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Montana GOP candidate's scuffle with reporter hangs over election vote

Gianforte was quickly charged with misdemeanor assault . Sheriff Brian Gootkin said Jacobs fell on his elbow, but that the injuries did not warrant a felony charge. After that, Jacobs can be heard on the tape promising to contact the police, which he did. He's accused of grabbing Jacobs by the throat and throwing him to the ground in his campaign office earlier Wednesday night.



Senate Republicans quietly working on health overhaul bill

Republicans have come under fire for passing a bill that would lead to 24 million more uninsured Americans according to the earlier projection CBO made in March. Besides premiums, other critical components of the value of health insurance are out-of-pocket costs and benefits. The subsidies are available to low-income Americans who buy individual health insurance on the exchanges created under the 2010 Affordable Care Act , former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, ...


Possible tornado reported in Yadkin County

Possible tornado reported in Yadkin County

Parts of south Georgia, including Valdosta, also were under a tornado watch. "Most of the damage was to the trees but a few structures were damaged". In Yadkin, Courtney Elementary School southeast of Yadkinville sustained heavy damage to its gymnasium and athletic field. A tornado hurt several people in Sampson County on Tuesday.



CBO: AHCA would kick 23 million people off of Medicaid

The new number is down minimally from the estimated 24 million people who would lose health insurance by 2026, in the CBO's score of the previous House bill . "In particular, out-of-pocket spending on maternity care and mental health and substance abuse services could increase by thousands of dollars for the nongroup enrollees who would use those services", according to the release .



Senate Intelligence Committee Using Subpoenas To Pursue Russia Probe

Flynn had rejected the earlier subpoena for records as being so broad that providing them could make him vulnerable. Suspicious contacts between members of the Trump campaign and Russian officials in 2016 prompted the Central Intelligence Agency to trigger an FBI investigation that has thrown this White House into an unrelenting crisis.



House GOP sticks with Montana candidate Gianforte despite assault

With 95% of precincts reporting, Gianforte had more than 50% of the vote compared to Quist, who sat at almost 44%, according to results from Decision Desk HQ . "I don't think the USA media has ever faced this type of concentrated threat that runs the gamut from physical to legal actions". The editorial board of the Billings Gazette , a CNN affiliate, retracted its enforcement of Gianforte , stating, "We believe that you can not love America, love the Constitution, talk about the ...