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Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

GOP Sen. John McCain, who has been openly critical of the lack of transparency in the crafting of the bill, said the proposal was better than Obamacare in "100 ways". Democrats in the Senate, perhaps predictably, have railed against the bill. After weeks of cloak and dagger discussions, Senate Republicans on Thursday released the text of their health care overhaul plan.


Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

The House bill would allow states to opt out of the latter provision . One in five Americans is now on Medicaid , largely due to expansions under Obamacare . " Senate Republicans weren't making the House bill better". "This is a nasty bill and they're trying to cover it up with little things here and there", Schumer said, adding, "The most conservative - they don't believe there should be Medicaid at all and this is a step to eradicating it".


Ex-Officer Found Not Guilty After Fatally Shooting Sylville Smith

Ex-Officer Found Not Guilty After Fatally Shooting Sylville Smith

Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm told jurors Heaggan-Brown didn't need to use deadly force against Smith , who had thrown away the gun he was carrying. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was accused of killing 32-year-old student Philando Castile, a cafeteria worker, inside his auto as he tried to reach for his driver's license during a traffic stop near St.


Doctors Update Scalise's Condition Week After Shooting

Doctors Update Scalise's Condition Week After Shooting

The condition of Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., was listed as "fair" Wednesday at noon, according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Scalise took a bullet from a high-powered rifle in the hip, causing extensive injuries. Hodgkinson, who authorities said spent the last few months living in a white van parked at a local YMCA, opened fire just after 7 a.m. Wednesday on Republican lawmakers and staffers practicing for a charity baseball game scheduled the next day .



Former Molina CEO calls Senate health-care bill 'heartless'

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. It would then overhaul the program and reduce its federal funding more than the House bill would, beginning in 2025. " The Senate bill , unveiled today, is not a healthcare bill ", Obama said in the post .