Trump administration

In this July 24, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about healthcare in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington.
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Molly Daly
July 08, 2018 - 9:01 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Saturday that it would stop making payments into the risk adjustment pool, which evens the financial playing field for Obamacare marketplace plans that cover sicker patients. Drexel professor of law and public...
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The White House
July 05, 2018 - 1:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Fox News executive Bill Shine is officially joining the White House. President Donald Trump is announcing Shine, the former co-president of the president's preferred television channel, as his deputy chief of staff for communications. His expected hiring had reported last...
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The historic gate of the famous Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Dreamstime
July 03, 2018 - 12:46 pm
By Laura Jarrett and Clare Foran, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to rescind a set of Obama-era policies that promote using race to achieve diversity in schools, a source familiar with the plans tells CNN. While the decision does not change current US law on affirmative action, it...
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United States President Donald J. Trump participates in a meeting with the Prime Minster of The Netherlands, Mark Rutte, at The White House in Washington, DC, July 2, 2018.
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Shara Dae Howard
July 02, 2018 - 7:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — President Donald Trump's imposition of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum is rippling through the global economy. Sharon Freeman, founder of financial consulting company Gems of Wisdom , said tariffs are not the illness but rather the symptom of globalization. "...
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People at the Keep Families Together rally, including Marsha Gore, right, and Claudia Short, cheer as the son of Holocaust survivors speaks about the importance of offering asylum in the South Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol Building in Oklahoma City.
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July 02, 2018 - 8:21 am
By Colleen Long and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The government's top health official could barely conceal his discomfort. As Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar was responsible for caring for migrant children taken from their parents at the border. Now a...
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The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written in Spanish, to kids at a Berks County detention center and elsewhere who have been separated from their families. They made bookmarks to go along with the books.
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Andrew Kramer
June 28, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A nonprofit that teaches kids how to write is giving them a chance to use what they learn to spread some cheer to immigrant children currently being detained due to the Trump administration's family separation policy. The Mighty Writers are sending 700 books, written...
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From left: Reps. Tom Suozzi (D-NY), Beto O'Rourke (D-TX) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) partricipate in a press conference after taking a tour of the recently built tent encampment near the Tornillo-Guadalupe Port of Entry on June 23 in Tornillo, Texas.
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Jim Melwert
June 27, 2018 - 5:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a GOP compromise bill failed in the House Wednesday, a congressman from Bucks County is among a group of bipartisan lawmakers urging immigration reform after visiting a detention facility in El Paso, Texas. It’s signed by three Democrats and two Republicans who...
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner
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Cherri Gregg
June 27, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office is encouraging undocumented victims of domestic violence to come forward to report predators. "We will protect people who are undocumented and those who are documented alike," said District Attorney Larry Krasner. At a press...
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Former President Bill Clinton praised White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for her "dignified" response after she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant due to her role in the Trump administration.
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June 27, 2018 - 11:32 am
By Donald Judd, CNN (CNN) -- Former President Bill Clinton praised White House press secretary Sarah Sanders for her "dignified" response after she was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant due to her role in the Trump administration. "She didn't chew them out. She didn't pitch a fit. She didn't...
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Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is working on a television interview show in which he banters with guests about a variety of topics.
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June 26, 2018 - 7:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is working on a television interview show in which he banters with guests about a variety of topics. A spokesman for TV syndication company Debmar-Mercury said Monday that a pilot episode of the series, titled "Sean Spicer's Common...
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