CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026 The CBO also said the Senate's health care plan would decrease federal deficits by $321 billion over the next 10 years. He suggested he might not be able to vote for a procedural motion on the bill, but didn't go as far as completely ruling out his support. [Full Article...]

Gerrymandering helped GOP in '16, study finds

Gerrymandering helped GOP in '16, study finds Republicans dominate Wyoming politics like no other state without relying on the old political trick of gerrymandering, or adjusting political boundaries to gain an unfair advantage among voters. After Republicans rejiggered district lines following the 2010 census , the frequently 50-50 state was tilted dramatically toward the GOP. Per the unusual process of how the federal courts handle legal... [Full Article...]

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto has limited trade value

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto has limited trade value His battle with blisters has caused his numbers to drop to a 4.42 ERA in 15 starts with 90 strikeouts in 93.2 innings. DeGrom pitched eight strong innings and Wilmer Flores homered and drove in two runs as the New York Mets defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Saturday. [Full Article...]

Another GOP Senator Says He Won't Back Health Bill

At least two GOP senators said Sunday that goal may prove too ambitious. "The Senate discussion draft includes these pro-life priorities, but we remain very concerned that either of these priorities could be removed from the bill for procedural or political reasons", they added. [Full Article...]

Senate health-care bill faces serious resistance from GOP moderates

About 20 percent of all Americans and 40 percent of America's kids get their health care through the federal government's Medicaid program. "All her medication is covered through Medicaid". Even President Trump - who is single-mindedly obsessed with repealing Obamacare - said that the new bill should be less "mean" than the AHCA. Adults 50 to 65, who don't get health insurance from their e... [Full Article...]

Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill

Pat Toomey said he's likely to support the measure, in part because it puts Medicaid on a sustainable path. The analysis does not look at the effects on individual insurance or the costs to hospitals of the repeal bill. "What I'd like to do is legalize low-priced insurance, and you should be able to get insurance for $1 a day". Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, said she's still studying the details... [Full Article...]

5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

Though he lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, Trump last week privately called the House measure " mean " and called on senators to make their version more "generous". "I really feel that people have to recognize a vote to be able to cut back Medicaid , which is what this really a vote to be able to lose your seat whether you're in the Senate or the House". [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to keep moderates and conservatives on board. Sens. Ted Cruz , Ron Johnson , Rand Paul , Mike Lee said publicly on Thursday that they are not ready to vote for the bill as is, although they are open to negotiations to change it. [Full Article...]

Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise

Democrats and Republicans unite in a touching dedication to Steve Scalise And Scalise, who suffered severe blood loss, had multiple units of blood transfusions. Infection also is a risk, especially if the intestines were perforated. Still, finger-pointing lingered as some on each side suggested the other had contributed more to the disparaging broadsides they've increasingly aimed at each other. [Full Article...]

Republican wins Georgia election in blow to anti-Trump effort

But his Republican opponent, Karen Handel , as well as a GOP-aligned super PAC and the House Republicans' campaign arm, the National Republican Congressional Committee, spent millions on television ads and mailers latching Ossoff to Pelosi. [Full Article...]

South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader. Tim Ryan of Ohio, Seth Moulton of MA and Filemon Vela of Texas. President Donald Trump added fuel to the flames by mocking Democrats on Twitter . "I think she's one of the best speakers ever, and I am glad to support her", he told Politico . "And you can't get away from the fact that in Georgia this was seen as ... [Full Article...]

Differing 2018 increases, similar premiums for Ind. ACA insurers

Senate 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. "We're anxious about the burden it creates for the states", Kristine Grow, spokeswoman at America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), said on Friday. "Every indication suggests that the plan unveiled by Senate Republicans yesterday will be even... [Full Article...]

Senate healthcare overhaul: Hopes and hurdles

Under Obama , the nation's uninsured rate dropped below 9 percent, a historic low. Medicaid - not to be confused with Medicare, the health insurance program for older Americans - covers roughly 70 million low-income people, pregnant women , disabled people and the elderly. [Full Article...]

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

Obamacare's Medicaid expansion, which under the Senate bill would be phased out by 2024, is one of the 2010 law's most popular provisions. Sandoval said the Senate bill "is something that needs to change ". It is, to borrow President Trump's behind the scenes assessment of the House's bill , mean . Back in May, the House narrowly passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA). [Full Article...]

Menendez: Senate health care bill 'devastating' for NJ Medicaid recipients

In addition to Heller, Republicans expected to offer some pushback against the Senate bill include Maine's Susan Collins and Ohio's Rob Portman. Angry protesters rallied outside Sen. Congress goes on recess on July 4. Senate Republicans' efforts to pass a health-care reform bill created to undo major parts of the Affordable Care Act are facing push back from at least eight members of their... [Full Article...]

Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

That process limits what policies can be included in the legislation, and the waiting period could be among the restricted provisions, Vox reports. McConnell , R-Ky., released the bill Thursday after weeks of closed-door meetings searching for middle ground between conservative senators seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far. [Full Article...]

Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill The front-page headline in Friday's Post-Dispatch story about the Senate's health care bill said it well: "Deep cuts for the poor". That would put greater pressure on cash-strapped states to come up with financing to make up the difference, drop coverage for some , or eliminate the expansion program. [Full Article...]

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

John Kennedy is seen more likely as a definitive yes vote for the GOP. The Republican senator told reporters Friday, "I wouldn't say they are losing it". These included maternity and hospital care, prescription drugs and mental health, to name a few. Their concerns are legitimate, for if the new Republican leadership in Washington wants to cut taxes and reduce costs, the state-local ... [Full Article...]

Bollywood star Salman Khan's latest Eid release hits screens

Bollywood star Salman Khan's latest Eid release hits screens The film primarily deals with hope and speaks that war does no good to anyone. TUBELIGHT is a story about a man's unshakeable belief. To which, Salman replied, "I think they were expecting a different film, that's what I said". This is also the last time that you will see the great actor Om Puri in a film as he does an incredible role yet again. But, sadly he disappoints this time. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation launches submarine attack on IS base: Moscow

Russian Federation launches submarine attack on IS base: Moscow This is the same location where another pro-regime UAV dropped munitions near Coalition forces before it was shot down, June 8, according to the coalition. and Russian Federation established the line after Russian Federation entered Syria in September 2015 to support Assad to avoid deconflict operations and avoid unintentional conflict. [Full Article...]

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