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Millennials don't like Trump. Here's how they say he could win them over.

White House<p>WASHINGTON — Monica Robinson thought she was "good" identifying as a Republican — right up until President Donald Trump's election.<p>Now, nearly a year since his inauguration, she's wary. She called herself a "weaker Republican," skirting a full embrace of the GOP after dizzying months of …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

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More than 50,000 Yemeni children 'will die by the end of the year'

More than 50,000 Yemeni children are likely to die by the end of the year as a result of disease and starvation caused by the stalemated war in the country, Save the Children has warned.<p>Humanitarian groups estimate that around 130 children are dying each day in the Arab world’s poorest country as …

21 US states targeted by Russian hackers, no votes changed

US officials have confirmed that last year the Russian government tried to hack voting machines in some states for the 2016 presidential election. …

Trump Warning to Comey Prompts Questions on ‘Tapes’

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Friday warned James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director whom he fired this week, against leaking anything negative about him, saying that Mr. Comey “better hope” that there are no secret tapes of their conversations that the president could use in retaliation.<p>The …

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These 20 Republicans are in worse shape today because of their health care votes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Less than 24 hours after they narrowly passed the American Health Care Act, 20 Republican House members are already feeling the negative political effects of that vote.<p>The Cook Political Report, a non-partisan campaign handicapping service (and my first employer in Washington!), changed the …

F.C.C. Will Review Complaints About Colbert Joke, Chairman Says

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said in a radio interview that his agency was reviewing complaints about a controversial joke told by Stephen Colbert, the CBS late-night host, to determine if further action was warranted.<p>Speaking on Thursday to Talk Radio 1210 WPHT …

Trump expected to sign religious liberty executive order

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order on religious liberty as early as Thursday, pushing out new policy that is likely to draw a stiff rebuke from the LGBT community.<p>A senior administration official confirmed the plan to CNN and said it is "definitely possible" the …

How Senate Republicans plan to tackle health care

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The fight over repealing and replacing Obamacare now turns to the Senate, where a divided GOP conference will take up the House-passed bill and work over the next several weeks to find consensus to change it so it can both meet the chamber's unique rules and win the support of at …

Here's why Congress exempted itself from the new healthcare bill

This provision was bad "optics," as they say in Washington.<p>But instead of taking it out — like you would usually do with a provision you aren't wedded to and can't defend politically — the House passed the American Health Care Act with the exemption intact after first passing a separate bill that …

The Latest: Democrats predict backlash for GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional action on the GOP health care bill and the $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill (all times …

Republicans don’t really like the health care bill they just passed

But many lawmakers see the legislation as the best chance to get momentum to repeal Obamacare.<p>Republicans are excited about repealing Obamacare. They are not as excited about their legislation that will do it.<p>The House passed the American Health Care Act on Thursday afternoon by a razor-thin margin …

The 7 Republican Senators to watch on the health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The American Health Care Act is out of the House. The action now moves to the Senate, where President Donald Trump's attempt to overhaul the health care system faces a far more perilous fate.<p>The focus will be almost entirely on the Republican side as Senate Majority Leader Mitch …

Health Care

How a community changed by refugees came to embrace Trump

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Richard Rodrigue stood in the back of a banquet hall, watching his blond-haired, blue-eyed daughter mingle among her high school classmates. These teenagers speak dozens of languages, and hail from a dozen African nations.<p>They fled brutal civil war, famine, oppressive regimes …

MOAB Strike Didn't Need Trump's Approval, Officials Say

World<p>WASHINGTON — The U.S. commander in Afghanistan who ordered use of the "mother of all bombs" to attack an ISIS stronghold near the Pakistani border didn't need and didn't request President Donald Trump's approval, Pentagon officials said Friday.<p>The officials said that even before Trump took …

Trump's crackdown on 'sanctuary cities' is creating a chasm among police

Some sheriffs and police chiefs have bristled under the scrutiny, while others have grown emboldened by the heightened authority.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared to deepen the rift earlier this week when he addressed the International Association of Chiefs of Police, reiterating his …

Jared Kushner went to Iraq, and there are photos to prove it

<b>(CNN) —</b> In politics, if you're lacking in foreign policy experience, one quick fix is to hop on a plane headed overseas for a photo op and crash course in diplomacy and international relations.<p>Presidential candidates do it every four years, and now, Jared Kushner, a senior adviser to his …

Marco Rubio Was Targeted by Russian Influence Operation, Ex-FBI Agent Reveals

In an explosive claim made before the Senate Intelligence Committee, a former FBI special agent told Sen. Marco Rubio that he had been a target of …

Government

Ivanka Trump will become a federal employee as part of unpaid White House role

Ivanka Trump on Wednesday said she will take a formal but unpaid role in President Donald Trump’s White House.<p>POLITICO reported last week that the president’s daughter had secured her own office on the second floor of the West Wing and begun the process of obtaining a security clearance and …

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Senate intelligence leaders: 20 people to be questioned, first hearing Thursday

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Senate intelligence committee has asked 20 people to be questioned in its investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, the panel's chairman said Wednesday.<p>"This one is one of the biggest investigations the Hill has seen in my time here," Chairman Richard …

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This is why the Freedom Caucus called the shots on Trump’s health-care bill

By Ruth Bloch Rubin<p>The Republicans’ failed strategy to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act is puzzling. Knowing that a more conservative health-care bill would be dead on arrival in the Senate, why did President Trump and House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) seek the votes of the House …

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Q&A: Who'd gain from a Trump border wall? Hint: Not Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a billionaire developer, Donald Trump built casinos, luxe condo towers and lush golf courses. Now, as president, Trump aims to …

How Trump's health care loss will shape his presidency

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The fate of Donald Trump's presidency may hinge on what he does next.<p>His failure to convert the core campaign promise of repealing and replacing Obamacare -- even with a GOP monopoly on power in Washington -- has left the White House reeling.<p>Trump and his advisers must now …

U.S. Politics

The Republican Waterloo

Conservatives once warned that Obamacare would produce the Democratic Waterloo. Their inability to accept the principle of universal coverage has, instead, led to their own defeat.<p>Seven years and three days ago, the House of Representatives grumblingly voted to approve the Senate’s version of the …

Health Care

What the failed Obamacare repeal means for tax reform

President Trump, the dealmaker-in-chief, was unable to bring together a factionalized Republican Party to make good on their marquee promise of the past 7 years: To repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>But now Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan hope to move on to greener pastures.<p>"We're going to go for tax …

House Republicans Withdraw Health Care Bill Due to Lack of Support

Republican lawmakers on Friday pulled the health care reform bill they had presented as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, abandoning the …

No repeal for 'Obamacare' _ a humiliating defeat for Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday …