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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Sen. Chuck Schumer: Voters see through Trump's talk on health care

- The Washington Times

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Friday he's counting on voters to see through President Trump's rhetoric on protections for people with preexisting conditions, arguing Mr. Trump's policy foibles and hands-off approach to a lawsuit that threatens Obamacare belies his claims of "total support" for measures that shield the sick.

In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Iowa Democratic Party's annual Fall Gala, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Sen. Cory Booker stirs South Carolina Democrats in pre-midterm debut

- Associated Press

Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring -- complete with a sermon-style call-and-response -- as he entertained the Orangeburg County party barbecue to put the exclamation point on his first day in South Carolina as a potential presidential contender.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, talks with, White House National Security Advisor John Bolton, right, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington during President Donald Trump's meeting to discuss potential damage from Hurricane Michael, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Kirstjen Nielsen also involved in John Kelly-John Bolton shouting match

- The Washington Times

Top White House officials got into a heated argument Thursday outside the Oval Office, clashing over the recent surge in illegal immigrants crossing the border, said a source. White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly and National Security Adviser John R. Bolton were at the center of the argument, but at some point Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen got involved.

Health care is top issue for midterm voters: Poll

- The Washington Times

Midterm voters are mostly likely to cite health care as a leading issue, according to a Thursday poll that bolsters Democrats' decision to focus on coverage and care but says immigration and polarizing views of President Trump are crowding the message out.