• Wash. Democratic Senator To Lobby Colleagues In Opposition of Healthcare Plan
Wash. Democratic Senator To Lobby Colleagues In Opposition of Healthcare Plan

Kaiser states that New Mexico "cannot cope with reductions in federal Medicaid funding of the sort proposed". The speech by Dr. Tom Price, the US secretary of Health and Human Services, came two days after a select group of Republicans in the Senate released a bill that would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's requirement for most people...

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  • Russian Federation criticizes Donald Trump's Cuba policy, calls it: 'Cold War rhetoric'
Russian Federation criticizes Donald Trump's Cuba policy, calls it: 'Cold War rhetoric'

Likewise, Trump will not cut off recently resumed direct U.S. -Cuba commercial flights, but will impose additional restrictions for personal travel to the island 90 miles south of Key West. Its statement takes a swipe at the United States under Trump by noting issues that negatively affect Americans, including racial discrimination and gun viol...

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  • Trump reacts on Twitter on 9th circuit Court verdict
Trump reacts on Twitter on 9th circuit Court verdict

In April, Attorney General Becerra joined a coalition of 17 states filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit to support the preliminary injunction obtained by the state of Hawaii which bars enforcement of unconstitutional provisions of the Trump Administration's revised executive order on travel.

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  • Trump rides high after Republican election win
Trump rides high after Republican election win

A defiant Nancy Pelosi made it clear she's not going anywhere, brushing off critics from her own party saying "I think I'm worth the trouble". Following unsuccessful attempts in recent special elections in Montana and Kansas, the Democrats were hoping to slam the Republicans on Tuesday.

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  • GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week
GOP Senator Says It's 'Hard' To Imagine Obamacare Repeal Passing This Week

Ted Cruz , Utah Sen. Subsidies that now make health care affordable for millions of the poor, elderly, and those with preexisting conditions, would be paired back, dramatically raising premiums and deductibles for the nation's most vulnerable populations.

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  • Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5
Mahtook helps Tigers end 8-game skid, beat Padres 7-5

Zimmermann is 3-2 with a 1.69 ERA and 53 strikeouts in his career against the Padres . "I was hoping to put a good swing on it". Padres manager Andy Green said Sanchez provides left-handed power off the bench that the team lacked during his absence dating to early May.

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  • Hospital: Rep. Scalise in fair condition after baseball field shooting
Hospital: Rep. Scalise in fair condition after baseball field shooting

Slater declined to reveal the names of #Congress members on the paper. Slater said that the shooting appeared to be "spontaneous", and that investigators had not yet determined Hodgkinson's motive. He traveled all the way to Washington , D.C. since March. Four others were also wounded, and the attacker was killed. Hodgkinson died from injuri...

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  • Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban
Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

In a petition filed in August 2015, the Murrs asked the U.S. Supreme Court to address whether the " parcel as a whole " concept from its landmark 1978 decision in Penn Central Transportation Co. For the Murrs, that analysis concluded they owned a single parcel that retained plenty of value. The court rejected the "formalistic" rules propose...

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  • Dionne: Victory for GOP, not Trump
Dionne: Victory for GOP, not Trump

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who supported Pelosi's re-election last fall, told Politico on Wednesday, "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top". Moulton is one of the House Democrats who has been most vocal in calling for a new generation of leadership. Pelosi beat back a leadership challenge l...

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  • How the GOP health care bills help the rich
How the GOP health care bills help the rich

Trump has consistently made dramatic promises about health care - including that he would sign into law a bill to provide " insurance for everybody " and that he would not sign off on cuts to programs like Medicaid - that Republican legislators have not achieved in their Obamacare repeal effort.

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  • Belleville man who shot 5 at GOP baseball practice acted alone
Belleville man who shot 5 at GOP baseball practice acted alone

Authorities haven't determined Hodgkinson's motive for the attack at the practice for an annual charity baseball game, Slater said. Three others were shot in addition to Scalise. Slater said Hodgkinson fired at least 50 rounds from the rifle and 10 additional rounds from the handgun before two U.S. Capitol Police officers and Alexandria police ...

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  • Memorial for slain Muslim teen girl is torched
Memorial for slain Muslim teen girl is torched

The man then pulled his auto over, chased down the group of teens with a baseball bat and assaulted Hassanen . Police say she was then taken to Loudoun County, where she was assaulted again and her body was thrown into a pond. Nabra's funeral is planned for Wednesday afternoon. However, police and some witnesses said the attacker appeared to be ag...

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  • LSU, Florida to meet in CWS championship series
LSU, Florida to meet in CWS championship series

Many did not expect LSU to reach the championship series after getting routed in its first game against Oregon State . "No disrespect to them". "And they don't. "I got a fastball and put a good swing on it". "And after that the wind helped a little bit". First with a third inning three-run blast from the left side of the plate.

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  • Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty of Shooting Syville Smith
Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty of Shooting Syville Smith

Smith reportedly had a gun when he ran, but the case hinged on whether he was a threat when Heaggan-Brown fired the shot that killed him. Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was charged in October with first-degree reckless homicide after shooting and killing 23-year-old Sylville in August in the Sherman Park neighborhood on Milwaukee's ...

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  • Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case
Supreme Court Will Hear Landmark Wisconsin Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court accepted the case from Wisconsin , where a divided panel of three federal judges a year ago ruled that the state's Republican leadership in 2011 pushed through a plan so partisan it violated the Constitution's First Amendment and equal rights protections.

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  • Trump faces new lawsuit alleging he violated the Constitution
Trump faces new lawsuit alleging he violated the Constitution

Attorneys General's office confirmed to ABC News Sunday night. The president is already fending off similar claims in federal court in NY that he violated the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses . NORTHAM: The lawsuit also contends Trump's businesses are drawing away customers from hotels, convention centers and the like in Marylan...

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  • Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill
Trump seeks support for controversial GOP health care bill

ROVNER: Exactly. States would have, you know, a number of choices, none of them would be very pleasant. "I have deep concerns with details in the U.S. The Senate bill includes the House's Collins/Faso Amendment, which would shift $2.3 billion in Medicaid costs from New York's counties to the state.

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  • Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest health care changes at McConnell's office
Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest health care changes at McConnell's office

President Trump tweeted his support, but at least four Senate Republicans have joined Democrats in voicing their opposition to the bill . They say in a statement that they are open to negotiation before the full Senate considers the measure.

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  • Health care bill protesters stage
Health care bill protesters stage "die-in" outside McConnell's office

They rely on Medicaid. The long-term services under Medicaid that people with disabilities depend on are generally not available through private insurance. McConnell hopes to hold a vote on the bill next week. Disability rights activists staged a "die in" in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office on Thursday resulting in more ...

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  • Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill
Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

These changes will wreak havoc on low-income families and struggling communities, and must not be supported. He also repeatedly said doctors should be driving health-care policy, especially as it pertains to the ongoing quest to reduce costs without eroding quality.

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  • Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill
Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

His biggest concern involves dismantling the Medicaid expansion that he enacted in Louisiana, which has given insurance coverage to 430,000 people. "Based on what I've seen, given the inflation rate that would be applied in the outer years to the Medicaid program, the Senate bill is going to have more impact on the Medicaid program than eve...

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  • Steve Scalise is out of intensive care following shooting
Steve Scalise is out of intensive care following shooting

U.S. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed Hogdkinson, an unemployed home inspector with a deep animus toward President Donald Trump and other Republicans. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was hit by gunfire in the attack, along with three other victims. The gunman later died after he was shot by the police.

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  • Senate passes new sanctions on Iran, Russia
Senate passes new sanctions on Iran, Russia

The U.S. Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to move forward with new sanctions on Russian Federation for allegedly interfering in the 2016 election. "What I wouldn't want to do is close the channels off", Tillerson told a Senate committee . The US Senate on Thursday overwhelming approved fresh sanctions against Iran over its ballistic mis...

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  • Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills
Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Five Republican senators have announced they will not support the bill, which is created to repeal and replace Obamacare , in its current form. "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", Heller said.

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  • Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform
Trump urges Democrats to get on board with health reform

He said it only benefits millionaires. SENATE: The bill would repeal most Obamacare taxes beginning after December 31, 2016, including the 3.8 percent net investment income tax on wealthy Americans. "Our job now is to rally millions of Americans against this disastrous bill to make sure that it does not pass the Senate", he said. Ted Cruz o...

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  • House Democrats have no good alternative to Pelosi
House Democrats have no good alternative to Pelosi

Handel, 55, is an established political figure who has served as Georgia's secretary of state and a county commissioner. "Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security", Trump said on Wednesday morning in a tweet after the election.

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  • Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings
Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings

The Ray Tensing murder retrial has ended in another hung jury, meaning jurors were unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the case. "We are nearly evenly split regarding our final votes", read the note passed from the jury to Judge Leslie Ghiz, who declared a mistrial as rain lashed the windows of her chilly downtown courtroom.

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  • Paul Mayor Responds to Protest, Interstate Closure
Paul Mayor Responds to Protest, Interstate Closure

MINNEAPOLIS-The Minnesota State Patrol arrested 18 people in St. Paul early Saturday after protesters shut down Interstate 94, furious at the not-guilty verdict for a St. Court officers hustled Yanez and the jurors out of the room. The AP reported, citing prosecutors, Castile's last words were: "I wasn't reaching for it".

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  • Rand Paul denounces 'new entitlements' in emerging health bill
Rand Paul denounces 'new entitlements' in emerging health bill

Veteran health care writer Sarah Kliff, who covered the passage of Obamacare in 2009, wrote this week in Vox: "It's become obvious to me, particularly this week, that Republicans plan to move more quickly and less deliberatively than Democrats did in drafting the Affordable Care Act ".

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  • Weather forecast: Moisture begins to build Sunday and into next week
Weather forecast: Moisture begins to build Sunday and into next week

A slight chance for a lingering shower early Sunday , then drier and more seasonable conditions for the day. As a front moves through Saturday AM, a shower or thundershower will be possible, but clearing will develop for the afternoon as the humidity drops.

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  • Release of Castile slaying video shocks, angers many anew
Release of Castile slaying video shocks, angers many anew

It was played for jurors at trial but was not released publicly until Tuesday. It shows how a very routine conversation about a broken taillight escalated to yet another Black man being killed by police. Yanez , sounding agitated, again says not to pull the gun out and immediately fires eight shots into the vehicle. The exchange takes less than...

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  • Latest Trump-backed Republican health care bill likely lacking votes to pass
Latest Trump-backed Republican health care bill likely lacking votes to pass

One possibility is that McConnell is anxious the provision runs afoul of the procedural rules allowing Republicans to pass the bill with a simple majority vote. Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. They were approaching the homestretch of a 24-hour vigil to protest the GOP health care bi...

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  • Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals
Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

Beavers were the number one team in baseball and nearly everyone's favorite to win it all at this year's College #Baseball World Series . "Two-seams and four-seams, sinking it a little bit and sticking the outside corner". You can add another incredible accomplishment to LSU's remarkable 2017 body of work: The Tigers avenged Monday's ugly 13-1 ...

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  • Sen. Heller Has Serious Concerns About GOP Bill
Sen. Heller Has Serious Concerns About GOP Bill

Casey said debate about the bill has paid too little attention to how the proposal would affect people who get their health insurance through their employer - more than 150 million Americans. And Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood, which many Republicans oppose because it pr...

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  • Annual Congressional Baseball Game Still On Following Shooting
Annual Congressional Baseball Game Still On Following Shooting

Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Sava said. Here's the video of the bipartisan moment of silence and prayer for Rep. 3 Republican leader was in grave condition when he was first shot. It was unclear whether he had emerged from surgery as of mi...

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