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CBO Set to Release Analysis of Senate Healthcare Bill Monday

Sen. Sanders meanwhile is now on a tour across multiple states to rally opposition to the bill. "I have a hard time believing Wisconsin constituents or even m...


Spicer: Trump's strategy on Comey tapes worked

Trump acknowledged on Twitter Thursday that he did not have any tapes of him and Comey and hinted at the potential surveillance he elaborated on in the intervie...


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

The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helpe...


Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

When the justices take the bench Monday, they are expected to decide the case of Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Mo., which was excluded from a state grant...


Gov. Kasich's Website Hacked with Apparent ISIS Propaganda

The online posting was signed, " Team System Dz ", and concluded with "I love the Islamic state ". The Howard County government website is down while Howard ...


Tillerson: Qatar doing 'careful review and consideration' of demands

Mr Tillerson had previously insisted any demands be " reasonable and actionable". Erdogan demanded. "No offense, but Turkey is not such an ordinary count...


'I'm Worth the Trouble': Nancy Pelosi Defiant as Members Discuss Ousting Her

It was the last straw for some Democrats. Co-host Sara Haines also tried to soften the blow by asserting: "I think things are moving". But he didn't live in t...


Michelle Carter's fate now up to judge

As disturbing crime stories go, the saga of Michelle Carter and the involuntary manslaughter charge against her in connection with her boyfriend's suicide is ...


Person of Interest in BET Weekend Robbery

At around 2 a.m., Kim and an entourage reportedly visited a home that she rented for a BET Awards party. When the renter refused to return Kim's deposit on ...


Disability advocates protest outside McConnell's office over health care bill

Video of the protest shows the protesters being carried away by police officers as they chanted "no cuts to Medicaid ". Charles Schumer, D-New York, Ric...


Trump Gets Ratings Boost in New Harvard-Harris Poll

This is consistent along party lines, with 81 percent of Republicans, 74 percent of independents, and 68 percent of Democrats who agree. Trump's approval rati...


Nevada Senator Opposes Healthcare Bill, Now The 5th Republican

We reached her in Aspen, Colo., where she's attending a conference. Senators are likely to have only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote ag...


New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

We can not throw the baby out with the bathwater and go back to a time before the ACA when West Virginia families were one illness away from bankruptcy. For t...


US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

The Senate this week also added new sanctions punishing Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 USA election, annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and su...


Mistrial 2nd for ex-Ohio officer

It is the second time a mistrial has been declared in the case of former University of Cincinnati campus police officer Ray Tensing who is accused of killin...


Senate healthcare reform vote likely to slip into July

Schumer crossed out "Majority Leader McConnell", at the top of his letter , replacing it in handwriting with "MITCH". While many Democrats in Congress say ...


Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

Trump was thus disliked enough to give Ossoff a chance, but not so unpopular that "a screechingly anti-Trump campaign", as Fallon put it, would have gone over w...


Police shooting videos don't mean justice for black people

With the release of the dashcam video , members of the public who didn't attend Yanez's trial could hear the tone in Castile's voice that Ramsey County A...


GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns ...


Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

He called the Senate's bill "not a health care bill" but a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America". ...


Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Both would wipe out most of the taxes and insurance mandates in Obamacare , then curtail rising Medicaid costs to pay for further tax cuts. "So, for ex...


Lawyer: Race a factor in St. Louis cop being mistakenly shot

The officers were pursuing suspects near the North Point area of the city on Wednesday night after a vehicle was stolen and police were fired upon as they gave ...


Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'

Park guests and employees at Six Flags Great Escape park in upstate NY became unlikely heroes when they stepped in to rescue a teenage girl dangling from a go...


Watters: 'Are the Democrats Sick of Losing Yet?'

I think we're just sitting back and taking it. But it's also clear that many Democrats in the House, if not the large majority, don't see it that wa...


AP analysis shows how gerrymandering benefited GOP in 2016

Two researchers who developed the efficiency gap say Kentucky's results are, statistically speaking, not much different than zero. The analysis measuring th...


Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

He added that "if there were good cause, I would consider it". The interview took place several days before Rosenstein picked Mueller as special counsel fo...


Memorial grows where armed woman was shot by police; rallies planned

The responding officers can be heard on a dashcam audio recording released by police . Police said several children were in the apartment at the time of th...


Senate Healthcare Bill Makes Major Cuts to Medicaid

It did not sound like a lengthier phase-out of the Medicaid expansion would satisfy Heller the way it might satisfy, say, Ohio Sen. " The bill will encoura...


2 on Thunderbirds jet in Ohio accident in good condition

Sgt. Kenneth Cordova did not have visible injuries, Heard said . The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office received a report around 12:30 p.m. Friday of a jet...


Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

The proposed 40 percent excise tax on employer-provided "Cadillac" health insurance plans was scheduled to take effect in 2020. Maternity coverage might also be...


Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

Seventy-four percent of those polled, meanwhile, said they have a favorable opinion of Medicaid . In fact, it would likely increase consumers' out-of-pocket...


Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan

Yet numerous Democrats' ideas involve a larger federal footprint in health care , such as more generous subsidies or a government-run "public option" plan - ...


Three trials, no convictions in fatal police shootings

Tensing asked several times to see Dubose's driver's license, Cincinnati police said . Within just a few seconds, Tensing fired his gun. "We stand with the f...


Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela: Pelosi 'doesn't help our candidate

Allies and grassroots supporters were sent suggested tweets Thursday that urged Democrats not to ditch Pelosi in the middle of a high-stakes legislative bat...


Reformed Veterans Affairs bill signed into law by President Trump

The bill was the 40th piece of legislation so far signed by President Trump , according to NPR , though the majority of those pieces have repealed Obama admin...