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Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:58 PM EST

Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky Is First to Get OK for Medicaid Work Requirement

Kentucky has become the first state to require many of its Medicaid recipients to work to receive coverage, part of an unprecedented change to the nation's largest health insurance program under the Trump...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 01:13 PM EST

Cybersecurity Firm: US Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

Cybersecurity Firm: US Senate in Russian Hackers' Crosshairs

The same Russian government-aligned hackers who penetrated the Democratic Party have spent the past few months laying the groundwork for an espionage campaign against the U.S. Senate, a cybersecurity firm...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:58 PM EST

Trump Under Scrutiny for ‘S---hole Countries’ Comments

Trump Under Scrutiny for ‘S---hole Countries’ Comments

President Trump is alleged to have made inflammatory remarks about countries in Africa, Haiti, and El Salvador.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:08 PM EST

President Trump Signs MLK Day Proclamation

President Trump Signs MLK Day Proclamation

President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Jan. 12, 2018, in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:49 PM EST

'Grow a Pair of Ovaries': Ariz. Rep. Tells GOP in Senate Bid

'Grow a Pair of Ovaries': Ariz. Rep. Tells GOP in Senate Bid

Republican U.S. Rep. Martha McSally called on the national GOP to "grow a pair of ovaries" as she launched her Senate bid Friday, joining the race to replace retiring GOP Sen. Jeff Flake by embracing President...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:52 AM EST

Former President Obama Says Americans Live in Bubbles

Former President Obama Says Americans Live in Bubbles

Americans are living in partisan "bubbles" that worsen political divisions and and reinforce biases, former President Barack Obama told David Letterman in a rare extended interview. "One of the biggest...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:57 AM EST

Durbin on Trump: 'He Said These Hate-Filled Things'

Durbin on Trump: 'He Said These Hate-Filled Things'

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin forcefully rejected President Donald Trump’s denial that he used the word “s--thole” to describe African nations and also disparaged Haitians.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:05 AM EST

Trump Immigration Statement Draws Angry Response

Trump Immigration Statement Draws Angry Response

President Trump is drawing an angry response after using an expletive to describe the countries that many immigrants in the U.S. came from. One critic is Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, who says...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:11 AM EST

Fact Check: Trump Claims London Embassy Is 'Bad Deal'

Fact Check: Trump Claims London Embassy Is 'Bad Deal'

President Donald Trump says he has decided not to come to London to open the new U.S. Embassy, blaming the Obama administration for doing a "bad deal" to move the diplomatic mission. The decision to move the...

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:56 PM EST

Trump Partly Denies, Also Defends Vulgar Immigrant Comments

Trump Partly Denies, Also Defends Vulgar Immigrant Comments

President Donald Trump on Friday offered a partial denial in public but privately defended his extraordinary remarks disparaging Haitians and African countries a day earlier. Trump said he was only expressing...

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