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Majority believe Trump is abusing his presidential powers

A Gallup Poll in September, 2016 , found that trust in media had dropped to record lows, with only 32 percent saying they trusted the media "to report the news ...


How Jeff Sessions Could Make the Opioid Epidemic Even Worse

Sessions will make additional comments on the changes later on Friday, the Justice Department said in a separate statement . "We must use all three tools tha...


The Congressional Budget Office Has Scored Trumpcare 2.0, And It Wasn't Kind

The CBO this week estimated that 23 million fewer people would have health insurance under the American Health Care Act by 2016 than would have it under t...


Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump

In her remarks on the incident, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) drew comparisons to President Trump. "It definitely started before Trump, but he...


Montana GOP candidate accused of body slamming journalist, sheriff investigating

And recent polls have showed the GOP candidate leading by as little as five points and as much as 14 points. In his statement , Gootkin confirmed the donatio...


Ex-CIA chief shines light on nexus of Trump, Russia

He said he raised published media reports of Russian attempts to meddle in the election with the Russian official, who denied any involvement by Moscow. Roughly...


Will Obamacare Replacement Provide Quality Healthcare, Save Taxpayer Dollars

But that would be partly because policies would typically provide fewer benefits and sicker people would be priced out, it concluded. The health reform law capp...


CBO: 23M fewer Americans insured under House GOP bill

To facilitate the analysis , CBO and JCT examined three general approaches states could take to implement the bill . In states that obtained both of those...


Donald Trump Forced to Change Travel Plans after Palestinians Protest in Bethlehem

Under my administration you see the difference. In general, Trump markedly avoided all of the thorny issues that have stymied peace efforts for decades, such ...


NewsAlert: Appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

White House spokesman Michael Short explained, "These clearly are very unsafe times, and we need every available tool at our disposal to prevent terrorists from...


House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

Taylor said Tuesday that he had no intention of trying to get the conference committee to approve SB 6, adding that minor tweaks to the House-approved language ...


23M would lose health insurance under GOP bill: CBO

Yesterday, the Department of Health and Human Services released a study detailing how premiums for MI residents on the individual market have increased by 90%...


Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

House Republicans passed a bill that would repeal and replacing President Barack Obama's health law earlier this month. An autopsy report released Wednesda...


House GOP sticking with Montana candidate despite assault

A sign on a gate thanked people for not trespassing at Gianforte's home. Other witnesses corroborated Jacobs's version of events - including a crew from...


Justices Strike Down Two North Carolina Congressional Districts

The court was unanimous on upholding the ruling on one of the districts and split 5-3 on the other, with three conservatives dissenting. " This is a watershed...


Bill Cosby jury selected

More than 80 percent of Monday's jury pool said they were familiar with the case, and two-thirds said it would be hard to spend several weeks sequestered across...


Trump's budget means deep cuts for health care safety net

President Donald Trump's budget director suggested Wednesday that the government's borrowing limit may need to be raised earlier than originally anticipated...


Judges again weigh role Trump's comments should have in travel ban case

Federal appeals court judges on Monday grilled the government lawyer defending President Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminated against Mus...


'Price Is Right' Contestant Loses His Damn Mind After Breaking Plinko Record

And, folks, I am thrilled to report that Ryan made the most of his moment by dominating Plinko in a way no one ever has, setting a new high score of 31,500. n...


GOP plan critics, fans see what they want in CBO score

CBO and JCT expect that, as a outcome, the waivers in those states would have another effect: Community-rated premiums would rise over time, and people who are ...


Over Two Thirds of Americans Think the Media Publishes Fake News

Digging into the poll's cross tabs and comparing the new results with a Siena poll taken a month ago, Trump's approval/disapproval ratings are statistically unc...


CBO Score: 9 Highlights From the GOP Healthcare Bill Report

As with all CBO reports , Wednesday's analysis notes that there are a number of factors that contribute to the uncertainty of its prognostications but that i...


Sold in the ArkLaMiss: Distributor recalls precooked sausage due to metal

A representative for Armour-Eckrich Meats reached out to KLTV this afternoon in regards to the recall the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspec...


Russian Officials Targeted Top Trump Advisers Last Summer, Say U.S

Burr also told reporters that the committee will not give Flynn immunity because the committee does not believe it's the place of the committee to offer it. Tru...


Dr. Beach names Florida's Siesta Beach best beach in US

These include additional free parking spaces, a playground, extended picnic areas and more. Florida's Siesta Beach has been named America's best beach on an...


Trump and European Union not in complete alignment — European Union leader

While he was welcomed by European Council president Donald Tusk , Trump greeted the numerous photographers that were waiting for a few clicks. In return they...


Montana U.S. House candidate accused of body slamming reporter

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office made the announcement in a press release posted on the county website. Gianforte could face six months in county ja...


Hayes: Not 'Controversial' for Trump to Ask NATO Members to Meet Obligations

Trump used his first North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit to urge the alliance to do more to tackle immigration and Russian threats. Rand Paul said he appl...


Mississippi rep apologizes for lynching comments

The governor, Phil Bryant , called his language unacceptable and said it "has no place in civil discourse ". The statement comes following the removal...


Pilot killed in helicopter crash at Delaware industrial park

The Eurocopter EC135, registered to the University of Pennsylvania, crashed just before noon about 1 mile (1.5 kilometers) southeast of New Castle Airport. A Pe...


Filipinos at Mass worry about city, martial law

Duterte said he was considering also imposing martial law through the central third of the Philippines known as the Visayas, because this region is very c...


Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

If approved, it would be the third consecutive year of double-digit rate increases for plans Blue Cross offers under the Affordable Care Act, also known as Ob...


Manchester attacker 'likely' traveled to Syria: French minister

Officials are examining Salman Abedi's trips to Libya and possibly Syria as they piece together his allegiances and try to foil any new potential threats. C...


Notre Dame graduates walk out on Pence

Pence , who served as Indiana's governor before his election as vice president, also took issue with efforts at some US universities to shelter students from wh...


Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

At the direction of federal authorities, the security director for the Gardner Museum engaged in encrypted communications with Desper in an attempt to determine...