U.S. governors want Congress to keep funding health benefits for poor

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican governors on Thursday urged Washington lawmakers to keep funding health benefits for millions of low-income Americans, even as Congress is working to repeal Obamacare, President Barack Obama’s landmark health insurance law. Ohio Governor John Kasich, one of 10 governors who met Republican lawmakers in Washington,...

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Donald Trump prepares to take office

WASHINGTON (AP) — With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change. The capital braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the attendant hoopla...

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