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Health bill test of McConnell's leadership skills

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can only afford to lose two Senators, so Senate Trumpcare is already on life support. According to ADAPT , the new health care bill would threaten people with pre-existing conditions and disabilities.



Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate

Ben Cardin , D-Maryland, would escalate and expand current sanctions against Russian Federation, in response to Russia's "violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea", its "brazen cyber-attacks and interference in elections", and its "continuing aggression in Syria".


Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case

Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case

The mistrial was the third time in a week that jurors weighing a fatal shooting by a police officer did not convict the officer involved, following acquittals in other cases. The first trial took place in 2016, and a mistrial was declared then after the jury was deadlocked. DuBose eventually said he did not have it with him.


Prominent GOP Senate chairman wants Trump to pay Obamacare subsidies

Prominent GOP Senate chairman wants Trump to pay Obamacare subsidies

Ernst is among the Republicans in the U.S. Senate who've been meeting privately to come up with an alternative to the health care bill that passed the U.S. "'We don't have languague", Ernst said. The bill "calls into question coverage for the vulnerable and fails to provide the necessary resources to ensure that no one is left out, while shifting significant costs to the states, " the governors said.



Philando Castile Dashcam Video Showing Deadly Traffic Stop Released

Until Tuesday, the only public video of the incident was a Facebook livestream taken by Reynolds shortly after the shooting , as Castile , a cafeteria worker at a St. Yanez says he told Castile not to reach for the gun and that Castile's "grip [was] a lot wider than a wallet". "I told him to get his hand out". " I'm not pulling it out ", Castile says.



Nevada Senator Opposes Healthcare Bill, Now The 5th Republican

Shortly after the 142-page bill was distributed, more than a half-dozen GOP lawmakers signaled concerns or initial opposition. A fourth said he anxious the process was rushed. Obama was more than skeptical. But the Senate did make a few changes, incorporating more of Obamacare's infrastructure. Any new Senate bill would have to be reconciled with the House version.