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CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert

The main provision of the order as well as the previously issued first executive order that has received so much public discussion and media coverage over the past six months concerns suppressing entry into this country for 90 days of foreign nationals from the countries of Iran, Libya, Somalis, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen.


March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony

March 2009 Time cover of Trump is phony

Fahrenthold says the cover is definitely fake because it "contains several small but telling mistakes", including a red border that "is skinnier than that of a genuine Time cover" and secondary headlines that are "are stacked on the right side".


Senate health care bill gives $250000 gift to the mega-rich

Senate health care bill gives $250000 gift to the mega-rich

RYAN: What they're basically saying at the Congressional Budget Office is if you're not going to force people to buy Obamacare , if you're not going to force people to buy something that they don't want, then they won't buy it. Makes drastic cuts in Medicaid expansion used by 32 states for the poorest people. Insurers need healthy customers who are affordable to cover to help pay the costs of people with medical conditions that are costly to treat.


CBO gives Senate's health care bill a failing grade

CBO gives Senate's health care bill a failing grade

Johnson called leadership's effort "a little offensive" and said conservatives had no input into the package. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. "We're actually close to an agreement, but there are some important differences remaining". "People with income below 100 percent of the [federal poverty line] who were not eligible for Medicaid could generally receive premium tax credits under this legislation and not under current law", the CBO report says.



US Supreme Court to re-hear immigrant detention rights case

He said he should not be compelled to bake a cake specifically to honor a same-sex marriage. The couple planned to marry in MA - one of only a handful of states at the time with full and legal marriage equality - and wanted Phillips to provide the cake for the reception.