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Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi , D-Calif., was urging Democrats to post stories on social media on constituents whose health care coverage would be threatened. He said he would vote against it if it hurts Ohio. "It's frustrating that instead of actually reviewing the legislative text some have chose to immediately oppose the bill before it was even introduced". Read More

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McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

Yesterday the Republican leadership in the Senate released a draft bill to replace it, with a vote set for next week. "I think that's what he's doing he's gone through a very exhaustive process of the input, and he's come up with a blue print that can still be amended and probably will be in reconciliation", said North Carolina Republican Sen. Read More

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Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election - To GOP's Glee

Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election - To GOP's Glee

Bloomberg, however, spent over a $100 million of his own money to win a third term as New York City mayor in 2009. Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of a legislative agenda bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election. Read More

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GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

The bill would provide less-generous tax credits to help people buy insurance and let states get waivers to ignore some coverage standards that "Obamacare" requires of insurers. Montana U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, a Democrat, will host a town hall in Great Falls on June 24 to discuss the proposed health care bill. It would also limit, beginning in 2020, the federal funds that states get each year for Medicaid . Read More

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Best Father's Day Memes & Sweet Dad Quotes To Share On Facebook

Best Father's Day Memes & Sweet Dad Quotes To Share On Facebook

About one-fourth (27%) say it's more important for new babies to bond with their moms, and 2% say it's more important for new babies to bond with their fathers. On Saturday nights, each child would take their turn reciting a psalm that had been memorized for school. "I have two granddaughters and I hope to see them and spend time with them and that's enough of a present for me". Read More

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U.S. health chief 'in a receiving mode' on health bill ideas

Probation and parole officers showed up in force, lining the back of the House chamber to urge representatives against stripping their pay raise from the bill . Politico frames the matter not so much as Republicans attempting to hoodwink a distracted public, but as the party leadership wanting to avoid having the health care issue consume the entire year and wanting to tackle it before the fall. Read More

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Tennessee's Christian Coleman sweeps the NCAA sprint titles

Korir and teammate Michael Saruni went around leader Virginia Tech's Drew Piazza on opposite sides with about 200 meters to go, Korir to the inside and Saruni outside. She'll defend her title Saturday at 7:12pm ET. Even though it ultimately resulted in a loss of the team title. Junior diver Hector Garcia and recent grad Shane Ryan will compete in the 17th FINA World Swimming and Diving Championships, while Ally McHugh will take part in the 2017 Phillips 66 U.S. Read More

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Pre-existing conditions could split Senate GOP

But even if a bill gets a majority of the votes in the Senate , there are still big questions about how and if the Senate and House could agree on a final version. "So we're trying to figure out what's the best way to deal with our appropriations process, our budget process given the ambition (of) tax reform and savings and the constricted timetable we have". Read More

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Countries Doing the Most to Fight Climate Change

German industry associations also criticized Trump's decision, warning that it would harm the global economy and lead to market distortions. Experts say such aggressive action, which has served as a blueprint for the rest of the country as well as other nations, including China , puts the western state in a prime position to continue leading the charge against climate change. Read More

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Musk mulls the end of his tortured dance with Trump

Another repercussion of leaving the Paris Agreement, Sterman says, is potential retaliation from other countries, which could either leave the Paris Agreement as well, or punish the United States in some way for leaving the agreement. "He can not say that he agrees with it in principle but isn't gonna sign it. ..." Already, the United States employs more people in solar energy (nearly 374,000) than in coal (a little over 160,000), according to the U.S. Read More

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Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

The new measure was passed as an amendment to an education budget bill, and included a provision requiring Texas public schools to provide private, single-stall bathrooms and separate changing spaces for transgender students. Yet after heated debate, and despite early opposition from some Republicans like Dallas' Jason Villalba, the amendment ultimately passed 91-50, with only one Republican, Rep. Read More

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