• Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

    Speaker Ryan visits Scalise following additional surgeries

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    The man who shot senior Republican congressman Steve Scalise and others at a congressional baseball practice session this week had a list containing the names of three politicians, officials said. On Thursday, Scalise, the House majority whip, had another operation to fix a bone in his leg. House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting.
  • Scalise Family: This Father's Day Has a Special Meaning

    Scalise Family: This Father's Day Has a Special Meaning

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    When Scalise arrived at MedStar Washington Hospital after the shooting , the doctor who treated him said Scalise was in shock from blood loss and was on the brink of death. Patient is acutely ill. "[Scalise] will require additional operations to manage abdominal injuries and other broken bones". Predicting the length of that hospital stay will be much easier after a few more days have passed.
  • Census: Every Ethnic Group Growing, Whites At Slowest Rate

    Census: Every Ethnic Group Growing, Whites At Slowest Rate

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Asian population recently grew by 3 percent to 21.4 million and people who identified as being of two or more races grew by 3 percent to 8.5 million. The nation's median age is 37.9 years as of July 1, 2016, compared to 35.3 years in 2000, the Census Bureau reported Thursday. The state's Hispanic population, including all races, also has gained ground, from an estimated 483,000 to 562,000 over the same period, growing from 13.4 to about 15.7 percent ...
  • Senate GOP health bill would overhaul Obama law

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    Those senators - Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah - released a statement stating that while they cannot support the bill as its now written, they are open to negotiating changes that could ultimately win their support.
  • Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

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    Beginning in 2020, the Senate measure would also limit the federal funds states get each year for Medicaid . To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million more people, Obama's law increased taxes on higher income people, medical industry companies and others, totaling around $1 trillion over a decade.
  • Congress hears details of Russia's election meddling

    Congress hears details of Russia's election meddling

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    Jeh Johnson , who led the Homeland Security Department until the end of the Obama administration , added that his department had issued warnings about hacking into voter registration databases. Johnson said, however, that if he were to do it over again, he would have "camped out" in front of the DNC's headquarters. He said he and his team spent 10 years researching cyber vulnerabilities of election equipment.
  • Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man

    Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man

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    The trial for the 25-year-old officer began Monday, June 12. The verdict came a day after the jury began deliberations , 10 months after the fatal shooting. The encounter began when Heaggan-Brown and two other cops said they saw Sylville Smith's rental auto parked a foot away from a curb and suspected a drug deal was taking place.
  • Washington lawmakers heading toward another overtime session

    Washington lawmakers heading toward another overtime session

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    The Legislature slid out of its second special session and into a third Wednesday without any visible sign of a deal on the operating budget. "If the Legislature does not approve budgets by June 30, several state agencies will go through full or partial operations shutdowns", the notification stated.
  • Sean Spicer Thinks Reporters At Press Briefings Want YouTube Fame

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    Comey after all. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said at the Thursday press briefing that President Trump wants to keep working for the best possible health care legislation. " We continue to follow that and so there is a bit of snarkiness now with the press because, again, I think a lot of them are more focused about getting their clip on air there than they are of actually taking the time to understand an issue ", he concluded before Ingraham shifted to other topics.