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Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

The Democratic Party's dreams of an upset victory to add a congressional seat in a special election in an affluent suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, have crashed as their outsider candidate Jon Ossoff ...

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Sen. Carper weighs in on Senate healthcare proposal

Yet it faces an uncertain fate in the Senate . Some Republican senators, as well as all the Senate's Democrats , have complained about Mr McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he draf...

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More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

More whiffs for the scrambling Democrats

The results of recent congressional elections suggest that Democrats could "take 50 seats" in the House of Representatives in 2018, Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez said on "The ...

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Rand Paul would prefer a Senate health bill that repeals Obamacare

Here's who stands to lose the most . The Senate bill is similar to the version of the House measure that passed last month. "I recognize that repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act has...

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Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

Dassey's confession to sheriff's investigators was the key evidence in the trials of both defendants. We reached out to Steven Avery's family and they declined to provide comment. In the dissent, ...

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3 killed in crash on US 6 in Sandusky Co

3 killed in crash on US 6 in Sandusky Co

The crash occurred about 7:45 a.m. on US 6 when a driver attempted to pass traffic near County Road 32, according to the Fremont post of the Ohio Highway Patrol. "That's common in this area as well, a...

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Capitol Hill police break up health care bill protest

Capitol Hill police break up health care bill protest

People in wheelchairs and with ventilators showed up to stage a "die-in" outside Mitch McConnell's office, but they were violently removed by Capitol Police. This post has been updated with arrest...

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Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

Spokeswoman: Trump thinks election hacking 'probably was Russia'

That is correct, the DHS acting deputy undersecretary responded. In that case, the hackers were not identified as Russian agents. "We do everything we can to protect that data", Dean said , before ...

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Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah

Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah

Trump himself was the one that floated the possibility in the first place, with a tweet claiming, " James Comey better hope that there are no " tapes " of our conversations before he starts leaking...

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Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

It was moving northwest at 10 miles per hour. "This is about as ideal as you're going to get for trying to avoid a tropical storm for the Charlotte metro", Palmer said. A Flash Flood Watch is in eff...

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Tropical Storm Cindy a reminder to credit unions for disaster planning

From East Texas to southern Mississippi, Cindy is expected to drop 3-6 inches of rain and some isolated areas could see up to 12 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said. A 10-year-old boy ...

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One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

Cindy forced some storm-hardy southerners riding out the first tropical system to hit this season, to evacuate at the last second. Rivers considered most prone to reaching the flood stage are the Coal...

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Former Molina CEO calls Senate health-care bill 'heartless'

The proposal detailed that Republicans are planning to relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance coverage for millions of Americans. To be clear, Mc...

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TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 81

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly sunny, high near 81

Tuesday and Wednesday , will both be partly cloudy with limited rain chances. The latest video forecast from NBC DFW's team of Weather Experts will appear in the player above. Sun and a high of ...

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

Senate GOP leaders tried to strike a balance between Obamacare, which they say is failing, and a House health care bill Mr. Trump called " mean ". But some Republican senators, as well as all the ...

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Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

Medicaid , the health insurance program for low-income families and elderly or disabled Americans, as well as many children with special needs, covers one in five in the US, or more than 70 millio...

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McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

Policy experts said that would keep more young, healthy people out of the market and likely create a sicker patient pool. But Medicaid has been eating up an ever-larger share of federal spending. ...

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Trump Doesn't Want 'Poor Person' Running the Economy

Trump Doesn't Want 'Poor Person' Running the Economy

At a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa , Trump told the crowd of admirers, "It's always terrific to be able to leave that Washington swamp and be able to spend time with the truly hardworking peop...

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Police Remove Disabled Protesters Outside Mitch McConnell's Office

In protest, some of the most vulnerable - the elderly and disabled - staged a "die-in" outside the offices of Washington's most powerful lawmakers, among them the Senate majority leader. Alison Barkof...

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Protesters Arrested Following Republican Health Care Bill

Protesters Arrested Following Republican Health Care Bill

Yet overall it would do the same thing as its House counterpart: less federal money for health insurance and a greater likelihood that more Americans will be uninsured. Under the Senate bill, the perc...

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Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts

Republican senators release health-care bill to cut Medicaid, erase tax boosts

So no matter the new name and a few tweaks, the bottom line of the Senate bill is the same: Millions of poorer people will lose their health insurance so that the richest Americans can get a huge t...

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Mitch McConnell And Senate Republicans Reveal Their Guarded Health Care Bill

Mitch McConnell And Senate Republicans Reveal Their Guarded Health Care Bill

It would also let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that "Obamacare" requires of insurers. That's things like mental health and hospital care. "Simply put, if there's a chance y...

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As Trump struggles, more Americans want Democrats to control Congress

Democrats came close but still lost in special elections in Kansas, Montana, Georgia and SC. The Georgia contest was the most expensive House race in history, and the GOP dusted off the same ...

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Public help sought in finding cause of California wildfire

Public help sought in finding cause of California wildfire

There was no report of any structural damage or serious injuries. The cause is under investigation. However, the evacuation order was lifted that same day. The Doble Trail and Tanglewood Group campgro...

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Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

Hosting congressional picnic, Trump calls for unity

The White House believes these measures could save up to $1tn over 10 years. The Department of Defense still uses floppy disks. "On a daily basis, we're getting rid of regulation". The executive...

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Critics: Bill would have let abortion-seekers kill anyone

Critics: Bill would have let abortion-seekers kill anyone

Republican lawmakers in both the House and Senate recently cleared a bill that would define a fetus as a person after 20 weeks in cases of homicide. As originally written, the bill would have prohib...

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Illinois lawmakers meeting again to try to reach budget deal

Illinois lawmakers meeting again to try to reach budget deal

Bruce Rauner and Democratic leaders still at odds over an elusive budget deal. "Halting work on these projects would trigger the loss of an estimated 25,000 jobs and millions in unnecessary costs to t...

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US Senate Republicans unveil latest healthcare reform Bill, but fate uncertain

The tax was part of Obama's health law, and it has always been unpopular among Republicans, as well as business groups and labor. Republicans in the Senate today released their plan to repeal and re...

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Jim Butler Traded for Blockbuster Deal in Timberwolves

Losing LaVine will hurt, but Minnesota actually looked pretty solid after he was sidelined with a season-ending injury. Adding a dominant two-way player like George or Butler would legitimatize the sq...

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Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland

Stefkovich issued a warning for drivers to turn around rather than attempt to drive through water-covered spots on roads because of the risk. Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency We...

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National Restaurant Association Hails President Trump's Executive Order Expanding Apprenticeship Program

Trump said at a White House signing ceremony. WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered more money and a bigger role for private companies in designing apprenticeship pro...

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'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet

Are only the richest people qualified for positions such those held by billionaires Wilbur Ross , the commerce secretary, and former Goldman Sachs President Gary Cohn , who is a chief economic advis...

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Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

Acknowledging the negative impact of climate change on eradication of poverty and achievement of sustainable development, the ministers committed to jointly gather $ 100 billion United States doll...

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Pelosi Defends Herself Amid Calls for New Democratic Leadership

Pelosi Defends Herself Amid Calls for New Democratic Leadership

King on Wednesday called Democrats' Tuesday losses in Georgia and SC, as well as other recent special elections, "devastating defeats". Trump took a victory lap on Twitter late Tuesday after Repub...

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Muslim teen attacked near mosque to be mourned

He eventually abducted Hassanen and took her into his vehicle, while her friends ran to a nearby mosque to get help. They say Torres became enraged with the group of teens and exited his vehicle wie...

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Rubio a maybe, Nelson a no on Republican health care bill

Both House and Senate bills remove the ACA mandate that all Americans be covered by health insurance or face a tax penalty. Report is expected early next week. The Senate bill takes longer...

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Dem: Pelosi more toxic than Trump in some areas of the country

Dem: Pelosi more toxic than Trump in some areas of the country

Tim Ryan of OH told reporters. "CLF never deviated from the goal of defining Ossoff as a dishonest liberal". If they can't win a seat in one of the most educated swing districts in the country despi...

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Gunman Acted Alone in Shooting Congressman Scalise

Gunman Acted Alone in Shooting Congressman Scalise

The FBI has also determined Hodkinson acted alone and has no ties to terrorism. Rep. Steve Scalise , 51, the House majority whip, was gravely wounded in the shooting June 14. Democratic manager ...

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US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections

The population has rebounded from as few as 136 bears in 1975 to an estimated 700 today and meets all the criteria for delisting. Strict mortality limits will be put in place, according to Hilary Co...

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Reform Movement Decries Senate Republicans' Health Care Bill

Reform Movement Decries Senate Republicans' Health Care Bill

The Senate bill , released Thursday, proposes to roll back Medicaid expansion in an attempt to replace Obamacare . It would be wiser to leave some of those taxes in place to reduce health c...

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