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A new report says Trump’s attempt to ‘repeal’ Obamacare might fizzle because too many Americans like their Obamacare plan

The GOP's repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate won't be as damaging as previously thought and part of the reason is because people will want to stick with their Obamacare plans.
President Barack Obama makes block in basketball game.

Obama and his friends were so competitive during their White House basketball games, he wound up with stitches

The games got pretty competitive, not least because Barack Obama would trash talk his opponents after winning. During one game, an adversary accidentally elbowed Obama in the face and he required 12 stitches.

The GOP just dealt another blow in their steady unraveling of Obama’s legacy

President Donald Trump and the GOP haven't been able to erase former President Barack Obama's legacy completely, but they're doing their best to chip away at his major achievements like the Dodd-Frank Act and Obamacare.
House Speaker Paul Ryan

Congress quietly passed the largest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis

The House voted on the biggest rollback of Wall Street regulations since the financial crisis. While the bill would change many regulations for regional and community banks, analysts say it is not a total dismantling of the Dodd-Frank Act.

People are threatening to boycott Netflix after the Obamas signed a deal with the streaming service

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows, and the streaming service is already facing conservative backlash on Twitter from people who are threatening to cancel their subscriptions.

Here’s what’s in the landmark Iran nuclear deal Trump just pulled the US out of

President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced the US government is withdrawing from the Iran nuclear agreement, which marked one of the biggest foreign policy decisions he's made since entering the White House.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama at the White House

Obama issues rare statement blasting Trump on Iran deal decision

Former President Barack Obama, who has all but refrained from making public statements about President Donald Trump since leaving office, issued a strong rebuke of the Trump administration's decision to exit the Iran deal on Tuesday.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama.

Obamacare premiums are still soaring — and Trump may be making things ‘materially worse’

Obamacare premiums in Virginia and Maryland are set to skyrocket next year and part of the blame is on President Donald Trump. "Continuing actions on the part of the administration to systematically undermine the market and make it almost impossible to carry out the mission," one insurance CEO said.
First lady Melania Trump looks over at President Donald Trump as they wait at the West Wing door to welcome French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron on April 23, 2018.

Trump says he was too busy to get Melania a good birthday gift, worries ‘maybe I didn’t get her so much’

President Donald Trump said he gave first lady Melania Trump "a beautiful card and some beautiful flowers" for her 48th birthday on Thursday. But he fretted in an interview that it wasn't "so much."

Trump just threw his very first state dinner — and it reveals key differences between him and Obama

Donald Trump and Barack Obama have both hosted a French president for a lavish state dinner. Both featured course after course of decadent gourmet food. Obama's bash was bigger, but Trump's was bedecked in gold.