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The president’s proposed budget would increase defense-related spending by $54 billion and cut virtually the same amount from other federal agencies while preserving Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid — setting up a potential clash with Republicans in Congress who insist those entitlement programs must be overhauled to ensure the government’s fiscal health.
The federal government filed a motion seeking to drop its claim that the Texas law, one of the strictest in the country, is intentionally racially discriminatory.
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It was not immediately known what caused the explosion. A man was airlifted to the burn center at Washington Hospital Center.
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Rather than dining at one of D.C.’s finest spots, the president instead ventured less than a mile from the White House to eat at a restaurant in his own hotel.
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Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) told a town hall that two of the most popular parts of Obamacare were inserted by Republicans.
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