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Obama’s enduring legacy: The concept of universal coverage

January 4, 2017
Doyle McManus | Los Angeles Times
Because of Obamacare, Republicans have inherited an obligation to ensure access to affordable health insurance for every American.
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Trump Taps China Critic Lighthizer for U.S. Trade Representative

January 3, 2017
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
Donald Trump has picked lawyer Robert Lighthizer to head the U.S. Trade Representative office, in a further sign the incoming administration will take a tougher line on China.
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‘It Won’t Happen,’ Donald Trump Says of North Korean Missile Test

January 3, 2017
Maggie Haberman, David Sanger | The New York Times
Faced with a threat from North Korea that it might soon test an intercontinental ballistic missile, Donald Trump took to Twitter on Monday to declare bluntly, “It won’t happen!”
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Inside Trump’s strategy to remodel the Supreme Court

January 3, 2017
Shane Goldmacher, Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
The president-elect is narrowing his short list for a Supreme Court justice while his advisers look beyond the current opening.
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Global impact of Trump's tweets, Obama says he would have beaten Trump, and Democrats look to 2020 campaign

December 30, 2016
How do world leaders respond to Donald Trump's Twitter feed?
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U.S. Poised to Act Over Alleged Election Hacking

December 29, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
Retaliation against Russia expected for cyberattacks on Democratic National Committee
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