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Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

Centene said it is committed to working closely with regulators and policymakers to collaborate on actions to stabilize the market and offer affordable and high quality coverage options. There's concern it will exit Missouri as well, but it has yet to announce such plans. Other insurers have proposed huge rate increases. Insurers are leery to re-up for 2018 without the White House and Congress publicly backing the cost-sharing reduction subsidies that insurers receive to cover lower income ...


Congressional baseball team managers reflect on political discourse after Scalise shooting

Congressional baseball team managers reflect on political discourse after Scalise shooting

I have also spoken with Chief Matthew Verderosa - he's doing a fantastic job - of the Capitol Police to express our sympathies for his wounded officers and to express my admiration for their courage. Speaking from the White House's Diplomatic Room, the USA president said: "We may have our differences but we do well in times like these (to remember) that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all they love our country".


Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

He was suffering from a wound to the hip, according to multiple witnesses. The congressman spoke to his wife on the phone and was in good spirits before going into surgery at Washington MedStar. Roger Williams , R-Texas, was among those shot, according to a statement from Williams. He is receiving medical attention. Rep. Ron DeSantis told Fox News he left just before the shooting.



Ohio Congressman misses GOP baseball shooting by minutes

Donnelly and Republican Congressman Jim Banks also say the country needs more civility. "He will require additional operations". Mr Spicer said the president was also briefed by Mr Scalise's medical team, met Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner, who was shot in the ankle during the attack in Alexandria, Virginia, and thanked police who gathered at the hospital.


Representative Steve King blames shooting on the 'left'

Representative Steve King blames shooting on the 'left'

Senator Rand Paul, also at the practice, said he believed the rapid intervention narrowly prevented a bloodbath. Trump later visited the hospital where Scalise was recovering. Some 50 to 100 shots were reportedly fired, according to other Representatives who were at the scene. While police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it was too early to determine whether it was a deliberate political attack, the shooting intensified concerns among some politicians and the public about ...