Republicans have launched their long-desired bid to scrap the system in what Vice President-elect Mike Pence has called "the first order of business" of Donald Trump's administration.
Just up the block from Trump’s new Washington hotel, low-wage federal contract workers who were on a one-day strike, and Bernie Sanders was there to lead the calls for action on jobs and wages.
In the US presidential election, Hillary Clinton takes Dixville Notch, but Donald Trump leads across the New Hampshire towns with midnight voting.
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, the two US presidential rivals, had tough and sometimes ferocious exchanges on several issues including abortion, gun control, Russia and immigration during the final
In a debate that at times lost political focus Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence delivered a calm and assured performance.