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Senate Confirmation Hearings Monday for Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Senate Confirmation Hearings Monday for Trump's Supreme Court Pick

The stalled nomination of Judge Merrick Garland will also be on the Democrats' minds. Even now, they speak of a nonexistent presidential "tradition" of not nominating Justices in the last years of t...

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Here Are 4 Possible Outcomes for Gorsuch's Confirmation Process

Here Are 4 Possible Outcomes for Gorsuch's Confirmation Process

The Senate Judiciary Committee should ask him about that during this week's confirmation hearings. A Gorsuch spokeswoman confirmed he co-owns a Colorado vacation home with Cannon Harvey and Kevin Co...

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Medicaid cuts won't harm beneficiaries, access to care, Price says

Medicaid cuts won't harm beneficiaries, access to care, Price says

The first phase of Obamacare repeal won't fix the exchanges or healthcare.gov. But the Congressional Budget Office projected that these credits do little to offset massive premium increases fo...

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The Public Pulse: Republicans now own health care mess

The Public Pulse: Republicans now own health care mess

We've said before that they should be open to retooling their bill to encourage more people to buy coverage. There are earlier reports that the GOP has not won enough people to get to that number, w...

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Gophers, UMD Bulldogs get No. 1 seeds in NCAA hockey tournament

Gophers, UMD Bulldogs get No. 1 seeds in NCAA hockey tournament

Don Lucia's club will square off against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Lucia's alma mater) in the opening round of the tournament. The Bulldogs also received a No. They have some high end guys; an ...

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Republicans must make the Democrats own Obamacare | Reagan

Republicans must make the Democrats own Obamacare | Reagan

And combined with opposition from Republicans of all stripes, the president's flexible stance suggested final passage could be delayed, potentially exposing the legislation to the same kind of exten...

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Health care fever picks up heat in the heartland

Health care fever picks up heat in the heartland

In 2012 the state, under Gov. Jan Brewer, took advantage of a provision of the Affordable Care Act to extend coverage to everyone up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level. "It will close up ve...

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Four Republican governors come out against Obamacare repeal plan

Four Republican governors come out against Obamacare repeal plan

And they want people to be able to buy their health insurance across state lines (like auto insurance and a million other things) instead of being forced to buy from their state's monopoly provider. "...

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Republicans revamp United States health bill, boost benefits to older Americans

Republicans revamp United States health bill, boost benefits to older Americans

Meanwhile, a key conservative senator said White House officials were continuing to negotiate through the weekend on even more dramatic revisions to the bill in hopes of winning over hard-liners who h...

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Hillary Clinton Is Ready To 'Come Out Of The Woods'

Hillary Clinton Is Ready To 'Come Out Of The Woods'

That's not just a metaphor, either. Clinton's announcement came over a month after US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, tried to silence his female colleague Elizabeth Warren, a ...

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Memo To Gov. Outlines Impact Of American Health Care Act For Oklahomans

Memo To Gov. Outlines Impact Of American Health Care Act For Oklahomans

But by and large, the same people enjoying federal taxpayer-funded premium assistance would continue to get significant help - in some cases more help under the GOP plan - and opponents are wrong to ...

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Rock & roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

Rock & roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90

His musical style helped give birth to the age of the American teenager, all hormones and energy and optimism. Musician Ringo Starr tweeted: "R I P. "It's not an exaggeration to say that he's the ...

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'No evidence' that after-school programmes helping kids

'No evidence' that after-school programmes helping kids

The reason Trump's budget will not make America great again is simple: Trump's budget makes no attempt to prioritize the allocation of money against various important American needs and prioriti...

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Trooper struck by vehicle along Miami-Dade highway

Trooper struck by vehicle along Miami-Dade highway

CBS Miami reports that Rosario was airlifted to an area hospital with serious injuries. "He's got major injuries, mostly orthopedic injuries to his face, spine and lower extremities", Dr. Hugo Oliva...

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US Secret Service upgrades White House security after 'bomb threat'

US Secret Service upgrades White House security after 'bomb threat'

Donald Trump wa snot at the White House on Saturday, when the intruder tried to get in. Because this is incident is an ongoing criminal investigation, the Secret Service said it will not provide...

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Tillerson Defends Trump's Proposed Cuts To State Department Budget

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday the State Department's current spending was "not sustainable", and he willingly accepted the "challenge" President Donald Trump had given in prop...

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Trump stands by wiretap claim

Ryan's comment comes as Trump and the White House have retreated from the President's stunning accusation in a tweet two weeks ago. Asked whether he wished Trump issued the apology Friday duri...

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Louisville Vs. Jacksonville State Live Stream

Louisville Vs. Jacksonville State Live Stream

No. 2 seed Louisville is awaiting the latest from the NCAA in a back-and-forth that started when an assistant coach hired female escorts to party with recruits. "First of all, it's a huge exaggera...

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Trump seeks $4.7 billion in cuts to USDA discretionary spending

Trump seeks $4.7 billion in cuts to USDA discretionary spending

The budget, known as a " skinny budget ", will be limited to the $1tn portion of the $4tn annual federal budget that pays for USA agencies and departments. The 2018 budget outlines eight areas in ...

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Trump names Kellyanne Conway's husband to Justice Dept

Trump names Kellyanne Conway's husband to Justice Dept

Conway said after New York Magazine's Olivia Nuzzi asked her if she'd be interested in taking the Press Secretary position, an idea that was once floated during Trump's transition to the presidency....

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Both Parties Prepare for Gorsuch Hearing Battle

But the Supreme Court's decisions have been mixed. The American Immigration Council, which advocates for immigrant rights, said a review of the few relevant opinions Judge Gorsuch has issued over ...

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Conservative website only media on Tillerson plane to Asia

The State Department cuts are part of the White House' budget plan for 2018 that will also slash spending on foreign aid and environmental programs to make way for a big boost in military spending. Th...

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Trump Budget Would Make Deep Cuts to Climate and Science Research

Mulvaney sparked accusations of callousness and hypocrisy in his defense of President Donald Trump's proposed $1.15 trillion budget when he said after-school programs that feed hungry kids don't have ...

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Rex Tillerson to visit Turkey on March 30

He also said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would meet US President Donald Trump after a referendum in Turkey next month and would meet Tillerson if possible. Several Washington , DC, bureau chiefs f...

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Midland JC Penney to close, along with 6 other MI stores

The Berkshire Mall location is the only one of the 138 stores on the closure list that is in this region. Waterville's JC Penney is a landmark store in the Elm Plaza, on upper Main Street near the...

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Changes to Affordable Care Act may effect entrepreneurs

Changes to Affordable Care Act may effect entrepreneurs

For instance, she said the AHCA calls for additional "safety net" funding to assist nonexpansion states in caring for people without coverage. House Republicans are still working on changes to the...

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White House: Meals on Wheels Isn't 'Showing Any Results'

White House: Meals on Wheels Isn't 'Showing Any Results'

Speaking to reporters at the daily White House briefing, budget director Mick Mulvaney argued that cuts on everything from Meals on Wheels and after-school care to foreign aid are aimed to impro...

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Man arrested outside White House after jumping bike rack

Man arrested outside White House after jumping bike rack

A man tried to scale a barrier outside of the White House in what appeared to be a failed bid to enter the grounds. Still, Secret Service agents were "extremely disappointed" in how the incident w...

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Cadaver Dog Searches Rockville Home Explosion Site

Cadaver Dog Searches Rockville Home Explosion Site

Investigators are now at the scene to determine the cause of the explosion . Yellow police tape cordoned off the site. The home was reduced to a pile of bricks, and there is debris scattered across...

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GOP congressman to Trump: Apologize for wiretap claim

GOP congressman to Trump: Apologize for wiretap claim

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. "He didn't use the NSA, he didn't use the Central Intelligence Agency, he didn't use the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and he didn't use the ...

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UK Calls Trump Spying Claim "Ridiculous", Says US Government Won't Repeat It

Charles Krauthammer said this is just a "farce" now because everyone's chasing their tails on something we all know isn't true but are "pretending it might be" because the president is the one who ...

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GOP Health Care Bill Shifts Millions in Costs to Montana

GOP Health Care Bill Shifts Millions in Costs to Montana

In 1977, after 23 years of education, I was failing miserably at understanding and explaining patients' medical insurance plans. However, he said the the most important point to make is that Trump and...

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Trump Stands By Wiretapping Claims

Devin Nunes of California, who chairs the committee, said this week. "Sean was pointing to the breadth of reporting, not endorsing any specific story", the official said. But Trump declined to offer...

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Jones, Hosmer homer to lift USA to 4-2 win vs Venezuela

Jones, Hosmer homer to lift USA to 4-2 win vs Venezuela

He is also incredible and unbelievable and makes us dream those "it could happen" dreams. Pool F is the only pool with anything going on. With Venezuela all but eliminated, Perez could be back i...

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President Donald Trump wants to eliminate after school program

If the funding disappears, the ramifications will impact not just children enrolled in the programs, but families, working parents and the broader community, Ham said. This would be particularly harmf...

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