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Trump signals new hope for ObamaCare overhaul, says ‘Do not worry!’

President Trump hinted Saturday that overhauling ObamaCare is still alive, perhaps through a bipartisan deal, following the effort’s dramatic and seemingly terminal failure a day earlier. “ObamaCare will explode and we will all get together and piece together a great healthcare plan for THE PEOPLE,” Trump tweeted. “Do not worry!” Trump tweeted after House Speaker

Michigan official moves to block presidential vote recount in state

Michigan’s attorney general said on Friday he had filed a lawsuit to halt the Green Party’s requested recount of the presidential contest in the state, saying the effort would be too expensive and cost millions of dollars. Bill Schuette, a Republican, said in a statement that recounting all of the state’s votes “threatens to silence

Donald Trump just one point behind Hillary Clinton in latest national poll

Republicans’ growing unity behind their presidential nominee, Donald Trump, has helped pull him just 1 percentage point behind Hillary Clinton and has placed GOP leaders who resist him in a vulnerable position A majority of all likely voters say they are unmoved by the FBI’s announcement Friday that it may review additional emails from Clinton’s

Paul Ryan Joins Pence to Back Ticket

House Speaker Paul Ryan has never appeared in public with Donald Trump, but the Wisconsin Republican stood Tuesday morning with vice presidential nominee Mike Pence and other House leaders to support the campaign. “Mike Pence is a friend. Mike Pence is a former colleague. He is working with all of us to make sure we

Trump Says ‘No Reason’ to Raise $1 Billion for Campaign

In his first interview after the final day of Republican nomination contests, he also said his running-mate search was focused on four or five politicians. Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump distanced himself from his own fundraising estimate of $1 billion, refusing to commit to collecting even half that amount, and saying his campaign didn’t need much

In Trump Standoff, Ryan Risks Isolation Early in Speakership

Eighteen days after declining to endorse Donald Trump, Paul Ryan is starting to look a bit lonely. That sense of isolation began with the unusual path that Ryan took to becoming speaker of the U.S. House and it’s deepening now as his top Republican lieutenants climb aboard the Trump train. Ryan faces one of the trickier

U.S. Capitol replacing flag display over Confederate imagery

WASHINGTON, A display of U.S. state flags in a tunnel under Washington’s Capitol complex will be replaced because of controversial Confederate symbols on some of the flags, an administrative committee said on Thursday. In its place, in the busy passageway between the Capitol and adjacent office buildings, depictions of commemorative quarters representing the 50 states,

Donald Trump Heads Into the Heart of the Republican Establishment

House Speaker Paul Ryan, Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, and Governor Scott Walker all hail from Wisconsin, the state that the billionaire front-runner is now targeting for a win. Donald Trump hasn’t just vanquished most competitors in his march toward the Republican presidential nomination, he’s embarrassed a lengthy list of opponents, including former governors