• Sketches of White House press briefing released

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    While some voices at conservative media outlets have criticised the sketch session, CNN is arguing that it "did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that courtroom sketches do". The Trump administration, which has a largely adversarial relationship with the media, has been restricting coverage of the White House press briefing of late, either by not holding it every day, or by banning cameras and sometimes even audio coverage.
  • Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

    Cindy's remnants: Street flooding from South to the Midwest

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    The front will stall out in far eastern North Carolina keeping scattered showers and storms possible for coastal areas. Heavy rainfall associated with remnants of the tropical storm caused scattered street flooding across central and southern IN on Friday.
  • After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well

    After hospital visit with Scalise, Ryan says he's doing well

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    The shooter that injured five people, including a member of Congress, had a list in his pocket that had the names of six members of Congress on it when he started firing at a Congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia last week, Federal Bureau of Investigation officials said at a press conference Wednesday.
  • Georgia governor thankful for inmate capture

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    Sills wouldn't comment on whether the other 31 inmates left locked inside the bus with the slain guards' bodies revealed how the two escapees managed to get out of the secure compartment and overpower the guards. "Two extremely unsafe people, well-armed and traveling at high speeds throughout our community was a grave concern and we acted accordingly and they were soon captured by us and other agencies", Goodwin said.
  • CWS Recap: Wymer Rules in Relief as TCU Nips UL (6/22)

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    Louisville's Devin Mann (7) is congratulated by Colby Fitch , left, after he scored during the third inning of the team's NCAA College World Series baseball game against TCU in Omaha, Neb ., Thursday, June 22, 2017. "He's always intense. He was stellar tonight - stellar basically all season for us". TCU players, including Evan Skoug (9), Brian Howard (44) and Durbin Feltman (15), cheer after the team scored two runs during the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball ...
  • Medical Groups Hate the 'Literally Heartless' Senate Health Care Plan

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    He said any repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act would have "insurance for everybody", telling the Washington Post , "there was a philosophy in some circles that if you can't pay for it, you don't get it". It is highly unlikely that any of the 48 members of the Senate Democratic Caucus will support this bill, which means that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) can only afford to lose two Republicans or the bill will fail.
  • GOP turnout confounds pollsters in Georgia election

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    Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". Donald Trump , Jr. took a swipe at Democrats after Republican Karen Handel won Georgia's special election for its sixth district on Tuesday.
  • Nancy Pelosi is Now Officially on Cher's Bad Side

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    In fact, there have been five special congressional elections in 2017, but Democrats won one of them - in California's heavily, heavily Democratic 34th District, where former congressman Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) was appointed California attorney general and state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez succeeded him.
  • Republicans reveal bill to replace Obamacare

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    The new Bill won't change the Obamacare as drastically as the House legislation passed in May, but demands significant cuts that would likely benefit the uninsured. Also under the Senate proposal, insurers would be able to charge older customers more for their coverage than they could under the Affordable Care Act, the Washington Post reported.
  • Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

    Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

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    The proposed Senate bill would eliminate taxes on the wealthy. "If you want to use the president's formulation 'mean , ' then this bill is a little bit meaner than the House bill ", said Hanel. When Trump stupidly referred to the House bill as " mean ", he was nearly certainly referring to the provision in that measure that lets insurers charge higher premiums to those with preexisting conditions in states that have received a waiver from the federal government.