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Senate GOP releases health care bill and battle lines form

And Democrats wasted too much of their political capital - ultimately their hold on Congress - over passing it without any Republican buy-in. Trump promised...


Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

McConnell has acknowledged that he's willing to change the measure before it's voted on. That includes phasing out extra money Obama's statute gives states...


Freddie Freeman plans to play third

In 28 games with the Braves , Adams has gone above and beyond what the front office could have hoped for, as he's slashing.306/.361/.658 with 10 home runs and ...


Press for info on Senate health bill

Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. Besides Bullock and Kasich, whose states Trump won in 2016, Republicans Brian Sandoval of Nevada and Charlie Baker of MA signed th...


Police asked to limit presence in Minneapolis pride parade

The event is usually opened by a large contingency of police cars in the role, but organisers say they will only permit a single unmarked vehicle this year due ...


Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Will Sen. Paul be a "no" vote because he thinks this bill is really not a limited-government proposal? Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, wants n...


IL lawmakers still divided over budget after second day of special session

The House later held a hearing on changes to workers' compensation laws, though Republicans called it a "stall tactic". IL faces a massive loss of federal dol...


Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

Filed in April 2015 , the wrongful death lawsuit advanced the argument that it was Wilson, not the eighteen-year-old Brown, who instigated the physical alterc...


Pelosi Under Fire from Dem Colleagues in Wake of Georgia Loss

Some expressed fears about the same tactic being used elsewhere as they aim to take back control of the House in next year's midterms. You get reliable intellig...


Other Opinion: Republican's health care hypocrisy is on full display

In a statement , Mike Oxford, an organizer for the group, had said: 'To say people will die under this law is not an exaggeration'. At the same time, I was...


Sununu, NH Republican leaders offer health care 'insights' to US Senate leaders

Former Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, a Republican who surprised her party when she chose to expand Medicaid four years ago, is urging Congress to save the expansion,...


Veterans are anxious Senate Medicaid cuts will strip them of healthcare

The amusing thing is that there actually are a few health care bills in Congress that would fulfill Trump's insurance guarantee. McConnell must navigate a n...


Risk of severe weather increases as Cindy approaches Middle Tennessee

Cindy was expected to move inland toward southeastern Texas or southwestern Louisiana Wednesday night or early Thursday then move near or across eastern Texas...


Obama terms Trumpcare a massive extortion bill, Trump reiterates Obamacare is dead

I'm tempted to say that it's rare for any bill to have promised so much harm; I'm sure the bill's advocates would disagree, but it's hard to see how that isn'...


Karen Handel Victory Has Silver Lining for Democrats

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their m...


Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

It is a tax cut that will make very rich people even richer while leaving very sick people without the health insurance that they need. States would also be...


New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Ted Cruz of Texas, Kentucky's Rand Paul, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson from Wisconsin....


Political, Legal Experts Question Impartiality of Robert Mueller

During his Sunday talk show appearances, Sekulow previewed Trump's defense against obstruction claims. But Sekulow said repeatedly Sunday that "the president ...


Fifth GOP senator announces opposition to ObamaCare repeal bill

Under the Senate bill, premiums tax credits are based on income, age, and geography. The Senate plans are set up like bronze plans under Obamacare . It did n...


GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

Medicaid is also substantially more popular than the GOP's proposal, which would include deep spending cuts to the program. Using remarkably caustic langua...


Korea denies torturing U.S. student Warmbier

Rodman arrived in Pyongyang, North Korea the same day Pyongyang released Otto Warmbier , 22, the American college student who was released from prison last w...


It Doesn't Make Sense To Have A Poor Person In Some Positions

President Donald Trump held a rally in Cedar Rapids , Iowao, on June 21 to discuss his plans for agriculture innovation, but when the topic of his powerful a...


Amid criticism, Nancy Pelosi says she's 'confident' most Democrats have her back

As Rice pointed out, if Pelosi was a coach of a sports team with a comparable losing streak, she would have been fired. Ryan, Pelosi's opponent last fall, ...


Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten U.S. southeast with flooding

The National Weather Service will be monitoring areas with the heaviest precipitation. As the storm rolls through, WREG will continue to keep you updated on...


Sponsors drop 'Julius Caesar' over murder of Trump-like figure

The play is scheduled to be performed Monday during New York's annual free Shakespeare in the Park event in Central Park. However, one of the photos still...