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Senate Republicans got a broad outline Tuesday of their still-evolving legislation to replace Obamacare , as time dwindles and pressure mounts from the White House to put the contentious measure to a vote before the summer recess. Cassidy said the protections for people with pre-existing conditions were a big factor for him, as well as the slower rollback of the Medicaid expansion, which has helped states like his insure more people nearly entirely on the federal government's dime.
  • Deace: Calls for firing Mueller are 'DUMBASSERY'

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    And yet when asked by George Stephanopoulos on ABC News' This Week whether the president would promise not to interfere with the special counsel probe, his lawyer Jay Sekulow offered no such guarantee - feeding speculation about what Trump might do.
  • GOP Shooter Had List of House Republicans' Names

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    According to the Guardian , when she was asked if she'd like to say something to the victims, Sue Hodgkinson replied, "I don't even know who was shot". Sanders was quick to disassociate himself with the suspect involved in the shooting after it was discovered that he was a volunteer for the Senator's presidential campaign.
  • Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

    Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

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    Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". Scalise was in dire condition when he was shot at the Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. The shooter was identified as James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL. Trump on Friday praised the police officers who fired back at the suspect after the gunfire broke out, saying, "Our police officers were incredible, weren't they?" President Donald Trump said Friday that ...
  • Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition

    Hospital: US congressman Scalise still in critical condition

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    After accepting it gracefully, Mr Barton cracked: "Next year we won't be so nice". Wounded U.S. Capitol Police officer David Bailey set aside one of his crutches and threw out the game's first pitch . He wore a purple boot. Both had appeared on the House floor earlier. There was plenty of amateur-hour baseball in the event, but also some breakout play.
  • Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

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    In a major story, The New York Times claimed that Trump was angered by reports that Mueller was close to fired FBI Director James Comey and entertained the idea of firing the special counsel. Clinton herself, that would be a bit disturbing", Graham said. The reports started when a friend of the president's, Chris Ruddy , told reporters that the president was considering Mueller's termination.
  • Fowler back in the thick of it at US Open

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    Open history at +1. Just like that, Casey is 4 over for the day and now five shots out of the lead. "I couldn't possibly shoot any higher than I did", Johnson said. Fellow-countryman Graeme McDowell follows him out of the tournament, joined by the likes of Jason Dufner, Jason Day and Danny Willett - who withdrew due to the recurrence of a back injury.
  • Major takeaways from Golden State Warriors' 2017 NBA championship

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    The other reasons I like him is because he is a good dude and I have a buddy that coached him in high school and always said what a nice dude he was. Even Warrior's head coach Steve Kerr has spoken out against Trump's bigotry, so it isn't likely that he would so much as bat an eye if his players made a decision to skip the visit.
  • Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

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    Although she is out on bail, she isn't allowed to contact Roy's family or leave the state of MA without permission until her sentencing date. "It was an absolute shock", Roy's mom tells 48 Hours of his death. "It is not a reason to stretch the boundaries of our criminal laws or abandon the protections of our Constitution", Segal said. The Massachusetts woman accused of encouraging her boyfriend to commit suicide through text messages will learn her fate on Friday.
  • Four Sit Atop a Crowded Leaderboard at US Open

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    He followed his 71 from yesterday with a 74 on Day 2. He made the turn at 6-under 30, just one off the U.S. Open record of 29 for nine holes. The 12-time PGA Tour victor hasn't had a Top Ten finish since March. And then, Fowler took a bogeys at Nos. After another week off, he will play the WGC-Bridgestone and PGA Championship. I'll probably just play for sure to get ready for the British.
  • Search Underway for Missing US Navy Sailors after Fitzgerald Collision

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    Navy's guided-missile destroyer Fitzgerald collided with a Filipino container vessel off Yokosuka, south of Tokyo , early Saturday, leaving seven crew members from the destroyer unaccounted for and three injured, the U.S. In a brief written statement, the U.S. Pacific Fleet in Hawaii said the Navy has requested assistance from the Japanese Coast Guard. The United States has primary jurisdiction regarding incidents involving members of USA forces under the bilateral status of forces ...