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Democrats passed their health care bill with Republican and public input

Democrats passed their health care bill with Republican and public input

There have been no hearings, no testimony from health-care or health-policy experts, not even a draft of the bill to read. However, the American Health Care Act goes further. We also need to increas...

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Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office

Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office

Video of the protest shows the protesters being carried away by police officers as they chanted "no cuts to Medicaid ". Alison Barkoff, the director of advocacy for the Center for Public Represen...

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No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

Trump's statement brings to an end speculation that began shortly after accounts emerged about the president's exchanges with Comey - speculation the president himself began with a post on Twitter t...

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Protest against Sharia Law held in Richardson

Protest against Sharia Law held in Richardson

More than 100 protesters and counterdemonstrators gathered at the Texas Capitol on Saturday at a rally over the perceived spread of Islamic law known as Sharia , joining similar marches and rallies...

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Heavy rain possible as remnant of Cindy moves through

Cindy is expected to slowly sweep across western and northern Louisiana and into southeastern Arkansas between Thursday night and Friday morning . Water wasn't the only problem. "One of our sa...

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Stephen Colbert Repeatedly Kicks Sean Spicer While He's Down, and Likely Out

Stephen Colbert Repeatedly Kicks Sean Spicer While He's Down, and Likely Out

Reporters that cover the White House have grown frustrated by the fewer number of briefings, which have traditionally been held daily and on-camera. "I have not sat down and talked to him about that...

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Former Milwaukee Cop Acquitted for Killing Sylville Smith

Former Milwaukee Cop Acquitted for Killing Sylville Smith

Heaggan-Brown was the third U.S. law enforcement officer to be tried for shooting a black man in the last week. Jurors began deliberations Tuesday around midday after attorneys delivered closing a...

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Zellner: Avery 'extremely optimistic' his conviction will be overturned

Avery isn't the only one who's looking on the bright side. A federal magistrate judge overturned Dassey's conviction previous year. The series showed footage of police interviews with then 15-y...

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DC and Maryland Sue Trump for Corruption

DC and Maryland Sue Trump for Corruption

Just days after Trump's inauguration in January, the government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington also filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of NY. Distric...

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Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

Today's Sean Spicer press briefing was off-camera and the audio only went up after it was over. Bill Hennessy , the network's regular sketch artist for Supreme Court proceedings, headed over to...

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Another Republican says 'no' to healthcare bill

Another Republican says 'no' to healthcare bill

In both bills, however, the Medicaid phase-out is delayed - which is why Wisconsin health-care organizations are concerned. Yes, low-income Americans - the poor and working poor alike - will be deva...

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Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'

Amb. Bolton: North Korea's Treatment of Otto Warmbier Was 'Barbaric'

The 22-year-old University of Virginia student returned to his OH home in a coma earlier this week after spending 17 months in the North on charges of stealing a political propaganda poster. The...

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2 guards killed by escaping inmates during Georgia transport

The Latest on the manhunt of Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of prison guards . Authorities have not discovered any connection that either Rowe or Dubose has to Noxubee County or M...

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Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

Anthem has chose to leave the individual market in three of the 14 states where it sells Blue Cross Blue Shield plans, while Cigna is still weighing its decision. Neither he nor fellow Arizona Sen. ...

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Toomey upbeat about Senate health care bill amid protests

Toomey upbeat about Senate health care bill amid protests

Back in NY, much of the debate over the House bill has focused on the contentious Collins-Faso Amendment. The measure would provide $50 billion over the next four years that states could use in an e...

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Melania Trump 'Channels' Jackie Kennedy During White House Interview

McMaster, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and senior adviser Kellyanne Conway - mingled, occasionally stopping for photos. After it was announced that cameras would be banned from Friday's afterno...

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South Korea's new FM meets with interim U.S. ambassador ahead of summit

The United States, South Korea and others often accuse North Korea of using foreign detainees to wrest diplomatic concessions. Tillerson and Mattis spent most of Wednesday in closed-door meetings wi...

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Pelosi defends leadership following loss in Georgia special election

Following Ossoff's loss, Democrats were quick to point out that the Georgia district was gerrymandered, that it had been in Republican hands since Newt Gingrich held the seat, and that Handle ...

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Disability Advocates Outside Mitch McConnell's Office Arrested

Disability Advocates Outside Mitch McConnell's Office Arrested

The Medicaid program, which traditionally encompassed poor children and their parents, pregnant women, people with disabilities and the elderly, is administered jointly by the state and federal govern...

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Ohio Senate aims to make sense of Medicaid expansion

Ohio Senate aims to make sense of Medicaid expansion

In a May letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, America's Health Insurance Plans, the lobbying association for health insurers, said any legislation that repeals the mandate ...

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Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

A Thunderbirds Air Force jet went off a runway during preparations for an OH air show, injuring the pilot and causing a performance to be canceled. The mishap occurred after the plane landed at Day...

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Rain from tropical storm raises flood threat in West Virginia

The storm is now northwest of Morgan City, Louisiana with sustained winds of 35 miles per hour. A liquor store and a fast-food restaurant were among the damaged businesses in Fairfield, Alabama...

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USA congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

USA congressional baseball field shooter acts alone

He is "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ". A lobbyist, a congressional aide and a U.S. Capitol Police officer were also shot in the incident. Investigators also found in...

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Throwback: Audio feed, sketches as Trump bans cameras in briefings

Hennessy, who has been a Washington-based courtroom sketch artist for decades, has already covered a wide range of important cases including the Clinton impeachment proceedings and numerous terror s...

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National Weather Service warns of flash flood, tropical tornado risk

Most computer model forecasts now show Cindy's remnant low making its closest pass to North Carolina late Friday night into Saturday morning as it moves toward northern Virginia. "This is about in...

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Seth Meyers shines a light on Mitch McConnell's health-care bill hypocrisy

Sen. We should listen to Rhett when he tells us, "Don't repeal the Affordable Care Act , improve it!" Instead of the federal government allocating the funds, as is the case under Obamacare , the s...

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Kentucky family stuck in Louisiana due to tropical storm Cindy

Kentucky family stuck in Louisiana due to tropical storm Cindy

The forecast is for 1.5 to 3 inches (4-8 centimeters) across the state with downpours starting after midnight Thursday and continuing until the cold front from the northwest pushes the moisture out ea...

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Showers, scattered storms expected Friday; Tropical moisture Saturday

While we are not expected to get the drenching rains and gusty winds associated with a tropical system, there's a big uncertainty with respect to the exact timing. "Right now, we're not anticipating...

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Forecasters counting tornadoes in Alabama

Kerner said he issued the call for a voluntary evacuation as a precaution. However, as often is the case with inland-penetrating tropical and subtropical systems, low-level flow above the surface wi...

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Senate's version of health care plan is very bad

In order for the bill to receive a green light, 50 out of 52 Republican senators would have to vote "yes", which might not be possible when it comes to the current version of the bill , the Wash...

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Conservative Wonk Avik Roy: The Senate Healthcare Bill is Actually Pretty Awesome

This provision would encourage Americans to maintain health insurance coverage throughout the year, without the burden of a health insurance penalty. Obamacare is now more popular than ever. And y...

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Attack on Republican lawmakers had no connection to terrorism

Hodgkinson, 66, used a rifle and a handgun to fire almost 60 shots at the Republican baseball team, which was practicing for the annual baseball game the next night. Investigators did find a list of ...

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Investigators Release Dashcam Video From Shooting of Philando Castile

Yanez , 29, testified that he clearly saw Castile's gun and that Castile disregarded his commands not to pull it out. The dashcam video is around 10 minutes long. It took the jury four-and-a-h...

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Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend

The center of the storm hit just south of Lake Charles, Louisiana , the National Weather Center's Hurricane Center said . Emergency officials are monitoring the forecast for the greater Charlest...

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Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?

Is Nancy Pelosi in Trouble?

He said Pelosi had to have an "honest dialogue with herself". Pelosi beat back a leadership challenge late a year ago from Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), with two-thirds of her caucus supporting her. Hal...

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

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

He says he has not yet made up his mind on whether to vote for the bill but offered praise for what he's seen so far. But the Senate bill also attempts to soften other much-derided aspects of th...

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Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

He said his clinic mostly serves Medicaid families and kids. A group of four Senate conservatives issued a joint statement saying they are dissatisfied with the health care reform bill i...

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White House says hopeful healthcare reform to be completed by August

An adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign who called for Hillary Clinton to be shot is visiting the White House. When the anger over a lack of press briefings builds up, the White House will...

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FBI Concludes GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Had No Ties To Terrorism

FBI Concludes GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Had No Ties To Terrorism

Scalise was shot in the hip, resulting in damage to bone, blood vessels and internal organs. Scalise was the most seriously injured of the four people Hodgkinson shot last Wednesday morning. Alexa...

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Suns thrilled to get Jackson with fourth pick in draft

Suns thrilled to get Jackson with fourth pick in draft

Warren as versatile wing players. That's because well-informed Suns fans knew 6-foot-8 former Kansas standout Jackson was next in line following the picks of Markelle Fultz ( Philadelphia 76ers...

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