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USA POLITICS: White House Aims to Resuscitate Failed Healthcare Bill

USA POLITICS: White House Aims to Resuscitate Failed Healthcare Bill

Under White House offer, states would be allowed to apply for waivers from several coverage requirements President Barack Obama’s 2010 healthcare law imposed on insurers.

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USA POLITICS: Republicans, Paul Ryan All-In Now On Tax Reform

USA POLITICS: Republicans, Paul Ryan All-In Now On Tax Reform

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday that tax reform in many ways is “a lot simpler” than healthcare reform.

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USA POLITICS: Obamacare Survival May Have Dealt Blow to Paul Ryan’s House Speaker Job

USA POLITICS: Obamacare Survival May Have Dealt Blow to Paul Ryan’s House Speaker Job

Republican Representative Joe Barton, asked about the impact of Friday’s loss on Paul Ryan, said: “The speaker is a human being. He’s not Superman.”

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PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Pantaleon Alvarez Mulls Impeaching Leni Robredo For Criticising Duterte War On Drugs

PHILIPPINE POLITICS: Pantaleon Alvarez Mulls Impeaching Leni Robredo For Criticising Duterte War On Drugs

Robredo issued strong rebuke of Duterte’s war on drugs, describing it as an issue of public health that cannot be solved “with bullets alone”.

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USA POLITICS: Newt Gingrich Says Madonna ‘Ought to Be Arrested’ For ‘Blowing Up White House’ Remark

USA POLITICS: Newt Gingrich Says Madonna ‘Ought to Be Arrested’ For ‘Blowing Up White House’ Remark

“Yes, I’m angry. Yes, I am outraged. Yes, I have thought an awful lot about blowing up the White House,” Madonna gave profanity-laden speech trashing Trump.

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USA: ‘It’s So Nice The Shackles Have Been Taken Off Me’ – Trump

USA: ‘It’s So Nice The Shackles Have Been Taken Off Me’ – Trump

Donald Trump tweeted, “I can now fight for America the way I want to.”

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USA: House Speaker Ryan Distances Himself From Trump

USA: House Speaker Ryan Distances Himself From Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan told an emergency meeting of fellow Republican lawmakers he would neither defend Trump or campaign with him in the coming 30 days.

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