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But Sanders repeated his line that President Trump "did not win the election; the Democrats lost the election". Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel called the rally an "unhinged, profanity-laced roadshow" and said Florida voters rejected the Sanders-Perez message when Trump carried the state in 2016.
  • Sanders promoting new blood in Democrats but impact unclear

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    Sen. Bernie Sanders' multi-state unity tour with Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez continued for a fourth day in North Texas, where he addressed a crowd of almost 2,000 at the Verizon Theater. "I think it is the single biggest electoral advantage we would have in next year's election, if we as a party embraced single-payer". My suggestion to her for the DNC was they should be working with Democrats on the Hill to draft a bill to fix the Affordable Care Act.
  • Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley reschedule offer

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    Coulter said in an email to The Washington Post on Wednesday that the university had been trying to force her to cancel her speech by "imposing ridiculous demands" on her but that she still agreed "to all of their silly requirements".
  • 'The sword stands ready': Mike Pence warns North Korea

    'The sword stands ready': Mike Pence warns North Korea

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    Russian Federation has blocked the UN Security Council from condemning North Korea's latest missile test even though China had backed the strongly-worded statement drafted by the United States, diplomats said . North Korea ended up carrying out a failed ballistic missile test on the anniversary, according to South Korean reports . "Now, all options are on the table and the United States is prepared to do what's necessary", Pence stressed.
  • Detroit Lions Release 2017 Schedule

    Detroit Lions Release 2017 Schedule

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    Wood said at the NFL owners meetings last month that he asked the league to give the Detroit Lions more home games at the beginning of the season after last year's slow start. Detroit hosted Green Bay in last year's season finale, and the teams have met six times in the final game of the season since 1993. Week 15, December 16, vs.
  • Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter's visit fearing violent protests

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    Wednesday night, Coulter also said she would still give the speech. University chiefs had sent a letter to the Berkeley College Republicans, one of the student groups responsible for the event, saying they were rescheduling the Coulter's appearance after consulting with campus police over safety.
  • OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely

    OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely

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    Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., co-chairman of the moderate Tuesday Group, discussed over the recess a potential amendment that was created to build support from hesitant lawmakers on both sides of the GOP political spectrum. But in a conference call with fellow Democrats Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was unimpressed, saying "We have the leverage and they have the exposure".
  • Pence calls United States commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

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    United Nations diplomats said the proposed statement of condemnation had consensus from the other 14 Council members, including China, North Korea's biggest ally and a Council permanent member. In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, speaking to reporters Monday evening, said he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".
  • Ann Coulter event is back on after UC Berkeley finds 'protected venue'

    Ann Coulter event is back on after UC Berkeley finds 'protected venue'

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    The University of California, Berkeley , has reversed its decision to cancel an appearance by conservative firebrand Ann Coulter. Last weekend, while thousands of people across the U.S. The university had canceled the event on the grounds that it could turn violent, but a federal judge in Montgomery, Alabama, ruled that the speech should proceed because there was no evidence that Spencer advocated violence.
  • White House pushes bid to revive health care bill

    White House pushes bid to revive health care bill

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    But this is a great bill. Trump told Robert Costa of the Washington Post that he'd be waiting on Democrats to come to him for future health care bills. House of Representatives Republicans are exploring compromises aimed at satisfying the party's most conservative members without antagonizing its moderates, but it remained unclear on Friday whether a viable bill would emerge.