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CDC: Uninsured rate holds steady one year into Trump era

CDC: Uninsured rate holds steady one year into Trump era

The U.S. uninsured rate held steady from 2016 to 2017 despite fears that President Trump's arrival would upend Obamacare's coverage gains, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
Ron DeSantis, House Republicans call for additional special counsel

Ron DeSantis, House Republicans call for additional special counsel

Rep. Ron DeSantis said Tuesday that there have been enough issues surrounding the FBI and Justice Department to require a special counsel. "I don't think that the Justice Department is going to be
Bob Corker turned down U.S. ambassador spot: Report

Bob Corker turned down U.S. ambassador spot: Report

Sen. Bob Corker turned down an offer to become the U.S. ambassador to Australia, the Tennessean reported on Tuesday. "At the end of the day though ... it just felt like it wasn't the right step," Mr.
Jim Himes: House Republicans unlikely to punish possible perjury in Russia investigation

Jim Himes: House Republicans unlikely to punish possible perjury in Russia investigation

Rep. Jim Himes said Monday that even if private military contractor Erik Prince perjured himself during his congressional testimony, House Republicans likely wouldn't do anything about it. "The
Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

Voters choose nominees in Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Texas

ATLANTA (AP) — Four states will cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape. Voters in Arkansas, Georgia and Kentucky hold primaries, while Texans settle several primary runoffs
Donald Trump orders 'highly classified' data for Congress on FBI's 'tactics'

Donald Trump orders 'highly classified' data for Congress on FBI's 'tactics'

President Trump ordered his chief of staff Monday to make sure Congress gets "highly classified" information from the Justice Department, intelligence community and FBI — including details that could
Stefan Halper FBI informant revelation underscores MI6 ties to shadowy Trump investigations

Stefan Halper FBI informant revelation underscores MI6 ties to shadowy Trump investigations

Britain's spy service's connections to shadowy investigations into Donald Trump have grown stronger with the revelation that academic Stefan Halper was spying on the president's campaign and doing it
Donald Trump touts China trade concessions

Donald Trump touts China trade concessions

President Trump said Monday that his hard-nosed trade negotiations won some concessions from China and not the trade war his critics had predicted, scoring what he crowed was another victory for his
Chuck Grassley demands DOJ's Bruce Ohr reveal involvement with 'Steele Dossier'

Chuck Grassley demands DOJ's Bruce Ohr reveal involvement with 'Steele Dossier'

The chairman of the Judiciary Committee on Monday demanded Associate Deputy Attorney General Bruce Ohr sit for an interview with Senate investigators to explain what role he played to "funnel"
Donald Trump calls Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray to White House

Donald Trump calls Rod Rosenstein, Christopher Wray to White House

President Trump is meeting Monday with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and FBI Director Christopher Wray amid allegations that federal law enforcement planted an informant in the Trump
Netflix: Barack Obama, Michelle Obama are set to produce content for streaming

Netflix: Barack Obama, Michelle Obama are set to produce content for streaming

Netflix announced Monday that former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama are set to produce content for the online streaming company. "President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama
Sanctuary officials could get 5 years in prison under 'Libby Schaaf Act'

Sanctuary officials could get 5 years in prison under 'Libby Schaaf Act'

Tipping illegal immigrants off to a looming immigration sweep could net sanctuary city leaders jail time, under a new bill announced Monday by Rep. Steve King. The Iowa Republican dubbed the bill the
Donald Trump to new CIA Director Gina Haspel: 'Keep our nation safe and strong and proud and free'

Donald Trump to new CIA Director Gina Haspel: 'Keep our nation safe and strong and proud and free'

President Trump presided over the swearing-in ceremony Monday for Gina Haspel, the first female director of the CIA, and called it a "proud milestone." "I know that you will thrive as the agency's
Bernie Sanders, Vermont senator, announces his re-election bid

Bernie Sanders, Vermont senator, announces his re-election bid

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Independent U.S. Sen. Bernard Sanders said Monday he will run for re-election on an agenda that would prioritize working families. The campaign said Sanders would kick off his
Mike Pompeo threatens Iran with 'strongest sanctions in history,' outlines new nuclear demands

Mike Pompeo threatens Iran with 'strongest sanctions in history,' outlines new nuclear demands

Saying the 2015 Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration had "fatal flaws," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced that the Trump administration was preparing "the
Arne Duncan urges parents to boycott schools until gun laws change

Arne Duncan urges parents to boycott schools until gun laws change

Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that parents should pull their children out of school until gun laws are changed. "We as parents have failed to keep our kids safe. We have to create
Don Blankenship announces spoiler's bid in West Virginia Senate race

Don Blankenship announces spoiler's bid in West Virginia Senate race

Don Blankenship, who was defeated in his maverick bid for the Republican nomination to run for Senate in West Virginia, said Monday he'll run as a third party candidate in November, tossing the race
Donald Trump quotes Fox News guest criticizing John Brennan in a series of tweets

Donald Trump quotes Fox News guest criticizing John Brennan in a series of tweets

President Trump slammed former CIA Director John Brennan in a series of tweets Monday over the ongoing Russia investigation. "John Brennan is panicking. He has disgraced himself, he has disgraced the
Majority of Americans give Donald Trump credit for the strong economy: Poll

Majority of Americans give Donald Trump credit for the strong economy: Poll

A majority of Americans give President Trump credit for the strong economy, according a new poll published on Sunday. The CBS News poll shows 35 percent said Mr. Trump has "a great deal" of
Donald Trump questions why Democrats haven't acted sooner on trade

Donald Trump questions why Democrats haven't acted sooner on trade

President Trump on Monday questioned why Democrats have not acted sooner on trade negotiation issues. "I ask Senator Chuck Schumer, why didn't President Obama & the Democrats do something about