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Glenn Grothman: Greg Gianforte "seems like a good guy"

Reactions around the House of Representatives ranged from cautious among Republicans - House Speaker Paul Ryan called Gianforte's alleged assault against Jacobs a "mistake" and called on him to apologize - to nearly giddy among Democrats, who thought the incident could push the Montana special election in their favor.



CBO: American Health Care Act Will Reduce Deficit By $119 Billion

The report is also saying that the bill would cut the federal deficit by US$119 billion (S$164.5 billion) between now and 2026. Schumer said the legislation would end up "causing costs to skyrocket, making coverage unaffordable for those with pre-existing conditions and many seniors, and kicking millions off of their health insurance ".



GOP Candidate Body Slams Reporter Before Election Day

Democrat Rob Quist - A 69-year-old singer-songwriter and self-described small businessman from the town of Cut Bank, where he grew up on the highline, a rural corner of the state. Greg Gianforte was cited for grabbing a reporter by the throat and throwing him to the ground in his campaign office Wednesday night. Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault and received a citation to appear in Gallatin County Justice Court between now and June 7, according to County Sheriff Brian Gootkin.


USU track: two Utah State athletes earn Academic All-District VIII honors

USU track: two Utah State athletes earn Academic All-District VIII honors

The team leader was Auburn senior infielder Kasey Cooper (3.97 GPA, mechanical engineering), a three-time selection on the first team. He's the first Jasper to earn a spot on the Academic All-District squad since Lina Bengtson (Malmo, Sweden) in 2015, and Manhattan's first men's selection since Roman Ewald in 2012.


President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County

President Trump's proposed budget would have significant effects in Shelby County

Democrats have already voiced strong opposition to the plan, and even Republicans are wary of the political dangers in Trump's draconian cuts . Trump's budget is simply a proposal. "We have embraced slow growth strategies over the last eight years, and now we have an administration and a Congress committed to pro-growth strategies".