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    Treasury. The bill "rolls back the ACA's Medicaid expansion - making for deep spending cuts to that program, compared with current law". Paul said Friday "I want the bill to look more like a repeal bill". The bill keeps some popular parts of the Affordable Care Act, such as the provision preventing insurance companies from charging people more or denying them coverage based on pre-existing conditions , and eliminates some unpopular parts, such as the individual mandate which requires ...
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    They needed to complement Simmons. "Just want to get on the court". The draft has already included a major trade involving the Bulls and Timberwolves . I haven't even seen the exact compensation for the Brown trade with the Bucks, but this likely goes back to the salary cap rule that places a limit on the amount of cash a team can pay or receive per season.
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    Florida State , in the CWS for the 22nd time, started the fifth with two singles, but a double play squelched the threat. If the Tigers win, another game will be played Saturday at either 2 or 7 p.m. That brought up Slaughter, making his first CWS start, and on a 0-and-1 fastball he lofted a drive that crawled over the yellow line on the outfield wall for a three-run home run and a 5-0 Tigers lead.
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    He said that the other European Union countries have a united position but the British are "in chaos". They were briefed by Michel Barnier, who launched the Brexit negotiations for them on Monday, and discussed the move of two European Union agencies from London after Britain quits.
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    In addition to the five senators who have announced their outright opposition, several other GOP senators, both conservatives and moderates , have yet to commit to the new overhaul. The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, which was released by Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday , would significantly cut federal funding for the low-income Medicaid program.
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    That's how pros read those results. Moreover, Republican incumbents won 15 of these 18 seats by double-digit margins in 2016 despite the local Trump undertow. President Donald Trump says he always told a "straight story" about whether he recorded his private conversations with his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey .
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    It also would slap annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which, since its inception in 1965, has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs. The idea was a relatively late addition to Trump's talking points. Ultimately, however, the impact is the same: sacrificing Medicaid for tax cuts. Structurally, there are differences too, Stamper noted.
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    Democrats need to replace Rep. Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader if they are going to win future elections, a Democratic lawmaker said Thursday. Tim Ryan of OH told reporters about why the group got together. In a separate Politico story , Rep. Filemon Vela , D-Texas, blasted Pelosi and said she was one of the reasons why Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel .
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    Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday urged Democrats in the Senate to do anything necessary - possibly including shutting down day-to-day business - to thwart the GOP's secretive work on its health care bill. John Cornyn (R-Texas) told the Associated Press that the end of July is a more reasonable deadline. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimated that the House bill would leave 23 million more Americans uninsured by 2026 than under current law.
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    After getting the news about the erupting violence in the state, Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh , met GJM general secretary, Roshan Giri, and BJP's Darjeeling lawmaker, SS Ahluwalia, to handle the condition. Nobody should resort to violence". Widespread protests were reported from Singamari, the northern point of Darjeeling , as hundreds of GJM's women activists rallied with shrill condemnation of the raid, and shouted slogans for a separate Gorkhaland as they held aloft the ...
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    North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge for Moon. Moon has stressed a need to impose additional, stronger sanctions on the communist state if the North tests an intercontinental ballistic missile or conducts its sixth nuclear test.
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    The victor on the Democrat side, Ralph Northam , notes that as lieutenant governor, he cast tie-breaking votes to ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation in state government; to repeal the "infamous and medically unnecessary" mandate requiring an ultrasound before abortion; and to raise the minimum wage for all working Virginians.
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    The player is accused of defrauding tax authorities of €14.7m, by also hiding his income from image rights. President Perez, when asked about the Portuguese, noted that the 32-year-old was "bigger than all of us" and insisted he would remain at the Berbabeu.
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    They chose Tom Perez to head the Democratic National Committee, a guy who thinks he can cuss his way to victory. They pick people who are in safe and tough districts for Democrats to win. That's the most important part. In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ).
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    Iran's Revolutionary Guard said it fired as many as seven missiles at an ISIS compound in Deir Ezzor while Iranian media cited sources who said that the strikes killed 360 militants on Sunday. The location where the sixth missile struck is unknown. He added, "Regional and worldwide sponsors of terrorists must understand the warning message of the missile operation".
  • Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'

    Gingrich Hopes Pelosi Stays Around 'For 10 More Years'

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    The leadership of the House Democratic Caucus tried to put the best face on Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and SC by saying they're making progress, and the GOP victories were much more narrow than in the past. Kathleen Rice of NY, led a meeting of anti-Pelosi House Democrats . Despite the fact Georgia's 6 Dist. has been in Republican hands for decades - like the other races, as well - Democrats put a lot of money and hope behind Ossoff, a young up-and-comer with ...
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    And running simply on an anti-Trump message - like Clinton tried and failed a year ago - wouldn't work for Democrats in 2018 either, no matter how mired in scandal and controversy over Russian Federation the White House may be. While party leaders claim that Tuesday's result represented a moral victory , after throwing tens of millions dollars into their effort to wrest the district from the GOP, other Democrats, including Rep.
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    Despite the districts long Republican ties, the fact remains the district was winnable for Democrats, with Trump having won the district by only one percent. Ossoff's defeat marked the Democrats' fourth failed attempt to pick up a congressional seat vacated by Trump cabinet/cabinet level appointees. "They had a debate, and each got to ask one question", he said.
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    Numerous companies help manage state Medicaid programs, meaning their profits can be hurt by those cuts as well. Shortly after the Senate bill was released on Thursday, the challenges that lie ahead in the Senate came into view. His biggest concern involves dismantling the Medicaid expansion he enacted in Louisiana, which has given insurance coverage to 430,000 people. Large group plans, those with more than 100 members in NY state, have been required to cover maternity care since the ...
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    The departure is the latest example of Trump taking action to undercut his predecessor's legacy. Trump plans to preserve some of the policy changes made by Obama. An official said that the president was anxious that current policies were enriching the Cuban military. "We would like the president to cut off any relationship between the American intelligence services and the Cuban intelligence services", he said.
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    Dean Heller on Friday became the latest Senate Republican to say he opposes the current GOP health care bill. He says the idea that the bill would lower health care premiums is a "lie". Early next week, the Congressional Budge Office will submit a report evaluating how many people would lose their insurance due to the bill as well as its impact on the federal budget. </