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Pressure mounts on GOP for post-Obamacare plan following CBO report

January 18, 2017
Juliet Eilperin, Sean Sullivan, Amy Goldstein | The Washington Post
A new analysis found that at least 18 million people could lose health insurance in the first year if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act without replacing it.
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Trump Voters Harbor Mixed Feelings Ahead of Inauguration

January 18, 2017
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
An evolving view of the president-elect among ambivalent supporters could tip the balance of public opinion.
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Trump's Last Vacant Cabinet Post

January 18, 2017
Molly Ball | The Atlantic
The president-elect has yet to name a secretary of agriculture, a delay that has caused controversy and illustrated the difficulties governing will pose.
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Poll: Trump will take office as least popular president in at least 4 decades

January 17, 2017
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least popular incoming president in at least four decades.
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Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’ in Obamacare replacement plan

January 17, 2017
Robert Costa, Amy Goldstein | The Washington Post
President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Obama’s signature health-care law with the goal of “insurance for everybody.”
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GOP lawmakers unaware of Trump's health care plan

January 17, 2017
Manu Raju, Tami Luhby | CNN
Republican lawmakers are in the dark about President-elect Donald Trump's plan to repeal Obamacare and are frustrated he is emphasizing "insurance for everybody."
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Dem defiance on tap for Inauguration Day

January 17, 2017
Kimberly Atkins | Boston Herald
More than two dozen Democratic members of Congress say they will skip Friday’s presidential inauguration.
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Trump's Honeymoon Over Before It Starts

January 13, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Donald Trump will move into the White House bolstered by less public support and goodwill than his recent predecessors enjoyed.
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Clinton Emails: DOJ Inspector General to Review FBI, Comey Actions

January 13, 2017
Pete Williams, Halimah Abdullah | NBC News
The Justice Department Inspector General says he will review how the FBI and Justice Department handled certain aspects of the Hillary Clinton email investigation.
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