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SC attorney general applauds ruling on health care overhaul

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s top prosecutor is applauding a federal judge’s ruling that President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional. Attorney General Alan tells The Associated Press that he has always [...]

Obamacare spiked by federal judge in Texas

Obamacare is fatally flawed and should be considered null and void, a federal judge said Friday in a bombshell ruling that sides with state Republicans who argue the GOP-led Congress’ decision to gut the “individual mandate” penalty for [...]

Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – Federal judge in Texas rules Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional. Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC. The Washington Times Comment Policy The Washington Times welcomes your comments [...]

Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

WASHINGTON (AP) – A conservative federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled the Affordable Care Act “invalid” on the eve of the sign-up deadline for next year. But with appeals certain, even the Trump White House said the law will remain [...]

Evidentiary hearing on 9th District issues rescheduled

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – An evidentiary hearing on allegations of absentee ballot fraud in a North Carolina congressional district election has been rescheduled. The N.C. State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement announced Friday that [...]

Sheriff’s office releases 11 without immigration hold

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – A North Carolina sheriff’s office says it has released 11 people from its jail in keeping with a new policy of no longer holding people for federal immigration officials. The Herald-Sun of Durham reports that after [...]

Elizabeth Warren: ‘I’m not a person of color’

Sen. Elizabeth Warren acknowledged she is “not a person of color” during a commencement speech at a historically black university on Friday. “As a country, we need to stop pretending that the same doors open for everyone, because they [...]

Republican drops recount request in Maine congressional race

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Republican incumbent is dropping his request for a recount after losing the first congressional election in U.S. history held under a system by which voters rank candidates in order of preference. Rep. Bruce Poliquin [...]

U.S. Attorney in Manhattan launches criminal probe of Trump inaugural committee

The Manhattan U.S. Attorney’s office opened an investigation into whether President Trump’s 2017 inauguration committee misspent some of the $ 107 million sent in as donations, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The probe is also [...]

Syrian Kurdish-led fighters take Hajin, last town held by IS

BEIRUT (AP) – U.S.-backed, Kurdish-led fighters captured the last town held by the Islamic State group on Friday, after days of intense battles in the militants’ single remaining enclave in eastern Syria, activists said. The fall of [...]