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A member of the board of commissioners in Gwinnett County, Georgia–the second most populous county in the state–called civil rights hero Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) a “racist pig” in a Facebook post Saturday after Lewis said he didn't consider President-elect Donald Trump to be a "legitimate" president.

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A key House Republican in the effort to repeal Obamacare said that the law's subsidies for insurers which are currently the target of a GOP lawsuit will continue in the so-called transition period after the Affordable Care Act of is repealed. The acknowledgement that the subsidies will need to be maintained is yet another signal that key Republicans on the Hill are prepared to prop up Obamacare in the short term while they work on an eventual replacement plan

House Energy and Commerce Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), who heads one of the committees that will be writing the legislation to repeal Obamacare, told Politico last week that he wants to see the subsidy program funded “one way or another."

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President-elect Donald Trump has an Obamacare replacement plan coming soon and it will provide "insurance for everybody," he said in an interview with the Washington Post late Saturday. He also said he intended to negotiate drug prices with Medicaid and Medicare providers, putting him at odds with most Republicans on the issue.

It's unclear how his plans for an Affordable Care Act alternative fit into the discussions currently underway among GOP lawmakers, who are rushing to repeal the law without a consensus replacement. Many Hill Republicans have been squeamish about saying whether their replacement would have similar or greater coverage levels as the Affordable Care Act.

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The eight individuals who own as much as half of the rest of the planet are all men, and have largely made their fortunes in technology. Most are American, with one European and one Mexican in the mix. Several have pledged to give it all to charity.

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