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How to understand Trump’s perverted version of history

How to understand Trump’s perverted version of history

President Donald Trump’s taste for history is moving in new and awkwardly divergent directions as he faces the twin challenges of an impeachment inquiry and a 2020 re-election campaign. He’s placing himself alongside the titans of US history one day and comparing himself to the victims of the country’s collective sins the next. Trump has…MORE

Conservative Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement plan

Conservative Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement plan

Months after President Donald Trump declared the GOP would become the “party of health care,” House conservatives are set to announce a sweeping health care proposal — one that has virtually no chance of becoming law. The Republican Study Committee on Tuesday unveiled what members described as a “framework,” nine months in the making, even…MORE

Democrats now have a real chance at winning the Senate in 2020

Democrats now have a real chance at winning the Senate in 2020

The political world’s focus on the possible impeachment of President Donald Trump by the House has obscured a critical shift in the battle for control of the Senate: Democrats now have a genuine chance at retaking the majority come November 2020. “With President Donald Trump struggling to recreate his 2016 Electoral College victory, control of…MORE

Trump calls impeachment inquiry a ‘lynching’

Trump calls impeachment inquiry a ‘lynching’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry a “lynching,” employing a term associated with the extrajudicial killings of African-Americans while calling on Republicans to aid his political defense. “So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President,…MORE

Obamacare premiums are dropping 4% for 2020 plans

Obamacare premiums are dropping 4% for 2020 plans

The Affordable Care Act is looking stronger for 2020 — and the Trump administration is claiming credit for it, even as officials try to upend the landmark health reform law. The average premium for the benchmark plan will drop by 4% next year in the 38 states using the federal Obamacare exchanges — the second…MORE

Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

Former President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to the hospital after falling in his home in Plains, Georgia, Monday night. Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center for observation and treatment of a minor pelvic fracture, Deanna Congileo, director of communications for the Carter Center, said in a statement Tuesday. “He is in good…MORE

CNN Poll: 50% support impeaching Trump and removing him from office

CNN Poll: 50% support impeaching Trump and removing him from office

Half of Americans say President Donald Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS, a new high in CNN polling on the topic and the first time that support for impeachment and removal has significantly outpaced opposition. As support for impeachment has inched upward, however, Trump’s…MORE

How religion widens the partisan divide

How religion widens the partisan divide

The religious and cultural divide between Democratic and Republican voters is widening, pointing toward even greater partisan polarization and social tension as the nation careens into a possible impeachment vote against President Donald Trump and potential record turnout in the 2020 presidential election. An extensive national study released Monday by the nonpartisan Public Religion Research…MORE

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