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Senate Will Be the Real Fight for Republican Health Bill

Senate Will Be the Real Fight for Republican Health Bill

And while several Democratic senators have voted against the bill and condemned the bill as going backwards, just what would it cost to take care of the approximately 2.2 million folks. We look forwar...

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Trump fails to repeal Obama's methane rule in US Senate

Trump fails to repeal Obama's methane rule in US Senate

McCain added that he wanted the Interior Department to issue "a new rule to revise and improve the BLM methane rule". Obama claimed the rule cut down on emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse...

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Orioles call pitcher's ejection 'a bunch of malarkey'

Orioles call pitcher's ejection 'a bunch of malarkey'

As for Manfred's ultimatum, it meant pitchers such as Gausman didn't have much leeway, meaning any erratic pitch - like the 76.6 miles per hour curveball that struck Bogaerts in the back - probably wa...

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White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system

White House plays down Trump's praise of Australian health-care system

House of Representatives had approved a Trump-backed bill that would overturn much of former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law and move the U.S. US President Donald Trump and his wife ...

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Historically Black College Graduates Turn Backs to Betsy DeVos

Despite the boos, DeVos and Manigault have helped enact legislation that will protect Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). HBCUs were created as a response to the segregated Jim Cro...

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President Donald Trump launches commission to investigate voter fraud

Michael Waldman, president of the New York-based Brennan Center for Justice, said the commission was formed to "find proof of the president's absurd claim" about millions of people voting illegally. K...

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More price hikes likely for government insurance markets

One young father asked Cramer to let the free market work so he can afford his family's health care . And the health plan could impose annual or lifetime limits on insurance benefits. " The plan wou...

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Trump Tweets Call to End Legislative Filibuster

Trump Tweets Call to End Legislative Filibuster

Trump had complained earlier Tuesday about having to work with Democrats , tweeting that, "Our country needs a good "shutdown" in September to fix mess!" The $1.1 trillion fiscal-year 2017 budget...

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Trump nominates KU graduate for federal judgeship

Two of these three, Larsen and Stras, were on Trump's List of 21 for the Supreme Court vacancy filled by Gorsuch. This could be a significant and long-lasting legacy of Trump's presidency. She was...

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Gutfeld bashes White House Correspondents' Dinner: 'Trump Kicked the Media's Rump'

Gutfeld bashes White House Correspondents' Dinner: 'Trump Kicked the Media's Rump'

Trump's choice to abstain from alcohol is very personal and sends an important message at a time when D.C. recently came second in alcohol consumption in a study by the National Institute on Alc...

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Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

But his claims rang hollow to a crowd that former mayor Lavonne Bebler Johnson described as "one of the most educated audiences I have ever been around". But constituents kept coming back to the Rus...

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'Grotesque actions' in Penn State fraternity hazing death

'Grotesque actions' in Penn State fraternity hazing death

The charges leveled against eight students and the frat house include involuntary manslaughter and other charges, while 10 other students were charged with giving alcohol to minors, reckless endangerm...

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Senate falls short in effort to repeal environmental regulation

The outcome marked the first time since Election Day that Republicans failed in their use of the Congressional Review Act to repeal a rule finalized by the previous administration. The methane...

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Statement on Muslim ban removed from Trump's website after press briefing

Statement on Muslim ban removed from Trump's website after press briefing

Testy exchanges between judges and lawyers over President Trump's travel ban yesterday indicated that the legality of the president's executive order could be determined by his prior comments about Mu...

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White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

White House: Republicans to be rewarded for health care vote

All they know is that the American Health Care Act is a toxic product, they didn't think they'd have to deal with this anymore, and they're determined to at least create the impression that they're s...

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16 dead after tornadoes, floods ravage Midwest, South

In Carroll County, the body of a 24-year-old woman was found after it washed up in a creek. In Arkansas, Cove Creek/Pearson Fire Chief Doug Decker died shortly before 4am on Sunday after being struc...

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G7 expected to urge Trump to stick with climate pact at summit

G7 expected to urge Trump to stick with climate pact at summit

One of Trump's campaign policies was to have the USA withdraw from the agreement to help create jobs. The NYTreports that "although most Americans, his own secretaries of state and energy, and heads...

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Heartwarming: This College Booed the Shit Out of Betsy DeVos's Commencement Speech

Heartwarming: This College Booed the Shit Out of Betsy DeVos's Commencement Speech

Gilmer cited what she believed was DeVos' partiality to non-traditional public schools. Bethune-Cookman University president Edison Jackson, left, and U.S. Clifford Porter, assistant vice president ...

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Journalist arrested after asking HHS secretary question

Journalist arrested after asking HHS secretary question

Heyman, 54, was released after posting a $5,000 bond. The charge carries a penalty of up to six months in prison and a $100 fine. Public News Service founder and chief executive Lark Corbeil defen...

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Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

The Obama-Trump discussion was first reported Monday by NBC-TV. Flynn is part of a larger investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 presidential election. "That created a compromise situation...

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