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Trump keeps his focus on the sideshows

President Donald Trump was expected to spend the fall pushing his ambitious tax reform agenda and helping devastated regions in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico recover from hurricanes. Instead, over a period of three weeks, Trump has hammered [...]
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Frail and disoriented, Cochran says he’s not retiring

Mississippi GOP Sen. Thad Cochran insists that he is not retiring from Congress, despite widespread speculation about the veteran lawmaker’s health and political future. The 79-year-old Cochran appeared frail and at times disoriented during [...]
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24 hours in, Trump’s mixed signals on Alexander-Murray

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Trump swung wildly on whether he’d support the bipartisan Alexander-Murray Obamacare deal. The deal aims to stabilize Obamacare insurance markets by restoring subsidies Trump cut off less than a week ago.   Here he is in his own words [...]
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Trump, Ryan oppose bipartisan Obamacare deal

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President Donald Trump sent mixed signals on whether he would support the bipartisan Obamacare deal. House Speaker Paul Ryan suggested the House wouldn’t take up [...]
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Trump: Dem congresswoman ‘totally fabricated what I said’ to soldier’s widow

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“Democrat Congresswoman totally fabricated what I said to the wife of a soldier who died in action (and I have proof). Sad!” President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter. [...]
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McConnell donors weigh switching to Bannon

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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon flew to Atlanta last week to huddle with Republican mega-donor Bernie Marcus — and to hear him vent. A Home Depot co-founder who’s been one of the most prolific givers to Senate Republicans, [...]
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Treasury secretary: Pass a tax bill or markets will tank

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Steven Mnuchin has a stern warning for Congress: You could blow up the stock market if you fail to cut taxes. The Treasury secretary, in the first episode of the “POLITICO Money” podcast, said Wall Street’s big run-up following the [...]
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Trump would have to broker Obamacare truce

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A bipartisan deal in Congress offers a glimmer of stability for the Obamacare insurance markets. But for it to become law, each party will need to declare a victory — and President Donald Trump will have to agree to prop up a law he just [...]
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National Archives warned Trump White House to preserve documents

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National Archives officials have periodically warned White House lawyers that the Trump administration needs to follow document preservation laws, according to people familiar with the conversations and emails reviewed by POLITICO. The White [...]
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Bannon’s army includes candidates backed by the GOP establishment

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Matt Rosendale, the Montana state auditor running for U.S. Senate, recently received the endorsement du jour in Republican politics: Steve Bannon plucked him for the slate of candidates he is backing as part of his war on the GOP establishment. [...]