Obamacare loses 1.6 million customers after third enrollment period

Obamacare lost 1.6 million customers on its web-based exchanges between the end of open enrollment and March 31, the administration said Thursday in a snapshot of how many customers held on to coverage after the law’s third round of signups. The administration says 12.7 million signed up through Jan. 31, yet only 11.1 million were…

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Hillary Clinton emails didn't 'set off any bells' for State Department's Patrick Kennedy

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Prosecutors seek long sentence, hefty fine for Hubbard

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Prosecutors have asked a judge to sentence former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard to five years in a state prison for breaking the state ethics law. The attorney general’s office, in a brief filed Thursday evening, spelled out their sentencing recommendation for the once powerful Republican politician convicted of using his…

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Donald Trump begins to right ship as time runs short on #NeverTrump crowd

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump ended June in arguably worse shape than he began it, though there have been some recent signs of improvement as he’s honed a fundraising campaign and delivered a forceful message on issues like trade policy. He’s still struggling to unify the Republican Party, and with fewer than three weeks…

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U.S. accepts record number of Syrian refugees in June despite terrorist screening worries

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Ex-Sacramento deputy sentenced for dealing illegal firearms

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A former Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for selling guns that are illegal under California law. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Ryan McGowan also was fined $7,000 Thursday for dealing firearms without a license and conspiracy to make a false statement in federal…

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Transgender soldiers part of Obama overarching policies

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Obama administration’s big idea, proudly disclosed Thursday that “transgender individuals” — not to be confused with “men” and “women” — can now serve openly in the U.S. military services. This ends one of the last bans on service in the nation’s armed forces and opens a new chapter of men at arms. HMS…

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Donald Trump faces Republican support test at Western Conservative Summit

DENVER — If Donald Trump fails to win over conservatives this weekend in Denver, it could be a cold July for the presumptive Republican presidential nominee in Cleveland. Mr. Trump is slated to speak Friday to an audience of 4,000 at the Western Conservative Summit, the nation’s largest gathering of conservatives outside of Washington, in what…

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Curious: Mitt Romney's old presidential campaign site is still active

It is intriguing to note that Mitt Romney’s old presidential campaign site is still active — bearing a logo, a point of contact, a noble portrait of the former candidate and a quote reading, “I still believe in the people of America.” It is also intriguing that Mr. Romney continues to weigh in on the…

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Navy commander surrendered to Iran to protect Obama's nuclear deal

The Navy commander in charge of a pair of patrol boats captured by Iranian forces in January opted to surrender rather than fight back, citing later fears that a confrontation could endanger the Obama administration’s efforts to lock in a deal with Tehran on its nuclear program. In an interview with investigators looking into the…

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