Republicans charge forward with repeal of health care law, but few are eager to follow

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As they race to repeal large parts of the Affordable Care Act, President-elect Donald Trump and congressional Republicans are leaving behind nearly everyone but their base voters and a handful of conservative activists.

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Sessions to African-Americans: Fear not

The prospective attorney general and his allies attempt an image makeover, with an explicit appeal to African-Americans.

“There is a lot of rightful focus on the really divisive past of Sen. Sessions,” said Scott Simpson, the director of media and campaigns for the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition of civil rights organizations. “The key thing to understand is that Sen. Sessions hasn’t given any indication that he’s changed throughout his Senate career.”

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Gabbard’s Law: To End War on Terror, Stop Arming Terrorists | Black Agenda Report

If Tulsi Gabbard, Barbara Lee and a handful of other lawmakers have their way, Washington’s so-called “moderate” rebels in Syria would be cut off from American money and arms. The U.S. would also “be compelled to cut off aid to Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Israel, the biggest recipient of U.S. aid in the world.” The U.S. proxy war on Syria has always been illegal; Gabbard’s bill would make it doubly so.

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How much surgeons, lawyers and 18 other top-earning pros make per hour

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. In some states, however, employees not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act earn as little as $5.15.

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30 Cleaning Hacks that Will Clean Your Car Better (And Faster) Than You Ever Have

Does your car look and smell so horrible that you’re embarrassed to have friends ride with you? Do you wish you had that new-car smell and shine? Have you considered taking it in for detailing? Chances are that like many of us you practically live in your car, which can get pretty grimy from all th

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