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by | June 25, 2017 | 05:40

Along with the names - Representatives Mo Brooks of Alabama, Jeff Duncan of SC and Trent Franks of Arizona - Hodgkinson also had photos of the field on his phone, law enforcement officials told the NYT. Hard to imagine what else it could be, but the 66-year-old gunman was shot and killed by DC police, so he is not available to shed light on the list for us.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:37

Look forward to making it really special!" he wrote on Twitter. Trump later criticized the House bill privately as " mean " and this week called for a health plan "with heart". Two-thirds said they thought the program was working well in their state. Senator Dean Heller expressed "serious concerns...about the bill's impact on the Nevadans who depend on Medicaid".

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:34

It mirrors the House bill in cutting the budget for Medicaid expansion and reducing subsidies for low income Americans buying insurance, effectively pricing them out of the market. The Affordable Care Act limits it to three times . The Senate Republican health care bill would guarantee immediate assistance for insurance markets that are struggling in many states.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:31

The Supreme Court will take up a fight over parties manipulating electoral districts to gain partisan advantage in a case that could affect the balance between Democrats and Republicans in many states . "They've passed state laws to rig legislative district lines and erect barriers to the ballot box for people they don't think will vote for them". Gerrymandering has become more precise as computer software has become more sophisticated, enabling map-makers to divide counties, ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:31

Under a light rain, both families walked out of the courthouse without comment. The DuBose family, Mingo said , "does not want anyone perpetrating any act of violence or destruction and say they are doing it in Sam's memory". "The message that is being sent is, if you are black, all the police officer has to do is say they were in fear of their life and they get away with murder because the victim [is] black", the local NAACP said in a statement.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:29

It's insane!" Counter-protesters banged on pots and made other noise to try to drown out the anti-Shariah rally. He said "we're here because ACT for America planned an anti-Shariah law rally and it is a very veiled attempt at an anti-Muslim rally and we're here to oppose hate and bigotry in our community".

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:30

After two days of deliberations, jurors found ex-officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Smith . Because he remains in custody on a pending, unrelated sexual assault charge, Heaggan-Brown, 25, did not get walked out of the courtroom. The complaint states that the deadly encounter started when Heaggan-Brown and the other officer saw a man leaning in through the passenger window of a auto with out-of-state license plates, ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:26

The Senate bill is similar to the version of the House measure that passed last month. Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:27

A number of other GOP senators have not committed to voting for the new healthcare bill unveiled by Republican leaders on Thursday morning. Some Republican senators say the bill doesn't go far enough and are calling for a complete repeal.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:25

Doctors said the released detainee suffered a severe brain damage. But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. The 22-year-old's family alleges he was tortured. Ria Westergaard Pedersen, 33, who was with Warmbier in North Korea , told the Danish broadcaster TV2 that he had been nervous when taking pictures of soldiers, and said she doubted North Korea's explanation for his arrest.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:25

Scalise is now "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said . He has undergone several surgeries since the shooting. In family photos accompanying Sunday's Twitter post , Scalise is seen smiling as he enjoys everyday moments with his wife, son and daughter. The gunman, James T.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:23

Rosen said in an email to The Associated Press that she is planning to run for the seat and her official announcement would come soon. Rosen had never run for office before winning the congressional seat a year ago over Danny Tarkanian, and is a former computer programmer, software designer and president of a Henderson synagogue.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:22

Sills says they took some food and likely some clothes and left their prison uniforms behind. They are extremely unsafe. Georgia Corrections urges anyone who sees the inmates to not approach them and to call 911. Monica was picking up extra shifts to support his wife, who hasn't been able to work because of declining health, according to a GoFundMe page set up to support his wife, two daughters and grandchildren.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:22

Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. In the same tweet, Clinton linked to a story by the Center for American Progress , an independent nonpartisan policy institute.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:22

While many picture Planned Parenthood as an abortion clinic, organizers say that particular procedure represents less than a tenth of what they actually do. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, an abortion proponent who received thousands of dollars in campaign donations from both Planned Parenthood and the National Abortion Rights Action League as a Democratic politician, disregarded the facts revealed by the undercover videos and instead attacked the messenger, seeking to ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:23

In 1902 - 56 years before the franchise moved from NY to San Francisco - the Giants were 22-48 after 73 games, not counting a tie and two no-decisions. His slugging percentage, fueled by 10 home runs, is where the difference is noticeable. Crick, now 24 years old and the hype long eroded, made his major league debut Thursday night , and it was not on a ballyhooed stage.

by | June 25, 2017 | 05:15

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old white male from IL, opened a barrage of gunfire on June 14 at a congressional baseball practice field in Alexandria, Virginia. At a news conference on Wednesday, FBI officials gave an overview of the evidence they've gathered on Hodgkinson. He visited the unit 43 times between April and June, including the morning of the shooting.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:53

In Georgia, Handel was able to convince Republicans of what was at stake, Bullock said . "We need leadership change", Rice told CNN. Besides, she's seventy, while Nancy Pelosi is 80. "But we're still losing". She continues to command a great degree of loyalty from many House Democrats, and allies dismissed the idea that her position was in any kind of jeopardy.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:53

President Donald Trump has proposed a defense budget for the 2018 budget year of $639 billion, including $65 billion for ongoing military operations. That could allow American advisers to work with Afghan troops below the corps level, potentially putting them closer to fighting, a USA official said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:50

Sanders noted Wednesday that he was aware that Hodgkinson had volunteered on his presidential campaign and denounced the violence. "I just want to let people know he wasn't evil, that he was, I guess, exhausted of some of the politics going on", Walsh said .

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:46

State spending is estimated to decrease by $78 billion over the same period under the AHCA . Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Obamacare is "on the edge of collapse" after unveiling a new health plan Thursday, but six companies gave notice they want to return to Florida's Affordable Care Act individual marketplace in 2018, state officials said.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:44

The monument fight seems to have energized Stewart's campaign against former Republican National Committee Chairman Ed Gillespie who ran a strong race against for the U.S. Perriello faces Lt. Gov Ralph Northam faces in today's primary. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Sen. That not only gives Republicans a serious advantage in the policy sphere, it also is likely to demoralize Democrats on Election Day - potentially swinging the result.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:41

McConnell, eager to approve the legislation next week, indicated he was open to changes before it reaches the Senate floor, but he said it was time to act. They have been for a long time . After weeks of heated discussions and arguments, Senate Republicans unveiled the text of their health care refurbish plan.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:09

At the time, Andressian Sr. was arrested and later released due to lack of evidence . It wasn't immediately clear what prompted the arrest. The boy, Aramazd Andressian Jr., was last spotted on a Disneyland surveillance video late April 20 and hasn't been seen since, according to the sheriff's department.

by | June 25, 2017 | 04:03

Because it preserves more reasonable subsidies than the House bill and because its Medicaid drawdown happens in the distant 2020s - which is to say, perhaps never - it might not be an outright political catastrophe. Fitch Ratings revealed its projected outlook on how Medicaid provisions and other parts of the Senate GOP's Better Care Reconciliation Act draft could affect states.