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  1. Nikki Haley said 'everyone' at the U.N. was talking about Burma. Everyone but Trump.

    The president has yet to publicly address the ethnic violence in the Southeast Asian…
  2. Nikki Haley emerges as interpreter — and megaphone — for Trump

    U.N. ambassador’s star rises within the White House as Rex Tillerson continues to struggle at S…
  3. Administration unlikely to brief senators on Iran deal until after certification decision

    The White House is citing scheduling conflicts. However, if Trump decides Iran is not in compliance, Congress has only 60 days to decide on sanctions…
  4. Sanders and Klobuchar book CNN debate with Cassidy and Graham

    It's an arrangement that surprised some of Sanders's Democratic…
  5. Cassidy-Graham bill provision would exempt Alaska, Montana from a cap on Medicaid spending

    As GOP leaders urgently sought the support of Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), the bill's language has come under fresh…
  6. Tens of millions of Americans could lose Obamacare tax credits because thousands of Alaskans won't

    A reported plan to win one vote could mean an oddly balanced…
  7. Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz sure sounds like a 2020 presidential candidate

    In an interview in Washington, Schultz said he wasn't talking about politics. But he…
  8. All about 'regular order' and why it could make or break Republicans' Obamacare repeal

    A couple of senators have suggested that they would base their votes on a return to regular order. But what does that term even…
  9. Trump makes 'deplorable' joke in meeting with South Korean president

    When the word “deplorable” was used in a discussion of North Korea's missile program, the president cut in to say it was a “very lucky word” for him and “millions of people,” in a reference to the 2016 campaign…
  10. Religion is increasingly less of a focus for America's Jewish community. What does that mean for its political influence

    As the next generation of Jewish Americans become less religious, what will that mean for…
  11. How many with preexisting conditions would be priced out of coverage under Cassidy-Graham?

    One thing is clear: In some states, prices for those individuals would probably go…
  12. Trump vs. Manafort? The White House sounds ready to go to war.

    Trump's lawyer says it would be “truly shocking” if Manafort tried to profit from working for Trump. Is it on?…
  13. Trump says the United States will impose new sanctions on North Korea

    Earlier in the week, Trump threatened to “destroy” North Korea if the regime continued to threaten the United States and its all…
  14. Pence just settled it: Republicans' Obamacare repeal bill won't necessarily protect people with preexisting conditions

    Pence was asked on Fox & Friends if he can guarantee the bill protects sick people. He did everything…
  15. Americans think Trump's Charlottesville response was better than his tweets

    Trump's approval's seen an uptick, but people still hate his…
  16. Roy Moore disrupts Alabama Senate race — and prepares for new level of defiance in Washington

    President Trump heads to Alabama Friday to campaign for Sen. Luther Strange But with Tuesday’s primary runoff fast approaching, much of Trump’s base is for Moore. The former Alabama chief justice, who was removed from office twice for defying court orders, believes God’s law comes first…
  17. Launching a news site is so hot right now

    From President Trump to Peter Daou, media entrepreneurs are creating safe spaces for people who agree with…
  18. Behind the Senate GOP’s high-stakes health-care gamble: Unrelenting criticism back home

    Over the August recess, Republicans faced confrontations with some of their closest supporters, donors and friends — at meetings with local business executives, at church, at p…
  19. Sen. Cassidy's rebuttal to Jimmy Kimmel: 'More people will have coverage'

    Rebutting Jimmy Kimmel, Sen. Cassidy says his plan will boost health-insurance coverage. But the evidence is…
  20. Sanders enlists Canadians to sell single payer

    Sanders's push for universal health care, which has already taken the Democratic Party further toward endorsing "single-payer" coverage than at any time since the 1970s, has often included praise for America's northern…