Trump’s primary threats flop in conservative districts

At a turbulent town hall in Idaho over the congressional recess, Republican Rep. Raúl Labrador fielded anguished questions about Russia, outrage over President Donald Trump’s tax returns and the stray query about recreational rock collecting. It’s the latest sign that the threats the White House issued to members of the House Freedom Caucus for opposing that bill, which would have repealed much of the Affordable Care Act, aren’t resonating.

Donald Trump: The ‘Oh, never mind’ president – Will

Donald Trump’s “Oh, never mind” presidency was produced by voters stung by the contempt they detected directed toward them by the upper crust. Their insurrection has been rewarded by Trump’s swift shedding of campaign commitments, a repudiation so comprehensive and cavalier that he disdains disguising his disdain for his gulled supporters.

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A dog didn’t recognize his owner who lost 50 pounds at a hospital. Then he got a whiff.

VIDEO: When Sanford man Shane Godfrey came home after 5 weeks in the hospital, he was 50 pounds lighter and looked so different even his dog Willie didn't recognize him.
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A dog didn’t recognize his owner who lost 50 pounds at a hospital. Then he got a whiff. 1:17

A dog didn’t recognize his owner who lost 50 pounds at a hospital. Then he got a whiff.

Community rallies to help family purchase all-terrain wheel chair for sick father 2:26

Community rallies to help family purchase all-terrain wheel chair for sick father

Surprising Wake County First Year Teacher Award winners 1:07

Surprising Wake County First Year Teacher Award winners

Ballet company helps kids at homeless shelters share a love for dance 1:06

Ballet company helps kids at homeless shelters share a love for dance