Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election, Fending Off Upstart Democrat

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Spread the loveTweet Addressing supporters in Atlanta, Ms. Handel noted with pride that she had become the first Republican woman sent to Congress from Georgia, and she pledged to represent…


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G.O.P. Rift Over Medicaid and Opioids Imperils Senate Health Bill

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Spread the loveTweet Republican senators from states that have been hit hard by the opioid drug crisis have tried to cushion the Medicaid blow with a separate funding stream of…


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Draft Order on Drug Prices Proposes Easing Regulations

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Spread the loveTweet But the proposed order does little to specifically call out the drug industry and instead focuses on rolling back regulations, a favorite target of the administration across…


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Scalise Faces Prospect of Multiple Operations

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Spread the loveTweet The first priority is to operate to stop the bleeding and control any contamination that might arise from something like a torn intestine. Afterward, hospital staff members…


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Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad

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Spread the loveTweet The office is the only one in the Energy Department to have “climate” as part of its name. The Trump administration has scaled back the federal government’s…


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Jeff Sessions Denies Collusion, Deploring ‘Detestable Lie’ in Senate Testimony

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Spread the loveTweet Yet in several moments, Mr. Sessions seemed committed to revealing as little as possible, particularly about his interactions with the president. Pressed on his rationale for keeping…


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Preet Bharara Says Trump Tried to Build Relationship With Him Before Firing

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Spread the loveTweet Photo Preet Bharara, the former United States attorney in Manhattan. He said James B. Comey’s talks with President Trump “felt a little bit like déjà vu.” Credit…


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Flexibility That A.C.A. Lent to Work Force Is Threatened by G.O.P. Plan

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Spread the loveTweet This news scares Fern Warnat, 59. She has gotten insurance on the federal marketplace a couple of times in the last few years. When she and her…


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Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product

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Spread the loveTweet With the Trump administration sending $1 billion in new addiction prevention and treatment funds to states over the next two years through the 21st Century Cures Act,…


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Writers From the Right and Left React to Comey’s Testimony

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Spread the loveTweet _____ • Mary Katharine Ham in The Federalist: “The argument for his ignorance of and disregard for ethical lines is an unflattering one that doesn’t exonerate him.…


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