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Kimmel fires back at Cassidy over Obamacare repeal bill

Jimmy Kimmel escalated his war of words with Sen. Bill Cassidy over his proposed Obamacare repeal bill Wednesday night, blasting the lawmaker for “defending the indefensible” and continuing to support a measure he said was “by many accounts the worst health-care bill yet.” Kimmel torched Cassidy for saying earlier Wednesday that the late-night host “does […]

Tillerson says he doesn't know Trump's final decision on Iran Deal

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Cuomo calls the federal government 'ignorant' on climate change

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The Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday said its “EDGAR” public-company filing system had been hacked. SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement that last month "the Commission learned that an incident previously detected in 2016 may have provided the basis for illicit gain through trading." “Specifically, a software vulnerability in the test filing […]

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Entire island of Puerto Rico loses power

(Credit: NOAA via AP) As a category 4 hurricane battered Puerto Rico on Wednesday, residents suffered a total collapse of the electric grid as the island experienced major flooding and intense winds. Hurricane Maria struck the U.S. territory a mere two weeks since it had been grazed by Hurricane Irma, which Bloomberg estimated to have caused […]

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The Senate is ready to do it one more time. President Donald Trump is cheering them on. With a number of undecided senators still hemming and hawing, Senate Republican leadership announced today it would hold a vote next week on the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal Obamacare. Like last time, the outcome is very much in […]

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To listen to the commentary, Donald Trump used an inappropriate term at the U.N. — not just Rocket Man, but “sovereignty.” It wasn’t surprising that liberal analysts freaked out over his nickname for Kim Jong Un and his warning that, should it be necessary, we’d “totally destroy” his country. These lines were calculated to get […]

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When President George H. W. Bush was staring down Saddam Hussein after the Iraq dictator’s invasion of Kuwait in 1990, the former diplomat spoke in grand terms about international order and rule of law. But Bush also made the conflict personal. In public speeches, he referred to the Iraqi tyrant only by his first name, […]

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Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired as U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, is joining CNN as a Senior Legal Analyst, POLITICO has learned. Bharara was known for his media savvy on the job in Manhattan, and since leaving office in March has amassed nearly 440,000 Twitter followers. He also recently […]

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Senate Republicans are making it clear they’re not going to fall in line behind President Donald Trump’s tax reform plan, despite a months-long effort with House leaders and top administration officials to have a smooth rollout for a major overhaul. The proposal by the "Big Six" will only be advisory, warned Senate Finance Chairman Orrin […]

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