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After seven years, Republicans’ promise to overhaul the Affordable Care Act remains a sprawling objective still in search of a solution. The effort also has now cost the Trump administration precious months of its first year in office, with tax reform and other priorities left unresolved.
The delay — which came after five Senate Republicans said they could not support a move to bring up the bill this week in the wake of a new budget analysis — means that lawmakers will be exposed to a barrage of lobbying as they face their constituents over the July Fourth recess. Senate Republican leaders plan to vote on the bill after they return.
Sekulow, the most visible member of the legal team defending President Trump in the Russia investigation, is poised to capitalize on his new role in ways that are not obvious to the public.
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As Americans have resumed building and flipping houses, they are once again buying the cookie-cutter homes that were often shoddily built. The median home value of McMansions is also rising, at a pace that eclipses the value of the median home in the U.S.
It’s not clear who created the image or why, but it is displayed prominently at some of his properties.
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In the span of a few seconds, the deputy White House press secretary attacked the media for inaccuracies and then turned around and urged them to watch a new video from conservative undercover video journalist James O'Keefe, who has been accused of deceptive editing and tactics.
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Darwin Martinez Torres was arrested for allegedly abducting and killing Nabra Hassanen near a mosque.
Despite years of effort to spur development in underserved areas, the 160,000 residents of Wards 7 and 8 have a total of three full-service groceries. In contrast, gentrifying Ward 6 has 10.
In an open letter to his customers, the Baltimore restaurant owner blamed the Trump administration “for targeting the Hispanic community.”
The new legislation makes it easier for council staffers to receive bonuses and offers taxpayer-funded matches for retirement contributions.
The violent line of fast-moving storms that ripped through the region, killing four people, was extremely similar to the storm on June 29, 2012.
Officials credit drug treatments and prevention programs, including condom giveaways and needle exchanges, for the 73 percent drop in new cases between 2007 and 2016.
The Fairfax County man posted explicit photographs of the woman on Facebook and later followed her to a club, forced his way into her car and attacked her for more than an hour as she drove.
Two children were found unconscious in the pool by a family member before being taken to a hospital where both later died.
Paul Manafort, a former chairman of President Trump’s campaign, disclosed the payments to a consultant firm in a filing to the Justice Department. The report makes him the second former senior Trump adviser to retroactively acknowledge the need to disclose work for foreign interests.
The three officers were accused of trying to “conceal the true facts" of the fatal shooting of the black teen in 2014.
The president lashed out at the network in a series of tweets this morning, insinuating that there were other stories that merited retracting.
A new wave of powerful cyberattacks hit Europe in a possible reprise of a widespread ransomware assault in May that affected 150 countries.
Critic’s Notebook
Celebrities have turned pregnancy into something that must be performed. Yet it teaches us nothing about motherhood.
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Trump ramps up his attacks on CNN after retraction
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Fact Check: The GOP's spin on Obamacare premiums
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This 3-year-old’s last hospital bill was $231,000. His mother has a message for lawmakers.
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What's in the CBO report on the Senate health-care plan
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Which states have the fattest pets?
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In February 2016, presidential candidate Donald Trump promised $6 million in donations, including $1 million from his own pocket, to charities along his campaign trail. Months later, he had donated far less than he pledged. Post reporter David A. Fahrenthold went in search of the missing money and found a bigger story than he ever expected.
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