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Author: 0 Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

It would offer tax credits to help offset the cost of coverage, and eliminate most ACA taxes on corporations and higher-income Americans, according to an analysis by NPR News . She said that the Affordable Care Act is critical to getting her daughter the care she needs. HOUSE: The bill would allow the Medicaid expansion to continue until January 1, 2020.

Author: 0 New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

Dean Heller , R-Nev., said Friday he will not vote for the Senate's Obamacare replacement bill as now written. In nearly the exact words used yesterday by Collins , Heller said he could not support any bill that took away health insurance from "tens of millions of people".

National Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Author: 0 Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

A Wisconsin appeals court sided with the state and local county in 2014, saying officials had not deprived the family of their property because both lots were contiguous and could be sold or developed together. The Supreme Court's newest member, Justice Neil Gorsuch , did not participate in the case. In July 2016 it looked like Microsoft had won in front of the 3 judge panel, but the U.S.

Author: 0 Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

With the strategic planning and wily recruiting of former representative, now Mayor Rahm Emanuel of Chicago, Pelosi became House speaker after the 2006 elections when Democrats retook Congress. On the other hand, independents and moderate Republicans turned off by Trump were the voters he needed to lock-in to win. CROWLEY: Typically they don't go and pick folks in districts where they think they're going to lose that seat to a Democrat.

Author: 0 Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

He said it only benefits millionaires. "Any federal legislator who votes for this bill and says, oh I didn't cut Medicaid, I just sent it back to the states-that whole argument.is deliberately misleading", he added. - Restricts subsidies that help lower-income families afford premiums. They'd like to get certain changes. However, "as now drafted, this bill does not do almost enough to lower premiums".

National Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states
Author: 0 Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

Several other Republicans, including moderate Susan Collins of ME, are still undecided about the legislation. "I have serious concerns about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid", Senator Dean Heller , his party's most vulnerable incumbent in the 2018 elections, said of his constituents.

National Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages
Author: 0 Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages

Cataldo said Carter became "overwhelmed" by Roy's suicidal thinking after she initially tried to talk him out of it and urged him to get professional help. Prosecutors argued that Carter contributed to Roy's death in the hopes of receiving positive attention from friends. Carter's lawyer claimed Roy had a history of depression and suicide attempts and that he was determined to take his own life.

National Lil Kim Being Looked at For Weekend Robbery
Author: 0 Lil Kim Being Looked at For Weekend Robbery

They demanded their money back from the property manager or owner who refused to refund the money. The police determined it was a civil matter and left, but robbers reportedly returned to the home around 4 a.m. The "Crush On You Singer", whose real name is Kimberly Jones, has had a brush with the law in the past. She served 12 months at the Federal Detention Center in Philadelphia .

Author: 0 White House responds to Comey tape inquiry with Trump tweet

The president said Comey "did admit that what I said was right". Former FBI director James Comey is "very, very good friends" with Mueller , Trump claims, "which is very bothersome". They are not known to be especially close friends, and legal experts say whatever connection they do have does not come close to meriting Mr Mueller's removal.

Author: 0 Sen. Dean Heller Is the First Moderate "No" on Trumpcare

President Donald Trump will help lead talks to get the reluctant Republicans on board. Obviously that means his vote could change once the bill gets amended, but it might be slightly tricky considering his reason for opposing AHCA: Medicaid .

National Trump signs bill granting more power to directors at VA
Author: 0 Trump signs bill granting more power to directors at VA

But now, with strong Republican majorities in both chambers and a staunch pro-veteran President in the White House, we are taking swift action to end the atrocious failures. The bill also turns another of Trump's campaign pledges into law by creating a permanent VA accountability office, which Trump established by executive order in April.

National Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant
Author: 0 Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Long Island town Brookhaven was also hit with the same cyber attack. Several other Ohio government websites were hacked, including those of the state's first lady Karen Kasich , as well as the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections , the Department of Medicaid, and Casino Control Commission .

Author: 0 Ex-Ohio Police Officer's Trial in Fatal Shooting Ends in Mistrial

A jury delivered a not guilty verdict in the manslaughter trial of Jeronimo Yanez, the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop July 6 in the St. Samuel Dubose was killed after being initially stopped for driving without a front license plate. His first trial had 10 white people and two black people.

National Ham radio operators use field day event to hone skills
Author: 0 Ham radio operators use field day event to hone skills

It's the last line of communication. Rocker has been operating ham radios for almost 40 years. In the event of a national disaster when cell phone towers, phone lines and the internet are down-and-out, Vaca Valley Radio Club will be ready with their ham radio in tow.

National Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade
Author: 0 Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade

The controversial decision was taken by the organisers of the Twin Cities Pride Parade at the last minute, ahead of the parade which takes place on Sunday in Minneapolis. The Star Tribune reported Sunday the parade was held just after a controversy had erupted over whether uniformed police officers could take part in the event.

Author: 0 Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

The energy-rich country said it was reviewing the ultimatum but added it would not negotiate under siege. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday criticized some of the demands by Saudi Arabia and its allies on Qatar as "very difficult" to meet and urged the countries to tamp down the rhetoric and start negotiating.

National Baseball shooter had list of 6 names
Author: 0 Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

On Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a statement saying that the gunman who shot Rep. Scalise and four others last week had a note with the names of six legislative members written in bold. During a search of Hodgkinson's van, investigators found a a handwritten list of six House Republicans' names. The storage facility's visitor log, Slater said, showed that Hodgkinson had gone there 43 times between April and June.

National Off-duty St. Louis officer injured by friendly fire
Author: 0 Off-duty St. Louis officer injured by friendly fire

Seven officers involved in the incident were placed on administrative leave, as is department policy after a shooting. The off-duty officer complied, but the other officers soon recognized him as one of their own and told him that he could stand up.

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