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Macron fails to woo Trump's support on Paris agreement

Trump, on his first overseas trip as USA president, on Thursday met with European Council President Donald Tusk and Juncker, before holding a lunch meeting with...


McConnell sees tough path for passing healthcare bill

Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie. And that was before the CBO score yesterday which led some GOP Senators to dismiss the House bill . The CBO specifies that these pe...


Texas lawmakers finalize deal on $217B spending bill

S.B. 7 also criminalizes when an educator becomes romantically involved with a student under 18 years old, regardless of what school district the teacher works ...


West Virginia Senate passes amended tax bill

The leader of the Senate GOP effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law faulted Democrats for not working with them. So, exactly how m...


Defense Lawyer Allegedly Threatened Rape Victim With Deportation

Fortunately, the conversation was recorded by law enforcement and an arrest warrant was issued for Vasiliades, as well as a man purported to be his translator, ...


House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

Patrick had offered to barter for the "private school choice" program with a bill that tweaks the state's A-F grading system for districts and schools. The Hous...


EU, US to meet on airline security

There was an outcry in Europe when media reports started circulating that the USA was considering a ban on laptops, tablets and some phones in the cabin of ...


Report disputes claim on pre-existing conditions

The most recent estimate was released March 23. The Senate didn't want that much and countered by tacking on their own priority. The effects of the bill w...


House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

The California congressman added that he is skeptical Flynn would be granted immunity in exchange for his testimony and information, something the former nati...


Ryan says Montana candidate should apologize to reporter

House candidate Greg Gianforte has been charged with misdemeanor assault after an incident occurred at Gianforte's campaign headquarters. It contends he "ag...


Trump Focuses On Impact Of Terrorism During Speech In Saudi Arabia

He said U.S. has been a victim of terrorism , from 11 September to the Boston bombings and the Orlando attack. "Society, the family members of former terror...


Montana Candidate Cancels TV Appearances After Assault Charge on Reporter

In an audio recording posted by the Guardian , the reporter asks the congressional candidate about the GOP's health care bill, which was just evaluated hours...


Jared Kushner Named As Focus In Russia Probe

Last week, the Washington Post reported that the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties with Russian Federation had extended to a current senio...


Uninsured rise by 23 mn under Republican health bill: forecast

An earlier analysis of the bill estimated that 24 million Americans would lose health insurance by 2026. So CBO had to predict how states would react. For exa...


Under US Republican bill, 23 million would lose health coverage - watchdog

Murray and Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said Senate Republicans should drop efforts to repeal Obamacare and work in a bipartisan way to fix it. Leaders are...


House GOP sticking with Montana candidate despite assault

But several Republican voters were willing to withhold judgment or were flat-out skeptical of what reportedly unfolded. The alleged assault and battery was ...


Tornado hit Union County, weather service confirms

A state of emergency was declared in the Sampson County town of Autryville on Wednesday after a tornado with winds of 110 miles per hour damaged a fire station ...


Republicans seek extension for Obamacare subsidies

Some have already said they'll raise premiums in 2018 because of uncertainty around the subsidies. If you look at the whole pie of federal payments that mar...


'23 million Americans to lose health insurance by 2026'

This estimate of the American Health Care Act (AHCA ) projects that 1 million fewer people would lose their health insurance over that period than had been...


Former Spy Chief confirms Russian interference in U.S. elections

So I have a questions, did the Russians to cooperate with these people - told Brennan the intelligence Committee. Brennan revealed that the USA government con...


Montana senator on Gianforte: Dealing with media 'part of the job'

I mean, would you want to vote for that? But several Republican voters were willing to withhold judgment or were flat-out skeptical of what reportedly unfol...


Greg Gianforte is leading in Montana special election

Gianforte could face additional, more serious charges once prosecutors review the evidence, Gallatin County Attorney Marty Lambert told Reuters. The AP story ...


23M more to lose health care under Republican plan

The House bill defunds Planned Parenthood , cuts access to private insurance of abortion care, and allows insurers to designate things like sexual assault, dom...


Republican candidate charged with assault, roiling Trump's Montana test

The polls are open in a race for Montana's only congressional seat just hours after the front-running candidate was charged with beating up a reporter. Bob La...


Salukis' Harre, Landon earn academic honors

The team leader was Auburn senior infielder Kasey Cooper (3.97 GPA, mechanical engineering), a three-time selection on the first team. Eligible student-athlet...


Texas Senate Revives Full Bathroom Bill With Late-Night Move

The reality that the House bill can not win enough senators' support at least offers a fresh opening for Portman, even among his conservative colleagues who wan...


Majority believe Trump is abusing his presidential powers

A Gallup Poll in September, 2016 , found that trust in media had dropped to record lows, with only 32 percent saying they trusted the media "to report the news ...


Koch network criticizes Sessions sentencing memo

Back when Jeff Sessions was attorney general for Alabama instead of the entire United States, he pushed for a bill that would have established mandatory deat...


New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

Yesterday, an independent congressional agency told by 2016 about 23 million people would misplace health insurance under Obamacare cancellation and a n...


House Leaders Condemn Alleged Montana Assault

Montana Special Election Polls Still Could Favor Greg Gianforte's Win? What's your sense from your colleagues, is there any concern about him joining the...


Coast Guard rescues boaters off SC coast

Savannah, Ga., fire and rescue teams assisted but returned to shore after midnight when conditions worsened. The missing boater was reportedly wearing a red s...


Montana GOP candidate accused of body slamming journalist, sheriff investigating

Jacobs: "Yeah but there's not going to be time I'm just curious about". The last guy that came in here did the same thing. He told ABC News he had covered p...


Former CIA director tells Congress he warned Russian Federation about meddling

With regard to former CIA Director John Brennan's shocking testimony Tuesday morning that he confronted a Russian counterpart about election meddling last sum...


The Congressional Budget Office Has Scored Trumpcare 2.0, And It Wasn't Kind

The Congressional Budget Office planned to release its estimate Wednesday of what impact the GOP's House-passed health care overhaul would have on cov...


Key Takeaways As CBO Scores Revised ACA Repeal Bill

Insurers in those states could then be free to impose limits on covered benefits - affecting people's access to high-cost prescription drugs , for example ....