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Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

He supports the expansion of health savings accounts and giving Americans more freedom in choosing plans that are right for them. "The Medicaid cuts are...


Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal

Cruz, in a separate statement , said, "As now drafted , this bill draft does not do almost enough to lower premiums". The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association...


What's in the Senate's new healthcare bill?

He said his clinic mostly serves Medicaid families and kids. Like Obamacare , this bill has no bipartisan support, although some Republicans say they...


CNN Trolls White House by Sending Sketch Artist to Press Briefing

Hennessy didn't have his usual easel, but he stood in the back of the briefing room to document the scene. The results of CNN's sketch artist, Bill Hennessy, ...


Suns Select Miami Defensive Specialist Davon Reed With Pick 32

The Suns took Miami forward Davon Reed , an Ewing native who played at Princeton Day , with the 32nd pick in the 2017 NBA Draft . "You guys know my con...


Flint airport terror attack suspect spits at guard before hearing

Gelios said that an investigation is under way into the attack, noting that Canada is cooperating in assembling evidence with an eye toward determining what lin...


Struggling RHP Masahiro Tanaka pushed back 1 day by Yankees

The Orioles are still in the second wild card spot, at least for the moment, though two teams are within a game of them and it's fair to say the O's are headi...


Virginia gubernatorial primary: Northam wins, awaits GOP victor

Perriello has cast himself as an unapologetic liberal and front-line warrior in the resistance to Trump and has been endorsed by Sen. "I have a lot of respect f...


For Democrats, 'Not Trump' is not enough

The subtext wasn't a subtext at all because Pelosi wanted to send a direct message to her detractors: any junior member of the House Democratic Caucus who...


To face flood threat by storm Cindy

Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall on the Gulf Coast overnight Wednesday into Thursday , pounding several southern states with torrential rain, flood...


Second US mistrial in OH police shooting of Samuel DuBose

DuBose's mother, Audrey, released a statement saying his family was "outraged that a second jury has now failed to convict Ray Tensing for the murder of our...


Three people killed in Sandusky County crash

A 2013 Dodge Avenger with four young adults was traveling on USA 6 at 7:45 a.m. when the driver attempted to pass traffic and collided head-on with a 2016 Freig...


Seventh Circuit Court affirms lower court decision to overturn Dassey's conviction

Thursday's ruling upheld that magistrate's decision, which leaves district attorneys with two options if they want him to remain imprisoned. The teen later d...


Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

The Senate plan repeals the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate , slashes federal support of Medicaid and eliminates taxes on the wealthy and insure...


Michael Reagan: I guess Donald Trump was right

Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democratic leader. "I feel very confident about the support that I have in my caucus", Pelosi said at a press conference in the ...


Weakening Cindy heads inland, spreading heavy rain

But the heaviest downpours are expected in East Texas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. Tropical Storm Cindy was downgraded to a tropical depression on ...


Cindy Brings Flood Of Trouble To Gulf Coast

Numerous road closures were reported in George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Jones and Pearl River counties in MS, with coastal flooding also reported in several...


Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?

In Kansas in April, in Montana last month and in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, Democratic candidates outperformed their party's past showings, but still fell...


Winthrop University votes on tuition hike for upcoming school year

It will increase the tuition to $16 or less per credit hour for undergraduate students. The Wayne State Board of Governor unanimously approved the increase Fr...


Johnny Depp apologises for 'assassination' remark on Trump

He added: "It did not come out as intended, and I intended no malice. I was only trying to amuse, not to harm anyone", noted Depp . The White House had stron...


Nevada senator's opposition deals new blow to GOP health bill

Hillary Clinton won the state by 2.4 percentage points, or 27,272 votes. Nevada also expanded the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act , or Oba...


Group protests senate health care bill, Toomey defends legislation

The Senate health bill is still far from law. The bill would create a new system of federal tax credits to help people buy health insurance, while offering ...


Nevada's Heller opposes GOP health bill

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. Cramer spoke one day after ...


Senate Health Bill: Dayton Disabilities Advocates Raise Alarms Over Medicaid Cuts

They said GOP characterizations of the law as failing are wrong and said the Republican plan would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing high...


DC, Maryland AGs to file suit against President Trump over business dealings

The latest news is that the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia plan to file a lawsuit against the U.S President Donald Trump that ...


Tell your senators to kill secret health care bill

Dean Heller on Friday became the latest Senate Republican to say he opposes the current GOP health care bill . The Senate Republican health care bill rele...


Salem congressman Morgan Griffith was on Alexandria gunman's list

Mr Scalise and other congressional Republicans were practising for their annual charity baseball game against Democrats when a gunman started shooting. Hodg...


Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

Beginning in 2020, it would limit the federal funds Florida and other states get for Medicaid, a program whose expansion was a key part of the Affordable Care ...


Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

Of the four conservatives, Paul has always been seen as the least likely to end up voting for the bill . Bernie Sanders went so far to call it " by far the mos...


North Korea detainee mourned at Ohio funeral

The two Cabinet officials also addressed questions about President Donald Trump's apparent misgivings about Chinese efforts. "No conclusions about the cause...


Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

One of the most shocking observations to be made about the Georgia 6th District congressional race between victor Karen Handel (R) and vanquished Jon Ossoff ...


GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid

Wisconsin partially expanded its Medicaid health program for the needy known as BadgerCare Plus some years ago. Menendez gave his remarks at the Newark Commun...


Republican wins pricey $79m Georgia race

And they always want to choose our leaders. They were at risk of losing it to a 30-year-old who had no prior political experience. Just hours before the ne...


Senate's version of health care plan is terrible

Almost 70 percent of America's elderly - most of whom worked hard to support families and pay taxes all their lives - can afford to live in nursing homes ...


Cindy weakens into tropical depression after Louisiana landfall

Locally heavy rain has been falling on parts of the South well in advance of Cindy since this past weekend. "I wouldn't say bullseye, but they have the best c...