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Senate Health Care Bill Fails to Adequately Protect People with Cystic Fibrosis

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Medicaid limits got very little attention in the 2016 presidential campaign. And perhaps most importantly, Trump swore , over and over again, in writing and in public remarks, that he would never cut Medicaid. "No one wins on health care policy", observed Holtz-Eakin. John Kasich of Ohio, Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Charlie Baker of MA and Larry Hogan of Maryland issued separate statements criticizing aspects of the legislation, including the secrecy under which it was written as well ... Read More »

Confederations Cup: All Whites embracing underdog tag against European giants, Portugal

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Ronaldo buried the resultant penalty beyond Stefanovic to draw level with former Hungary great Sandor Kocsis and within nine goals of the legendary Ferenc Puskas' European record of 84 at worldwide level. "At 2-0 we could have kept the scoreline respectable, but we didn't", he said. "I'm confident that all the players who've taken part in the tournament will draw on the experience to develop and mature", he said. Read More »

GOP Senators Oppose Health Bill - Enough To Sink It

In a tweet , the former secretary of state wrote, "Forget death panels". "Page by page, this Republican plan forces Americans to pay more for less, less comprehensive health care coverage", said Sen. The president, who said he wanted the Senate bill to have more heart , predicted eventual success. The state could opt to keep up the coverage, but Wolf administration officials have said the costs would be astronomical-likely more than $4 billion. Read More »

Republicans unveil revamped health Bill

Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul while acknowledging the legislation is on a "very, very narrow path" to passage. It would phase out Obamacare's expansion of the Medicaid program for the poor more gradually, waiting until after the 2020 presidential election, but would enact deeper cuts starting in 2025. Read More »

Herding the Senate cats to repeal ObamaCare

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks on to the Senate floor on Capitol Hill in Washington , Thursday, June 22, 2017, following a meeting with Senate Republicans on a health reform bill. Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., was urging Democrats to post stories on social media on constituents whose health care coverage would be threatened. Read More »

New poll shows majority of Americans are unaware Trumpcare slashes Medicaid

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. Mr McConnell said a fresh CBO score was expected next week, and there will be "robust debate" on the floor. Its flat tax credits, which provided identical assistance to the poor and the wealthy, would price millions of near-elderly low-income workers out of the insurance market and trap millions more in poverty. Read More »

CBS Ignores Dems Blaming Pelosi for Georgia Defeat, ABC Brushes Over

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Republicans "want to go after the most effective leaders", the San Francisco Democrat said at a news conference Thursday morning. "I feel very confident in the support I have in the caucus", the California Democrat said. These remarks followed heavy criticism from Democratic lawmakers of Pelosi's leadership following Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and SC. Read More »

Docs: Dems Urged Obama to Act on Russia Before Election

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Did nothing about it. On June 11, Comey had accused Trump of firing him to try to undermine the FBI's investigation of possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and Russian Federation in alleged efforts to influence last year's presidential election. Read More »

Free dental work for veterans

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In the past three years, the company has provided free dental care to more than 12,000 patients. He, like many other Iowa veterans, doesn't qualify for dental benefits through Veterans Affairs. "I went to Desert Storm". "It's not going to happen in a day, but a little bit of help to the veterans would definitely make a difference, one step at a time", says Dr. Read More »

Trump Signals He Will Work With Republican Holdouts on Health Care Bill

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The estimate was released Friday by Arizona's Medicaid agency, which analyzed the effects of the legislation on the state health insurance program for low-income people. Robert Greenstein, president of the left-leaning Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, told reporters the Senate plan is "harsher and does even more damage than the House bill". Read More »

How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

Maria Cantwell at Virginia Mason Medical Center Friday to blast the newly unveiled Senate Republican health-care bill's proposed cuts to Medicaid coverage. "Someone has to pay for these people one way or another", she said, "So, it has to be done, I think, in a fairer way than what Republicans are proposing, one that doesn't just shift the burden to states or the people who need the health care the most". Read More »

Sri Lankan doctors on strike to demand university's closure

However, the President's Office said a statement on the talks would be issued only today. However, the faction-ridden GMOA said the decision to halt the work stoppage followed a "positive meeting" with President Maithripala Sirisena . During the discussions, Sirisena had assured to address the grievances of the doctors and bring in new laws to enhance standards of medical education in the country. Read More »

Let's get physical, Gatland urges Lions

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Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien finished off a scintillating long-range move just before the break to leave the match evenly poised but the Lions otherwise lacked the killer touch. After All Black full-back Ben Smith was forced from the field following a head knock, Owen Farrell got the Lions on the board from the tee, before Barrett responded with another three points of his own after Ryan Crotty had made a line break which ended with him joining Smith on the sidelines with a hamstring ... Read More »

Supreme Court sacks Hembe as Reps member

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The court therefore ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) to immediately issue certificate of return to Mrs Mato . The court also declared Alhaji Shuaibu Isa Lau , as the senator to represent the constituency. The apex court, in a unanimous judgment declared Hembe's election into the House of Representatives as null and void. The court also ordered that he be replaced with Mrs. Read More »

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (CRUS) Position Maintained by Strs Ohio

Boeing Co now has $120.89 billion valuation. About 134 shares traded. 802,100 shares of the company's stock traded hands. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500. Its down 0.01, from 0.9 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 69 investors sold BA shares while 508 reduced holdings. 137 funds opened positions while 378 raised stakes. Read More »

Chance Of A Shower Saturday Followed By Afternoon Sunshine

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Wed: High: 90 Low: 70 Partly cloudy, windy. A tropical feel today and scattered showers/storms possible throughout the day. In a typical year, Bradley will reach 90 degrees 17 times, so in terms of the number of hot days, we are ahead of the game! Showers then continue on and off through early next week, with cooler temps in the low to mid 70s. Read More »

String Of Explosions In Pakistan Leave Over 50 Dead

The second explosion took place as people rushed to provide aid and rescue the injured from the first explosion. Washington D.C. [United States], June 24: The United States has condemned the attacks in Quetta and Parachinar, in which more than 30 people lost their lives and several others injured. Read More »

Now, visit the 'Trump Village' in India

On his way back, Modi would visit The Netherlands for talks with Prime Minister Mark Rutte in The Hague, besides calling on the King of The Netherlands Willem Alexander. At the invitation of Trump , the Prime Minister would spend several hours with the US President at the White House on Monday afternoon, which would end with a dinner later that night. Read More »

Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

This week, like a year ago, ultra-nationalist and conservative groups said they would not allow the Pride march to take place even if the authorities allowed it. LGBTI activists had announced on social media that they would organize a march starting from Taksim Square. It has also been the site of periodic clashes between demonstrators and police in recent years. Read More »

UAE: Arab states don't seek 'regime change' in Qatar

Kuwait is helping mediate the dispute as is the United States, for which it is a big test since Qatar is home to a base housing the headquarters of its Middle East air power and 11,000 troops. The United Arab Emirates said the list was meant to be confidential. "Any call to close to down or curtail Al-Jazeera is nothing but an attempt to muzzle a voice of democracy in the region and suppress freedom of expression", he said by phone. Read More »

EJ Dionne Jr.: A victory for party, not Trump

Just hours before the news conference, moderate Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice of NY reiterated her call that it was time for Pelosi to step aside. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton past year. Read More »

Number of refugees entering United States drops by half under Trump

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But the lower USA admissions numbers have disrupted a finely tuned, federally funded process that begins with exhaustive 18-month security screenings overseas. The number of refugees admitted in the final months before President Trump entered office was a major increase - up 86 percent - compared to the previous year. Read More »