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Health care dropouts sign that Democrats 'gave up'

Health care dropouts sign that Democrats 'gave up'

Anthem became one of the latest to announce a market pull-out, declaring it would leave OH in 2018. Pence cited a report from The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid released Monday that says , as of March, almost two million of the 12 million people who selected an insurance plan on a public exchange during the open enrollment period that ended January 31 were unable to continue paying their premiums.



Sessions says he was never briefed on Russian interference

He vowed to defend his honor "against scurrilous and false allegations". At the hearing, Attorney General Jeff Sessions heatedly denied that he had any undisclosed meeting with the Russian ambassador or conversations with Russian officials about the USA elections.


US not winning in Afghanistan: US defense chief

US not winning in Afghanistan: US defense chief

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis claimed he was "shocked" by the state of the USA military's readiness, blaming legal budget caps and the grind of 16 years of constant war. With the new authority, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis could authorize deployment of additional troops to Afghanistan, something commanders on the ground there have been requesting for months.



Donald Trump now thinks Trumpcare is too 'mean'

Trump's characterizations seemed to undercut attempts by Senate leaders to assuage conservatives who want restrictions in their chamber's bill, such as cutting the Medicaid health care program for the poor and limiting the services insurers must cover.



Donald Trump: Happy to Speak 'Under Oath' to Refute James Comey

The dust has settled on James Comey's Senate testimony , and as Washington, D.C. returns to business as usual after a day of opening the bars at 9 A.M. Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter.


Trump seeks pivot from Russia probe to job training

Trump seeks pivot from Russia probe to job training

He said at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Sessions stepped aside in March from the federal investigation into contacts between Russia and the campaign after acknowledging that he had met twice previous year with the Russian ambassador to the US.