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Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital A week after he was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire on a congressional baseball practice , U.S. Majority Whip Steve Scalise is reportedly itching to get back to work. "I would call it a piece of paper with six names on it". Authorities also recovered a written list of Republican lawmakers from the suspect's pocket that included Reps. [Full Article...]

Sen. Collins: Long-Awaited Health Bill is a Concern

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, said he hopes to bring the GOP bill to a vote before Congress breaks for its Fourth of July recess. "It's about the character of our country - who we are, and who we aspire to be". But that ended Thursday after Senate Republicans unveiled their health care bill . [Full Article...]

Kvitova advances to Birmingham semis, Vandeweghe retires

Kvitova advances to Birmingham semis, Vandeweghe retires Safarova came from a set down to beat the ninth seed 6-7 (4-7) 6-3 7-6 (7-5) after three hours and five minutes on grass in Birmingham , where the Russian-born Australian wasted three match points in the decider. "And she's been playing great on grass, and obviously we've had a lot of matches against each other, and I'm still waiting for a victory". She recovered from 5-3 down in the final set t... [Full Article...]

Verdict On Trial Over Shooting Of Philando Castile

Verdict On Trial Over Shooting Of Philando Castile The video starts with Mr. Castile being pulled over, ostensibly for a broken brake light. The police officer was horribly harsh with my tiny little mom, snapping at her to answer questions. Friday, another white cop got away with another murder of a black man, the third such travesty in about a month. "It must be undone". The new footage of Reynolds' daughter was released by the Minnesota Bu... [Full Article...]

CNN uses sketch artist at no-camera White House briefing

CNN was covering the White House Briefing Room live up until White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders took to the podium. "There's a lot of ideas in there - he's talked about having heart", White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters when asked if Trump preferred the Senate's draft to a bill to repeal Obamacare approved by the House of Representatives. [Full Article...]

Chuck Schumer mocks Donald Trump's praise-filled Cabinet meeting

The internet pounced immediately, perhaps because Priebus's use of the word "blessing" made him sound more like a father giving Thanksgiving Grace than a presidential aide discussing policy. But the true tribute and most weird moment came from "The most likely to be beaten by Trump with a baseball bat", chief of staff Reince Priebus , whose job is hanging on by an angel's eyelash. [Full Article...]

More Heavy Rain in Arkansas as Cindy Exits

More Heavy Rain in Arkansas as Cindy Exits What's left of Cindy will slowly push across the Tennessee Valley on Friday; this will bring numerous showers and thunderstorms to northern MS and northern Alabama. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Nolan suffered severe head injuries when the log rolled over his body. In Gulfport, Mississippi, Kathleen Bertucci said heavy rainfall Wednesday sent about 10 inches of water into her busines... [Full Article...]

Manhunt Ends: Escaped Inmates Accused of Officers' Murders Captured

Dubose and Rowe then fled into a wooded area and made their way to another nearby home. Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia . "Law enforcement was immediately able to pursue these individuals", said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine. The inmates escaped from their prison bus around 6:45 a.m. [Full Article...]

Registration now open for Calvary Baptist Church Vacation Bible School

Registration now open for Calvary Baptist Church Vacation Bible School Palermo Bible Family Church: 2570 N. Villa Ave.: Services, 9:30 a.m. traditional and 11 a.m. contemporary. Oak Level Baptist Church will have vacation Bible school from 8:30 a.m.to 1 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday. Pottstown: Father's Day will be celebrated on Sunday at St. John's United Church of Christ , 11 S. Price St., with Rev. All men will be honored. [Full Article...]

Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the measure through his chamber next week. Late Thursday, Trump tweeted, "I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill". Obama was more than skeptical. "That means the money available under this bill, for Medicaid in the out years, beyond 10 years, is even leaner, is e... [Full Article...]

TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

Ameritrade Park in 2011. TCU's Josh Watson (7) is safe at home before the tag by Louisville catcher Colby Fitch (42) during the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb ., Thursday, June 22, 2017. [Full Article...]

Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

Heller's announcement makes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's goal of securing 50 of his party's 52 votes by next week even tougher. Medicaid - the program created to help poor Americans get healthcare - will stop being expanded by 2021, meaning millions of them will not be able to access treatment. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Democrats After Georgia Election Loss

Donald Trump Jr. Mocks Democrats After Georgia Election Loss She said she is not interested in running for Pelosi's post or other leadership posts, but said there are discussions among some Democrats about next steps. Barack Obama managing 46 percent of the vote here in 2008. "Sen. (Harry) Reid was a target, Sen". In a high-stakes, high-intensity, high-attention, high-dollar, high-expectations, high-turnout battle, Democrats again fell short. [Full Article...]

Scalise Condition Upgraded to 'Fair'

Scalise Condition Upgraded to 'Fair' Slater did not say who the six members of Congress were, but previous reports have said the list included Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-S.C., and Rep. For months before the shooting, he had been living out of his van in the Washington area, with more than 200 rounds of ammunition among the belongings he kept in a storage unit, Slater said. [Full Article...]

Trump takes victory lap after Republicans' special elections wins

Bingo. Running mainly against Donald Trump didn't work for the Dems in 2016, and it's not working now. Cher isn't the only one blaming Pelosi for the loss. Democrats faced two more defeats Tuesday in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District and Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Rep. Cedric Richmond, the Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, who many have touted as a rising sta... [Full Article...]

1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm

1 year after deadly floods, West Virginia wary of vast storm McGill reported from New Orleans. Tropical Storm Cindy has weakened this morning and is now classified as a Tropical Depression and all Tropical Storm Warnings have been discontinued. More clouds will move in on Friday, with a cold front coming in from the Great Lakes as well as the remnants of Cindy coming northward out of the Gulf of Mexico. [Full Article...]

Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

President Trump predicted the final product is "going to be great" - but only after some more negotiations take place. Paul said , "My hope is not to defeat the bill". Mike Lee of Utah, Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Rand Paul of Kentucky all quickly indicated that they couldn't vote for the measure as written. [Full Article...]

Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

The conservative argument is that the costs are spiraling out of control and eventually have to be picked up by the states; the liberal argument is that the money is being shifted to tax cuts for the wealthy. Senate Republicans released their proposed health care bill , which, if it passes, must be reconciled to the bill passed by the House of Representatives. [Full Article...]

Senate Healthcare Bill Makes Major Cuts to Medicaid

They said GOP characterizations of the law as failing are wrong and said the Republican plan would boot millions off coverage and leave others facing higher outof pocket costs. "When you're talking about, for instance, nursing home care, which can be more than $10,000 a month, that's $100,000-$120,000 a year, that's expensive care", Carroll says . [Full Article...]

Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

So it is possible that Mr. McConnell views the potential failure of a hastily written health care bill as an eventual boon. The statement also said they would be open to negotiation. The Senate plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is in trouble after a fifth Republican senator came out against it. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Kentucky, said he hopes to bring the GOP bill... [Full Article...]


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