One Certainty of G.O.P. Health Plan: Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

The House Republicans’ plan would make it easier to pass more tax cuts this year and would also break some of President Trump’s populist campaign promises. One Certainty of G.O.P. Health Plan: Tax Cuts for the Wealthy One Certainty of G.O.P. Health Plan: Tax Cuts for the Wealthy NY {$excerpt:n}

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U.S. May Soon Increase Pressure on China to Constrain North Korea

A senior administration official said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson would warn China to restrain North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs. U.S. May Soon Increase Pressure on China to Constrain North Korea U.S. May Soon Increase Pressure on China to Constrain North Korea NY {$excerpt:n}

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Protesting at Lunchtime: Defying Trump Becomes a Washington Lifestyle

Many residents of the heavily Democratic capital who once attended the occasional protest have adopted opposition to the president as a part of life. Protesting at Lunchtime: Defying Trump Becomes a Washington Lifestyle Protesting at Lunchtime: Defying Trump Becomes a Washington Lifestyle NY {$excerpt:n}

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G.O.P. Senators Suggest Changes for Health Care Bill Offered by House

Speaker Paul D. Ryan cited the Congressional Budget Office’s forecast for a $337 billion cut in the deficit to try to gain the backing of G.O.P. conservatives. G.O.P. Senators Suggest Changes for Health Care Bill Offered by House G.O.P. Senators Suggest Changes for Health Care Bill Offered by House NY {$excerpt:n}

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Trump Spokesman Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge

Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, said he was confident the Justice Department would bolster Mr. Trump’s unproven accusation about his predecessor. Trump Spokesman Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge Trump Spokesman Is ‘Very Confident’ Wiretapping Evidence Will Emerge NY {$excerpt:n}

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Trump Meets Saudi Prince as U.S. and Kingdom Seek Warmer Relations

The president hosted Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia for lunch at the White House, moving to forge a closer relationship with the kingdom. Trump Meets Saudi Prince as U.S. and Kingdom Seek Warmer Relations Trump Meets Saudi Prince as U.S. and Kingdom Seek Warmer Relations NY {$excerpt:n}

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A Lefty Legend Pleads for a Return to a New Deal Ethos

At 90, Charles Peters, founding editor of Washington Monthly and author of a new book, wants “to grab people by the lapels and say, ‘We’ve got to change.’” A Lefty Legend Pleads for a Return to a New Deal Ethos A Lefty Legend Pleads for a Return to a New Deal Ethos NY {$excerpt:n}

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