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Jun 24 2017

Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

The details that we've seen, at least so far, aren't particularly good for people with lower incomes. To highlight the secrecy of the GOP health-care deliberations, man...

Jun 24 2017

Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill

Republicans hold only a slim majority in the Senate , and can not afford more than two defections in order to pass their bill. The Senate Republicans' plan puts a lid...

Jun 24 2017

Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president of the consulting firm Avalare Health, said the Senate subsidies would be smaller than Obama's because they're keyed to the cost...

Jun 24 2017

Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law. "This is not a huge surprise", said ...

Jun 24 2017

Cindy weakens into tropical depression after Louisiana landfall

The area experienced flooding and road closures, WLOX reported. "That continues to be the threat", said Ken Graham, of the National Weather Service Office near New Or...

Jun 24 2017

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

House Republicans barely managed to muster enough votes with a series of last-minute amendments before the chamber passed a highly criticized Obamacare replacement p...

Jun 24 2017

CNN brings courtroom sketch artist to White House press briefing

Sketch artist Bill Hennessy normally draws Supreme Court proceedings, and has also illustrated the Clinton impeachment proceedings , hearings for Guantanamo Bay detaine...

Jun 24 2017

Bodies Of 7 Missing Sailors Found Inside Wrecked Navy Ship

The Fitzgerald is an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer commissioned in 1995. He had previously commanded a minesweeper based in Sasebo in western Japan .'PR...

Jun 24 2017

Why are these White House briefings heard but not seen?

Over the duration of Donald Trump's first six months as president, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has more routinely favoured off-camera gaggles, which tend ...

Jun 24 2017

Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that courtroo...

Jun 24 2017

CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

Lacking footage and wanting some kind of visual element, CNN came up with a rather creative solution: a courtroom sketch artist . Press Secretary Sean Spicer had mad...

Jun 24 2017

DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

The result comes as relief for Republicans who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican president, could...

Jun 24 2017

Trees fall, outages in Tennessee, West Virginia

Along the way, Cindy will bring rain to Lancaster County, he said. We really dodged the worst of Cindy across Acadiana. National Weather Service forecasters said th...

Jun 24 2017

Nevada Republican Senator Wavers On Health Care Bill

He supports the expansion of health savings accounts and giving Americans more freedom in choosing plans that are right for them. To pass the Senate , with unanimous...

Jun 24 2017

Gunman who shot Scalise had no target in mind

Slater, FBI special agent in charge, said at a press conference Wednesday. A person close to wounded Rep. Steve Scalise says the Louisiana Republican has been mov...

Jun 24 2017

Belleville man who shot 5 at GOP baseball practice acted alone

Officials did not disclose the names. Tim Slater , the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, also said during a news conference Wednesday that Jam...

Jun 24 2017

Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

The federal Department of Health and Human Services Department estimates 181,000 of those enrollees gained coverage through the expansion. The subsidies help reduce ded...

Jun 24 2017

In heartbreaking video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

Her daughter responds, "I can keep you safe". The video was among thousands of files released Wednesday by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. "I wish this...

Jun 24 2017

With cameras banned, CNN sends sketch artist to White House brie

A day earlier, CNN had hired Hennessy to cover the Supreme Court. "The idea is to paint a picture for viewers who couldn't be in the room". Answers from Spicer are no...

Jun 24 2017

Forecasters counting tornadoes in Alabama

NEW ORLEANS (AP ) - High tides in the wake of a weakening Tropical Depression Cindy prompted a voluntary evacuation in a coastal Louisiana town Thursday, and the storm's ...