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Ohio Senate aims to make sense of Medicaid expansion

The conclusion is that this plan would have an impact on thousands of CT residents, for some, increasing their health care costs and for others, ending their health care coverage . US Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled a revamped health care plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare, but a revolt by four conservatives put the bill in immediate jeopardy. Read More »

Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue


Camille, Cosby's wife was also present in the courtroom for the first time since the trial began. The jury deciding the 79-year-old comic's fate deliberated for a third day over whether Cosby drugged and molested Andrea Constand of Toronto. Read More »

Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

They were not ready for the argument that was obviously coming for them, the one that says, "Without Obamacare , my very sympathetic friends and I would be dead today". MCEVERS: The Republican plan would also affect Americans who buy their insurance on the exchanges that were set up by the Affordable Care Act. The subsidies help reduce deductibles and copayments for people with modest incomes. Read More »

Transformers: The Last Knight Rotten Tomatoes score off to horrid start

Heroes will become villains. This means that theater goers can expect to see lots of action, drama, explosions and of course the autobots they have grown to know and love. So, don't miss out on the chance to see what could be coming next from the stable of the Transformers franchise! Her casting once again suggests the movie will focus less on the robots and more on the humans . Read More »

Camden homes evacuated after Grenfell fire


Amid chaotic scenes, residents clutching children, pets and small amounts of clothing and food emerged from five tower blocks to sleep on air beds in a local sports centre after hearing on the news that their buildings were being evacuated. Read More »

'Dear Evan Hansen' And 'Hello, Dolly!' Reign At The 2017 Tony Awards


A HEARTFELT TRIBUTE-Upon receiving a special Tony for lifetime achievement, James Earl Jones honored his wife of 34 years, Cecilia Hart, who died last year of ovarian cancer. This was the first time that the only award won by a musical was Best Director. The show, about a teenager who fabricates a former friendship with a classmate who killed himself, also saw Pitch Perfect star Ben Platt named best actor in a musical . Read More »

Royal Ascot 2017 : Injured Frankie Dettori out of race


With the Godolphin favourite Jack Hobbs fading to last, the Irish star earned 5-4 quotes to go back to Ascot next month and successfully defend his King George title. Highland Reel is out of an Australian-bred mare, Hveger, a daughter of Danehill. She was perhaps just feeling the effects of a long season that kicked off with a win in April when beaten by Alice Springs in the Matron Stakes and was widely expected to make a victorious 2017 bow in a Lingfield Group Three. Read More »

David Limbaugh: Democratic party is more bankrupt than ever


Ossoff regularly attempted to deflect questions about whether he would back Pelosi in the House, saying he hadn't given it any thought. If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker. Filemon Vela told Politico , "You'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top". "We can't keep losing races and keep the same leadership in place". Read More »

Special Elections Results Mean 'Republicans Are in Trouble — Vox Writer

The challenge for Democrats, as pointed in Politico's reporting , is that there are no viable candidates to challenge Pelosi and take over the leadership. The backlash against Pelosi comes mainly from the devastating loses Democrats faced in recent special elections. "That's the most important part". Millennial turnout in the 2016 presidential election was only slightly less than in 2012, and skewed more heavily for Clinton it did for than Obama. Read More »

McConnell's calculation may be that he still wins by losing

Barack Obama has called the Republican replacement for his signature healthcare legislation, Obamacare , a "massive transfer of wealth " from the poor and middle-class to the wealthy. He said he was encouraged by parts of the bill, but that more work needed to be done. Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. Read More »

After Ossoff loss, California Democrats divided on what's next

Pelosi and other Democratic leaders insisted that they demonstrated important progress by coming in a close second, and have a good shot at taking back the House in next year's midterm elections. "Look, I think the Democratic Party has to come to terms with the fact that what we're doing isn't working", Moulton said. The Ohio lawmaker argued that the Democratic Party had lost touch with the working class. Read More »

5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

Most senators got their first look at the bill as it was released Thursday morning, and some immediately voiced concerns. Sen. James Lankford (R, Okla.) said , "Put me down as a solid 'undecided'". Heller, who faces re-election in 2018 in the Democratic-leaning state, said on Friday: "I can not support a piece of legislation that takes away insurance from tens of millions of Americans and hundreds of thousands of Nevadans". Read More »

Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

Much has been said and written about the sex scandal that has torpedoed Bill Cosby's legacy - so much so that it can be hard to recall how he reached the point of facing trial on three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. "It's too early to celebrate Mr. Cosby", she said. McMonagle said asking Cosby to surrender had been hard. Meanwhile, attorney Gloria Allred, who represents numerous Cosby accusers, said the entertainer's fame carried its own power. Read More »

Bill Cosby sex assault jury adjourns without verdict


The jury also heard Cosby say he assumed Constand consented to any sexual activity that night when he touched Constand's face when she arrived at his house. She got the show tickets because her family loved Cosby , and she hadn't yet told them about the alleged assault . "Who says that?", Steele had asked the jury incredulously. Read More »

Bill Cosby's Accusers Have Not Lost Hope Despite Mistrial

Lawyers are hoping that the judge might reconsider when District Attorney Kevin R. Steele brings the case to trial again - giving other accusers a chance to add their testimony against Cosby. She believes the breakdown of the first Cosby jury is important to know, but perhaps not predictive of how the second trial might go. "I feel bad for all of you, I really do". Read More »

The GOP chalks up two wins. So, now what?

Handel thanked President Trump during her victory speech as well as Vice President Mike Pence , demonstrating a Republican party far more solid than anticipated. Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". Especially in a constituency like Georgia , which has been in Republican hands since 1979. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury to hear more of his deposition testimony

She was later fired from the agency and no charges were brought against Cosby . The criminal case was reopened in 2015, after his previously-sealed testimony from the civil proceedings was made public. At the end of last week, a spokesman for Cosby hinted that the entertainer might testify. Prosecutors and police detectives read aloud portions of Cosby's statements to police in 2005 and in a civil deposition in 2006. Read More »

White House looking for progress on market access, IP in Modi visit


Under the "Make in India" initiative, this is expected to be one big leap for Indian industries. Topics like the visa program for skilled workers will likely be addressed, he says , but not at the leaders' level. India's forced localization policies and investment limitations across key usa manufacturing sectors, such as solar energy, information technology and medical equipment also add to the cost of participating in the Indian market. Read More »

Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

Each move he makes to one of the two sides risks losing support from the other . But Paul Ryan's bill contained a fatal flaw. Under the Senate's bill , titled the Better Care Reconciliation Act , that expansion would be phased out, meaning those who gained coverage through the expansion would be without once again, though they could access coverage through the individual insurance market . Read More »

Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

Second, the Senate bill starts from the appalling House draft . It is expected to run the same calculations on number of insured and cost of premiums for the Senate draft bill early next week. Many supporters-like Pennsylvania's Republican US Senator Pat Toomey-say they don't think that will necessarily change Medicaid coverage drastically. Read More »

Trump says GOP thrives with Pelosi in power

Nancy Pelosi's time as the House minority leader might be winding down. Many Democrats, including top leaders, quickly pushed back against the internal criticism, noting that Georgia's 6th District, before this year, was safely Republican . Read More »

Democratic Chatter Grows About Ousting Nancy Pelosi

Get rid of her because Republicans demonize her like they demonized Obama and Clinton? Since 2010, Republicans have branded congressional campaigns all across the country as contests to oppose House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi . She has beat back all comers, including last fall, when Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan of OH ran against her. Ryan fell well short but garnered dozens of votes, enough to underscore dissatisfaction with Pelosi and with her aging leadership team that has left ... Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say

Rep. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, on Thursday criticized Pelosi, saying that the Democratic brand is more toxic than Trump's , which he said has led to Democratic losses in election races, like that one in Georgia. She also dismissed the notion that the Republicans' longtime tactic to hold her up as a partisan lightening rod drags down public opinion about fellow congressional Democrats and candidates. Read More »

Senate health care bill includes major Medicaid cuts


Republican lawmakers will need to answer to its beneficiaries, who've grown dependent on this program for coverage. "Both the House and the Senate versions repeal ACA taxes such as the taxes on medical devices, insurance providers, and the tax on high-interest earners", she noted. Read More »

Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump

After all, the new Democratic leader would be a mainstream liberal, and would come from a liberal district - likely in one of the ( many ) states which, when attacked, appear to excite Republican voters. "Pelosi is the human embodiment of that". "I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi believes that she is the one that can lead this party". In the end, it came down to the candidates, and the Republican, Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel , had a long track record in Georgia's Sixth ... Read More »

Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill


A statement from Republican senator Rand Paul and three other conservatives made clear that they were "not ready to vote" for it - Democrats need the support of only three Republicans to quash the measure in the Republican-led chamber. Millions of Americans have good, affordable health insurance because of the law, according to them. SENATE BILL - Allows the 31 states that expanded Medicaid to continue getting federal funding through 2023, with reduced funding starting in 2021. Read More »

Trump to reveal Cuba policy in Miami this Friday

President Trump is en route to Miami, where he'll announce his plans for halting the f. Under Trump's directive, embassies in Washington and Havana will stay open, and cruises and direct flights between the USA and Cuba will be protected under an exception from the prohibition on transactions with military-controlled entities. Read More »

'Wonder Woman' Is Set To Lasso Another Box Office Record


In the box office world, " Wonder Woman " director Patty Jenkins is a superhero herself. There are some exceptions to this, but they're largely based on whether or not the actor has been signed to appear in multiple film installments and if they have the name recognition to potentially negotiate for more . Read More »

Joy Behar: Focusing On Trump Won't Help Dems


One ad , with the tagline "Stop Jon Ossoff and the Liberals ", interspliced images of political protests and street violence with Michael Moore, Pelosi, and Kathy Griffin. Mermin, a native of suburban Atlanta who is now a partner at Lake Research in San Francisco. All of the seats had been Republican strongholds previously thought untouchable. Read More »

Accuser Back On The Stand At Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial


She had told authorities at that time that the attack occurred in March 2004, not January of that year, as she testified Tuesday. The first law enforcement official to take a statement from Constand was Detective David Mason of the Durham Regional Police Service in Ontario, Canada according to testimony. Read More »

Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness


They'll resume deliberations Tuesday morning. Jurors heard Cosby's recollection of the incident with Constand through previous statements to police and civil trial testimony, in which he admitted to giving her pills before engaging in a sexual act together. Read More »