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Haas was barely audible over Coffman's own amplified voice and the barrage of heckles being tossed out by the rest of the crowd. Rep. Ryan Costello (R-Pa.), who voted for the ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is one of the few vulnerable Republicans to hold a town hall meeting during this month's recess.
  • Trump Says Tax Reform Package Coming Next Week

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    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said a "significant" issue to be examined will be the crackdown by Obama on inversions, which are mergers that enable USA firms to relocate their headquarters overseas where tax rates are lower. President Trump, who has vowed to dismantle the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law, will take aim at two of its pillars on Friday. In February Trump ordered a review of the law, saying he wanted to cut out much of it, and Mnuchin has said he would like to ...
  • Ex-Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd appears headed to Baylor

    Ex-Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd appears headed to Baylor

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    Other visits from Hurd, according to various reports, included Ohio State, Cal and Louisville. Hurd left Tennessee last October with plans to transfer. Hurd finished his Tennessee career with 2,635 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns in just under three seasons of play. With that said, he put rumors of any purported issues between he and the UT coaching staff to rest.
  • Texas Governor Greg Abbott Announces Support For "Bathroom Bill"

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    City officials said they would be unable to enforce those protections if the bill becomes law. The bill, which was unanimously approved by the Senate Rules Committee, would still make several changes to the state's assessment system in the hopes of addressing what critics call over-testing.
  • Mahan, Becker Power No. 10 Kentucky to Win in Opener

    Mahan, Becker Power No. 10 Kentucky to Win in Opener

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    He left with two runners on the 6th inning, but Zack Hess was outstanding in relief. " Kentucky is extremely hard to beat in this ball park; they had only lost two games here prior to tonight, but we found a way to win, and it give us a chance to play for a series win on Sunday".
  • DOJ Puts Nine Sanctuary Cities On Notice

    DOJ Puts Nine Sanctuary Cities On Notice

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    Other cities have gone further: Seattle has filed a lawsuit challenging a Trump administration executive order that threatens to withhold federal grants from the so-called sanctuary cities . "This is an insult, this statement". This good police commissioner is not soft on crime. New York City has seen historically low crime rates in recent years.
  • Chaffetz Says He May Not Finish His Current Term In Congress

    Chaffetz Says He May Not Finish His Current Term In Congress

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    Dr. Kathryn Allen, a Democrat preparing to run for the Utah House seat, has already been attacking Jason Chaffetz and fundraising for her campaign. Chaffetz announced Wednesday that he would not run for re-election next year for a sixth term in Congress. "That is absolutely wrong, wrong, wrong".
  • Patriots' Alan Branch skips White House visit over Trump's sexist remarks

    Patriots' Alan Branch skips White House visit over Trump's sexist remarks

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    In photos posted to social media, the number of attendees at year's event seemed significantly lower than a similar event hosted by President Barack Obama in 2015. Players Devin McCourty , Martellus Bennett , Chris Long , Dont'a Hightower and LeGarrette Blount all chose to skip the South Lawn visit for political differences .
  • Senate confirms Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

    Senate confirms Gorsuch for US Supreme Court

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    Gorsuch, 49, a conservative judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, is expected to win Senate confirmation largely along party lines after a day in which Democrats mounted a successful partisan filibuster of his nomination and Republicans eliminated the 60-vote threshold that threatened to block final action.
  • After legal roadblocks, Arkansas performs its first execution since 2005

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    The state of Arkansas has justified the pace of the scheduled executions because another lethal injection drug, the sedative midazolam, expires at the end of April. "The fact that he was first and the circumstances under which he was executed show how freakishly arbitrary this rush to execution has been", says Nina Morrison, senior staff attorney at The Innocence Project .