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Senate Looks to Move Fast on Trump Administration Hearings, Health Law

January 9, 2017
Siobhan Hughes, Natalie Andrews, Kristina Peterson | The Wall Street Journal
The Republican-controlled Senate is moving quickly this week to help Donald Trump staff his administration.
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Why the GOP Still Lacks an ACA Replacement Plan

January 9, 2017
Alexis Simendinger, James Arkin | Real Clear Politics
Republican lawmakers hope to fulfill their campaign promise this week to begin to repeal Obamacare.
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Ethics office: Trump nominees still not properly vetted

January 9, 2017
Eugene Scott, Manu Raju | CNN
Several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominees have still not been properly vetted less than one week before hearings begin on Capitol Hill.
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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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