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  1. UPDATE 1-Trump seeks help of insurers to smooth Obamacare transitionRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Reuters

    President Donald Trump sought on Monday to bring the nation's largest insurance companies on board with his plans to overhaul Obamacare, saying their help was needed to deliver a smooth transition to the Republicans' new plan. "We must work together to save Americans from Obamacare - you people know that and everyone knows that - to create more competition and to bring down prices substantially," Trump told insurers at a meeting at the White House.

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  2. Democrats bringing young undocumented immigrants to Trump's speechRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Hill

    The audience for President Trump's speech in the House chamber Tuesday night will include a group of undocumented immigrant students who face an uncertain future under his administration. A growing number of Democrats are bringing young undocumented immigrants as their guests to Trump's address to a joint session of Congress.

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  3. Hillary Clinton Says President Trump Must 'Step Up' after Kansas ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Time

    Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is speaking out against an alleged hate crime that took place in Olathe, Kan. last week.

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  4. HBCUs, advocates looking for help from Trump on fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Houston Chronicle

    President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017. President Donald Trump shakes hands as he meets with leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017.

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  5. Justice Department Abandons Case Against Texas Voter ID LawRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Time

    The Trump administration plans to abandon the federal government's longstanding opposition to a key portion of Texas' toughest-in-the-nation voter ID law, a U.S. Justice Department spokesman said Monday. It's a dramatic break from the agency under President Barack Obama, which spent years arguing that the 2011 voter ID law that Texas' Republican-controlled Legislature passed was intended to disenfranchise poor and minority voters.

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  6. Nursing rooms first among Nevada bills to enshrine ObamacareRead the original story

    22 min ago | KTVN Reno

    Nevada lawmakers are taking up the first of a series of Democratic proposals aimed at copying Affordable Care Act policies into state law. Under former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, all employers with a staff of 50 or more already must provide a private place and "reasonable break time" for workers to extract breast milk.

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  7. Trump looks to refocus his presidency in address to CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    22 min ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    President Donald Trump's first address to Congress gives him a welcome opportunity to refocus his young administration on the core economic issues that helped him get elected - and, his allies hope, to move beyond the distractions and self-inflicted wounds that have roiled his White House. Trump's advisers say he will use his prime-time speech Tuesday to declare early progress on his campaign promises, including kick-starting construction of his proposed southern border wall, and to map a path ahead on thorny legislative priorities, including health care and infrastructure spending.

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  8. New Rules Could Make Undocumented Immigrants Hide: ExpertsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | NBC Washington

    In El Paso, Texas, Carmen Ramos and her friends have developed a network to keep each other updated by text message on where immigration checkpoints have been set up. She also makes sure she does everything by the book.

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  9. House intel leadership signals differences over Trump campaign contact Read the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | WOI

    The top Republican and Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee signaled differences Monday on whether intelligence investigators have determined whether President Donald Trump's campaign coordinated with Russians, as they laid out the boundaries of their own investigation into Russia's alleged interference in the US elections. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said he has not yet seen any evidence of coordination, but did not rule out the possibility.

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  10. Bernie Sanders at J Street: One can be pro-Israel and rap its governmentRead the original story

    24 min ago | Jewish Community Voice

    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking with affection of his life in Israel decades ago, told a rapturous J Street conference that one could sharply criticize the Israeli government's policies and be pro-Israel. Sanders, I-Vt., speaking Monday in his first Middle East policy speech since ending his bid last June for the Democratic presidential nomination, also blasted President Donald Trump for retreating from a commitment to a two-state solution and not speaking out forcefully against anti-Semitism and bigotry.

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  11. White House drops Obama-era discrimination claim against Texas voter ID lawRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    The Trump administration is dropping a claim against a Texas voter ID law, one of the nation's strictest. A federal appeals court has ordered the state to fix the law's discriminatory effects.

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  12. Why does President Trump want to add $54 billion to the defense budget?Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    According to White House officials, the new federal budget will include almost a 10 percent increase in military spending while decreasing other domestic and foreign programs. President Trump listens as Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks at the Pentagon in Washington on Jan. 27, 2017.

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  13. Congressman to Trump: If Your Healthcare Plan's So 'Fantastic,' Let Us See ItRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Common Dreams

    A sign riffing off President Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan is held at a Feb. 25 rally in Washington, D.C. in support of the Affordable Care act, also known as Obamacare. Speaking to the nation's governors on Monday, President Donald Trump mused that "nobody knew healthcare could be so complicated," while reiterating that on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act , or Obamacare, his administration has "come up with a solution that's really, really I think very good."

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  14. Charles Krauthammer: 'The Madman Theory' and President TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Anniston Star

    Donald Trump shook up long-standing international security norms Friday by reportedly suggesting a renewed arms race, a day after he tweeted that the United States should "greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear weapons capability. WASHINGTON - At the heart of Donald Trump's foreign policy team lies a glaring contradiction.

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  15. Gov. John Bel Edwards, other governors meet with President Donald TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | The Advocate

    Gov. John Bel Edwards discusses transportation needs/solutions during a meeting of American Council of Engineering Companies and others in Baton Rouge, La., Friday Feb. 17, 2017. Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards had a seat at the table with President Donald Trump - literally - when the nation's governors met with the president on Monday.

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  16. President Bush's veiled swipe at TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | NEWS.com.au

    U.S. President Donald Trump responds "No" to a reporter's question about whether he supports the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate election meddling, adding "I haven't called Russia in 10 years." Speaking to NBC's Today show, Mr Bush expressed his support for the news media, took a thinly disguised shot at President Trump's travel ban and, most significantly, said America "needs answers" on the Trump team's alleged ties to Russia.

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  17. More Read the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday offers him an opportunity to stand before millions of viewers around the United States and the world, and try to reframe his presidency. President Donald Trump's speech on Tuesday offers him an opportunity to stand before millions of viewers around the United States and the world, and try to reframe his presidency.

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  18. Business HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Wall Street notched another set of milestones as the Dow Jones industrial average closed at a record high for the 12th consecutive time, the longest winning streak for the 30-company average in 30 years. The Standard & Poor's 500 index, the benchmark favored by professional investors, also closed at a record high.

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  19. Alan Dershowitz: Ellison was defeated by his own actions, not by any smearRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Washington Examiner

    The close vote by the Democratic National Committee to reject Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., as its chairperson was a victory for basic decency and a defeat for the kind of bigotry represented by Ellison's past associations with Louis Farrakhan and his current voting record against Israel's Iron Dome. Ellison's loss is not attributable to any "smear campaign," as some of his supporters have falsely alleged, but rather to his own actions, both past and present.

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  20. In case you missed it: The Washington Post added a major clarification to this ex-CIA op-edRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Washington Examiner

    Though it was exactly one week ago that the Washington Post published an op-ed from a former CIA operative who claimed he quit because of President Trump, an eyebrow-raising clarification the paper later added to its story seems to have gone unnoticed by some readers. The Post published an opinion article on Feb. 20 titled, "I didn't think I'd ever leave the CIA.

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