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22mn Americans to lose health insurance under Senate Obamacare repeal bill ‒ CBO

22mn Americans to lose health insurance under Senate Obamacare repeal bill ‒ CBO

Though the bill would leave millions without health insurance, it would "reduce the cumulative federal deficit over the 2017-2026 period for $321 billion". Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) last week also announced he would not support the bill in its current form. Mike Lee (R-Utah) said he will oppose beginning debate on the Senate health care bill , voting no on a procedural vote that would put into motion the final vote for an overhaul of the country's health care system.


Federer dominates to win ninth Halle title

Federer dominates to win ninth Halle title

Federer won the first meeting between the two on the clay courts of Rome in 2016, winning in straight sets, but the pair's second meeting at Halle past year at the semi-final stage was won by Zverev, which he won in three sets. Second round: Federer bt Mischa Zverev 7-6 (4), 6-4. "He's the best of all time on this surface", Zverev said of facing Federer , whom he beat in the semifinals past year.


Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

Few answers on travel ban as launch deadline looms

The order of March 6 called for the 90-day ban on travelers from Libya , Iran , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen and also the 120-day ban on all the refugees to enable the government to implement stronger inspection measures. The Supreme Court on Monday made a decision to uphold the executive order for nationals of the affected nations unless they have a genuine relationship with a person or body in the US.


People in Lexington not fans of Supreme Court travel ban

People in Lexington not fans of Supreme Court travel ban "compromise"

In the interim, the Supreme Court action allows a ban with respect to foreign nationals "who lack any bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States ". The high court allowed parts of the travel ban to stand and agreed to hear the case in the fall. "Rather than keeping anyone safe, this ban demonizes millions of innocent people and creates anxiety and instability for people who want to visit a relative, work, study, return to the country they call home, or just ...


John Kasich on Senate Republicans' health care bill: 'Are you kidding me?'

John Kasich on Senate Republicans' health care bill: 'Are you kidding me?'

John Kasich declared on Sunday that he opposes the current Senate healthcare reform proposal, saying it's "inadequate" and that it won't protect those who are particularly vulnerable. "I don't cast his vote". UltraViolet, a women's advocacy organization, also hoped to sway Portman's vote - with a vigil at his Cleveland office on Tuesday and a flyover at Friday night's Cleveland Indians game that featured a banner reading, "Senator Portman: Trumpcare Hurts Women".


House Democrats Present a Budget Plan

House Democrats Present a Budget Plan

Bruce Rauner and Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds were joined by IL and Iowa officials Monday in a ceremonial groundbreaking to launch a three-and-a-half year bi-state construction project to build a new Interstate 74 Mississippi River Bridge to improve travel and safety through the I-74 corridor.