Author Archives: Team Guillory

28 Sep
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Education secretary faces largely silent protest at Harvard speech

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was confronted by largely silent protesters carrying signs opposing a Trump administration move to change how colleges handle sex assault allegations at a speech at Harvard University on Thursday. DeVos ignored ...

28 Sep
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Uncertainty over Obamacare subsidies pushes insurer off North Dakota exchange

Wednesday was the deadline for insurers to commit to offering plans on the exchanges for 2018. The Minnesota-based insurer will be offering exchange plans next year in its home state and four other Midwest states this year: Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska ...

28 Sep
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Republicans face 5 big obstacles to success on tax reform

GOP leaders will pursue tax reform under special budget “reconciliation” rules preventing a Senate Democratic filibuster. But that requires two things that won’t be easy: passing a budget and keeping at least 50 of 52 Senate Republicans united behind the ...

28 Sep
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Senate panel sets hearing for agriculture trade negotiator nominee

(Reuters) – The Republican-led Senate Finance Committee on Thursday set an Oct. 5 confirmation hearing for Gregory Doud, President Donald Trump’s nominee for the top agricultural negotiator job at the U.S. Trade Representative. If approved by the panel and confirmed ...

28 Sep
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Health chief Price vows no more private plane trips

Embattled Trump administration health affairs chief Tom Price will repay the federal government nearly $52,000 for his “seat” on more than two dozen pricey private jet trips — which cost taxpayers more than $400,000 — and promised to refrain from ...