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As Trump struggles, more Americans want Democrats to control Congress

As Trump struggles, more Americans want Democrats to control Congress

However, previous polls showed overwhelming support for the special counsel investigating Russian election interference. A Harvard-Harris survey released last month found 75 percent support for fo...

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Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

In their statement , the protesters said that they are "demanding [McConnell] bring an end to attacks on disabled people's freedom which are expected in the bill". - Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioD...

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'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

Some of the most provocative may have been the ones already held in the nation's capitol, after dozens of disabled Americans, including those on ventilators and in wheelchairs, held a "die in" on the ...

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Senate Makes It Harder for Trump to Lift Russian Sanctions

The measure looks to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for his country's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and to make Iran pay a price for its "continued support of te...

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How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

Of course, the other big piece of this bill that has nothing to do with the Affordable Care Act is a capping of federal funding for the Medicaid program, which is something that Republicans have b...

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Judge declares second mistrial in OH cop's murder retrial

Judge declares second mistrial in OH cop's murder retrial

The mistrial, which came after five days of jury deliberations , left Tensing in tears and for now ended almost two years of anticipation in the case. Tensing's first trial previous year also ended w...

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A Guide: Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care

A Guide: Understanding Congressional Confusion on Health Care

In a radio ad, which is set to air in Alaska, Nevada , Arizona and West Virginia, a woman says that the Republican healthcare bill would cut healthcare and social services for senior citizens, leavin...

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Dashcam video of Philando Castile shooting released

The video shows the mundane moments that led up to the shooting: Yanez pointing out that Castile's brake lights were broken, Castile calmly telling the officer that there was a legally registere...

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Nevada Senator Opposes Healthcare Bill, Now The 5th Republican

She also tweeted former President Barack Obama's Facebook post , in which he called the bill a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America"...

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Details on the dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries

Details on the dangers of Rep. Steve Scalise's injuries

Not seeing the video below? One of William's staffers, Zack Barth, was shot in the leg Wednesday, but was released from the hospital later that day. " Steve Scalise isn't just the majority whip for...

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White police officer shoots off-duty black officer

White police officer shoots off-duty black officer

There are no details on whether the on-duty officer has been placed on administrative leave. It was in that moment the black officer, 38, who is an 11 year veteran of the force, heard the commotion ...

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Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

Cindy produced tornadoes that ripped into some parts of Alabama, including the Birmingham area where numerous damage reports emerged Thursday afternoon. The other was for Tuscaloosa and Bibb Counties....

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Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'

Thankfully, a group of park guests and security people were below to catch her. The 14-year-old girl was hanging from the chair on the Sky Ride at Six Flags Great Escape in the Lake George area. Tha...

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US House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes

US House panel wants formal response from Trump on Comey tapes

When news of Comey's account broke, Trump tweeted that Comey "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" "I think he was in his way instinct...

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'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her

And we have one goal: "winning in 2018". And then when you show up after getting an education and getting life experience, and you come back to your hometown and you are ready to make the difference...

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GOP won more votes but not consistently in districts

The analysis is based on the "efficiency gap" formula developed by University of Chicago law professor Nick Stephanopoulos and Eric McGhee, a researcher at the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of...

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Audio From Police Shooting of Pregnant Black Woman Has Been Released

One officer says, "tase her", and the other responds, "I don't have a Taser". They asked her about the video game console she reported stolen. But the confrontation quickly erupted. Family members...

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Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

The bill faces an uncertain future in the Senate. Robin Rudowitz, a health care policy analyst at the Kaiser Family Foundation , said the Senate version would eventually lead to lower-income ind...

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Military plane flips on its top at Dayton Air Show

Record rainfall Friday caused air show organizers to put in place an alternative parking plan that will direct motorists to paved parking areas and away from muddy fields near the airport, organizers ...

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Defending Senate Repeal Effort, Trump Trashes Obamacare

It's a stunning lack of courage, which in the past has been exhibited by both parties . Senate Republicans are painting the new plan as less austere than the House bill which, according to a fo...

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Schumer Wants All-Senate Gathering on Health Care

Roy Blunt, R-Mo., listens as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence about his role in the fi. The ads, a seven-figure buy by Save My Care, a gr...

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Sketch artist recreates Sean Spicer briefing after White House camera ban

The press briefing at the White House usually turned into a comedy show as journalists fired away with their questions and put the press secretary, Sean Spicer in a tough situation. Yesterday on beh...

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Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Brian Sandoval, also a Republican , Heller announced his opposition to the legislation, highlighting the Better Care Act's proposed substantial cuts to Medicaid . They were Sens. Ron Johnson of Wi...

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Other Views: Bad day for the Democrats

Other Views: Bad day for the Democrats

By now Pelosi should have been pulled down from her perch as the Democrat's minority speaker of the House and replaced with someone who understands the political implications of Trump's win and how ...

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A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in OH cop's murder retrial

A 2nd mistrial: Jury deadlocks in OH cop's murder retrial

Tensing's is the third trial involving a fatal shooting following a traffic stop that concluded in the last week. Tensing, who is white, was sacked from his job and arrested after the shooting. On Wed...

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Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco

Of those, 998 Democrats and 963 Republicans won without any opposition from the other major political party. The race became the most expensive ever for a House seat, with more than $50 million ...

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Trump signs law to fire bad workers, guard whistleblowers at VA

Trump signs law to fire bad workers, guard whistleblowers at VA

It was unanimously agreed to in the Senate and cleared the House by a margin of 368-55. Bill Nelson (D-Florida). It gives VA Secretary Dr. David Shulkin the ability to recoup bonuses awarded to employ...

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Huge, Homley Mastiff Named Martha Wins World's Ugliest Dog

Fans of dogs who are amusing looking or, as some may call them, oddly attractive, gathered for the 29th annual ugliest dog contest. But when she was named the victor, she slumped over on her side an...

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Tech sergeant released from hospital after Dayton air show accident

An F-16 Thunderbird has been involved in an accident at the Dayton International Airport , an airport spokesperson told ABC News. Though they weren't badly hurt, an airport official said both men w...

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Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

There's no evidence that votes were altered, and the hacking efforts were largely aimed at obtaining voter registration information, Manfra said. In a contentious exchange on Tuesday, Spicer was una...

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North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

North Korea denies torturing USA detainee Otto Warmbier

He had been accused of stealing a propaganda poster and was serving a sentence of hard labor. The agency accused Seoul of tarnishing Pyongyang's image with its "slanderous talk about cruel treatme...

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LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

The Tigers (52-18) won their third straight elimination game and will play third-seeded Florida (50-19) in the best-of-three finals beginning Monday; both schools compete in the Southeastern Conferenc...

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Scalise out of ICU, Fox News reports

Scalise, who had been in critical condition after June 14 incident, was transferred out of the Intensive Care Unit at MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Thursday, a spokeswoman said . "Here'...

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Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

Trump, Pence to attend Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's wedding

In addition to worrying about the deadline for raising the debt ceiling , Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has another very important date to remember: his wedding this Saturday to Louise Linton ...

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Attorney says Steven Avery 'optimistic' following Dassey ruling

Dassey, who is now in his late 20s, was convicted in 2007 for aiding his uncle Steven Avery in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach. Her charred remains were found on Avery family property in Manit...

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