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Obamacare: What we didn’t see coming

An architect of the law reflects on its surprises and its future.<p><i>It’s been nearly two years since former Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber’s impolitic comments on the health care law led to a storm of outrage from critics of the Affordable Care Act. Now, the MIT health economist and Obamacare</i> …

17 photos show the craziest things spotted at the Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention had no shortage of drama this week. We've seen the convention floor erupt into chaos, Melania Trump deliver a speech containing some plagiarism, and Ted Cruz get booed off the stage. But some pretty wild things were going on around and outside the convention as …

The story of Donald J. Trump

Twelve definitive POLITICO articles that explain how we got here.<p>Last year, when Donald Trump entered presidential politics, he stepped into an arena long filled with larger-than-life figures and quickly set a new standard. More than any other presidential bid in memory, Trump’s has been built on …

'Art Of The Deal' Ghostwriter On Why Trump Should Not Be President

In 1987, the book <i>The Art of the Deal</i> elevated Donald Trump from playboy developer to best-selling author.<p>From the opening paragraph of Trump's self-portrait as a shrewd and creative dealmaker:<p>"I don't do it for the money. I've got enough, much more than I'll ever need. I do it to do it. Deals are …

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The Latest: Convention's balloon drop doesn't disappoint

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the Republican National Convention (all times EDT):<p>11:55 p.m.<p>The Republican convention's closing balloon drop didn't …

Hatred for Hillary Clinton is the great Republican party unifier

We all know there’s a thin line between love and hate, but in a needlessly hyper-partisan era, in which all sides are stoking political, economic and racial fears, there’s a much thinner line between hatred and violence. Which is why everyone just needs to chill.<p>Republican attacks on Hillary …

Full text: Donald Trump 2016 RNC draft speech transcript

<i>Remarks as prepared for delivery according to a draft obtained by POLITICO Thursday afternoon.</i><p>Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States.<p>Together, we will lead our party back to the White House, and we will lead …

State Department spokesman calls out reporter for playing Pokemon Go in briefing

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Pokemon Go craze came to the State Department on Thursday, when a reporter was called out for playing the popular game during a briefing.<p>"You're playing the Pokemon thing right there, aren't you," State Department spokesman John Kirby asked a reporter during the daily briefing. Kirby …

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