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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill

Ted Cruz of Texas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin. Like the House legislation, the Senate bill would impose major changes to Medicaid and curtail its growth over time and also would repeal the individual mandate .


Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill

Democrats fume over 'secret' Republican healthcare bill

Republicans plan to vote on the bill before the July 5th recess. "I've said from Day 1, and I'll say it again", said Sen. So I'm just going to ask you a couple of questions related to your personal opinion around lawmaking. Sen. Louisiana state senators refused to accept a pared-down version of a $28 billion-plus state operating budget that House Republican leaders proposed, as negotiations sputtered over a compromise on next year's spending plan with Thursday's end of the ...



The Senate's Republican Women Could Make or Break the GOP Health Bill

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chairman of the conservative Freedom Caucus who helped negotiate the House version of the bill, said Friday that the Senate version of the bill "does not have enough conservative support" to pass in the House, according to CNN.


Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, and Sonia Sotomayor joined Kennedy in the majority opinion , while conservative justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito joined Chief Justice John Roberts' dissent. "The provision.at issue here was for a specific and legitimate goal", he observed. "In fact, Congress has already taken steps to address this important issue and DOJ has already negotiated the first new worldwide agreement".



Chief: Police testing for sex assault of slain Virginia teen

A pond where the body of a teenage Muslim girl was found is shown on Monday, June 19, 2017, in Sterling, Va. Nabra, 17, was allegedly assaulted with the bat, thrown into the vehicle and taken to a second location where she was assaulted again before being thrown in a pond.


Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

The message in the hacking attack contained an Arabic symbol and was written mainly in the black and white used in the flag of so-called Islamic State. "Wake up freedom-loving Americans", he wrote. "Radical Islam infiltrating the heartland", Josh Mandel, the OH treasurer and a Republican candidate for U.S.