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Paul Ryan: House Republicans will continue their push for health-care reform this year – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan told Republican donors Monday that he intends to continue pushing for an overhaul of the nation’s health-care system by working “on two tracks” as he also pursues other elements of President Trump’s agenda. “We are going to keep getting at this thing,” Ryan said three days after intraparty opposition forced him to pull the American Health Care Act after it became clear it did not…

Who cleared Devin Nunes into the White House? – CNN

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

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Owners vote 31-1 to OK Raiders move; Dolphins vote against – ESPN

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

7:24 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment PHOENIX — The Oakland Raiders will move to Las Vegas after garnering enough votes from NFL owners on Monday to relocate to Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Raiders will test NFL’s opposition to sports betting No betting on the Super Bowl in Nevada? Don’t laugh, it’s possible with the arrival of the Las Vegas Raiders. Here’s why the Raiders’ move…

23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions (Alex Brandon/AP) Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie, according to a complaint sent to the Department of Justice. The complaint, which names 23 residents, states that Sessions gave false and misleading testimony during his confirmation hearing in January…

Gorsuch may fall short of votes needed for smooth Supreme Court confirmation – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, may fall short of the votes needed for smooth passage in the Senate next week, potentially dashing Republican hopes for an easy victory after the stinging defeat of the American Health Care Act last week. Gorsuch needs 60 votes to clear a procedural hurdle required of high-court confirmations in the Senate, but Republicans, who hold just 52 seats, may not have the…

Devin Nunes is making it very hard for Republicans to claim they can run an impartial investigation on Russia – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

From the perspective of impartiality, one of the problems with Congress investigating Russia’s meddling in the U.S. election and whether President Trump’s circle had anything to do with it is Congress itself. It’s a political body made up of — well, politicians. That’s not to say these politicians can’t put on their impartial hats to undertake a large-scale investigation about the independence of U.S. democracy from foreign influence. But congressional investigations have a…

Divisions threaten Trump’s hope of winning his next big legislative battle: Taxes – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

The Trump administration is planning a much more assertive role in undertaking a broad overhaul of the tax code than it did during the failed effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, with some advisers working to craft a concrete blueprint for specific changes instead of letting Congress dictate details. But there are divisions with congressional Republicans and within the administration over who should be in charge of…

Raiders to Las Vegas: Oakland sadly loses beloved team (again) – NFL.com

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

PHOENIX — Cleveland Browns coach Hue Jackson had just embarked upon a Sunday morning jog alongside the canal adjacent to the Arizona Biltmore when Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie popped into view. The two men briefly exchanged pleasantries, and then Jackson picked up his pace and shook his head in exasperation. No, Jackson isn’t still stung by the fact that McKenzie’s arrival in Oakland coincided with his abrupt firing…

Leggings, spandex, yoga pants: You can wear what you want on a flight, but beware ‘buddy pass’ rules – USA TODAY

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

CLOSE x Embed x Share United Airlines is under siege on Twitter after airline employees reportedly stopped two young girls from boarding because they were wearing leggings. USA TODAY United Airlines found itself in the middle of a public relations kerfuffle this weekend after it did not allow two young girls to board a flight because they were wearing leggings. It was later revealed that the girls were traveling on…

Sessions takes aim at ‘dangerous’ sanctuary cities, warns on funding – Fox News

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired a broadside at so-called “sanctuary cities” Monday, telling reporters local policies of noncooperation with immigration authorities are “dangerous” and will cost communities federal funding. In the Trump administration’s most pointed warning yet, Sessions said federal law allows withholding of federal funding to sanctuary cities, and signaled that such measures will soon be taken. Sessions, who took the podium at White House Press Secretary Sean…

After London Attack, UK Wants Access to Encrypted WhatsApp Messages – New York Times

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

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Kushner offers to meet with Senate Intel Committee over Russia meetings – CNN

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

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To read Trump’s mind, lawmakers read ‘The Art of the Deal’ – CNN

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

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Leggings and yoga pants: When tight trousers get controversial – BBC News

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

Image copyright Getty Images A social media storm erupted on Sunday when two girls were stopped from boarding a United Airlines flight because they were wearing leggings. The girls were flying as guests of employees, and thus were subject to the company’s dress code. But it is not the first time leggings or yoga pants have caused controversy in the United States. Both types of tight-fitting trousers, which have become…

Kremlin dismisses vast Russia protests as ‘provocation’ by activist Navalny – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

MOSCOW — A day after Russia saw its largest wave of unsanctioned protests in years, opposition leaders on Monday cheered the turnout as a sign of widespread dissatisfaction with President Vladi­mir Putin. The question now is how authorities will respond to the show of defiance.  In Moscow, the architect of the rallies, anti-corruption crusader Alexei Navalny, was ordered jailed for 15 days and fined $350 on two charges, including refusing to obey police….

Trump taps Kushner to lead a SWAT team to fix government with business ideas – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

President Trump plans to unveil a new White House office on Monday with sweeping authority to overhaul the federal bureaucracy and fulfill key campaign promises — such as reforming care for veterans and fighting opioid addiction — by harvesting ideas from the business world and, potentially, privatizing some government functions. The White House Office of American Innovation, to be led by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser, will…

GOP controls federal government but struggles to govern – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

The Republican Party of “no” for Democrat Barack Obama’s eight years is having a hard time getting to “yes” in the early Donald Trump era. The unmitigated failure of the GOP bill to replace Obamacare underscored that Republicans are a party of upstart firebrands, old-guard conservatives and moderates in Democratic-leaning districts. Despite the GOP monopoly on Washington, they are pitted against one another and struggling for a way to govern….

1 dead, more than a dozen injured in Cincinnati nightclub shootout – CBS News

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

CINCINNATI –  A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said. No suspects were in custody by late afternoon in the shooting at the Cameo club, which has a history of gun violence, and police said there was no indication of any terrorism link. Cincinnati Police Chief Eliot…

Russian opposition leader Navalny in Moscow court – Washington Post

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

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Unfamiliar faces — and North Carolina — make up a very different Final Four – ESPN

Posted: Monday, March 27, 2017

9:29 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment South Carolina‘s Frank Martin embraced his mother in an endless and tearful hug. Gonzaga‘s Mark Few jumped from a ladder and into to the arms of his Poland-born big man. Oregon‘s Dana Altman soaked up a Gatorade bath. • Tournament bracket | PDF | GIF • Tournament Challenge: Check brackets • Tournament Challenge: Second Chance • Full NCAA tournament…

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