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Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 05:59 AM CDT

US Economy to Grow Slower Than Trump Pledged: Survey

US Economy to Grow Slower Than Trump Pledged: Survey

U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. The economy will...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 09:30 AM CDT

Trump's Son-in-Law to Lead New Office for Federal Overhaul

Trump's Son-in-Law to Lead New Office for Federal Overhaul

President Donald Trump plans to debut a new office Monday to streamline and overhaul the federal government, and he intends to name his son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner as its head, the White House...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 12:51 PM CDT

Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles

Trump's Border-Wall Proposal Faces Many Obstacles

President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S....

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 10:54 AM CDT

DC's 'A Lot More Broken' Than Trump Thought: Mulvaney

DC's 'A Lot More Broken' Than Trump Thought: Mulvaney

The unpopular health care proposal supported by President Trump and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan could not get enough Republican votes to pass through the House this week, but Mick Mulvaney, the director of...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 02:14 PM CDT

Blaming Conservatives, Trump Signals New Openness to Dems

Blaming Conservatives, Trump Signals New Openness to Dems

President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 09:06 AM CDT

Lone Star Politics - March 26, 2017

Lone Star Politics - March 26, 2017

Senator Van Taylor of Plano talks Property Tax Reform and why it is important to every North Texas homeowner. Dallas ISD School Board of Trustee Miguel Solis it is time for someone to push Congressman Pete...

Monday, Mar 27, 2017 at 12:32 AM CDT

GOP Struggles to Govern Despite a Monopoly in Washington

GOP Struggles to Govern Despite a Monopoly in Washington

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 underscor...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 02:43 AM CDT

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

Now What? Options for Consumers as Health Law Drama Fades

As the political drama over health care legislation in Washington fades, the rest of the country faces a more immediate concern: Getting insurance for next year. The Republican health plan designed to replace...

Sunday, Mar 26, 2017 at 02:00 AM CDT

Sen. Lindsey Graham Fights Back at Rowdy Town Hall

Sen. Lindsey Graham Fights Back at Rowdy Town Hall

South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham defended his conservative values and voting record at a raucous town hall on Saturday, hitting back at what he described as the "double standard" among his more liberal-minded...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 10:33 PM CDT

Mike Pence: Fight Against 'Obamacare' to Continue

Mike Pence: Fight Against 'Obamacare' to Continue

House Republicans passed roughly 60 bills over the past six years dismembering President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. Other than minor tweaks, they knew the measures would go nowhere because the Democrat...

 
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