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Trump: ‘In America We Do Not Worship Government, We Worship God’

After a week of chaos in Washington, the president finally found a friendly crowd at Liberty University.<p>Donald Trump made a return visit to Liberty University on Saturday, speaking at the 44th commencement of the Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia. Before a crowd of hopeful graduates, …

Michelle Obama slams Trump administration's school lunch rollback

A fired-up Michelle Obama is defending the nutrition programs she advanced as first lady, saying something is "wrong" when the government doesn't want kids to eat healthy meals.<p>In a speech Friday to the Partnerships for a Healthier America conference, Obama did not mention Trump by name but took …

Michelle Obama

Photographer Puts Faces To The Groups Trump Has Bullied In Powerful Series

These photos -- and the people in them -- challenge Trump's hateful words.<p>A compelling new project is taking Donald Trump’s hateful rhetoric and contrasting it against individuals whose lives and experiences are affected by the presidential candidate’s lies.<p>#NeverTrump is a portrait series from …

Donald Trump

Will the legislative filibuster fall along with Obamacare?

With House Republicans winning enough votes to pass a bill repealing Obamacare, the long-held tradition of the Senate filibuster for legislative acts …

Republicans

Five changes the Senate could make to the ObamaCare repeal bill

GOP senators are making it crystal clear. The House’s ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill is getting changed.<p>Senators say the legislation can’t pass …

Health Care

‘Who shared it?’: How Americans decide what news to trust on social media

<i>This research was conducted by the Media Insight Project — an initiative of the American Press Institute and the Associated Press-NORC Center for</i> …

Social Media

Donald Trump thinks exercise will kill you

Which doctors believed… in the Victorian era.<p>How healthy is President Donald Trump? We don’t really know. The president never released his full medical records, and instead opted for a surreal on-air physical with TV star Dr. Oz.<p>One health aspect Trump is transparent about: He doesn’t like to break …

Donald Trump

Obama reportedly warned Trump against hiring Michael Flynn

The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of …

Donald Trump

Senate Dems ask GOP to drop their plan to repeal 'Obamacare'

Appeals Court to Take Up Revised Trump Travel Restrictions

Candidate Donald Trump's calls for a ban on Muslim immigration are at the heart of a challenge to his revised executive order restricting travel, to be considered Monday by a federal appeals court.<p>To those who successfully sued to stop enforcement, his statements are clear proof that the order was …

Immigration

Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas pushed to the forefront of national debate over immigration Sunday night when Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed a …

Immigration

ABC, CBS and NBC refuse to air Trump advertisement over 'fake news' claim

ABC, CBS and NBC have joined CNN in refusing to air an advertisement that lists President Donald Trump's accomplishments during his administration's first 100 days while blaming the "fake news" media for not reporting on them.<p>A "fake news" graphic superimposed over the faces of news anchors was …

Ellen Bans President Trump From Her Show: He's 'Against Everything I Stand For'

Let's get this out of way right off the bat. Ellen DeGeneres is <i>not</i> a fan of President Donald Trump. In fact, she's so much not a fan that she'll …

Ivanka Trump’s new book compares rich people’s schedules to actual slavery

As anybody who follows the consumer reading recommendations of the U.S. State Department knows, Ivanka Trump has a new book out this week, touting …

Donald Trump's Thrifty Vacation to New Jersey

The president argues that he’s saving taxpayer money by staying at his golf course in Bedminster instead of his tower in New York.<p>After spending the majority of his weekends as president at Mar-a-Lago, his estate in Florida, President Donald Trump will be visiting his home state of New York during …

They Can’t Let it Go: Why We’re Still Fixated on Decision 2016

One big reason why the 2016 campaign won't end is that in politics today, it's easier to look backward than look forward.

10 Cartoons That Perfectly Capture the GOP's Struggle to Repeal and Replace Obamacare

During his campaign, President Donald Trump promised to repeal and replace the disaster that is Obamacare. However, that promise is proving difficult …

Political Cartoons

Trump aims for high drama on first foreign swing

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For a showman president who has come to relish the made-for-TV aspects of his job, perhaps it is no surprise that Donald Trump's first foreign outing will not be to Canada.<p>Skipping a low-key stop in the United States' low-key northerly neighbor -- a traditional dry run on foreign …

Donald Trump

14 things that are "dead" to Trump

d3898dfd-21a3-4973-b47b-eae3f68eb160<p>14 things that are "dead" to …

Health Care

The insider and the outsider: McConnell and Trump try for a deal on health care

President Trump’s administration was still in its first hours when Mitch McConnell snagged an open seat next to him for a private chat at his inaugural luncheon. For more than 15 minutes, McConnell did most of the talking. The new president listened keenly.<p>Eleven days later, McConnell had a …

Republicans

Obamacare repeal vote upends 2018 House landscape

Republicans worry their incumbents will pay for the vote, and signs abound of an energized Democratic base.<p>This week’s vote to replace Obamacare has scrambled the 2018 House landscape, jeopardizing Republican lawmakers across the country and potentially endangering the party’s longstanding grip on …

Republicans

13 Men Tackle Health Care In the Senate

After Reuters published this photo of President Trump celebrating passage of the GOP health care in the House, CNN notes that 13 white men — and no …

Health Care

6 religious freedom controversies from this week

37cd4050-5834-40d3-9fb5-378a6518496b<p>6 religious freedom controversies from this …

Mitch McConnell

G.O.P. House Candidate in Montana Is Caught on Tape Praising Health Bill

WASHINGTON — When Greg Gianforte, the Republican running for an open House seat in Montana, was asked on Thursday whether he would have supported the bill repealing the Affordable Care Act that passed the House that day, he declined to answer.<p>“Greg needs to know all the facts, because it’s …

Affordable Care Act

With a record $24 million spent on the election so far, are special interests trying to buy their way into the Legislature?

Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, a Democratic Assembly candidate from the small Northern California farming town of Winters, got a surprise when she bumped into a friend at a local coffee shop.<p>"A friend said, 'Oh, I saw your commercial,' " recalled Aguiar-Curry, the town's mayor. "I said, 'You're mistaken. I …

San Bernardino County

Trump Calls for Investigation Into Tax Day Protesters, Tweets 'Election Is Over!'

President Donald Trump on Twitter Sunday lashed out against citizens who'd taken to the streets to exercise their First Amendment rights.<p>While claiming that thousands of people who on Saturday demanded Trump finally release his full tax returns were "paid" protesters, Trump tweeted, "The election …

Donald Trump

Trump celebrates Easter his way

Eight years ago, President Barack Obama took his family to St. John’s Episcopal Church to celebrate Easter at the church nicknamed the “Church of the Presidents,” located across the street from the White House.<p>President Donald Trump celebrated Easter Sunday his own way — at Bethesda-by-the-Sea, the …

Donald Trump

Trump: China, US working on 'North Korea problem'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump asserted on Sunday that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem," and …

North Korea

Clean Water Executive Order

Continuing the administration’s dangerous march toward the destruction of federal clean air and water protections, today President Trump signed an …

Trump Administration

Trump calls for 'major investigation' into voter fraud

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump could sign an executive order or presidential memorandum initiating an investigation into voter fraud as early as Thursday, a senior administration official tells CNN. The investigation would be carried out through the Department of Justice.<p>The move would expand on …

Government