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Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:10 PM CDT

Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama

Senate GOP's Health Care Plan Would Bring 'Pain': Obama

Former President Barack Obama on Thursday posted a long statement on Facebook condemning the Senate Republicans' health care overhaul plan and urging Americans to work to prevent its passage.

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:07 PM CDT

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll

Americans Overwhelmingly Oppose House Health Plan: Poll

Americans disapprove of the House plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by a 3-to-1 margin, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll that comes as the Senate reveals its plan to replace...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 05:59 PM CDT

What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

What's Next on Health Care Draft in Congress

Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal — repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 02:09 PM CDT

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell released the GOP's health care overhaul on Thursday. The 142-page proposal includes massive cuts to Medicaid, cuts in taxes for the wealthy and defunding of Planned Parenthood for...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:43 PM CDT
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Disabled Protesters Removed From Mitch McConnell's Office

Disabled protesters were physically removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majo...View gallery

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Friday, Jun 23, 2017 at 05:44 AM CDT

Trump Says He Does Not Have, 'Did Not Make' Tapes of Comey

Trump Says He Does Not Have, 'Did Not Make' Tapes of Comey

President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 11:29 AM CDT

How Attitudes, Legal Standards Make Police Convictions Rare

How Attitudes, Legal Standards Make Police Convictions Rare

In the three years since fatal police shootings of unarmed black people launched the Black Lives Matter movement, few officers have been charged and none has been convicted by juries in the highest-profile...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 03:07 PM CDT

Disabled Health Care Protesters Dragged From Senate Hallway

Disabled Health Care Protesters Dragged From Senate Hallway

Capitol Police removed protesters, many of whom are disabled and use wheelchairs, from outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office after text of the GOP Senate health care bill was released Thursday....

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 10:16 AM CDT

US Exiting Climate Pact May Doom Some Small Islands: Experts

US Exiting Climate Pact May Doom Some Small Islands: Experts

To small island nations where the land juts just above the rising seas, the U.S. pulling out of the Paris global warming pact makes the future seem as fragile and built on hope as a sand castle. Top scientists...

Thursday, Jun 22, 2017 at 06:12 PM CDT

'Pizzagate' Gunman in DC Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

'Pizzagate' Gunman in DC Sentenced to 4 Years in Prison

An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate'' ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's...

 
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