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October 14, 2017 - 2:17 pm
(CHICAGO) -- The Obama Foundation is getting ready to rock. The nonprofit foundation -- whose mission is "to inspire and empower people to change their world" -- announced on Friday a trio of musical acts for the closing event for its inaugural summit, slated for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 in Chicago:...
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October 14, 2017 - 12:12 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is pointing to a fall in health insurance stocks as a sign of the success of his order immediately ending payments to insurers that help cover out-of-pocket costs for low- and middle-income Americans. In tweets Saturday morning, the president also suggested...
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ABC News
October 13, 2017 - 6:14 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House announced Thursday night that the administration will slash Obamacare subsidy payments to insurers. The "cost-sharing reduction payments," worth an estimated $7 billion this year, are intended to reduce out-of-pocket costs for low-income Americans on Obamacare. These...
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October 13, 2017 - 3:58 pm
President Trump allows the Obama administration’s Iran deal to stand, but he chooses not to certify it. Doing so, he kicks the decision making to congress. What are their options? Watch the latest video at
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ABCNews.com
October 13, 2017 - 3:22 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump continued his assault on NBC News Friday, retweeting former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly's assertion that "the President will not be able to impact licenses, but he is doing major damage to the NBC brand." Trump added, "Sadly, they and others are Fake News, and the...
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Dreamstime
October 13, 2017 - 2:43 pm
Congressman Ron Estes (R-Kansas) issued the following statement following President Trump’s announcement of a new strategy on Iran: “Since 1979, the regime in Iran has brutalized its own people and spread terrorism around the globe,” said Rep. Estes. “It should come as no surprise that this regime...
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ABCNews.com
October 13, 2017 - 12:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump fervently advocated for religious liberty in a speech before a group of conservative Christian voters Friday, citing the protection of religious freedom guaranteed by the First Amendment, even as his critics pointed to that same amendment earlier in the week...
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