• GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy
GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

The House measure would cut Medicaid by $834 billion over a decade, repeal $664 billion of Obamacare's tax increases on the wealthy and the health-care industry, and end requirements that individuals get health insurance and that most employers provide it.

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  • Trump gloats after Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia special election
Trump gloats after Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia special election

The special election, to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price after Trump appointed him as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, does not change the balance of power in Washington , where Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress.

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  • Cam Pens Letter to the LGBT Community: 'I Got Your Back Forever'
Cam Pens Letter to the LGBT Community: 'I Got Your Back Forever'

At a recent Pride Month kickoff event in Philadelphia, a sui generis Pride flag, with additional black and brown stripes above the rest of the rainbow, was unveiled as part of a new campaign, More Color More Pride . The controversy that surfaced from the inclusion of people of color within the LGBT community caused the underlying racism that s...

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  • Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed
Authorities seek 2 escaped inmates after 2 guards killed

The sheriff of Oconee County , whose jurisdiction is north of where the killings occurred, posted a message for the escaped convicts on Facebook. Hoping for a quick resolution, multiple law enforcement agencies have provided a $70,000 reward for information leading to the capture of 43-year-old Donnie Russell Rowe and 24-year-old Ricky Dubose ...

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  • Senate health care bill: What is in it? Read it here
Senate health care bill: What is in it? Read it here

For example, Greer said a family of three earning $75,000 a year is now eligible but wouldn't be under the new bill. In other areas the cuts are actually much more aggressive. "The new Senate bill would be a disaster for the health of all Americans, and would disproportionately devastate California's health care", said the group's executive...

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  • Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day
Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

He could soon have a new title. After a number of meetings with the former Finals MVP, Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert has tabled Chauncey BIllups a five-year deal to take charge of the Cavaliers' front office, according to The Athletic .

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  • So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories
So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories

Ossoff gained national prominence by vowing to "make Trump furious", but lately he has avoided mentioning the president, promising instead to cut spending and "bring accountability to Washington ", as he said at a Monday campaign event.

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  • Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'
Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they're "not ready to vote for this bill". Senior GOP senators were still putting final touches on the draft legislation on Wednesday, and it is still likely to change before any vote as members express their prefe...

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  • In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting
In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

The dash-cam video - part of a trove of documents, images and audio from the investigation - shows Yanez approaching Castile's vehicle and explaining that he was pulled over for broken brake lights. "When I watched this video, it broke me", Noah says. Are we all watching the same video? The police officer who shot the man was acquitted of mur...

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  • Judge skeptical of anti-abortion group's bias claims
Judge skeptical of anti-abortion group's bias claims

But the the state was granted the opportunity to amend and re-file the charges. However, the videos produced by Merritt and Daleiden exposed unethical and potentially illegal conduct by Planned Parenthood, and Planned Parenthood itself has admitted, under oath, that the recorded conversations took place in "non-confidential" and public venues.

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  • Milwaukee jury clears ex-cop in black man's death
Milwaukee jury clears ex-cop in black man's death

The former officer, who left the force after the shooting , is also. Yesterday (June 21), a jury acquitted the officer-who was sacked following an internal investigation into his alleged off-duty sexual assault-of first-degree reckless homicide .

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  • Scalise Shooter Googled '2017 Republican Convention' Night Before Attack
Scalise Shooter Googled '2017 Republican Convention' Night Before Attack

Hogkinson was an unemployed home inspector from Belleville, Illinois, who frequently railed against Republicans in letters to the editor and angry social media posts . He approached the baseball field and opened fire toward an area where members of Congress and staffers were standing. Officers were first dispatched to the scene at 7:10 a.m.

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  • Republican Senators Released Their Draft Of The Health Care Bill
Republican Senators Released Their Draft Of The Health Care Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., said Obamacare has been a disaster from day one. "We have to act", McConnell said on the Senate floor. That money now covers all eligible recipients and procedures. How many people would lose Medicaid coverage? The House bill called for creating tax credits based largely on age, but adding abo...

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  • Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020
Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in 2020

In the aftermath of the Ossoff loss, quite a few Democrats have reached the conclusion that they need more of a message than just positioning themselves as anti-Trump or continuing to bang on about Russian Federation, the Washington Post and other news outlets have reported .

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  • Rep. Steve Scalise listed in fair condition, hospital says
Rep. Steve Scalise listed in fair condition, hospital says

The statement released from MedStar Washington Hospital Center Wednesday said Scalise "continues to make good progress". Scalise, 51, sustained serious injuries after being shot in the hip at the GOP's congressional baseball practice on June 14.

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  • Louisville's Pitino suspended for 5 ACC games following sex scandal investigation
Louisville's Pitino suspended for 5 ACC games following sex scandal investigation

What he did or did not know doesn't matter, the NCAA basically stated Thursday. Louisville contested the allegation against Pitino (which was met with a reply from the NCAA), and the case went before the NCAA Committee on Infractions during a meeting in April in Cincinnati.

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  • Senate Republicans release details of GOP health overhaul bill
Senate Republicans release details of GOP health overhaul bill

The ACA's contentious individual mandate would be eliminated under the GOP bill, ending the tax penalty levied on those who don't buy insurance. Adopts the House plan for a per capita cap on Medicaid spending, and in 2025 shifts the growth in spending away from the consumer price index for medical care to the lower CPI for all goods, which ...

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  • Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says
Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

Ron DeSantis , a Republican who said that as he was leaving the practice, just minutes before the shooting , Hodgkinson had approached him and asked whether the baseball players on the field were Republicans or Democrats. Members of both congressional teams bow their heads for a moment of silence for Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., before the Congres...

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  • Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama
Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

The storm was centered early Wednesday afternoon about 170 miles (270 kilometers) southwest of Morgan City, Louisiana and had top sustained winds of 50 mph (85 kph). A Coast Guard cutter escorted the vessel to Freeport, Texas. Rain chances hover around 40 percent, one of the lowest chances the area has seen lately, and highs are expected to rea...

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  • Senate GOP health care bill released
Senate GOP health care bill released

The Senate plan however would keep Obamacare's subsidies to help people pay for individual coverage. Senate Republicans are keeping the income-based structure, while dialing back aid for middle-income consumers. Either one, however, would do little to protect millions of people covered through Medicaid expansion, experts say. The CBO said ...

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