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Pennsylvania GOP congressmen now oppose health care bill

Pennsylvania GOP congressmen now oppose health care bill

But the group had been negotiating directly with the White House in hopes of reaching agreement to eliminate additional requirements on insurers. Trump was spending the final hours trying to close the deal with conservatives who have opposed the plan.


Congressman Hunter Under Criminal Investigation Over Campaign Spending

Congressman Hunter Under Criminal Investigation Over Campaign Spending

While Hunter eventually repaid almost $60,000 to his campaign after reports pointed out his questionable spending habits, the Office of Congressional Ethics in August recommended a full-scale investigation into the politician. The full OCE report was not released Thursday. Questions about Schock's spending were sparked in part by word that he redecorated his congressional office in the lavish style of TV's "Downton Abbey".


Dueling law professors analyze the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearing

Dueling law professors analyze the Neil Gorsuch confirmation hearing

Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch because he knew he would embody all the qualities of the late, great, Justice Antonin Scalia; equal justice under the law, steadfast commitment to constitutional principles, and justice aside from people or politics", the email said .


Cops: Man accused in death of BR deputy questioned on rape allegations

Cops: Man accused in death of BR deputy questioned on rape allegations

Shawn T. Anderson during a struggle Saturday night (March 18) at a Baton Rouge hair salon has been identified by Louisiana State Police as Brandon Wiley. He was sentenced to two years in prison for illegally possessing a firearm; two years for "inciting a felony" after an arrest for indecent behavior with a juvenile; and 13 months for aggravated battery.


New York's Unemployment Rate Drops In February

New York's Unemployment Rate Drops In February

There are 1,300 fewer jobs in that sector than there were in February 2016, or a 4 percent drop. Over the 12 months, restaurants and hotels have been among the strongest sectors, with an increase of 2,800 jobs, or a more than 2 percent growth rate - four times as fast as the overall private sector.


Hack of job-matching vendor puts Mainers' personal data at risk

Hack of job-matching vendor puts Mainers' personal data at risk

A hacker may have obtained birthdays, names and Social Security numbers of job seekers who have an account with the state's JobLink system. "American's Job Link Alliance-Technical Support is working diligently with law enforcement officials to identify and apprehend the perpetrator", the company said in a news release.