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GOP senators are rushing to pass Graham-Cassidy. We asked 9 to explain what it does.

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Republican senators are struggling to articulate why they are rushing to pass their last-ditch effort to repeal and replace Obamacare over the next 10 days before running into their September ...

What you need to know about California's housing crisis

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By Ben Christopher and Matt Levin | August 21, 2017 Half the state’s households struggle to afford the roof over their heads. Homeownership—once a staple of the California dream—is at ...

Another potential Mueller honey pot: Spicer's notebooks

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Today's teens aren't as likely to get summer jobs as they used to be. But data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that they're four times as likely to ...

Jeremy Corbyn calls for UK to retain 'full access' to EU single market

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Jeremy Corbyn will call for the UK to retain “full access” to the European single market on Tuesday as he seeks to clarify Labour’s position on Brexit. The party’s leader ...

Rolling Stone, Once a Counterculture Bible, Will Be Put Up for Sale

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The sale plans were devised by Mr. Wenner’s 27-year-old son, Gus, who has aggressively pared down the assets of Rolling Stone’s parent company, Wenner Media, in response to financial pressures.

Hurricane Irma will likely cover South Florida with a film of poop

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South Floridians are bracing for Hurricane Irma’s potentially catastrophic damage. Weather advisories are warning of massive flooding, which will likely render roads impassable and homes uninhabitable. They also face a ...

What really happened in 2016, in 7 charts

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If Hillary Clinton’s book, What Happened, has taught us anything, it’s that the internet is not done relitigating the 2016 Democratic primary or the general election. Underpinning it all is ...

The First White President

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It is insufficient to state the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate ...

A Silicon Valley Congress member’s $1.4 trillion plan to combat wage stagnation and automation

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Northern California Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA) plans to unveil Wednesday legislation that will give substantial tax credits to low- and middle-income Americans. His goals include combating two of the most ...

Networks pass on Sean Spicer for exclusive paid contributor role

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The big five news organizations have passed on offering former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer a job as an exclusive paid contributor, network sources confirmed to NBC News Tuesday.

Americans don’t yet know whether they really support single-payer

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The Medicare-for-all train is picking up steam. Fifteen Senate Democrats are co-sponsoring Bernie Sanders’s single-payer health care bill. Several of them look like presidential contenders. Now more than ever, universal ...

"I’ve covered the GOP repeal plans since day one. Graham-Cassidy is the most radical."

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I have spent the bulk of 2017 writing about the different Republican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Graham-Cassidy, in my view, is the most radical of them all.

There's Blood In The Water In Silicon Valley

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The blinding rise of Donald Trump over the past year has masked another major trend in American politics: the palpable, and perhaps permanent, turn against the tech industry. The new ...

Trump Administration Rejects Study Showing Positive Impact of Refugees

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“This leak was delivered by someone with an ideological agenda, not someone looking at hard data,” said Raj Shah, a White House spokesman. “The actual report pursuant to the presidential ...

Trump Administration Won’t Withdraw from Paris Climate Deal

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NEW YORK—Trump administration officials said Saturday the U.S. wouldn’t pull out of the Paris Agreement, offering to re-engage in the international deal to fight climate change, according to the European ...

Rolling Blunder

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On Oct. 4, 2002, officials from the U.S. State Department flew to Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea, and confronted Kim Jong-il’s foreign ministry with evidence that Kim had acquired ...