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The CBC includes roughly 40 House Democrats , many in senior leadership and committee positions, including Pelosi allies. In special elections for House seats vacated by Republicans who wound up in President Donald Trump's Cabinet, Democrats went 0-for-4 losing races in Georgia, Montana, South Carolina and Kansas.
  • Mitch McConnell Could Win by Losing on Healthcare Bill

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    He later tweeted: "I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill ". The Senate bill would repeal the tax in 2023. Equally contentious are the tax credits to help some people pay their premiums. The Senate vote is expected before June 29. It appears that older buyers, whose insurance costs more, would get get bigger subsidies than younger people, although the subsidies still could be less than they are today.
  • Chuck Todd: Pelosi Remains a 'Big Drag' for Democrats in Some Districts

    Chuck Todd: Pelosi Remains a 'Big Drag' for Democrats in Some Districts

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    But Pelosi didn't sound like she was going anywhere on Thursday. Others have privately said Pelosi weighs down Democrats and could prevent the party from retaking the House in the upcoming midterm elections. Republicans - including President Donald Trump - have professed their glee that she's still minority leader. The White House is suggesting that a Republican win in Georgia's special House election on Tuesday was a personal victory for President Donald Trump .
  • Pelosi Insists She Won't Step Down as Leader

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    Republicans won two seats in the U.S. House late Tuesday, defeating Democrats in SC and also in the most expensive U.S. House race in history, Georgia's 6th Congressional District. "I think I'm worth the trouble, quite frankly". I just want to say that this race was much closer than anybody thought it was going to be, particularly in a state that has always gone Republican.
  • ED ROGERS: n Democrats lost the battle, but not the war

    ED ROGERS: n Democrats lost the battle, but not the war

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    Asked if that meant Pelosi should go, Moulton - who backed Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan's challenge to Pelosi's leadership post previous year - said: "I think that's a question for the caucus to decide". This includes Newt Gingrich and the top Republican in the land, President Donald Trump . The result comes as relief for Republicans , who had grown concerned about whether their party, buffeted by the scandals that have plagued the Republican President, could hold the seat in Georgia's sixth ...
  • Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

    Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

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    He began deliberating late Tuesday after closing arguments concluded. Speaking from the bench, Moniz said that he concluded Carter was guilty of involuntary manslaughter , in part, for ordering Roy back into the truck in what she knew was a toxic environment where it would take him 15 minutes to die - and failed to notify anyone as required under MA law.
  • Chicago Gears Up for "Transformers: The Last Knight" Premiere on the River

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    On June 21, audiences will be getting a brand new Transformers movie from Michael Bay when The Last Knight hits theaters . As a result, Cade Yeager ( Mark Wahlberg ) - it's not giving away too much of the story to reveal that he's the "last knight" in the title - has his hands full trying to keep his Autobot friends safe in his junkyard.
  • Theresa May: Brexit negotiations will begin next week

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    Technology companies such as Google and Facebook must do more to curb the "poisonous propaganda" that fuels terror attacks such as the atrocities in London and Manchester, the prime minister has said, launching a UK-French pact to explore new ways to curb the spread of online hate.
  • Alison Brie Shares How She Got Ready to Rumble in Wrestling Comedy

    Alison Brie Shares How She Got Ready to Rumble in Wrestling Comedy

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    This 10-parter probably could have written itself, but context, plot and character development are what's really needed to make it into something intelligible. She stares all her fears and anxieties in the face and becomes "Machu Pichu", which is the opposite of her. GLOW stands for " Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling ".
  • Double Trouble: The Sexes of Beyoncé's Twins Have Reportedly Been Revealed

    Double Trouble: The Sexes of Beyoncé's Twins Have Reportedly Been Revealed

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    However, Mathew's post appears to suggest that the twins were born today , which contradicts earlier reports that the babies had arrived earlier this week. No one saw it coming - not the tabloids that spent the past year predicting the demise of the Carters' marriage, nor her Beyhive of fans who followed the couple's every move.
  • Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to Jury

    Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Case Goes to Jury

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    According to Constand , she was drugged by Cosby and subsequently sexually assaulted at his Pennsylvania home. Jurors did hear Cosby's side of the story - but not in his voice. That doesn't say that you don't have the support. He has repeatedly denied wrongdoing and described his encounters with Constand as consensual. She sat across the aisle from Constand .
  • Capital Tonight June 21: Texas Take on Georgia Special Election

    Capital Tonight June 21: Texas Take on Georgia Special Election

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    The thank you to Trump was Handel's most public show of support of the man who wasn't embraced by many voters in the well-educated suburban Atlanta district in November. "I think letting our anger against Trump overwhelm our ability to have an economic message is a real problem", Ryan told Business Insider, adding, "People in OH do not care about Russian Federation".
  • Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

    Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

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    For now, Scalise remains in critical condition in the hospital's intensive care unit. Also suffering relatively minor injuries were two Capitol Police officers, David Bailey and Crystal Griner, and House GOP aide Zack Barth. According to several accounts Hodgkinson, who was from Belleville, Ill., had been living out of his auto. The most serious was in 2006, when he was charged with misdemeanor battery for storming into a neighbor's house in an attempt to force home a teenage ...
  • Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster

    Meet the Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft roster

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    The Vegas Golden Knights played the long game in constructing the base of their first very National Hockey League roster. For days, weeks and months now, speculation has swirled that Marc-Andre Fleury would become a member of the Vegas Golden Knights next season.
  • Four US Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill

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    They are opposed to the health care bill the Senate unveiled Thursday . Paul was one of four conservative senators who quickly announced Thursday they'll oppose the bill in its current form. Trey Hollingsworth (R-9th District), and Rep. Andre Carson (D-7th District) (as of Thursday afternoon). McConnell said Democrats chose not to help frame the bill.
  • Some Dems Want Pelosi Out as House Minority Leader

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    Trump said . So it's time for change. In a Tuesday night tweet, Trump congratulated Handel, saying "we are all very proud of you!" Pelosi insisted that the current leadership structure already gives opportunities to younger members, telling reporters, "I have always featured the young 30-somethings.
  • UK Buildings Found With Combustible Cladding

    UK Buildings Found With Combustible Cladding

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    Holgate said the Communities and Local Government Secretary Sajid Javid had "required the leader of the council to seek my resignation". Chalcots residents said they were angered and frightened by the announcement. However, the company that fitted the cladding to the Camden property towers oversaw the refurbishment of Grenfell Tower, a document posted on its website shows.
  • Prosecutors Seek To Use Cosby's Words Against Him At Trial

    Prosecutors Seek To Use Cosby's Words Against Him At Trial

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    But the 44-year-old Constand brushed aside the broadsides like a courtroom pro, the Philadelphia Daily News reports. "I apologised to this woman", Cosby said , according to the deposition . While he insisted the encounter was consensual, Cosby still apologized to Gianna Constand, an action which he tried to explain. In the excerpts, Cosby spoke about apologizing to Andrea Constand and her mother during a telephone conversation about a year after Constand says he drugged and ...
  • Bill Cosby freed in sex assault case, jury declares mistrial

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    More than 50 other women have publicly accused the comedian of sexual assault . He pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated indecent assault on Constand at his home near Philadelphia in January 2004. Cosby was the first black actor to star in a network show, I Spy, in the 1960s and created The Cosby Show two decades later. The retrial is expected to bear many similarities to the first trial, but there might be key differences that could affect the outcome.
  • The Senate healthcare bill will face its biggest test early next week

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    The bill in its various forms doesn't reflect the will of even Republican constituents, yet with each successive draft, the bill earns more supporters without substantive change; it continues to put those whose health is most vulnerable-the poor, the disabled, the elderly-at the most risk while benefiting the wealthiest Americans.
  • US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

    US officials underscore Russia threat to 2016 elections

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    They complained that Johnson's department failed to respond to questions and concerns they had about the designation before the change was made. " Russians , and perhaps other foreign governments, are trying to hack in the systems here in the USA but one of the other important facts we know is there's zero evidence that it impacted the vote counts in 2016".
  • Senate Republicans reveal new healthcare plan to replace Affordable Care Act

    Senate Republicans reveal new healthcare plan to replace Affordable Care Act

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    If they make the bill too conservative on issues like repealing Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid or including a conservative priority to de-fund Planned Parenthood , they could lose some of the moderate members of their caucus. That's a fundamental change; now the program is "open-ended", meaning funding increases as need increases. As of 2020, the bill also eliminates cost-sharing subsidies that help low-income Americans pay for their insurance.
  • 'Transformers: The Last Knight' Launches With $5.5 Million on Tuesday

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    Optimus Prime , meanwhile, the Autobots' towering leader, remains absent for a long stretch, leaving an assortment of his pals to help hold down the fort. She then tells him that she can teach him how to control it. And they have what seems like an ever-changing back story. To save the world, Wahlberg's character Cade Yeager forms an alliance with Transformer Bumblebee and Haddock's Oxford University professor Viviane Wembly to learn the secrets of why the Transformers keep returning ...
  • Collins says she'll study Senate health care bill's impact

    Collins says she'll study Senate health care bill's impact

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    If three GOP senators vote no, the bill will not pass. "So I wouldn't give my Republican colleagues too much credit if they raise concerns today. that may be pre-scripted", he said on MSNBC Wednesday. Though Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House measure "mean" last week. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated the House bill would kick 23 million people off their healthcare plans.
  • Prosecutors rest case in Cosby sex assault trial

    Prosecutors rest case in Cosby sex assault trial

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    The defense will begin its case Monday in the sexual assault trial . Ms. Johnson testified that Mr. Cosby pressured her to take a large white pill that knocked her out, and when she woke up, he put lotion on her hand and forced her to touch his genitals.
  • Montgomery County defense lawyers comment on lengthy Cosby jury deliberations

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    Cosby , 79, is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. In a transcript read in court, the comedian said, "I never meant to have sexual intercourse with Andrea". Pulliam accompanied Cosby to the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, on June 4, the first day of his two-week trial. Even though Judge Steven O'Neill allowed testimony from Andrea Constand's neighbor, who said the Cosby accuser wasn't herself ...
  • México remonta y gana 2-1 a Nueva Zelanda — Copa Confederaciones

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    El resultado deja a México con cuatro unidades en el Grupo A y su siguiente compromiso será ante el anfitrión, Rusia . "Mi equipo estuvo muy bien, estoy orgulloso de los muchachos, en el fútbol se sufre y es normal", afirmó Osorio , cuyo equipo ofreció muchas facilidades en defensa a Nueva Zelanda .
  • Judge to consider request to release Cosby jurors' names

    Judge to consider request to release Cosby jurors' names

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    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The woman Bill Cosby was charged with sexually assaulting is thanking supporters for an "outpouring of love and kindness" since the trial . The juror's names haven't been made public and the split on the vote hasn't been disclosed, shrouding the case in mystery. And Mrs. Cosby's power is back.
  • As Gulf Crisis Worsens, Anxiety and Confusion Descends on Qatar

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    The legislation, which also foresees cooperation in military training, was rapidly passed in parliament on Wednesday, a day after Erdogan openly sided with Qatar and criticized other Gulf countries' moves to isolate it. Saudi and UAE media went to town with the reports. A declaration of war. Among diplomats and former United States officials there was shock that Trump would so openly pick sides in what is effectively a dispute between allies.
  • Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders

    Theresa May To Present Brexit Plans To EU Leaders

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    A special dialogue involving senior negotiators from each side has been set up to consider the issue, with Mr Davis' official Olly Robbins holding talks with Mr Barnier's deputy Sabine Weyand on the issue. At the summit May is due to unveil a "generous offer" to resolve EU concerns about the rights of three million European expats living in Britain after Brexit .
  • Tom Cruise convinced Courtney B. Vance to star in The Mummy

    Tom Cruise convinced Courtney B. Vance to star in The Mummy

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    Cruise and Crowe have been mates for well over 20 years and they've never worked together until now. When it came time for a scene in which Wallis has to put a parachute on, it all nearly went horribly wrong. It isn't quite where I wanted it to be, but it is better than I expected. "I want to be entertained". The studio already has flashy talent lined up in front of and behind the camera for this expanded universe, including Johnny Depp as The Invisible Man , Russell Crowe as Dr.
  • Shah Rukh Khan as Goga Pasha In Salman Khan's Tubelight

    Shah Rukh Khan as Goga Pasha In Salman Khan's Tubelight

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    With the release of the movie , Shah Rukh Khan's look from the movie went viral. " Tubelight " will release on Friday. The film is supposed to be a big hit of 2017, it is an adaption of the Hollywood film " Little Boy " which was released two years back in 2015.
  • North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump

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    In Warmbier's home state of OH, an autopsy is required in five circumstances, including when a death is ruled a homicide, in cases where it is related to a public health threat, and when a "child death appears natural and occurs suddenly when in good health".
  • Beyonce And Jay Z Welcome Twins

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    Multiple sources also confirmed the happy news to Us Weekly . FOLLOW SOCIALITE LIFE on Facebook , Twitter , Instagram , and Pinterest to keep up to date and for nonstop daily fun. It was also noted that during a video message recorded for Jay Z's induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame, former president Barack Obama may have revealed the gender of the twins .
  • Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

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    But the Maroons weren't to be denied, matching NSW's three tries - including a double by Queensland winger Dane Gagai - to send the series into a decider. Gagai's second try with three minutes to go left the Test great Thurston with a pressure angled conversion for Queensland to go ahead and hold on to their lead till full-time.
  • Bill Cosby Beginning Defense in Sex Assault Trial

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    This is not sympathy for the defendant. The megastar turned pariah declined to testify and the defense called just one witness, a police detective, before resting their case in just minutes on the sixth day of what was initially billed as a two-week trial.