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The Three Failures of Trump's Speech to Congress - The Atlantic
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Glowing reviews of the president’s first address to Congress miss the crucial respects in which he fell short. #Trump

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Angela Merkel condemns arrest of German journalist in Turkey
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/...

Angela #Merkel has condemned the arrest of a German journalist in Turkey on charges of spreading “terrorist propaganda” and demanded that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s regime respect the freedom of the press.

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Donald Trump Learns That Reforming Health Care Is “Complicated” - The New Yorker
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Pursuing major health-care reform is difficult for Presidents in even the most advantageous environments. #Trump’s challenges are greater.

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Does Stephen Miller Speak for Trump? Or Vice Versa? - Bloomberg
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The 31-year-old is a driving force behind the White House’s policies. #StephenMiller

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The White House just barred major media outlets from a press briefing - Vox
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#Trump’s war with the press just escalated.

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Hillary Clinton rallies DNC members in video message | TheHill
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“Let resistance plus persistence equal progress for our party and our country,” she said. #clinton

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Donald Trump says US could expand nuclear arsenal to stay ‘top of the pack’ | The Independent
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Donald #Trump has signalled he wants to expand America’s nuclear arsenal in a major policy U-turn.

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Tucker Carlson: The Bow-Tied Bard of Populism - The Atlantic
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The Fox News host is guided by a simple principle—a staunch aversion to whatever his right-minded neighbors believe. #TuckerCarlson

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Donald Trump, Pseudoauthoritarian
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Assessing the not-so-great dictator one month into his tenure. #Trump

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Kevin O'Leary: Canada's Donald Trump? - BBC News
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An outspoken businessman and reality TV star hopes to a populist splash in Canadian government #KevinOLeary

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Jared Kushner: The son-in-law with Donald Trump's ear - BBC News
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Trump's son-in-law Jared #Kushner is now his senior adviser, but who is the camera-shy millionaire?

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Trump’s big new executive order to tear up Obama’s climate policies, explained - Vox
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This is it. The battle over the future of US climate policy kicks off in earnest Tuesday. #Trump

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Obama Takes Victory Lap On Obamacare 7th Anniversary : NPR
http://www.npr.org/2017/03/23/52...

The former president celebrated the seventh anniversary of his signing of the Affordable Care Act on the day Republicans had planned to start the process of gutting it in celebration. #Obama

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The Republican Health Care Bill Has Crashed and Burned 
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Welcome to Barf Bag, a daily politics roundup to help you sort through the chaotic Trumpian news cycle. #Trump

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The latest health care cut Republicans are weighing, explained - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2017/3/22/150...

It would eliminate requirements that individual plans cover birth control, addiction, and mental health.

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Mike Pence accused of 'staggering hypocrisy' on private email - BBC News
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The vice-president says there's "no comparison" between his private emails and Hillary Clinton's. #Pence

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A timeline of Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn’s talks with the Russian ambassador - Vox
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Trump’s changing tune on Russia casts old talks in a new light. #Sessions #Flynn

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself - The Atlantic
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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepped aside from the Russia investigation on Thursday amid questions about his contacts with Moscow’s ambassador during the election. #JeffSessions

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Barack and Michelle Obama Ink Multi-Million Dollar Book Deal - NBC News
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While the financial terms have not been officially disclosed, published reports have put the dollar figure Penguin Random House paid anywhere from $30 million to $65 million for both books. #Obama

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