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Democratic Losses in Special Elections

Overall, Wasserman found , Democrats outperformed the voting tendencies of their districts by 8 percentage points in this year's special elections, a good ome...


Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

It will likely be downgraded to a tropical depression Thursday morning and a remnant low Thursday night, the update said. "Usually you think of a tropical sto...


Tropical Storm Cindy expected to bring soaking rains to midstate on Friday

Emergency crews helped some people from stranded vehicles in Muncie, including a almost submerged SUV at a railroad underpass. Memphis Light Gas and Water repor...


Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

It also would end tax penalties on people who don't buy insurance policies and on larger firms that don't offer coverage to workers, while phasing out the extr...


US government: 2 men charged with plotting terror attacks

Samar El Debek, 37, was arrested in Livonia and was in court earlier this week on related terrorism charges. O'Neill added that Kourani, who was born in Leb...


Rep. Steve Scalise moved out of intensive care unit

Hodgkinson was shot dead by police during the attack. At a Wednesday press conference, officials gave more details about Hodgkinson, calling him a desperate...


Scalise Shooter Googled '2017 Republican Convention' Night Before Attack

On a piece of paper, he had written the names of six members of Congress , but Slater said it didn't seem like a hit list . He rented out a storage unit whe...


Spicer Insists Senate O'Care Bill Won't Affect Medicaid Recipients

Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, wants next week. Texas' two USA senators are split over their chamber's version of a bill to replace the ...


Letter to the Editor: Activists right on Senate health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is seeking a vote on the bill before Congress leaves next week for its Fourth of July recess. Dean Hell...


N Carolina budget agreement raises salaries, delays tax cuts

But Cooper's office signaled quickly that a veto could be on the horizon. Senate leader Phil Berger argued that Cooper should support the budget because it in...


CNN Trolls The White House By Sending Sketch Artist To Press Briefing

Members of the press and others are criticizing the Trump administration, saying that White House press briefings need to return to being frequent and televis...


Sen. Chuck Schumer Parodies Trump's Bizarre Cabinet Meeting

Trump said . "I'm deeply honored and I want to thank you for keeping your commitment to the American workers", he added. Let's rank the sycophancy of remark...


Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

Senate will consider the " Better Care Reconciliation Act ", (BCRA), its version of legislation to " repeal and replace " the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Unde...


Tropical Depression Cindy's rains pound the Tri

What's left of Cindy will slowly push across the Tennessee Valley on Friday; this will bring numerous showers and thunderstorms to northern MS and northern Alab...


Escaped inmates captured in Tenn., governor says

Tuesday on Highway 16 between Eatonton and Sparta, about 80 miles southeast of Atlanta. The criminals then travelled to Madison, Georgia , where they ransack...


Memorial Baptist and Grace Lutheran team up for church carnival

Baha'i Faith: 1-2 p.m. Pastor Bob Scott. 533-1535. A Communion service will be held at 6 p.m. today, followed by a worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Sunday F...


US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

Stavridis, however, said he doesn't foresee the US imposing sanctions against China. "We both agreed that our companies should not do business with any UN-des...


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

President Donald Trump wants to pass a law preventing immigrants from getting welfare for the first five years they're here. And I don't mean to exaggerate,...


Seattle council to hold public hearing in fatal shooting

In every episode, the department talked about recent happenings with the police. The video was initially linked on the department's official Twitter feed, but...


Dean Heller becomes fifth Senate Republican to oppose GOP health care bill

According to lawmakers who were at the unveiling, members from the left and right ends of the party's spectrum were deeply critical of the effort. "Let me a...


How US Senate Republicans plan to dismantle Obamacare

Democrats are united in opposition. The bill would make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act , which Obama signed into law over seven years ago. Th...


David: Cindy continues to bring rain into the TN Valley

National Weather Service officials in the three states said rainfall totals of 2-4 inches (50-100 millimeters) were possible, with isolated amounts up to 6 inch...


Oklahoma elections not targeted by Russian hackers, state says

This is aside from the information already confirmed by US intelligence officials that Russian hackers acquired and orchestrated the release of emails from ...


Senate Health Care Bill Shows GOP Has Learned Nothing

Under the Senate bill , tax credits would be based primarily on age as well as income and geography. The nation, not just Louisiana, might have reason to regre...


Sen. Collins: Long-Awaited Health Bill is a Concern

To see more , visit http://www.npr.org/. "It's going to hurt a lot of people and it's going to hurt them to give tax breaks to rich people", O'Donnell said ...