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What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

Assuming every Democrat is a no vote, the GOP can't afford more than 2 of their own senators to vote against the bill . "I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill", Mr Trump tweet...

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Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

McConnell , R-Ky., can not pass the bill if he loses more than two Republican votes. Nevada senator Dean Heller has become the fifth Republican to come out in opposition to the current draft ver...

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Supreme Court limits rights of property owners

The family attempted to sell the vacant parcel to pay for renovations to the cabin, but were prevented from doing so by regulations restricting the use of land along rivers like the St. The lots were ...

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CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

Some conservative media voices dismissed it as a stunt, but CNN argued that the sketch session did serve a journalistic objective, in the same way that courtroom sketches do. Spicer and his deputy S...

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Several Sailors' Bodies Found on Stricken Navy Destroyer

Several Sailors' Bodies Found on Stricken Navy Destroyer

Rear Admiral Charles Williams noted: "I want to highlight the extraordinary courage of the Fitzgerald Sailors who contained the flooding, stabilized the ship and sailed her back to Yokosuka desp...

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Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

In a statement released Friday, the family said it was pleased to report Mika was discharged from George Washington University Hospital . Also injured were a congressional aide and two U.S. "Matt...

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Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must get yes votes from 50 of the 52 GOP senators to avoid a defeat. He said that the new plan will give American...

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CNN Trolls White House by Sending Sketch Artist to Press Briefing

The ban on recording devices aside, reporters found the 30-minute session to be fruitless, with Spicer evading nearly every question, claiming he hadn't spoken to the president on many issues the re...

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Sad little scenes from the White House briefing room

Cable news channel CNN sent sketch artist Bill Hennessy to the famous West Wing press room, a change from the American courtrooms where he normally works. ". I think that we have done a very good jo...

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Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

Georgia Dems search for upsides in House loss

In 2018, Democrats would need to capture 24 seats now occupied by Republicans in order to recapture the House majority. "People in OH don't grab me about Russian Federation at all when I'm home", R...

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'Morning Joe' Warns Democrats: 'Marching in the Streets Does Not Win Elections'

'Morning Joe' Warns Democrats: 'Marching in the Streets Does Not Win Elections'

Allen West . "There comes a time in every leader's life that they have to know it's time to leave and usher in the next generation of leaders". "We may have different beliefs, but we are part of one c...

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Nevada's Heller becomes 5th GOP senator opposed to health bill

But the Senate bill would make subsidies less generous than under current law. A majority of GOP senators told the publication that they're not sure where they stand while four, including Sen. "...

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Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Members of ADAPT , a national grassroots disability rights organization, staged a "die-in" protest at McConnell's office in an attempt to stop what they see as " attacks on disabled people's freedoms...

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Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition

The shooting injured five people , including Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., the House majority whip. Scalise was in critical condition after being shot in the hip and receiving multiple surgeries. ...

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Dog that mauled 2 kids in vehicle seats to be euthanized

Dog that mauled 2 kids in vehicle seats to be euthanized

The children's mother was able to pull the dog away from the van with the help of several others. In a news release, police said a 2-year-old girl is expected to be released on Thursday from the hos...

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Forecasters counting tornadoes in Alabama

Forecasters counting tornadoes in Alabama

Specifically, more sunshine will mix in with clouds, winds will be gusty out of the south-southwest, and temperatures will rise into the mid 80s with tropical humidity levels creating a heat index wel...

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With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House briefing

Hennessy's presence highlighted the significant change in White House access that has taken place recently. "There's a lot of ideas in there - he's talked about having heart", White House spokesman ...

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TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

Schwarz's primary contribution in the first two games is an RBI groundout to plate Florida's first run in Sunday's 3-0 win over TCU . TCU players, including Evan Skoug (9), Brian Howard (44) and ...

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Hero homeowner holds escaped Georgia inmates at gunpoint until arrests

Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were arrested in Tennessee Thursday after crashing a stolen Jeep. Ricky Dubose , an escaped Georgia prisoner, was apprehended in Tennessee on June 15, 2017. ...

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Trump Uses Georgia Victory To Taunt Democrats

Trump Uses Georgia Victory To Taunt Democrats

Democrat Jon Ossoff never found an answer for the attacks - and Republican Karen Handel won Tuesday night by 4 percentage points. Handel becomes the first Republican woman to represent Georgia in Co...

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Tropical Storm Cindy's rain headed for Lehigh Valley

Tropical Storm Cindy's rain headed for Lehigh Valley

The severe weather front, which was blamed for earlier coastal flooding in the Deep South, tornadoes and one death, is rumbling closer to the densely populated East Coast. The latest tornado watch inc...

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Tax cuts for rich are part of the Senate GOP health bill

To explain the reason for his dissatisfaction, Obama shared the possible effects of the Senate Health Care Bill . With massive cuts to Medicaid , the defunding of Planned Parenthood, and the end...

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Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

Defiant Nancy Pelosi says she's not going anywhere

And - look, I'm not going to pretend this is an easy conversation to have. They explain their totals includes money raised for the party not directly controlled by her committees. "It's time for a...

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13 ways the Senate GOP health-care plan could impact MI

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), seems dead set on holding a full vote in the chamber next week on the 142-page Obamacare repeal and replace plan he veiled Thursday, June 22. "I ...

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Day 5 of jury deliberations in ex-cop trial

The 12-member jury, made up of three black jurors and nine white jurors, took almost five days in deliberation, but could not reach a unanimous verdict, the trial judge announced Friday afternoon. Thi...

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Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

Four conservative lawmakers said they could not support it in its current form, leaving Republicans short of the votes they need for passage. "I am very supportive of the Senate #Healthcarebill". ...

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What the Georgia special election may mean to Democrats and Republicans

What the Georgia special election may mean to Democrats and Republicans

The apparent effectiveness of such attacks alarmed some fellow Democrats , and they show no signs of letting up. "And I don't think we're doing enough of that, and I think that's evident in this [Oss...

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Philadelphia 76ers take Fultz with top pick in NBA draft

Embiid and Dario Saric will finish in the top three when rookie of the year results get announced on June 26, and Simmons is expected to be ready for next season after recovering from foot surgery. "@...

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McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Empty wheelchairs remained in the hall after the arrests, the video shows. States with a large population receiving Medicare , health insurance for seniors, or Medicaid, government-subsidised insur...

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Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments

Military chiefs want 6-month hold on transgender enlistments

The request for a six-month-delay will now go to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who will make a final decision. However, unlike the repealed statutory ban that prohibited lesbian, gay, and bisexual s...

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Qatar asked to close Al-Jazeera

Tensions escalated, however, after Bahrain , Egypt , Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates presented a list of demands to Qatar overnight. Turkey has sided with Qatar in the dispute and it...

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Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers

Spieth leads by 1 midway through 2nd round at Travelers

He followed up a 75 in the first round with a 67 and finished at 2 over. McIlroy managed to make par at one point after hitting a tee shot into a water hazard, and he later told Golf Channel: "I wou...

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Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

Cindy Now a Tropical Depression

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall Wednesday and tragically killed a 10-year-old boy in the coastal town of Fort Morgan. Heavy rainfall is still in the forecast for states along Cindy's latest ...

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How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

On the one hand, it was heartbreaking to see so many folks with disabilities having to protest in a U.S. Senate building in order to protect their access to basic services - many of which would ...

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Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

Judges Rule 'Making a Murderer' Confession Was Improperly Obtained

He also overturned Dassey's conviction , granting Dassey's writ for petition of habeas corpus and finding that his imprisonment was unlawful. "Because of the cumulative effect of these coercive tec...

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