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GOP senators unveil ObamaCare replacement bill

Two Republican senators on Monday unveiled one of the first ObamaCare replacement bills of the new Congress — a state-centric plan they admit is imperfect but describe as a tangible start to overhauling the 2010 health care law on a bipartisan basis.  “We recognize that our bill is not perfect,” said Maine Sen. Susan Collins,

Trump starts first full day in office with prayer service, expected CIA visit

President Trump began his first full day in the White House by attending the traditional, post-inauguration National Prayer Service on Saturday before an expected visit to the CIA. The roughly one-hour, interfaith service at the Washington National Cathedral included the National Anthem and a Muslim prayer. “Hold fast that which is good,” said Bishop Mariann

PASSING THE TORCH: Trumps, Obamas Meet a New Day Has Come

Today Donald Trump Takes the oath of office as 45th. President of the United States. And within hours, the man who campaigned as an outsider vowing to shake up Washington will have his chance to start rolling back his predecessor’s legacy while forging his own.  The president-elect is set to take the oath shortly before noon,

Trump takes charge: 45th president vowing ‘robust’ first 100 days

The moment Donald Trump swears the oath of office and lifts his hand from the Bible as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, the clock begins on his first 100 days. And within hours, the man who campaigned as an outsider vowing to shake up Washington will have his chance to start rolling

Mr. Trump, our country is divided. Please create a commission for national healing

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein, With days to go until the presidential inauguration, the hope for the traditionally sedate transition between the old and new administrations has been anything but. Instead feelings of fragmentation and anxiety spurred by the brutal presidential campaign and its aftermath prevail. There are still millions who distrust

Trump promises a packed ‘Day One’ agenda

President-elect Donald Trump has a busy Inauguration Day ahead of him — in between the oath of office and the inaugural balls, he’s pledged to take some “big league” actions as part of a Day One agenda that will set the tone for his presidency.  Incoming presidents often set sights high for their first day

GOP Rep Introduces National Concealed Carry Reciprocity On Day One of New Congress

AWR Hawkins, On January 3–the first day of the 115th Congress–Representative Richard Hudson (R-NC-8) introduced national concealed carry reciprocity legislation. Hudson’s office published this summary of the legislation: Rep. Hudson’s bill, which is supported by major pro-Second Amendment groups, would allow people with a state-issued concealed carry license or permit to conceal a handgun in

Republicans deliver on ‘Day One’ promise, begin ObamaCare repeal on Hill

Republicans delivered Tuesday on their “Day One” promise to start repealing ObamaCare at the start of the 115th Congress, introducing a resolution to dismantle the 2010 health care law. “Today, we take the first steps to repair the nation’s broken health care system, removing Washington from the equation and putting control back where it belongs:

President-elect Donald Trump will be very busy filling jobs

You’ve seen the stories – President-elect Donald Trump was shocked to learn he needs to hire over 4,000 political appointees by January 20, and that people in Washington may refuse to work in a Trump administration, or that Trump, as a newcomer to politics, may not know enough people to get down to business. Many of the

Progressives Question Relevance of George Soros’s Democracy Alliance After Trump Victory

Ken Vogel reports on a gathering of major progressive donors and politicians to “lick wounds [and] retrench” after Donald Trump’s presidential victory which also left both houses of Congress under Republican control. George Soros and other rich liberals who spent tens of millions of dollars trying to elect Hillary Clinton are gathering in Washington for

House leader McCarthy: GOP will repeal ObamaCare, ‘put up a wall’

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy vowed Sunday that his Republican-led chamber will indeed repeal and replace ObamaCare, after Donald Trump’s remarks that he would consider keeping certain parts of the health care law following his presidential election win. “We will repeal and replace ObamaCare,” McCarthy, a California Republican, said on “Fox News Sunday.” “It has

Ann Coulter: President Trump’s First 100 Days

Well, that was the easy part. All Trump had to do was vanquish people too stupid to pick up the thousand-dollar bill lying on the sidewalk — smug, smirking, out-of-touch establishment drones. Now comes the part Americans have desperately hoped for, but almost never seen: A politician keeping his promises to the American people. (See,