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Donald Trump faces a major hurdle

Donald Trump faces a major hurdle in fulfilling his pledge to do a “big number” on the Dodd-Frank Act: persuading enough Democrats to go along. That’s why Republican lawmakers say they are considering a backup plan for dismantling parts of … Continue reading

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How will Trump’s presidency affect the housing market?

The question for the mortgage industry is: how will Trump’s presidency affect the housing market? It’s a tricky one to answer. There was a jump in confidence among both consumers and businesses post-election, and the stock market finished 2016 strong. … Continue reading

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Trump most favorable to insurance industry

Republican Donald Trump is the presidential candidate who would be most agreeable for the insurance industry, according to a survey of insurance professionals conducted by A.M. Best. “On the political front, insurers appear very aware of the ramifications of the … Continue reading

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White House Website Updated for New Administration

If you rolled your eyes at all those “we’re going to die” jokes yesterday, it may have been premature. Now that Donald Trump has officially been sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America, his campaign … Continue reading

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Repeal of Obamacare

At the end of a day when incoming and outgoing presidents tussled over the fate of U.S. health care, it was the words of Vice President-elect Mike Pence that seemed to matter most to anxious investors. Pence, in a visit … Continue reading

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How Trump could crush the ACA without a repeal

President-elect Donald Trump is in a strong position to destroy the Affordable Care Act himself when he takes office in two months. While the complexities of creating a law to repeal and replace Obamacare appear to be causing headaches among … Continue reading

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TrumpOCare?

Donald Trump is often accused of stretching the truth or making things up about virtually every topic he discusses, so it’s no surprise that experts would find fault in one of his favorite claims on health care. In a column Sunday … Continue reading

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Health Care, Trump and Clinton

Industry conferences have generated a lot more political punditry than normal in the past year or so — and with good reason. A presidential race unlike any other in history is dominating headlines (and social media), and the outcome could … Continue reading

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Hollywood actor arrested for assaulting Trump supporting cab driver

We often hear stories about people being worried about violence erupting in the streets now that President-elect Donald Trump was elected, but it would appear that the primary offenders are those who are not the biggest fans of the incoming … Continue reading

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