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March 27, 2017 6:12 PM TrumpCare? RyanCare? How about don't care

Looking admiringly at a beautiful baby grand piano, a party guest once remarked, “I always wanted to play the piano…” She was rather taken aback when her host told her, “No you don’t. Or you would’ve taken lessons.” What the woman meant was that she wished she knew how to play piano – that Jiminy Cricket would appear with his magic bumbershoot and make it so. Now we know that Republicans 11

March 27, 2017 2:59 PM The Daily 202: How Trump’s presidency is succeeding

THE BIG IDEA: Reading some of the news coverage this weekend, one might get the impression that Donald Trump’s failure to repeal Obamacare is akin to Woodrow Wilson not getting the League of Nations ratified. In other words, a fatal blow to his presidency. That’s hooey. -- Health care is a siren song that has seduced many presidents since Harry Truman 9

March 27, 2017 12:56 PM Merkel celebrates German election win, challenger deflated

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday celebrated an encouraging win for her conservatives in a state election, declaring that her party has “every chance” in upcoming votes. Her center-left challenger in Germany’s national election later this year vowed not to be put off his stride by a deflating result. Merkel’s Christian Democrats easily 11

March 26, 2017 3:00 AM Spurs coach Gregg Popovich chimes in on Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill

Gregg Popovich continues to be outspoken against Donald Trump. At one point in his pregame interview, Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich was so disappointed by the questions that he asked to talk about politics. And he seems to believe Donald Trump wasn't fully behind his failed healthcare bill because he didn't call it something like TrumpCare. "It was interesting 17

March 25, 2017 3:46 PM Ivanka Trump’s D.C. Neighbors Say They’re Irked by Security, Parking, Garbage

Residents of a Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn't make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting on the curb. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even a trip to the playground allegedly requiring three vans. Neighbors of Ivanka Trump, her husband Jared 42

March 25, 2017 2:41 PM Douglas Carswell: The political maverick

The news that Douglas Carswell has left UKIP will surprise few at Westminster. He remains the only MP ever to be elected on a UKIP ticket, but he was never a soul mate of former party leader Nigel Farage. The two had an increasingly bitter relationship, with some going as far as to suggest Mr Carswell was a "fifth columnist" who joined the party to try and undermine 25

March 25, 2017 12:04 PM Security, parking, garbage irk Ivanka Trump’s DC neighbors

WASHINGTON — Residents of a posh Washington neighborhood say the Trump clan doesn’t make for very good neighbors, hogging parking on an already crowded street and leaving trash bags rotting on the curb. A big part of the complaint: a huge security presence, with even a trip to the playground requiring three vans. Neighbors of Trump, her husband Jared 20

March 25, 2017 11:45 AM What's Ahead For Investigations Into The Trump Campaign And Russia

What's Ahead For Investigations Into The Trump Campaign And Russia House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., right, accompanied by the committee's ranking member, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., talks to reporters, on Capitol Hill on March, 15, 2017. The House Intelligence Committee's investigation into the Trump campaign's potential 16

March 24, 2017 10:04 PM London, Donald Trump, Keystone Pipeline: Your Evening Briefing

There are still obstacles to overcome before it can be built, and protests by environmentalists are likely to continue. But its proponents, including Republicans, some labor unions and the oil industry, welcomed the news, arguing that the pipeline would guarantee national energy security. 3. Millions of tourists, business travelers and relatives of American 31

March 24, 2017 9:36 PM ‘Hello, Bob’: President Trump called my cellphone to say that the health-care bill was dead

President Trump called me on my cellphone Friday afternoon at 3:31 p.m. At first I thought it was a reader with a complaint since it was a blocked number. Instead, it was the president calling from the Oval Office. His voice was even, his tone muted. He did not bury the lede. Trump was speaking, of course, of the Republican plan to overhaul the Affordable 15