UN wonders if Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is just bluster

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy North Korea" if it moves against the US or its allies raised questions about the administration's approach to the growing nuclear threat from Pyongyang. Read more

Readers sound off: ESPN should speak up alongside Jemele Hill

Readers sound off: ESPN should speak up alongside Jemele Hill

USA Today    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Our readers shared their thoughts on ESPN and Jemele Hill's comments on President Trump. Read more

Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge

Unemployment Is So 2009: Labor Shortage Gives Workers an Edge

New York Times    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
Earnings are rising at a pace not seen in almost two decades. Will it be enough to draw more people off the bench and into the job market? Read more

How world leaders reacted to Trump's UN speech

How world leaders reacted to Trump's UN speech

CNN    Politics    21 hour(s) ago
As President Donald Trump took the world stage Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly to deliver a speech, world leaders were stoic and quiet, barely reacting to his remarks about their countries. Read more

Sessions blasts California lawmakers for passing sanctuary state bill, says lives at stake

Sessions blasts California lawmakers for passing sanctuary state bill, says lives at stake

Fox News    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Tuesday called it “unconscionable” that California lawmakers passed a sanctuary state bill that stops local police from cooperating with federal authorities to deport illegal immigrants. Read more

WATCH:  Breaking down the GOP's latest health care push

WATCH: Breaking down the GOP's latest health care push

ABC News    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
Everything you need to know about the Republican effort before a looming procedural deadline. Read more

At U.N., Trump's 'me first' doctrine abandons Truman's postwar 'security for all'

At U.N., Trump's 'me first' doctrine abandons Truman's postwar 'security for all'

USA Today    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
Truman would have been appalled to see a U.S. president threatening war and praising national sovereignty as the greatest good. Read more

Pelosi latest Dem facing backlash from liberal base for Trump dealing

Pelosi latest Dem facing backlash from liberal base for Trump dealing

Fox News    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
The shout-down that House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi encountered Monday at a San Francisco town hall from ‘Dreamer’ advocates is just the latest example of the backlash Democrats are facing from the liberal base for so much as hinting at cooperation with President Trump. Read more

Rejected Report Shows Revenue Brought In by Refugees

Rejected Report Shows Revenue Brought In by Refugees

New York Times    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
A draft of a study rejected by Trump administration officials that found that refugees brought in $63 billion more in government revenues over the past decade than they cost. Read more

Congressmen arrested for protesting over immigration outside Trump Tower

Congressmen arrested for protesting over immigration outside Trump Tower

CNN    Politics    22 hour(s) ago
Three congressmen were among a group of protesters arrested outside Trump Tower on Tuesday, where they were participating in a demonstration in support of immigrants and protections recently ended by the Trump administration. Read more