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One group of senators says the plan doesn't go far enough in being fiscally conservative. Barack Obama has called the Republican replacement for his signature healthcare legislation, Obamacare , a "massive transfer of wealth " from the poor and middle-class to the wealthy.
  • Draft Is Next Up During NBA's Dizzying Days of Deals

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    More than two dozen picks into Thursday night's National Basketball Association draft and not one senior has been selected. It was a surprise in the first place that Fultz, a lead guard who can score at all three levels of the defense, was available to the Sixers in the first place.
  • Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

    Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

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    Others dismissed the idea that Pelosi really played much of a role in the outcome in Georgia , where Democrat Jon Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel by about 5 percentage points. Pelosi faces criticism and a new rival, Stephen Jaffe, in her next primary election. Ossoff ran a careful campaign and shied away from talking about Trump, and some groups on the left wasted no time in insisting that Democrats must draw brighter contrasts with the GOP.
  • Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

    Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

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    Now, sure, there can be a real question about the message Ossoff delivered during the race. Though, like in the 2016 election, there are a multitude of reasons for the loss, one issue continues to stick out like a sore thumb: Nancy Pelosi .
  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

    Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

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    As Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Rep. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) were leaving baseball practice early Wednesday, Duncan said the shooter asked him if the team practicing was Republican or Democrat. "He wanted to go up there to work with people to change the tax brackets", she said. Mrs Hodgkinson said the separation came after their foster daughter and her daughter moved into their two-story home which is surrounded by sprawling countryside.
  • Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

    Gunman who shot US Congressman had a hit list

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    She and her husband broke up shortly after he was spoken to by police for discharging his rifle in their back yard. With the chief deputy of the St. Clair County Sheriff's Department by her side, she said she felt "horrible" about the actions of her husband of almost 30 years.
  • List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

    List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

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    Hodgkinson had run-ins with the law and did not appear to live a stable life before police shot and killed him during the firefight on the baseball field. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", said a statement from the former Democratic presidential hopeful.
  • BYU students share what Father's Day means to them

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    He realizes hugs and handshakes are good substitutes while they develop - because he knows the kisses will come back when they're old enough to have children of their own. From the food on the table to a good education, he makes his children see the value in everything they have and he doesn't let his kids treat him like an ATM.
  • Senator Kamala Harris interrupted (again) by male colleagues while questioning attorney general

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    Kamala Harris " hysterical ", implying that the comment was sexist. We all know us some Kamala Harrises. Harris [to Sessions]: Please do. Harris has a younger sister, Maya, who is a lawyer and a public policy advocate. "I don't understand that". As you'd expect from a former federal prosecutor, Harris drilled down. Already, there is buzz that Harris has her eye on the presidential race in 2020.
  • Trump to tout apprenticeships as way to fill jobs gap

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    Trump tweeted while en route with his daughter and White House adviser, Ivanka Trump . "We have regulations on top of regulations, and in history no one has never gotten rid of so many regulations as the Trump administration". A White House spokesperson said the president wants to tackle this issue by expanding apprenticeships and deploying federal funds more efficiently.
  • Special counsel Robert Mueller meets with Senate leaders

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    Former FBI director James Comey told Congress last week he believes he was sacked by Trump to undermine the agency's Russian Federation probe. (That doesn't mean they won't do exactly that, of course.) We are now talking about the President of the United States being investigated for possibly obstructing justice in relation to a criminal probe about a foreign government meddling in our elections for the objective of defeating his Democratic opponent.