GOP’s challenge: finding votes for Senate health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has finally unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama’s health care law. Now comes his next challenge — persuading enough Republicans to back the measure and avert a defeat that could be shattering for President Donald Trump and the GOP. McConnell released the bill Thursday after […]

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid, end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama’s health care law, congressional aides and lobbyists say. After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader […]

The Latest: Cindy causes flooding along Alabama coast – Miami Herald

Miami Herald The Latest: Cindy causes flooding along Alabama coastMiami HeraldThe Latest on Tropical Storm Cindy (all times local):. 10:40 a.m.. Heavy rains from Tropical Storm Cindy are causing flooding in low-lying areas along the Alabama coast. Some roads are covered with water in the seafood village of Bayou La Batre, and …Long stretch of […]

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Republicans can enjoy some breathing room after winning a Georgia special congressional race that morphed from an afterthought in the usually conservative Atlanta suburbs into an expensive national proxy for Washington wars ahead of the 2018 midterm elections. Democrats are left with the bitter hope of another tighter-than-usual margin, still searching […]

The Health 202: Here’s what we know about the Senate health-care bill – Washington Post

Washington Post The Health 202: Here's what we know about the Senate health-care billWashington PostTHE PROGNOSIS. Fireworks. EPA/MANUEL BRUQUE. The blurry outlines of an Obamacare overhaul are slowly coming into focus as Senate Republican leaders prod their members toward a health-care vote next week. But the picture is fluid. And Democrats …The times Republicans complained about […]

Money dominates Georgia Congressional race, finally heads to voters

ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — The most expensive House race in U.S. history heads to voters Tuesday in the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Either Republican Karen Handel will claim a seat that’s been in her party’s hands since 1979 or Democrat Jon Ossoff will manage an upset that will rattle Washington ahead of the 2018 midterm […]

In spite of tweet, lawyer says Trump not under investigation

CATHERINE LUCEY and HOPE YEN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the president’s outside legal team says Donald Trump is not under federal investigation, days after Trump appeared to confirm he was with a tweet about being the target of a “witch hunt.” Appearing on a series of morning news programs, attorney Jay […]

Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case ends in mistrial as prosecutors vow he’ll face retrial – New York Daily News

New York Daily News Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ends in mistrial as prosecutors vow he'll face retrialNew York Daily NewsBill Cosby — the actor once known as “America's Dad” — got a Father's Day weekend reprieve after a Pennsylvania jury declared itself deadlocked Saturday on charges he had drugged and molested a woman. But […]

Here’s some of what Mueller might look at if he investigates obstruction – CNN

CNN Here's some of what Mueller might look at if he investigates obstructionCNNWashington (CNN) This is a timeline of what is known about President Donald Trump's actions regarding the Russia investigation — from conversations and comments, to tweets and meetings. CNN has reported that special counsel Robert Mueller plans to …Trump takes a Twitter swipe at […]

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