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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.
President Obama and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
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GOP launches long-promised repeal of Obamacare with no full plan to replace it

January 5, 2017
Juliet Eilperin, Amy Goldstein, Kelsey Snell | The Washington Post
Congressional Republicans on Wednesday launched their long-promised effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.
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GOP congressman plans Russia trip to ‘work with the Duma’

January 5, 2017
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, a Republican ally of Donald Trump and a longtime enthusiast of Vladimir Putin, is planning to lead a congressional delegation to Russia next month.
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