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Ted Koppel to Sean Hannity: You’re bad for America

Ted Koppel says Fox News host Sean Hannity is bad for America. On “CBS Sunday Morning,” the veteran newsman told Hannity that the audience he attracts is unable to distinguish between the divisive political rhetoric that marked the 2016 presidential … Continue reading

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Biden regrets not being president, but stands behind decision not to run

Former Vice President Joe Biden admits that when he looks at the White House, he can’t help but wonder what could have been. “Do I regret not being president? Yes,” Biden said during a discussion at Colgate University on Friday … Continue reading

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‘The least of these’: Meals on Wheels, the Trump budget and the struggle over Matthew 25:40

  View photos A fresco of St. Matthew the Evangelist by artist Josef Kastner. (Photo: Getty Images) More It’s one of the best-known passages in the New Testament, even — or especially — among people who don’t usually read the … Continue reading

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Trump decides yes, he can stay mad at Freedom Caucus for health care defeat

President Trump did not blame House Republicans for failing to pass the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare after it was abruptly pulled. Nor did Trump blame conservative House groups — like the Freedom Caucus — that refused to get … Continue reading

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Trump publicly stands by Ryan despite rumored discord

WASHINGTON — Despite reports that the White House planned to blame House Speaker Paul Ryan for the failure of the Republican health care bill, President Trump publicly praised the speaker’s handling of the legislation on Friday. Trump’s comments came after … Continue reading

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Republicans stand behind Paul Ryan after he fumbles first big vote

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan admitted in a surprisingly candid Friday press conference that his caucus was experiencing “growing pains” that caused him to fall short of delivering long-promised votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. “Yeah, we’re going to … Continue reading

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The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

An outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton on GOP health bill breakdown: ‘The fight isn’t over yet’

Hillary Clinton celebrated the failure of the GOP replacement for the Affordable Care Act Friday, but warned, “The fight isn’t over yet.” The Republican-originated American Health Care Act was scheduled for a vote Friday, but the bill was pulled from … Continue reading

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Trump predicts failure of health care bill will lead to a ‘truly great plan’

WASHINGTON — President Trump abandoned the Republican health care bill on Friday, but he predicted the decision to give up on the legislation would lead to “an even better health care plan.” Trump spoke to reporters in the Oval Office shortly … Continue reading

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Dealmaker Trump can’t close the Obamacare deal

WASHINGTON — President Trump couldn’t close the deal — not even within his own party, not even with Republicans in full control of the White House and Congress, not even on something the GOP vowed in every election since 2010: … Continue reading

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