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Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

At lightning speed and with a little over a week for wider review, the Republicans' bill could influence health care and health insurance of every American. "That could cause states to shrink eligibility, to cut people who really need health care from the program", Collins said. "At its core, this Senate plan is very similar to the House plan in its contours and shape", Zwillich says. Read More »

The Trump team's spin about the Russian Federation probe sinks deeper into absurdity


Multiple sources tell People's Pundit Daily (PPD) that Mr. Mueller hasn't decided on the scope of the investigation, let alone whether it will eventually include President Trump . Comey has since said he suspects the circumstances of his firing will be scrutinized by Mueller, putting pressure on Trump's supporters to deny any illegal intent - critical to an obstruction of justice case. Read More »

Handel's Victory Shows Limits of Trump Card


In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ). Pelosi , 77, has led House Democrats since 2003. " One called, one emailed, saying 'we want her out, '" he told The Post . You're responsible for everything your platoon does or fails to do. Read More »

After Georgia special election, another loss for Democrats

Although the race was widely viewed as a referendum on President Donald Trump , he was rarely discussed by either candidate, and House Democrats were rattled that the attack ads casting the 77-year-old Pelosi as a San Francisco liberal proved so potent. Read More »

GOP senators now oppose health bill; enough to sink it

Even if the measure is ultimately tweaked through amendments in Congress, it "cannot change the fundamental meanness at the core of this legislation", the former president warned in a Facebook post. The Senate bill looks a great deal like the House bill, which would leave 23 million more people without insurance over the next 10 years, according to the Congressional Budget Office . Read More »

GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Protesters from Mainers for Accountable leadership gathered Friday evening on the sidewalk across from the Senator Inn & Spa said they are concerned for themselves and their families should the Republican health care bills pass. Supportive Republicans have said a new approach to health care is necessary because the exchanges set up under Obamacare are struggling, costs are rising and insurance carriers are pulling out. Read More »

Putin jokes about offering political asylum to Comey

In an apparent glitch in the carefully choreographed live show, the screen displayed some rather caustic questions from viewers sent in by text message. Putin, who in 2013 announced on state television that he was divorcing his wife, has two daughters in their early 30s who haven't been seen in public for years and became the subject of rumors. Read More »

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

Yet Trump praised the Senate health care bill Thursday, saying "it's going to be very good". "The Medicaid cuts are the part of the Senate bill that probably give us the most heartburn", Moller said. According to the experts, it wouldn't be surprising if the bill were to fail. "The chaos the Republican Party is wrecking across our health care system won't just be felt in our insurance markets but in doctor's offices, ER's and clinics across the state of in", says Myers. Read More »

Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

Senators Heller and Catherine Cortez Masto have said they want a bill that keeps Nevada's Medicaid expansion program in place. She said there's still a need for some sort of rule created to push healthy people to buy insurance, to replace Obamacare's individual mandate -which would be eliminated under the Senate proposal. Read More »

Reactions to Pro-Life Republican Karen Handel's Election Victory


Left-of-center candidates came closer than expected in House races in Montana and Kansas . The district has historically leaned heavily Republican . And Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat, remarked that "we had no business winning those districts" due to their GOP allegiance. Read More »

Pelosi is living in her own little Democratic bubble


In an interview with Fox News Channel's " Fox & Friends" that aired Friday morning, Trump said of Pelosi: "I hope she doesn't step down". Rice points to Pelosi as the reason that the Democrats keep losing. " People in OH don't grab me about Russian Federation at all when I'm home", Ryan said . Read More »

Senate GOP releases health care bill and battle lines form

Members from the right and left ends of the Republican Party's spectrum have criticized the measure, with some denouncing its steep cuts to Medicaid and drug addiction efforts and others saying it's too similar to the ACA. To put the American people through that pain - while giving billionaires and corporations a massive tax cut in return - that's tough to fathom. "The idea that five times more simply makes that health insurance unaffordable for those folks, particularly between the ... Read More »

North Korea says it kept Warmbier alive, blames Obama for his death

Blue and white ribbons (the school's colors) adorned trees around the school to honor Warmbier. When the North Koreans began calling their American hostages "prisoners of war", Revere realized the situation was changing. He has not spoken. "He has not engaged in any purposeful movements", Kanter said. According to Dr. Jordan Bonomo, Warmbier had "no fractures to the bone and has minor blemishes on his skin". Read More »

Lange, Hess Pitch LSU Past No. 1 Beavers, 3-1


There was the Southeastern Conference tournament opener against Missouri, when Gilbert was named the starting pitcher the night before after Todd Peterson was suspended for a violation of team rules. Kwan's drive hit off the top of the fence, just below the pole, splitting the yellow line for a likely run-scoring double. The Tigers picked up an insurance run in the seventh when Smith belted a leadoff homer to make it 3-1. Read More »

Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform

In terms of ending the Medicaid expansion, the House bill would start a rollback in 2020 and the Senate is over a three-year process, starting in 2021. Tim Scott of SC. But that's just not the case, Zwillich says. The legislation has yet to receive a Congressional Budget Office score, but has been roundly criticized for shrinking the number of essential health benefits and proposing stiff cuts to Medicaid. Read More »

Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election


And Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the No. 2 House Democrat , remarked that "we had no business winning those districts" due to their GOP allegiance. You're responsible for everything your platoon does or fails to do. I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. That's the most important part. "I love the fray", Pelosi said at a news conference, advising against a change of leadership at a time when Republicans dominate both chambers of Congress and the White House . Read More »

Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

So we're very concerned about it. The plan gets rid of those mandates. The bill would remove government subsidies to help purchase insurance for some people by lowering the income threshold to qualify for that benefit from 400 percent of the federal poverty level to 350 percent. Read More »

Nancy Pelosi Faces Heat From Democrats After Georgia Loss


Speaking to reporters Thursday, Pelosi said Democrats are proud of the race they ran and she dispelled a question about stepping down. Do you suppose Democrats and their allies in the mainstream media will apologize to the American people for wasting all of our time? He would not even take a position on voting for Nancy Pelosi for speaker. Read More »

Fifth Republican senator opposes chamber's health-care bill

Hospital and insurers rallied following the release of the Senate GOP health bill , which have been more favorable to them than the House of Representatives Bill passed in early May. Several Democrats have admitted Obamacare needs fixing, but that abandoning it for the Republican replacement - known formally as the American Health Care Act - is not a viable option. Read More »

Republicans unveil Senate health bill, but lack votes to pass it

The subsidies are expected to be linked to recipients' income in the Senate bill , a "major improvement" from a measure approved last month by the U.S. But Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., indicated he was open to discussion and seemed determined to muscle the bill through his chamber next week. Read More »

Colorado to take $15 billion hit under Senate health care bill


Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to doctors, nurses, patients and activists at Bellevue Hospital on Friday, the day after the Republicans released their health care bill to the public. that will cause families to lose care", U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, a Democrat representing the Tampa area, said during a Thursday telephone press conference. Read More »

Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill


The 142-page bill proposed considerable cuts to Medicaid , a healthcare programme for low-income and disabled Americans, offered tax cuts to help people buy health insurance and gave states more power in shaping health-care regulations. Read More »

Microsoft E3 Event Details - New Games and Backward Compatibility

The Xbox One X is the smallest and most powerful Xbox One ever made. Because of the fact that the Xbox One X can run nearly all games at 4K, he says that he considers the PlayStation 4 Pro an Xbox One S competitor. It seems clear that Microsoft isn't anxious about that price gap between the two consoles since the company doesn't see them as direct competitors. Read More »

Obama denounces Senate GOP health care bill


Conservatives may argue that good health insurance plans are an incentive for prospective employees, but what may be business as usual for a corporation the size of Ford is not the model for much smaller ones. It would also slap annual spending caps on the overall Medicaid program, which since its inception in 1965 has provided states with unlimited money to cover eligible costs. Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Activists right on Senate health care bill

The Senate Bill will continue Medicad expansion under Obamacare for the next three years and will roll it back in 2021. Nor, it appears, does President Donald Trump . If the four senators - Ted Cruz , R-Texas, Ron Johnson , R-Wis., Mike Lee , R- Utah, and Rand Paul , R-Ky. - join Democratic senators in opposing the bill, it will be defeated. Read More »

DON McKEE: Handel turned tide, winning Republican base


Cynthia McKinney (D-GA, from 2 different districts) and Denise Majette (D-GA) to the House of Representatives, while Republicans are still at zero on that score. Democrats did not put an exorbitant amount of money and resources into Ossoff to pull off a moral victory. Ossoff ran a careful campaign and shied away from talking about Trump, and some groups on the left wasted no time in insisting that Democrats must draw brighter contrasts with the GOP. Read More »

Sen. Collins: Long-Awaited Health Bill is a Concern


U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin , D-Wisconsin, plans to vote against the Senate GOP's bill along with the rest of her party. WASHINGTON (AP ) - Republican Sen. "More of the same: Brutal cuts, fewer covered, worse care. McConnell has talked about, a vote next week", the press secretary said. The House bill would "save taxpayers money" - if they were already rich. Read More »

GOP senator says Iowans might not lose Medicaid


I look forward to discussing the proposal with Sen. Mr. Spicer pushed back against former President Barack Obama's comments that the new law is "mean", saying the real meanness is telling people Obamacare is an option for them when it's actually "dead". Read More »

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid


Although it was strongly endorsed by the President, he would soon confide to Senate Republicans that the bill was actually "mean". "The first move this week was related to what may or may not happen with price controls and yesterday's health care announcement only fueled it from there". Read More »

President Trump Has Advice for Democrats After GOP's Special-Election Victories

Ask House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi if she'll survive in her post as the top Democrat in the House of Representatives despite renewed criticism this week, and the San Francisco representative won't blink. Ossoff told his supporters: "The fight goes on". Money flowed to the 6th District in Georgia from everywhere. Independent voters are becoming frustrated with Trump, especially for failing so far to deliver on long-promised household economic issues such as health care, said ... Read More »

Government health insurance markets holding up--barely


Under the House plan , the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projects that 14 million Medicaid beneficiaries will likely become uninsured. "This legislation will result in millions of Americans losing their health care ". Almost the exact same number of Democrats said they don't. Bill Cassidy, R-La. It would not give states the opportunity to opt out of protections for consumers with pre-existing medical conditions; it offers subsidies to insurance companies similar to those under the ... Read More »