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Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco


Pelosi also incorrectly predicted that Democrats were poised to take back the House previous year, leading some of her colleagues to feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. So it's time for change. "So, we are paving a way for a new generation of leadership". "They like to target my district, the city of St. Francis", replied Pelosi. Read More »

A two-party approach to health care


There's another disturbing aspect of the AHCA: It would repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund meant to expand and sustain national investment in prevention and public health programs. Nevada is ahead of the curve when it comes to protecting and ensuring affordable access to health care. That's why even conservative pundits like Charles Krauthammer believe we're on the "road to single-payer" in the wake of a botched Obamacare repeal/replace effort. Read More »

The plane, US shot down Iranian drone of a shock in Syria

Last month, US-led coalition aircraft bombed a convoy of pro-Syrian government forces near Tanf. "It seems that the USA under Donald Trump is the source of danger for the Middle East and the whole world on a qualitatively new level". The U.S. failure to coordinate with local forces prior to Sunday's downing of a Syrian warplane infuriated Russian Federation, which called the attack "a cynical violation of Syria's sovereignty" as well as "a flagrant violation of worldwide law and an actual ... Read More »

The Savage Truth: Blue Moon Won't Shine Over Georgia's 6th District


Ossoff's race against Republican Karen Handel was the most expensive House race in history. Former Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-California), said Ossoff's loss was "tough", but Democrats, "can and will do better in 2018". The question is, with 2018 just around the corner, will this year's astronomical spending, much of it on TV, become a pattern in this suburban Atlanta district? But out of all the GOP candidates who have won in four special elections so far this year, Handel was the only ... Read More »

Queensland beats New South Wales 18-16 in State of Origin

Slater made a triumphant return to the State of Origin arena on Wednesday night, setting up the match-winning play in the dying minutes of an ANZ Stadium thriller. But the Maroons have also run drills all week focussing on front-row wrecking ball Andrew Fifita. The Blues assistant coach told reporters on the morning of Wednesday night's match the cold and wet conditions will not suit Queensland , who are desperate for a win to keep the series alive. Read More »

'No excuse' for N.Korea's treatment of United States student: father


While they don't know what caused the brain injury, Kanter said it could likely be the result of "cardio pulmonary arrest". "I don't think we'll ever find the answer", he said. Fred Warmbier spoke to the media about his son Otto's comatose state and imprisonment by the North Korean regime. The family received a phone call from the President Wednesday night. Read More »

Trump mocks Democratic leaders Pelosi and Schumer


Those involved in the discussions described them as preliminary among like-minded lawmakers. He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint". "I love the arena. I think she's completely unfazed by-", before stopping herself to add, "haters gonna hate". "I really think their involvement was the difference maker", Salvesen, 52, said. Read More »

5th GOP senator joins opposition to health bill

Former President of the United States Barack Obama after a discussion about democracy at Church Congress on May 25, 2017 in Berlin, Germany. "I am very supportive of the Senate #HealthcareBill", Trump tweeted , seeking to give the effort a boost. Read More »

GOP senators now oppose health bill - enough to sink it

US Senate Republicans have unveiled a revamped healthcare plan aimed at fulfilling President Donald Trump's pledge to repeal Obamacare , but a revolt within their ranks put the Bill in instant jeopardy. Further, this legislative scheme that will take away health care for millions of Americans is being supported by a bunch of Senate Republicans whose health care coverage is guaranteed by the taxpayer. Read More »

Frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi


They explain their totals includes money raised for the party not directly controlled by her committees. Republican candidate Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff on Tuesday night in what turned out to be the most expensive House race ever, held to fill now-Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price's seat in Congress representing Georgia's sixth congressional district. Read More »

Theresa May regretting election call now, Nicola Sturgeon claims

Ruth Davidson has dismissed a suggestion she will seek to break the Scottish Conservatives away from the United Kingdom party following a humiliating General Election result for Theresa May . By contrast, the Scottish Conservatives fought this election as practically a single-issue campaign - the issue being their steadfast opposition to another independence referendum. Read More »

Senate Health Bill: What You Need To Know

Barack Obama sharply condemned the healthcare plan unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday as a "massive transfer of wealth" to the rich, at the expense of poor and middle-class Americans. "As I have consistently stated, if the bill is good for Nevada, I'll vote for it and if it's not - I won't", Heller said. GOP Senate leaders were eager for a seal of approval from Trump, who had urged them to produce a bill more "generous" than the House's. Read More »

Rand Paul would prefer a Senate health bill that repeals Obamacare

Trump welcomed the Bill but indicated that changes may be in store. He tapped out a tweet in which he declared himself "supportive" but looking "forward to making it very special". For one thing, like the House legislation, it allows states to require able-bodied individuals to work. It would let insurers provide fewer benefits, offer less generous subsidies than Obama to help people buy policies and end the statute's tax penalties on people who don't buy policies and on larger firms ... Read More »

Over 200 detained in Russian anti-corruption protests: NGO


Amnesty spoke to an eyewitness who described scenes of mass beatings by police in Moscow , as well as police cordons obstructing people's movement and vehicles lined up ready to arrest protesters. Denber, who was in Moscow during the March protests, described the response from Russian authorities during both events as "concerning" and pointed to a recent HRW report that warned that students and children were being targeted in a massive campaign to discourage activism . Read More »

Senate Releases Health Care Bill


Wade, and that was a time when we had Planned Parenthood but we didn't have legal abortion , and it was awful". These two provisions could still cause problems for the bill by alienating some Republican senators, such as Sens. Planned Parenthood clinics in Kansas City and St. Louis held similar rallies. As many as 23 million people will lose health insurance if Trump and his allies in Congress succeed in destroying the Affordable Care Act. Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in court over tax evasion claims

The prosecutor said last Tuesday that there was evidence that Ronaldo used a shell company in the Virgin Islands to hide the money he had made from image rights. "But I still feel Real Madrid hold all the cards, it will be down to them". Football Soccer - Ajax Amsterdam v Manchester United - UEFA Europa League Final - Friends Arena, Solna, Stockholm, Sweden - 24/5/17 - Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho speaks during a news conference after winning the UEFA Europa League final ... Read More »

President Trump Praises Senate Republican Health Care Bill

Dave Reichert, R-Auburn, and Jaime Herrera Beutler, R-Vancouver, also voted against the House version of the health-care bill. Lawmakers will be "looking to see if there are things that we can do to refine it, and make it more acceptable to more members in our conference, to get to 50", Senator John Thune said . Read More »

Rep. Pete King: Georgia Win Should Tell Trump 'Don't Bother Tweeting'


The National Republican Congressional Committee said that internal data shows linking Pelosi to the Democratic candidate in Georgia helped the GOP win , according to Business Insider . Pelosi was hailed as a driving force behind Democrats' victory in 2006, when the party seized both houses of Congress and set the stage for victory in the 2008 presidential election. Read More »

76ers enlist Fultz; Lakers sign up Ball

The performance at Washington capped a meteoric rise on the amateur level for Fultz . And when people in the SportsNet studio mentioned that the team had already sold a franchise-record 14,000 season tickets for 2017-18, I was wowed. From community college to the league's best franchise over the past two decades in just two years - that's not bad. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Chicago Bulls started the night off with a blockbuster deal. Read More »

US would like nuclear deal with India to go forward

India sees China as being heavily invested in establishing its presence as an economic superpower across Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and even Europe, as well as the Indian Ocean region seen as India's sphere of strategic influence, it said. Read More »

South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform


The only way for Democrats to become more politically relevant is for them to win seats now held by Republicans . House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi struck back at critics blaming her for Democrats' recent losses in special congressional races, saying on Thursday that she was a target because of her effectiveness. Read More »

Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

Subsidies to help people buy private insurance on the federal exchange are based more on income in the Senate bill, while in the House bill they are tied to age. Since the bill may be passed through the budget reconciliation process - thus requiring a simple majority vote, rather than the normal 60 votes needed to bring it to the floor for a vote - its measures would need to be ruled as pertaining to the budget. Read More »

O'Brien's Winter of content

It is hard to know where horses with the indelible courage and talent like Big Orange come from. "He has danced every dance". Racing columnist Bill Finley once remarked: "The thoroughbred race horse is a genetic mistake". She travelled beautifully through the race and was very professional. "She's a very good filly and she's beaten some very good horses from France and America". Read More »

Here are the winners and losers of the Senate's health-care proposal


In the short run, the Senate proposal will stabilize this market by continuing Obamacare subsidies for all eligible Americans of modest incomes, and subsidizing high-cost enrollees via a new stabilization fund. Former President Barack Obama , whose signature legislation is the target of GOP repeal efforts, wrote in a lengthy Facebook post that the Republican plan "is not a health care bill". Read More »

Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat


A Western intelligence source said it was "unquestionably Iranian ". (Arab 24 network, via AP, File). By launching 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian government airfield in April , he was lauded for enforcing a "red line" against chemical weapons use that Obama, a Democrat, failed to apply in 2013. Read More »

Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and political novice Jon Ossoff by about five percentage points, USA television networks projected, denying Democrats what would have been their first election victory of the year. Read More »

Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', against Islamic values


More than a week after several Gulf states, Egypt and Libya declared a boycott on Qatar, Iran has come to the aid of its ally in distress. Qatar can't be allowed to own landmarks and businesses in the USA and Europe while using the proceeds to finance extremist groups, the UAE's ambassador to Washington said , as a media war between a Saudi-led alliance and their Gulf neighbour intensifies. Read More »

ED ROGERS: n Democrats lost the battle, but not the war


Reuters reports that Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state defeated a newcomer in the political arena, Democrat Jon Ostroff. And progressive activists' willingness to pour millions of dollars' worth of small-dollar online contributions into Ossoff's campaign - donations fueled nearly entirely by a desire to deal Trump a political setback - was what convinced Democrats to take the race seriously. Read More »

Democratic Rep.: We Can't 'Push Aside a Great Leader Like Nancy Pelosi'


Trump also tweeted . At 5:49 a.m. on Election Day, he took a jab at Ossoff: " Democrat Jon Ossoff , who wants to raise your taxes to the highest level and is weak on crime and security, doesn't even live in the district". "If we don't, then I think it's incumbent upon her and all of us to reassess who our leadership should be". Trump gave the interview Thursday to be shown Friday morning on Fox NEws. Read More »

Trump rides high after Republican election win

Democrats who support Vermont Sen. But the ashen, sour and dejected faces on CNN Tuesday night following Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff's defeat made the last 10 days of Republicans' worry and anxiety worthwhile. "We as Democrats have to come to terms with the fact that we lost again", said Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass. Ossoff received almost nine times as many individual donations from California as from Georgia, with the San Francisco Bay Area alone matching the total from the Peach ... Read More »

Damian Green appointed First Secretary of State in Cabinet reshuffle


Michael Gove , the former Education and Justice Secretary, has been appointed by May as the Environment Secretary. The new Cabinet appointments are seen as May's attempt at surrounding herself with as many allies as possible against the backdrop of a brewing rebellion within party ranks after the Conservatives suffered heavy losses in the June 8 general election. Read More »