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Trump Tags Streep ‘Hillary Flunky’ After Golden Globes Criticism

January 9, 2017
Margaret Talev | Bloomberg Politics
President-elect Donald Trump dismissed a critique by actress Meryl Streep, calling her “one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood.”
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Putin Ordered ‘Influence Campaign’ Aimed at U.S. Election, Report Says

January 7, 2017
David Sanger | The New York Times
American intelligence officials have concluded that the president of Russia, Vladimir V. Putin, personally “ordered an influence campaign in 2016 aimed at the U.S. presidential election,” and turned from seeking to “denigrate” Hillary Clinton to developing “a clear preference for President-elect Trump.”

Trump briefed on intel report blaming Putin for election meddling and Congress returns to debate Obamacare

January 6, 2017
U.S. intelligence agencies tell the president-elect Russia was behind election-related cyberattacks.
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Top U.S. intelligence official: Russia meddled in election by hacking, spreading of propaganda

January 6, 2017
Ellen Nakashima, Karoun Demirjian, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
The country’s top intelligence official testified to Congress on Thursday that Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign went well beyond hacking.
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Trump Hints at Request for Border Wall Funds from Congress

January 6, 2017
Siobhan Hughes, Laura Meckler | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump on Friday appeared to acknowledge that he and House Republicans are considering asking Congress for money to build a wall along the border with Mexico.
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One administration, two styles: Trump the brawler and Pence the cajoler

January 6, 2017
Ashley Parker, Robert Costa | The Washington Post
The first week of the 115th Congress has been a tale of two administrations, full of jarring reminders that there will be two distinct managers working at the White House.
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Effort to defund Planned Parenthood threatens Obamacare repeal

January 6, 2017
Deirdre Walsh, Ted Barrett, Manu Raju | CNN
A push by Republican congressional leaders to defund Planned Parenthood could threaten passage of their top-priority legislation to repeal Obamacare.
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Indiana Mayor Running for D.N.C. Chairman

January 6, 2017
Jonathan Martin | The New York Times
The mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg, entered the contest for the Democratic Party's chairman Thursday, presenting himself as an alternative to the two leading candidates.
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