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Trump’s Plan on Fannie and Freddie? Clues May Emerge Soon

Fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the mortgage finance giants that still operate under government supervision, is nowhere near the top of the Trump administration’s to-do list. Since the election, administration officials, including Steven T. Mnuchin, the United States Treasury secretary, have …

Paul Ryan Returns to ‘Binary Choice’ Rhetoric

Speaker used same phrase to argue for Trump presidency<p>House Speaker Paul D. Ryan is selling the Republicans’ health care bill the same way he did the …

Paul Ryan

Trump Keeps Low Profile After Praising Health Care Overhaul

WASHINGTON — President Trump praised House Republican leaders on Friday for their plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act, but otherwise kept a conspicuously low profile, with a newfound silent treatment of the news media.<p>The president’s meeting with House leaders came the day after Anthem, one of …

Find Out Where Members Of Congress Stood On The Health Care Bill

<b>UPDATED 3/24/2017 4:45 PM</b><p>Republican leaders in the U.S. House have pulled the American Health Care Act from the floor after failing to round up enough votes within their own caucus.<p>Had the bill passed, Americans would have no longer been required to buy health insurance, and it would have …

Here's What GOP Bill Would (And Wouldn't) Change For Women's Health Care

The Affordable Care Act changed women's health care in some big ways: It stopped insurance companies from charging women extra, forced insurers to cover maternity care and contraceptives and allowed many women to get those contraceptives (as well as a variety of preventive services, like Pap smears …

Voices of internal opposition: These Republicans could tank the GOP Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill

Republicans hold a majority in Congress, but are now at odds over how to fulfill one of their biggest campaign promises: repealing and replacing Obamacare.<p>Conservatives from the small-government wing are leading the opposition, but concerns are also coming from more moderate Republicans worried …

Health Care

Illinois congressman voices objections to men purchasing prenatal care

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Rep. John Shimkus is under fire after comments he made Wednesday about prenatal requirements in the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.<p>During a 27-hour debate on House Republicans' health care plan in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Shimkus suggested men could …

Anger mounts over handling of US attorney firings

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked for the resignations of 46 US attorneys, igniting anger from officials who say they were given no warning about their dismissals.<p>The Justice Department announced the firings Friday afternoon, and many prosecutors had not been formally …

Sessions asks 46 Obama-era U.S. attorneys to resign

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions abruptly asked the remaining 46 chief federal prosecutors left over from the Obama administration to resign on Friday, including Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, who had been asked to stay on in November by then President-elect Donald …

Trump Might Be Open to Earlier Freeze of Medicaid Expansion

Spokesman says president willing to listen to ideas on health plan<p>The White House appeared Friday to not rule out altering a Republican-crafted …

Donald Trump

Conservatives want health bill changes, House leaders resist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative Republicans demanded tougher changes Friday in insurance requirements and Medicaid than the House GOP health care bill …

Trump team ousts Obama-appointed U.S. attorneys

The president had previously asked Preet Bharara, the U.S. attorney in New York, to stay on.<p>President Donald Trump’s administration asked remaining U.S. attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama to offer their resignations Friday, a seemingly abrupt move that surprised many—including the …

House Conservatives Are Warming Up to the Obamacare Replacement

Conservative Republicans are warming up to the replacement to Obamacare, brightening the law’s prospects of passing the House of Representatives.<p>On …

Health Care

Here's what to expect at CES 2016 this week

It has become an annual tradition to jokingly call CES an "auto show," but this year, it’s absolutely no joke: major automakers will be making legitimately groundbreaking announcements here, and dozens of smaller companies will be filling in the gaps. Expect General Motors to show the production …

Consumer Tech

Blowhards, Beware: Megyn Kelly Will Slay You Now

The brightest star at Fox News, Megyn Kelly is a newly minted role model for women who sees her gender as irrelevant, and a conservative champion who transcends politics with her skillful skewering of windbags of both parties, most notably Donald Trump. Evgenia Peretz gets to know the woman behind …