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Senate bill abandons tens of millions of Americans

By Denis McDonough and Kristie Canegallo
Obama's Affordable Care Act addressed the insurance struggles that patients with pre-existing conditions faced, but the new Senate bill takes us backwards by raising health care costs and reducing Medicaid coverage, write Denis McDonough and Kristie Canegallo.

America's freedom depends on the press

By Lewis Beale
Withholding things from the press has become something of a reflex with the Trump administration. On Monday, for example, the executive branch barred reporters from broadcasting that day's White House press briefing; on Friday White House spokesman Sean Spicer held an audio-only press briefing. The briefings on or off-camera already having dwindled to a handful this month. And Donald Trump has floated the idea of ditching the live briefing altogether.
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In Cosby trial, the awesome power of jurors

By Danny Cevallos, CNN Legal Analyst
The jury deliberations were a difficult and emotional experience, with some jurors declining to vote for a conviction, writes Danny Cevallos

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