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Bipartisan complaints as GOP lawmakers take over health care bill

The bill will be brought to the Senate floor once the CBO has assessed its cost and impact, "likely next week", McConnell said . On Monday evening, Democrats took to the Senate floor for a series of lengthy speeches chastising Republicans - notably Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell - for trying to push through a massive "back door" bill repealing the Affordable Care Act .



Tropical Storm Cindy to hit US Gulf Coast late Wednesday

RAINFALL: Cindy is expected to produce total rain accumulations of 6 to 9 inches with isolated maximum amounts of 12 inches over southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle through Thursday. The storm has triggered tornado warnings for areas of MS and has flooded streets in New Orleans . Storm impacts along the Gulf Coast should wane Thursday as the remnant circulation heads north toward northern Louisiana, Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky.



Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district

It was Handel's most explicit praise of a president whose tenuous standing put this previously safe Republican district in peril in the first place. Price won in November, besting his Democratic rival by 20 percentage points , but Trump barely outperformed Hillary Clinton in the district.


Rep. Steve Scalise listed in fair condition, hospital says

Rep. Steve Scalise listed in fair condition, hospital says

That's the word from MedStar Washington Hospital Center. The Louisiana Republican arrived at the hospital last week in critical condition after being injured in the shooting that interrupted a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia.



Chilling Dashcam Video Of Philando Castile Shooting Surfaces

Jeronimo Yarez opened fire on Castile as he sat in the passenger seat of his auto in St. Anthony, Minnesota, last July. The officer said he fired because he feared for his life. An officer comes to Yanez off camera who he tells "I'm f-ed up right now" to. And I thought he was reaching for the gun. Um I shot him. He had his grip a lot wider than a wallet.


Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in press briefing

Clamping down, Trump team puts the 'brief' in press briefing

Reporters pressed Spicer on whether Trump believes the Kremlin interfered in the election, which U.S. intelligence agencies confirm, but Spicer continued to deflect the questions. Asked during a late April interview on CBS News' "Face the Nation" whether he believes Russians meddled in the election, Mr. Trump said , "That, I don't know".