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He would stay up late and talk with friends on the phone from Arkansas. That's why a key signal that John Kelly has the White House under control will be his ability to get the various power centers within the administration to begin speaking with one voice when it comes to legislative priorities.
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    Those are all specific and limited cases, and we should be cautious about making too much of them. Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia declined to sign a Senate Democratic caucus letter to Trump and congressional leaders detailing what is not acceptable in a tax plan, notably a tax cut for the top 1 percent of Americans.
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    Democrats displayed uncommon unity in fighting Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare, but tax reform is "not something that Democrats would go to the mats on like they did on health care", Heller said . And then we need to continue our discussion about how we can build on and improve the Affordable Care Act and the health care system that we have. "It was a shot in the arm".
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    Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. Some 36, 000 American service personnel were killed, 103,000 were wounded and 7,799 are still listed as missing in action from the 37-month war. We aren't their enemy. Under Kim's leadership, North Korea has accelerated its nuclear ambitions in defiance of international condemnation and multiple sets of UN sanctions.
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    Beyond that, they are donating to colleagues they know and, as is often the case, like. The letter comes amid a concerted push by Republicans to mobilize support for their plan to pursue a large tax overhaul package this year, with Trump pressing Cabinet members about the goals in the morning and three top advisers mapping out the road ahead later in the day.
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    President Donald Trump has criticized Toyota for production plans in Mexico. It's something that can't be said about Toyota , which shook up the industry with the original Prius and now has hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and EV versions of many of its models.
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    The rain risk will be 20 percent. However, most rain reporting sites did not measure any rainfall. With the amount of rain, it will help keep temperatures down. Highs in the mid to upper 80s. Instead, will be more scattered to isolated. By Sunday night the cloud cover will increase and Monday we track an area of low pressure into the region.
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    Last May, the D.C. District Court ruled that the reimbursements to insurance companies "cannot be inferred" from the text of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (i.e. Absent any intervention by the courts to keep the funding while litigation proceeds, carriers would have to crank up premiums of medium-level plans - commonly known as silver plans - an extra 19 percentage points on average to recoup lost cost-sharing funds, independent experts project .
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    The administration officials and congressional leaders who make up the Big Six say they learned from the difficult experience of trying to repeal Obamacare. "It's going to be hard to get common ground", said Sen. But it adds to growing signs of interest in bipartisan cooperation since the collapse of Republican health-care legislation in the Senate last week.
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    Alabama will enter the campaign with the No. 1 ranking , just as it did a year ago. Washington State is knocking on the door of the national top 25 rankings. The Crimson Tide swept through with 49 first place votes, though the Buckeyes and Seminoles picked up a handful along with No. 5 Clemson. See the full list of Top 25 teams HERE.
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    The tweets - as reporters like me have long argued - are the centerpiece of this administration since they reflect the actual thinking and mood of the President of the United States. Flake's first high-profile betrayal came in 2013, when he refused to join the fight to defund Obamacare . "That does not make the Democrats my enemies".
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    The mission consists of about 13,500 troops, about 7,000 of which are U.S. forces. The Taliban have been known to exaggerate claims. After becoming the president in 2008, Democrat President Barack Obama vowed to end the Afghan war - one of the longest conflicts in US history - but he failed to keep his promise.
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    So let's check out the photos and see if anyone is forging a new friendship with all of that Dragonglass. Meanwhile, he brokered a deal between Jon Snow and Dany when hopes of an alliance were all but dashed. Note how he's on the front of the boat. Since we're way off book at this point, how this will all work out for Theon is quite unclear, but I for one, would like to see him redeem himself again .
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    Starting now, they want to build an economic identity so that their candidates can run next year on something more than just opposition to President Donald Trump . Finance Committee chairman Orrin Hatch has insisted repeatedly that the window for health care has closed, and that the Senate's time is better spent on other issues for now.
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    The House of Representatives has passed an overhaul but the Senate has been unable to do so despite having worked on it for months. The irony of this whole saga is that the man who campaigned against Obama's health care agenda in 2008 voted to save it.
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    The three-sentence release concluded, "We wish him all the best". Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. While Poor Sessions (see previous column) was practicing Spanish for "I have nothing against tattoos, but seriously?", Trump was making a play in Ohio for tighter immigration by focusing on the gang's murderous record.
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    I don't really compare like this. All of us try our best. "Salman and Shah Rukh are both huge stars, they are megastars". But when I direct a film, the satisfaction is entirely different. "Music is a very important part of this film and I think Amit and Kausar (lyricist Kausar Munir) both have done an incredible job". " Secret Superstar " was initially scheduled to release this Friday on August 4, alongside Imtiaz Ali's romantic comedy " Jab Harry Met Sejal ", but Aamir postponed the release ...
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    Furthermore, the iPhone 7 did a superb job blurring out the background and keeping the kids in focus, which is something that DSLR cameras are adept at (in the right hands, of course). This is comfortable to view, especially if you're viewing at night time. The app will set up new benchmarks for other apps in the future for sure. Gundotra then elaborated, " Here is the problem: It's Android".
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    The amendments , which come into force November 1, forbid internet proxy services (VPNs), which help internet users gain access to websites that have been blocked by the government and surf the web anonymously. " Apple's capitulation to China's VPN crackdown will return to haunt it at home", reads the headline for a post by Mike Butcher on tech industry news website TechCrunch .