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There's a lot of arm twisting and horse trading going on between the House and the White House this week, trying to push a new health care bill through. But there's a fundamental economic reality going on here: Lawmakers are trying to change the health care market and ignoring market forces. Then: The news out of the Federal Reserve was no news, but looking ahead, you can expect a hike and President Trump to fill as many as five vacancies on the Board of Governors. We'll talk about it. Plus: NAFTA's effect on Texas cattle and reappearing chicken nuggets in Los Angeles schools. …read more