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Republican senator says Republican health care bill is too Republican

Hillary Clinton won the state by 2.4 percentage points, or 27,272 votes. As he has multiple times since the ACA's passage in 2010, Obama conceded that the bill was less than flawless and vowed to support any Republican-backed bill that "is demonstrably better than the improvements we made to our health care system, that covers as many people at less cost".


Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

Cindy expected to weaken after landfall; rain still expected

A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for the Pine Belt as well as Adams, Franklin, Lincoln, Pike, Walthall, Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Simpson, Smith, and Scott Counties until tomorrow evening at 7 PM. "Wave heights on the ocean waters off the coast are forecast to be 3 to 4 feet", the flood advisory says. Already blamed for one death in Alabama , Cindy was expected to keep churning seas and spin off bands of severe weather from eastern Texas to northwestern Florida.



Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill, but noted changes were likely. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the Fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes.



Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

As it stands, the Senate draft of the AHCA will make drastic cuts to Medicaid - even bigger than the cuts in the original House bill , which amounted to over $800 billion - screwing over mostly poor and elderly people. Other advocacy groups, including the American Medical Association, AARP, the American Hospital Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Association of American Medical Colleges have also criticized the bill .