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Obama's goodbye: A reminder of the message of hope that got him elected

January 10, 2017
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama plans to offer a graceful goodbye to the nation in a prime-time address Tuesday night from Chicago.
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Republicans may speed up parts of Obamacare replacement

January 10, 2017
Manu Raju | CNN
Senate Republican leaders are actively exploring moving more quickly to replace key elements of the Affordable Care Act earlier in the year.
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Republican plans to quickly confirm Trump nominees are upended

January 10, 2017
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Republican plans to quickly confirm Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees were upended Tuesday amid Democratic pressure to slow down the examination of picks.
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McConnell: Democrats need to ‘grow up’ and let Trump nominees get confirmed

January 9, 2017
Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Republicans are vowing to press ahead with confirmation hearings this week for Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees.
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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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