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Bernie Sanders Calls GOP's AHCA "Worst Piece Of Legislation I've Ever Seen"

At issue is whether the Parliamentarian rules that the House's bill - American Health Care Act - meets reconciliation standards for deficit reduction levels, Roll Call reported . West Virginia's Republican Sen. Besides the thousands who would lose coverage, through elimination of Medicaid expansion and reduced financial support to make health insurance affordable, North Dakota health providers would lose more than $200 million from the loss of Medicaid expansion , under the House ...



GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

The effort has been plagued from the start by tensions between moderates and conservatives, which surfaced again on Tuesday. Democrats held the Senate floor with speeches that lasted for hours Monday night. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Wednesday of the abortion restrictions on the tax credits. CNBC reported that Trump had a meeting with business leaders yesterday and reportedly raised similar concerns about the Senate bill.


Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

East Texas rain totals were expected to be from 3 to 6 inches (80-150 millimeters). Tropical storm conditions are affecting portions of the northern Gulf of Mexico coast over the eastern part of the warning area. It included drenching rains that posed flash flood threats, strong tidal surges, waterspouts and reports of possible tornadoes . But despite its center's location, the storm's most severe weather was on its eastern side, which meant that southeastern Louisiana through the ...



Another US appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

It keeps in place a decision by U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii that he based largely on Trump's campaign statements calling for a "complete and total shutdown" of Muslims entering the U.S. That helped show he was not assessing whether the six countries had ties to terrorism, they said. A Federal Judge in Maryland initially issued a preliminary injunction against the revised travel ban on March 16.


Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

John Bel Edwards has declared a state of emergency ahead of Tropical Storm Cindy's landfall . The temporary suspension of regulations only applies to drivers providing "direct assistance" to restore services such as power, sewer, water and telecommunications, or bringing supplies such as feed, food and fuel to the affected areas, according to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration spokesperson Duane DeBruyne.



Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue

The Washington hotel was opened last September just a few miles from the White House. His revenue also grew from Mar-a-Lagos, the resort in Florida , which he calls the "Winter White House". Without releasing his tax returns, there are many eyes on this report. However, Bloomberg reports that the report indicates the hotel's loss of $1.2 million in the first two months of operation before he was President.