• Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House
Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

Crowley chairs the House Democratic Caucus, and he says it's important to remember that Democrats in those four races were trying to flip Republican strongholds, districts handpicked by the White House as President Trump tapped members of Congress to serve in his administration.

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  • ISU Approves Tuition Increase Higher Than State Recommends
ISU Approves Tuition Increase Higher Than State Recommends

The total cost of tuition, fees, room and board per semester for undergraduate Colorado residents will be $8,935, an increase of only $183 - or 2 percent - over past year. Juniors and seniors from MI face a 3.9% increase, or about $264 per 15-credit semester. At the University of MI, in-state undergraduate tuition will increase by 2.9% to $14,826...

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  • Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination joke
Johnny Depp apologises for Donald Trump assassination joke

His remarks made worldwide news and prompted social media users and White House spokespeople to fire back, and shortly after he hit the Glastonbury main stage to perform with country veteran Kris Kristofferson on Friday afternoon, the Pirates of the Caribbean star decided an apology was in order.

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  • Group protests senate health care bill, Toomey defends legislation
Group protests senate health care bill, Toomey defends legislation

And in a separate statement , Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the GOP Senate bill would hamper the state's progress in slowing the opioid epidemic, calling Medicaid the "number one tool" in the fight against opioids. Those with private insurance will experience higher premiums and higher deductibles, with lower tax credits to help work...

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  • Florida Insurers Request 17.8% Rate Hike On Obamacare Exchanges
Florida Insurers Request 17.8% Rate Hike On Obamacare Exchanges

The state Department of Insurance released prosed 2018 rates on Thursday. Not explicitly. But it still gives insurers a potential way to shrink coverage for the chronically ill, albeit less obviously, said health law scholars. But on Thursday, state regulators announced that nine insurers have filed rates for 2018 coverage on the individual m...

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  • GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it
GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

He said he wouldn't vote for a bill that that "takes insurance away from tens of millions of Americans", which is sort of the bread-and-butter of Republican health policy. Hours after McConnell unveiled the bill Thursday, four other GOP senators said they also opposed the measure and several others expressed qualms about it.

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  • GOP's Heller won't back Senate health care bill
GOP's Heller won't back Senate health care bill

The Senate bill would make the payments through 2019, but then cut them off. The bill, which became public this week, would phase out federal funding for expansion, but the multi-year draw-down and the way the future federal share of a state's Medicaid funding would be based on past spending essentially punish non-expansion states, Virginia's Rep...

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  • Scalise's doctor hopes for excellent recovery despite risk
Scalise's doctor hopes for excellent recovery despite risk

He's been undergoing repeat surgeries. He remains sedated but has been able to respond to his family. Democrats easily defeated Republicans 11-2 in the 2017 Congressional Baseball Game, in an annual tradition that has taken on renewed importance in the wake of Wednesday's shooting in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • Trump leaving McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care
Trump leaving McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care

Sen. James Lankford (R, Okla.) said , "Put me down as a solid 'undecided'". "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans", the Washington Post quotes Heller as saying.

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  • Sen. Schatz Slams Unveiled Republican Healthcare Bill
Sen. Schatz Slams Unveiled Republican Healthcare Bill

They may soften some aspects of the widely condemned House bill, but not its basic philosophy and goals. The Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is in trouble after a fifth Republican senator came out against it. "That's not going to happen with us". Nevada Senator Dean Heller announced he will not vote for the American Healt...

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  • Police urge famous treasure hunt to be called off after two deaths
Police urge famous treasure hunt to be called off after two deaths

She is backing Fenn after State Police Chief Pete Kassetas called him out earlier this week. "Forrest Fenn should definitely not call off the treasure hunt", Meachum said. "People start to make decisions that aren't based in good, sound judgment when it comes to money, much less than a million dollars". Last year, another man from Colorado died...

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  • Hillary Clinton: GOP Becomes 'Death Party' if They Pass Senate Healthcare Bill
Hillary Clinton: GOP Becomes 'Death Party' if They Pass Senate Healthcare Bill

As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than flawless and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost".

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  • Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution
Attorneys general sue Trump for allegedly violating Constitution

Ahead of the Monday lawsuit , the U.S. Department of Justice filed a 70-page legal brief on Friday arguing that Trump's businesses are legally permitted to accept market-rate payments from foreign governments while he is in office. Brian E. Frosh , the Maryland attorney general , and Karl Racine , the attorney general for the District of C...

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  • Oregon's Senator Wyden Vows To Fight Republican Health Bill
Oregon's Senator Wyden Vows To Fight Republican Health Bill

If three Republicans defect, the party can not reach the majority vote it needs to pass the measure. The Senate health care bill has some differences from the American Health Care Act that passed the House last month on a party-line vote without any support from Democrats.

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  • Gunman Who Attacked Republican Lawmakers Acted Alone
Gunman Who Attacked Republican Lawmakers Acted Alone

Scalise was the victim of James Hodgkinson , who shot the majority whip leader during the GOP's baseball practice for the annual bipartisan game between lawmakers . "At this point in the investigation, the FBI does not believe there is a nexus to terrorism". Analysis of the shooter's phone and email account is still ongoing, the Federal Burea...

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  • Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans
Lynch: Reduce cost on health plans

Dean Heller of Nevada told reporters on Friday that he will not vote for Senate Republican leadership's healthcare bill as it stands now. "It's going to be very hard to get me to yes", said Heller, viewed as the Senate Republican most at risk in the 2018 midterm election.

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  • Spicer: Chances of Senate health care bill passing are 'very high'
Spicer: Chances of Senate health care bill passing are 'very high'

It also would end tax penalties on people who don't buy insurance policies and on larger firms that don't offer coverage to workers, while phasing out the extra money given to states that expanded their Medicaid programs to offer insurance to the working poor.

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  • Mourners gather for United States student jailed by N Korea
Mourners gather for United States student jailed by N Korea

The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. The United States has demanded North Korea release three other USA citizens it holds in detention: missionary Kim Dong Chul and academics Tony Kim and Kim Hak Song.

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  • Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts
Mountain Valley review finds limited environmental impacts

Separately, the final environmental impact statement released Friday referenced at least two bases that should be covered before construction of the Mountain Valley Pipeline should begin: FERC's submission to the U.S. "Our experience with much smaller pipelines that have been constructed through the steep, hard terrain of the region shows that th...

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  • Nancy Pelosi is beside the point
Nancy Pelosi is beside the point

We're told Ryan's office is looking to swear Handel in at the same time as Ralph Norman, the Republican who won South Carolina's special election on Tuesday night. Tim Ryan last fall. How the party and its candidates should proceed from here sure sounds like the existential conversation Republicans were having with themselves in the age of Oba...

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