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Some U.S. Republicans See Attacking Obamacare Through Regulation

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Nov 12 – Congressional Republicans are looking for the quickest ways to tear down Obamacare following Donald Trump’s election as U.S. president, including rapidly confirming a new health secretary who could recast regulations while waiting for lawmakers to pass sweeping repeal legislation. Trump’s victory on Tuesday means Republicans will control the

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Trump, Clinton Wage Tight Battles in Ohio, Florida and Elsewhere

By Amanda Becker and John Whitesides Nov 9 – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton waged a close battle in several crucial battleground states on Tuesday in their bitter race for the White House, although opinion polls gave Clinton an edge in the closing hours of the campaign. With voting completed in more than

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Trump Pledges Strong U.S. Ties with India if Elected President

By Steve Holland EDISON, N.J., Oct 16 – U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump pledged that the United States and India would be “best friends” if he is elected and that he would boost intelligence sharing with India in the battle against Islamic militants. Trump spoke at an event sponsored by the Republican Hindu Coalition

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Pressure on Trump Likely to be Intense at Second Debate with Clinton

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Oct 9 – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, facing eroding support from his party over lewd remarks about women, goes into a second presidential debate with Democrat Hillary Clinton on Sunday needing to demonstrate he remains a credible candidate. The pressure on the 70-year-old Trump at the debate will be

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In Clash of Billionaires, Bloomberg Calls Trump White House Race ‘a Con’

By Amy Tennery and Jonathan Allen PHILADELPHIA, July 27 – New York media mogul Michael Bloomberg assailed fellow billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday, calling his U.S. presidential race a “con” and ripping into his history of bankruptcies and lawsuits. “Trump says he wants to run the nation like he’s running his business? God help us,”

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American Muslims See Trump Rhetoric Fueling Prejudice, Hate Incidents

By Yara Bayoum WASHINGTON, June 20 – About three months ago, Sarah Ibrahim’s son came home from his fourth-grade class at a Maryland school with a disturbing question. “Will I have time to say goodbye to you before you’re deported?” he said, according to Ibrahim, a Muslim Arab American who works at a federal government

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Former Reagan Aide Helped Write Trump Foreign Policy Speech

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, June 9 – A former senior official in the Reagan administration and prominent Republican foreign policy insider told Reuters he provided input for the late-April foreign policy speech by Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. “I was asked to contribute material” for Trump’s April 27 speech at the Center for the

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Can Donald Trump Buzz His Way To The White House?

(Lynn Stuart Parramore is a contributing editor at AlterNet, co-founder of Recessionwire and founding editor of New Deal 2.0 and IgoUgo.com. She is the author of “Reading the Sphinx: Ancient Egypt in Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture.” The opinions expressed here are her own.) By Lynn Stuart Parramore May 24 – Creating buzz — that curious mixture of

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Trump Has a History of Questionable Behavior with Women: NY Times

May 15 – Interviews with dozens of women who have worked for Donald Trump or interacted with him socially reveal a pattern of often unsettling personal behavior by the Republican presidential candidate, The New York Times reported on Saturday. The Times, which said it based the article on more than 50 interviews, quoted women who

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