Author: 0 Obama denounces 'fundamental meanness' of Senate GOP health care bill

Republicans respond that the bill will be open to amendment on the floor and that health-care policy has been the subject of public debate for years now, obviating the need for legislative transparency. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. "Simply put, if there's a chance you might get sick, get old, or start a family - this bill will do you harm", he added.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill

Heller faces perhaps the toughest reelection race next year of all the GOP senators who will be on the ballot, so it's not entirely surprising he came out against the bill , given how deeply unpopular the House version of the repeal legislation has shown to be.

U.S. Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial
Author: 0 Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial

DuBose and Officer Tensing ". CINCINNATI (AP) - A mistrial was declared Friday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer after the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on charges in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist.

U.S. Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship
Author: 0 Supreme Court limits ability to strip citizenship

No lawful method exists to involuntarily strip a native-born American of citizenship; naturalized citizens can lose it against their will only if they lied during the naturalization process. Kagan's opinion was joined in full by Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. and Justices Anthony M. Kennedy, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer and Sonia Sotomayor.

Author: 0 Nevada's Heller is fifth GOP senator to oppose health-care bill

He said he wouldn't vote for a bill that that "takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans", which is sort of the bread-and-butter of Republican health policy. "It's going to be a good bill", Trump said in a separate Fox News interview to air on Sunday. Remember what Trump promised the American people.

U.S. Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters
Author: 0 Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters

Downgraded to a tropical depression earlier today , and now the final advisory has been issued as Cindy is expected to deteriorate into a remnant area of low pressure overnight. There were no tornadoes reported on Thursday by the National Weather Service, which said there were two in MS and one in Alabama on Wednesday .

Author: 0 Blazers trade first-round picks with Kings

Armed with three first-round picks and some assets on their roster, the Portland Trail Blazers had the potential to make some significant changes to their team with a trade or even trades. He recorded one of the top statistical seasons in not only Purdue history, but NCAA history, en route to first-team honors. The Blazers were looking to move up in the draft and Sacramento wasn't really thrilled with anybody available at their spot.

U.S. Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election
Author: 0 Texas Takeaways for 2018 After Georgia Special Election

Debbie Dingell of MI. Democratic congressional leaders tried to project confidence after two election losses this week, but bubbling anger from the party's rank-and-file on Capitol Hill yesterday spurred demands for new leadership - including some calls for Minority Leaders Nancy Pelosi's ouster - as the party pushes toward next year's midterm elections.

Author: 0 Murkowski reviewing Senate Republican health care bill

Even if the measure is ultimately tweaked through amendments in Congress, it "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation", the former president warned in a Facebook post. Trump, in an interview with Fox News that aired on Friday morning, called the group of conservative lawmakers "four very good people". It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill, mean.

Author: 0 The US military just shot down another Syrian drone

The remarks were the latest indication of a possible easing of tensions in the wake of the USA shootdown of the Syrian jet. Officials also said that the shot Iranian aircraft was the same type of drone that a USA warplane had shot down June 8 after it attacked us -backed fighters in southern Syria.

U.S. GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill
Author: 0 GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

Under "Arkansas Works", Hutchinson and Arkansas health officials have asked the Trump administration to put a work requirement for able-bodied recipients in effect. The House's AHCA bill as well as the Senate version both make major changes to Medicaid . "Surely we can do better than what the Republican health care bill promises", said Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.

U.S. How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'
Author: 0 How the Senate health bill compares to House, 'Obamacare'

The protesters rely on Medicaid to help them live and she says the health bill amounts to " tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of people with disabilities ", Barkoff said . Capitol police did not immediately return WTOP's inquiries about which groups the protesters represented. But, it's not very different from a version of the bill passed in the House in May , which the CBO projected would lead 23 million people to lose health care over the course of the next decade.

U.S. Fate uncertain for Republican health bill
Author: 0 Fate uncertain for Republican health bill

And McConnell is having trouble getting enough Republican votes. They also both end the Medicaid expansion and cut funding to the program. Perhaps the most sweeping change , however, is that the Senate plan follows the House lead in completely changing how the government pays for health care for the poor and disabled, and goes even further.

Author: 0 Fultz steps out in shoes made of basketballs

While that was being completed, the draft got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as past year: Philadelphia, the Lakers, Boston and Phoenix. of North Carolina State to Dallas at No. 9, and Gonzaga's Zach Collins at No. 10 with the Kings' second pick , which was later dealt to Portland for a pair of picks.

U.S. Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon
Author: 0 Renewed calls to oust Nancy Pelosi: Darcy cartoon

The main argument against Pelosi from her Democratic detractors is that more than 30 years in Washington and hundreds of millions of dollars in attack ads against her have taken their toll when it comes to public opinion. Early yesterday, he tweeted to his over 32 million followers that "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". Said Rice: "The Republican playbook has been very successful".

Author: 0 Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

They blocked the hallway, chanting: "Don't touch Medicaid , save our liberty". And if McConnell can push something through, we all get treated to the excitement of a House-Senate conference. Without massive taxpayer subsidies, millions of Americans will find their health insurance options curtailed or nonexistent. "I looked at the bill that was released this morning by the Senate", said Air Force veteran and Hendersonville resident Kelly Gregory.

U.S. Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill
Author: 0 Trump says he's 'very supportive' of new Senate health care bill

The budget office analysis of the Senate measure is expected early next week. Now the tables have turned as Republicans attempt to make good on their years-long pledge to overturn the law. In the end, it will come down to a handful of votes, just as it did in the House . Despite pushback from Democrats and others, GOP lawmakers have argued that the proposals included in the Senate health care plan would help stabilize insurance markets, "free the American people from the onerous ...

U.S. Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi
Author: 0 Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

I have enormous respect for her. Clamoring on to power like the true career politician that she is, Pelosi isn't going to go down without a fight. "I need to step back and do what's best for this party", said Rice. "I think I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly", she added. Instead, Pelosi had to spend time defending her continued leadership of the Democratic caucus.

Author: 0 Indiana Democrats, Republicans React To Senate Health Bill

Termed the " Better Care Reconciliation Act ", the Senate's answer to the House's efforts to repeal and replace the ACA was finally released Thursday morning after weeks of secret negotiations. By 2024, there would be no additional funds for people in the expansion group. Ending Obama's expansion has been a major problem for some GOP senators.

Author: 0 House Democrat: 'We need new leadership'

But after Donald Trump took office and Republicans dove into their agenda of repealing former President Barack Obama's health care law, Democrats' united opposition papered over their divisions and their generational divides. Moulton backed a longshot challenge to Pelosi's leadership post from Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan last fall. Believe me - some of us thought a special election to replace a Democratic congressman in a white, working class district in Pennsylvania was a good sign for the ...

Author: 0 Senate GOP Unveils 'Obamacare' Overhaul, But Not All Aboard

Heller also criticized waivers that would allow states to repeal ObamaCare's essential health benefits, which govern which health services an insurance plan must cover. But he said it was time to act. Former Indiana State Health commissioner Woody Myers says the bill worsens an already-weakened health care situation after large insurers this week left Indiana's Obamacare marketplace - something Myers blames federal Republicans for.

Author: 0 Bodies Of 7 Missing US sailors Found In Destroyer Damaged In Collision

Japan's coast guard is also investigating why it took almost an hour for the collision to be reported . "Honestly, it's like losing a family member", said retired Weslaco Independent School District ROTC instructor Santiago Galarza. The Fitzgerald was returning to a US naval base in Japan after completing a training exercise with USA and Japanese warships. The crew, he continued, navigated the Fitzgerald into one of the busiest ports in the world with a magnetic compass and backup ...

U.S. Justices side with government in property rights case
Author: 0 Justices side with government in property rights case

Croix approved by the state in the 1980s, long after the purchase of both lots. State and local governments nationwide are grappling with ways to manage urban sprawl, provide services to residents and protect the environment, often by limiting the use of private property and leading to litigation by landowners.

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