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Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House

Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House It's a curious argument. The House utterly failed - as even Trump seems to realize. "I believe it is 10 Republicans working behind closed doors to address 1/6th of the American economy". MacArthur's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's description of the bill MacArthur helped resuscitate. In a reminder of why constructive policy talks are so hard, McConnell's ... [Full Article...]

The Military Might Delay Policy That Lets Transgender People Enlist

The Military Might Delay Policy That Lets Transgender People Enlist Transgender troops already in the military have been able to serve openly since then-Defense Secretary Ash Carter lifted a ban in June 2016. Dunford has made clear that there is no intention of reversing the military's policy of allowing existing service personnel to serve openly as a transgender individual. [Full Article...]

Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

Given the fact that he was never consistent enough to earn steady playing time in St. Louis during the last two years before this trade, that isn't saying too much, but he's hit.296/.349/.635 in his 29 games with Atlanta . And when the opposing team gets a hit I always say "nobody hurt, nobody hurt". The right-hander allowed seven runs on 10 hits, three of them homers, in four innings. [Full Article...]

Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill

Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticizing it as a "war on Medicaid ", the health care program for lower income Americans, and calling it a worse plan than one that passed the House of Representatives in May. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Brings Pink Flamingos to Gulf Coast

Last June, torrential rains and flooding claimed 23 lives in West Virginia. Rain is expected in the Charlotte metro area Thursday as part of a system influenced by Tropical Storm Cindy , according to the National Weather Service. Several coastal roads and highways flooded, and there were scattered reports of power outages and building damage caused by wind and water. But the heaviest downpour... [Full Article...]

Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

While that was being completed, the draft got off to a familiar start with the same top-four picks as previous year: Philadelphia, the Lakers, Boston and Phoenix. Fultz earned a spot in the McDonald's All-American game in 2016. The Suns took Josh Jackson of Kansas , the Sacramento Kings took Kentucky guard De'Aaron Fox at No. [Full Article...]

Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

The doubts about the latest plan from Washington came from Republicans , Democrats and the nation's one independent governor. "I want to make sure that we prop up Medicaid to the degree that the federal government has given in the past and that has become an expectation for the state of Nevada", Heller said . [Full Article...]

Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

Democrats came close but still lost in special elections in Kansas, Montana, Georgia and SC. "I stand before you, extraordinarily humbled and honoured at the tremendous privilege and responsibility you. Seth Moulton (D-Mass.) is calling on his fellow Democrats to look to the future and stop dwelling on past losses. According to Atlantic monthly , "Compared with November's results, the G... [Full Article...]


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