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Well, I am a master legislator. The leadership of the House Democratic Caucus tried to put the best face on Tuesday's special election losses in Georgia and SC by saying they're making progress, and the GOP victories were much more narrow than in the past.
  • Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss

    Democrat Leader Blames Gerrymandering For Special Election Loss

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    Following the Democrat Jon Ossoff's defeat in a Georgia special House election, some Democratic lawmakers have voiced their concerns about the party's future. Rosen is a likely candidate for Senate against the most endangered GOP Senate incumbent, Dean Heller of Nevada. Put on defense, House Democratic leaders from Pelosi on down tried to spin the outcome in Georgia as positive, arguing that coming in a close second in the solidly Republican district augured well for their ...
  • Diamondbacks beat Phillies 2-1 in 11 innings

    Diamondbacks beat Phillies 2-1 in 11 innings

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    Phillies: RHP Casey Fien was placed on the 10-day DL with a right rotator cuff strain, with Leiter called up in a corresponding move. Arizona added three more runs in the seventh, all with two outs. "They're a good hitting team". Center fielder Rey Fuentes finished off the game by making an excellent leaping catch of Cameron Perkins' long drive to the base of the wall.
  • The Senate's Republican Women Could Make or Break the GOP Health Bill

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    Health insurers criticized the steep cuts to Medicaid proposed in the Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act as "too much, too fast". "This is a bad bill", Minnesota Sen. "In this form, I will not support it", he told a news conference in Las Vegas on Friday. "It was just released yesterday".
  • Tech Sergeant Released From Hospital After Air Show Accident

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    Mike Ullery | Daily Call Lt. Col. Jason Heard, Commanding Officer of the United States Air Force Thunderbirds addresses the media about the Friday afternoon mishap involving a Thunderbirds F-16 aircraft. Both were in good condition Friday after being treated at a hospital. The F-16D model is a two-seater and is used by the team to take an observer on familiarization flights.
  • Trump To Get Another Supreme Court Judge?

    Trump To Get Another Supreme Court Judge?

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    He was in the decent twice in the landmark ObamaCare cases, and even tried to bring back Chief Justice John Roberts , who both times rewrote the law to upheld it. He's also willing to join Thomas in pushing the envelope further than the court's other conservatives. One of those decisions could come Monday, if the nine justices are prepared to rule on a White House challenge to lower-court findings blocking Trump's attempt to limit travel from six predominantly Muslim countries.
  • Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

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    Darwin Martinez Torres , a 22-year-old from El Salvador suspected of being in the USA illegally, was jailed without bail on a murder charge after the girl's body was pulled from a pond near his apartment. " An angel was taken ". "I've known her since she was in the second grade", Salis said. The case continued to strike a chord well beyond Virginia on Tuesday.
  • LSU beats top seed Oregon State to reach CWS final

    LSU beats top seed Oregon State to reach CWS final

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    The sophomore righty had faced OSU on Monday and gave up two unearned run on four hits in 2⅔. Kwan led off the ninth with a single but Hess recorded the final three outs - including a questionable called-third strike to Trevor Larnach - to end the game.
  • Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin gerrymander case

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    Arguments would likely be heard in the fall. New lines for the Wisconsin State Assembly were redrawn after the change in power but those lines have been struck down by a federal court. Schimel had asked the Supreme Court to delay the drawing of new boundaries until after the court rules on the merits of the case . The Republicans add that the party in power typically creates districts that favor that party, and say Democrats have done the same thing in the past.
  • Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

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    It includes the phrase "I Love Islamic state". The websites in OH hacked with the message also include that of first lady Karen Kasich . To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. The websites are expected to run sometime Monday, he told the Associated Press . It was not immediately clear who the group was or whether it was genuinely affiliated with ISIS.
  • Senate's version of health care plan is very bad

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    President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill, but noted changes were likely. John Kasich, a Republican, said in a Twitter message. "In this form, I will not support it". The White House said it is hopeful a final bill will be finished before lawmakers leave Washington later this summer.