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Jun 23 2017

Obama Has Weighed In on the Senate Health Care Bill

In the event of a 50-50 tie, Vice President Mike Pence would be the deciding vote. "As now drafted , this bill draft does not do almost enough to lower premiums", Cruz...

Jun 23 2017

NRA applauds Trump apprenticeship expansion plan

That's part of a broader effort to show Trump remains focused on his policy agenda despite cascading headlines about investigations into his campaign's ties to Russian ...

Jun 23 2017

Fireworks explode when Chris Wallace confronts top Trump attorney about FBI investigation

But there are conflicting signals about what is actually happening. As acting attorney general in matters related to the presidential election - due to Attorney General...

Jun 23 2017

Congressman Ryan says party's message is why Democrats losing elections

Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage point...

Jun 23 2017

Storm Cindy expected to make landfall Thursday morning: NHC

There were numerous reports of waterspouts and short-lived tornadoes spawned by the storm. Three people were taken to the hospital with what appeared to be minor injuri...

Jun 23 2017

Dem loss in Georgia underscores party challenges

Trump followed up with advice for Hill Democrats, tweeting they "would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on health care, tax cuts, secu...

Jun 23 2017

Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

Gilbert could be close to offering a job to Billups, according to a person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of t...

Jun 23 2017

Trump Finally Confirms He's Under Investigation on Twitter, of Course

Citing unidentified sources, the news station reported that Rosenstein told Brand she would be tasked with the final decisions regarding resources made available for ...

Jun 23 2017

Trump hopes for Senate health bill 'with heart'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., will reveal the legislative text at an all-members meeting at 9:30 a.m. Yet it faces an uncertain fate in the Senate. "...

Jun 23 2017

In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

So, what does it say that a jury was able to watch both of those videos in a courtroom and decide that the officer, Jeronimo Yanez-who, since the verdict, has been dis...

Jun 23 2017

Former Milwaukee Police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

Barrett tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that people have a right to gather. "My strong request is that this is done in a peaceful manner". He says nothing good can...

Jun 23 2017

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Scalise and other congressional Republicans were practicing for their annual charity baseball game against Democrats when the gunman started shooting . The FBI still d...

Jun 23 2017

Podhoretz: GOP Dodged a Bullet in Georgia Race

Republican Karen Handel has won Georgia's record-breaking special congressional election, dashing hopes by Democrats to pull off an upset in the run-up to the 20...

Jun 23 2017

Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition after shooting

He had been in critical condition for several days. "The Scalise family greatly appreciates the outpouring of thoughts and prayers", the hospital wrote, "on behalf of the...

Jun 23 2017

Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino suspended for 5 ACC games

In addition to Pitino's suspension, Louisville will also have to vacate wins in which ineligible players participated dating back to 2010. The NCAA accepted the univers...

Jun 23 2017

These are the key points from the Senate health care plan

Reports indicate it maintains rollbacks of the Medicaid expansion that extended eligibility and coverage for treatment and other health services to millions of low-inco...

Jun 23 2017

Alexandria Shooting: Shooter acted alone, no terrorism involved, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Hodgkinson had expressed anti-Republican views online but Slater said , "There were no threats whatsoever". Special Agent in Charge of the FBI Washington Field Of...

Jun 22 2017

Family of Otto Warmbier declines autopsy

The two world powers are trying to build on "positive momentum" created when Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in Florida in April, she said. The fact that North...

Jun 22 2017

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

It would also repeal the medical device tax as of December 31, 2017, a day before the 2.3% levy is slated to go back into effect. Under the draft bill, tax increas...

Jun 22 2017

Grimes: No Evidence of Cyberattacks Against Kentucky's Election Systems

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied hacking into the US election system. Bill Priestap, assistant director of counterintelligence at the Federal Bureau of Investigat...