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Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

This article first appeared June 22, 2017 on Kaiser Health News . She joins us on the line. We recently asked you to support our journalism. MARTIN: So what does the Senate bill do? The House...

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Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

Dems win emotional congressional baseball game, 11-2

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), who visited Scalise in the hospital Thursday, said that on a recent foreign trip he and Scalise took, 90 percent of their conversations were about the game. Democr...

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White police officer shoots off-duty black officer in St Louis

Louis Post-Dispatch. Two officers ordered him to the ground, and he complied. A black off-duty police officer was wounded after being shot when he stepped outside of his home to assist in response ...

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Dramatic Fall From NY Six Flags 'Sky Ride' Caught on Camera

Thankfully, a group of park guests and security people were below to catch her. The teen lets go of the ride and as a crowd forms to catch her. The girl's neck initially appeared to be stuck in the ...

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Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

Menendez gave his remarks at the Newark Community Health Center , a federally-funded health clinic where over 60 percent of patients rely on Medicaid to fund treatment. "Lower premiums and I will...

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CO Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering

But many Democratic candidates will be facing a stacked deck as Virginia is one of several states where favorably drawn districts have given Republicans a measurable advantage in past elections, an As...

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Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 - Team Scalise

Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1 - Team Scalise

After winning the game 11-2, the Democrats gave their trophy to Republican manager Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, to give to Scalise. As congressional Republicans and Democrats joined Thursday night in t...

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Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

Charlie Dent 'concerned' by Senate health care bill

Health insurers rallied after the Senate Republicans released a draft Bill to replace Obamacare , with expansion of Medicaid being seen as one of the most encouraging moves. Notably, Helle...

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Tech sergeant released from hospital after air show accident

Sgt. Kenneth Cordova was released Friday night. Authorities say a military jet apparently practicing for an OH air show was involved in an accident. The Dayton Air Show is no stranger to tragedy: ...

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Conservative Wonk Avik Roy: The Senate Healthcare Bill is Actually Pretty Awesome

US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare, but a revolt by four conservatives put the bill in...

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

Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada told reporters on Friday that he will not vote for Senate Republican leadership's healthcare bill as it stands now. Heller, who is up for reelection in 2018, has expressed...

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Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

In addition to mentioning her district, she stated that the attacks on her were due to her effectiveness and her abilities as a "master legislator" and "strategic, politically astute leader". After bo...

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Trump to sign VA reform bill, making good on a campaign promise

Trump to sign VA reform bill, making good on a campaign promise

The law, called the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act , makes the process by which VA Secretary David Shulkin can fire an employee simpler by affording hi...

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Martha: The beauty that won the Ugliest Dog award

All 125 pounds of this three-year-old pup were on display at the Sonoma-Marin Fair in Petaluma, California yesterday afternoon, and she went all the way to the finals - and won! A lumbering canine w...

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DHS' Jeanette Manfra: Russia Targeted Election Systems in 21 States

Rep. Jackie Speier on Wednesday disputed former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's contention that the Democratic National Committee declined his agency's help after its computers were hack...

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Trump, Melania on guest list for Mnuchin wedding

Trump, Melania on guest list for Mnuchin wedding

Mellon Auditorium . The nuptials were kept secret until earlier this week when Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross introduced Mnuchin at a conference in Washington . Linton met Mnuchin at a wedding rece...

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Why it would be tough for Dems to quit Nancy Pelosi

They argued that the Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff's loss in the Republican held House seat in the Atlanta suburbs was further evidence that the party needed both a new message and messenger. ...

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Beavers fall to LSU 3-1 at CWS; rematch Saturday

Beavers fall to LSU 3-1 at CWS; rematch Saturday

When Alex Lange was carving up Oregon State for seven innings Friday night, forcing a decisive Saturday game, Caleb Gilbert was paying close attention. That play deflated the Beavers, and it did...

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FBI says GOP baseball shooting appears 'spontaneous'

Scalise was in critical condition for several days but was upgraded to "fair" condition earlier this week. Matt Mika , a lobbyist wounded in the same shooting at an Alexandria, Virginia b...

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Nevada Senator Opposes Healthcare Bill, Now The 5th Republican

Nevada Senator Opposes Healthcare Bill, Now The 5th Republican

The Senate version offers more financial assistance to some lower-income people to help them defray the rapidly rising cost of private health insurance. Senate Republicans released their longawaited...

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