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Jun 25 2017

Key Republican Collins has 'serious concerns' on healthcare bill

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price argued Sunday the Senate's recently released health care bill will significantly improve the current Affordable Care Act, ...

Jun 25 2017

Capitol Hill police break up health care bill protest

If three Republican Senators oppose this bill today, it will be one of the fastest crash and burns in legislative history. For the bill to pass, McConnell would need to...

Jun 25 2017

Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

Nothing shows the utter cruelty of the Republican plan to destroy health care like the images of patients dragged from their wheelchairs and arrested by Capitol Polic...

Jun 25 2017

Senate Republicans Are Ready to Repeal Obamacare

He said the state's uninsured rate declined from 23% before the Affordable Care Act to 11 or 12% afterward. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., has said ...

Jun 25 2017

How the GOP health care bills help the rich

CNN took Conway up on her offer and delved into what the GOP-led bill, called the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, does to address the opioid crisis. What would...

Jun 25 2017

Gunman Who Attacked Republican Lawmakers Acted Alone

Slater declined to reveal the names of # Congress members on the paper. Slater said that the shooting appeared to be "spontaneous", and that investigators had not yet ...

Jun 25 2017

US Senate approves sanctions against Russia over 2016 election

Lawmakers who backed the measure also cited Russia's aggression in Syria and Ukraine. Former FBI Director James Comey warned that Russian Federation is "coming after ...

Jun 25 2017

Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Interestingly, the people who have been most hurt by the Affordable Care Act are the people who earn too much to get tax credits but they buy their own insurance. Dependi...

Jun 25 2017

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

The Republican senator told reporters Friday, "I wouldn't say they are losing it". "I kept a list of the things that he promised", he said . Nonetheless, Heller's an...

Jun 25 2017

Not 'That Far Off' From Passing Health Overhaul

It is simply not the answer. Sen. Susan Collins of ME says she thinks getting the votes needed in the Senate this week to pass a Republican bill to replace the Affor...

Jun 25 2017

Hope Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out, Would Be 'Very Bad' for GOP

And when they do, it's not always the portent expected. "But my decision about how long I stay is not up to them". NBC was the only network in the Big Three to give the b...

Jun 25 2017

Military jet practicing for Ohio air show in accident

The nearby Wright-Patterson Air Force Base dispatched a rescue crew to the scene. Emergency responders had to extricate the aircraft's occupants. A military jet is at...

Jun 25 2017

Second mistrial declared in OH officer's fatal shooting of Sam DuBose

The first trial , held a year ago, also ended with the jury deadlocked. A solemn-looking Tensing, 27, sat with his head lowered in the courtroom as Ghiz read a note sen...

Jun 25 2017

Protests Over Yanez Verdict Continue Peacefully Sunday

When he pulled Castile over, Castile immediately informed him that he was lawfully carrying a gun. Castile's mother, Valerie Castile, told reporters after the ve...

Jun 25 2017

Bernie Sanders calls out Senate Republicans for secrecy surrounding health care negotiations

Senate Republicans have been negotiating their version of the health care bill in secret - freezing out Democrats and even many House members from any details. Ra...

Jun 25 2017

Spot Showers, More Comfortable Air Arrives

So, again, both Monday and Tuesday will start out dry with comfortable humidity levels, as low temperatures will generally be in the middle to upper 50s. At around 3 ...

Jun 25 2017

Extremely Dramatic New Video Shows Actual Philando Castile Shooting

In the beginning of the video , Reynolds screams in anger while handcuffed in the back of the vehicle. Minnesota Public Radio has posted the video of the stop that tur...

Jun 25 2017

Trump camp plans attack ads against health care bill holdout

The Republican-led Senate is set to vote on the Better Care Restoration Act before the 4th of July congressional recess. Dean Heller became the fifth GOP senator to...

Jun 25 2017

Gilbert, 'Gorilla Ball' Put LSU in CWS Title Series

The Tigers did, in impressive fashion. Catcher Michael Papierski has come alive in the CWS, most recently knocking out two home runs from both sides of the plate in t...

Jun 25 2017

Former Vanderbilt defensive back Brandon Banks convicted of rape

The jury on Friday convicted Banks of rape and sexual battery. The jury found Banks not guilty on five of the charges. Vandenburg received a 17-year prison sentenc...