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GOP Senators Wrestle With Health-care Overhaul

Now, the GOP's laser focus on lowering premiums could undermine comprehensive coverage , such as the current guarantees that people with medical problems can get health insurance, or that plans will cover costly conditions such as substance abuse.



Sanders Unleashes on Mulvaney During Budget Hearing

Republican leaders in the House said lawmakers would be able to find common ground with the budget plan. Trump wants lawmakers to cut at least $610 billion from Medicaid and more than $192 billion from food stamps over a decade. Medicaid, the government insurance program for the poor and many disabled Americans, would be cut by more than $600 billion over 10 years by capping payments to states and giving governors more flexibility to manage their rosters of Medicaid recipients.


Trump satisfied with G7 defence of free trade agreement

Trump satisfied with G7 defence of free trade agreement

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who chaired the second and final day of the G7 summit, noted that differences of opinion with President Donald Trump "emerged quite clearly in our discussion". Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to honour the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions.


MS politician sorry he called for lynching after Confederate statue's removal

MS politician sorry he called for lynching after Confederate statue's removal

In a Facebook post that has since been removed , Republican state Rep. Karl Oliver took issue with the controversial ongoing removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans . So far, the city has removed three of the four Confederate monuments, and it still plans to remove the fourth - a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E.



Sen. John McCain: Senate Working On Its Version Of AHCA

Senate Republicans have said they will write their own bill, which U.S. Sen. In the final days before the House voted on its repeal bill, Rep. Tom MacArthur of New Jersey proposed a way out. It did not guess which states might do that, but the report says that one-sixth of the population could be subject to that instability. The report said while average premiums would be lower than they would be under current law, largely for young and healthy individuals, many would have to ...


Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case involving minor

Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case involving minor

The U.S. Attorney's Office in Manhattan in New York City says the Democrat will appear in court at 11 a.m. ET Friday. Citing the newly discovered Weiner emails, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said last October that it was reopening its probe into the security of Clinton's emails during her time as secretary of state, but it closed the probe again in November without taking any prosecutorial action.