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President Trump defends groups 'innocently' protesting removal of Confederate statue in Virginia
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President Trump defends groups 'innocently' protesting removal of Confederate statue in Virginia (August 16, 2017)
President Donald Trump is again facing widespread condemnation for his response to racial violence in Virginia but there's little evidence that he will face consequences within his own Republican party.

Republican bill to replace Affordable Care Act rejected in close Senate vote
Health | National | Politics
Republican bill to replace Affordable Care Act rejected in close Senate vote (July 28, 2017)
Key Democrats in the Senate were prepared to fight for Indian health care but it turns out they didn't need to, thanks to three Republicans.

Indian Health Service feels the heat as frustration boils over in budget hearing
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Indian Health Service feels the heat as frustration boils over in budget hearing (July 12, 2017)
Lawmakers from both parties expressed anger and frustration at the Indian Health Service as they vowed to seek more resources to fulfill the federal government's treaty and trust responsibilities.

Mark Trahant: Republicans write health reform bill behind closed doors
Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Republicans write health reform bill behind closed doors (June 19, 2017)
The Republican health reform bill will destroy the economy, independent journalist Mark Trahant writes.

Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal support
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Supreme Court pick heads toward confirmation with tribal support (April 6, 2017)
Tribal leaders and advocates are embracing Neil Gorsuch but it wasn't enough to affect a showdown between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate.

Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes
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Republicans get behind Donald Trump as new challenges emerge for tribes (November 18, 2016)
Major hurdles include funding for Indian programs and understanding the incoming president's new leadership team.

Republicans slam Trump's 'racist' comments but still support him
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Republicans slam Trump's 'racist' comments but still support him (June 8, 2016)
The real estate mogul accused a federal judge of being biased due to his 'Mexican' heritage.

Chair of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe calls for action on court nominee
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Chair of Sault Ste. Marie Tribe calls for action on court nominee (March 17, 2016)
Senate Republicans are refusing to consider Merrick Garland as Indian Country awaits decisions in cases that affect tribal courts, tribal jurisdiction and protections for Native women.

Mark Trahant: Republicans try to strip millions of dollars from IHS
Health | Opinion | Politics
Mark Trahant: Republicans try to strip millions of dollars from IHS (December 2, 2015)
The Senate repeal bill will make health care an election issue. Again.

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