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CBO: Premiums, uninsured up under 2016 GOP health law repeal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Premiums and the number of uninsured would soar under a Republican bill Congress passed last year scuttling President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, lawmakers' nonpartisan budget analyst estimated Tuesday in a report underlining the GOP's risks in its fresh push to dismantle and replace the health law....

DeVos to push for school choice amid opposition from unions
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican donor and school choice advocate Betsy DeVos says a one size-fits-all model of learning doesn't work and that she would promote charter, magnet, religious and other alternatives to public schools, if confirmed education secretary....

Poll: Young Americans fear they will be worse off post-Trump
NEW YORK (AP) -- As Donald Trump approaches his inauguration, young Americans have a deeply pessimistic view about his incoming administration, with young blacks, Latinos and Asian Americans particularly concerned about what's to come in the next four years....

Vilsack takes job with dairy industry after leaving USDA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is taking a job at the U.S. Dairy Export Council....

The Latest: GOP tax chairman defends tax plan against Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on Congress (all times EST):...

Interior nominee Zinke urges array of uses for federal lands
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President-elect Donald Trump's choice for interior secretary says the nation's vast federal lands should be used for a variety of purposes, from hiking, hunting, fishing and camping to harvesting timber and mining for coal and other energy sources....

Trump tries to calm tensions after Lewis squabble
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump spoke of national unity to a son of Martin Luther King Jr., seeking to ease friction over the president-elect's squabble with Rep. John Lewis, a protege of the slain civil rights leader....

Growing list of Democrats boycotting Trump inauguration
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 40 House Democrats plan to boycott President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday, casting the Republican businessman as a threat to democracy....

Trump's America: Families differ as Reagan country changes
WESTMINSTER, Calif. (AP) -- The week after Donald Trump was elected president, Dr. Mai-Phuong Nguyen and two dozen other Vietnamese-Americans active in liberal causes gathered in a circle of folding chairs, consoling one another about an America almost beyond comprehension....

The Latest: Trump to take oath with his Bible and Lincoln's
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times EST):...

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