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Veterans need Medicaid too — and are speaking out against GOP health care bill

View photos U.S. Air Force veteran Kelly Gregory (Photo: Courtesy of Kelly Gregory) More For Kelly Gregory, serving in the U.S. military has been a long-standing family tradition. “We fought in every war this country’s ever engaged in,” said Gregory, … Continue reading

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GOP senators mull cutting tax break for wealthy

Sen. Susan Collins, left, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski sitting next to President Trump at a health care roundtable Tuesday. (Photo: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) More WASHINGTON — Republican senators seeking to retool their troubled health care bill are considering dropping a tax break on … Continue reading

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W.Va. Sen. Capito’s difficult journey to ‘no’

View photos Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced Tuesday she was against the current version of the Senate GOP health care bill. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite/AP) More Janice Hill almost didn’t get on the bus. But last week, she found … Continue reading

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American flag production at the FlagSource facility ahead of July 4th Holiday

FlagSource is a 95 year old company specializing in custom printed and manufactured materials, with the one constant in its manufacturing since 1920 being the American flag. FlagSource products have flown at NASCAR events, major sporting events, and even political … Continue reading

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Schumer to Trump: Invite all 100 senators for health care ‘summit’

View photos Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. (Yahoo News photo Illustration; photos: AP, Getty) More WASHINGTON — Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., challenged President Trump on Wednesday to invite all 100 senators for … Continue reading

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GOP health care bills are massively unpopular, poll after poll finds

Over the past few weeks, poll after poll has indicated that most Americans are deeply opposed to Republican plans to dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. A new Marist/NPR/PBS poll, published Wednesday morning, found that … Continue reading

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How Mitch McConnell could revive the Senate health care bill

View photos Yahoo News photo illustration; photos: AP, Getty More Yahoo News’ continuing coverage of the Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare comes in the latest Health Care Declassified. We’ll combine our own reporting with the best insights from around the … Continue reading

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Trump’s lawyers fail to follow through on threats to Comey

View photos Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on “Russian Federation Efforts to Interfere in the 2016 U.S. Elections” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S. June 8, 2017. (Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) More President Trump’s … Continue reading

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Trump will be in France for Bastille Day

WASHINGTON — President Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation to attend July 14 celebrations in France, the White House announced Wednesday. The Bastille Day national holiday has additional significance this year: It will also serve to mark the … Continue reading

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Reporter who exploded at Sarah Huckabee Sanders during White House briefing: ‘We can’t take the bullying anymore’

The reporter who unloaded on White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during Tuesday’s briefing says that he’s “had enough” of being “bullied” by President Trump’s administration. “We can’t take the bullying anymore,” Brian Karem, a reporter for the … Continue reading

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