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Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office The Senate bill proposes phasing out the Medicaid expansion provided by Obamacare beginning in 2020 in addition to limiting how much money each state receives for Medicaid. The protesters staged a "die-in" in front of the office, with numerous protesters in wheelchairs removing themselves from the chairs then lying down on the floor. [Full Article...]

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst is suggesting Iowans would not be losing Medicaid coverage even as the Senate GOP health care bill would phase out financing to expand the low-income insurance program. Republicans have a 52 to 48 majority in the Senate. Heller's comments came the day after four conservative senators issued a joint statement saying they can not support the bill unless it is changed... [Full Article...]

Scalise now fair, starting rehabilitation soon

Scalise now fair, starting rehabilitation soon Slater, special agent in charge at the FBI Washington Field Office . According to Slater, Hodgkinson kept a storage unit in Alexandria where investigators found 200 rounds of ammunition. Hodgkinson had been in email contact with the two Democratic senators from IL, he said. He fired more than 60 shots, Slater said. On the morning of the shooting, Hodgkinson had asked a witness near the fi... [Full Article...]

TCU says alive with win over Louisville

The TCU Horned Frogs have managed to avoid elimination once already in the 2017 College World Series. TCU , like the Gators, will be looking for their 50th win of the season. "This year's been the first inning's that gotten me so I was going to let that happen tonight", Lodolo said. "I'm excited for this opportunity". "And ideally for us to win on Friday night it would be ideal". [Full Article...]

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital Scalise has been hospitalized at MedStar Washington Hospital Center since the shooting at a GOP baseball team practice that left four others wounded June 14 in Alexandria, Va. "Through a review of activity logs at the storage facility", he added, "we determined that the shooter visited his unit more than 43 times between April and June". [Full Article...]

Memphis crews, community leaders prepare for Tropical Depression Cindy

Memphis crews, community leaders prepare for Tropical Depression Cindy Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday morning, threatening to bring strong winds, rain and potentially-dangerous floods to several surrounding Southern states. In Gulfport, Mississippi, Kathleen Bertucci said about 10 inches (250 millimeters) of rain water found its way into her business selling granite countertops. [Full Article...]

CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

So on Friday CNN got creative and sent a sketch artist. It's really paints a wonderful picture, doesn't it? As part of the strategy to legislate in the dark , Donald Trump's White House has ordered news outlets to cut off their recordings for most of the press briefings over the past few weeks. [Full Article...]

Two Fugitives from US State of Georgia Captured

This combo of undated photos provided Tuesday, June 13, 2017, by. In Georgia , Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills told reporters no one was wounded and the inmates gave up after about 15 minutes in the trees beside Interstate 24. A Tennessee homeowner held a pair of escaped Georgia inmates wanted for killing two correctional officers at gunpoint until authorities arrived and took ... [Full Article...]


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