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Author: 0 Bitter GOP finger-pointing clouds path for Trump agenda

Jim Jordan said Monday. AHCA's failure proved to be a wake-up call for congressional Republicans. Both seem like a huge challenge right now. "We'll end up with a better health-care plan". In that process, a bill, which must have impact on the federal budget, requires just a simple majority of votes in the Senate to become law. In that regard, conservatives' ideal legislation is looking less and less likely.

U.S. Four key GST bills passed in Lok Sabha, July 1 rollout set
Author: 0 Four key GST bills passed in Lok Sabha, July 1 rollout set

The aim of the GST Council is to decide everything relating to the tax structure with consensus and this is for the first time that such an arrangement has been made, based on the principle of shared sovereignty of both the Centre and the state governments, he said.

U.S. The Democratic National Committee just asked all its staffers to resign
Author: 0 The Democratic National Committee just asked all its staffers to resign

After a hard fought battle - and a dramatic special election - former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected to be the new Chairman of the Democratic National Committee in late February. Perez told NBC News he's "in active listening mode." Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), who got a cushy role in the Clinton campaign after being ousted during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Author: 0 Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

The real estate mogul-turned-politician - who built his candidacy on his skills as a negotiator and deal closer - had very publicly twisted the arms of recalcitrant Republicans to rally votes, extending both carrots and sticks. The episode is a danger point for the relationship between Trump and Ryan, who had an awkward pairing during the campaign but worked in tandem on the GOP health measure.

U.S. Severe Weather Awareness Week: Warning Reception
Author: 0 Severe Weather Awareness Week: Warning Reception

This storm is producing 60 miles per hour wind gusts and quarter size hail. A few tornadoes also appear possible, particularly into early evening across middle portions of Tennessee and northern MS and northwest Alabama. There is potential for large hail and brief spin-up tornadoes, especially in central Kentucky, along and west of Interstate 65. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.> Locations impacted include .

U.S. Police Warn Trump 'Sanctuary City' Cuts Risk Safety
Author: 0 Police Warn Trump 'Sanctuary City' Cuts Risk Safety

But Trump and Sessions went ahead and doubled-down on the threats anyway. The Fraternal Order of Police backed Trump in the 2016 election, but union leaders said they do not support proposed cuts to sanctuary cities such as San Francisco, Boston and NY.

U.S. Trump Nixes Sexual Orientation Questions From Census
Author: 0 Trump Nixes Sexual Orientation Questions From Census

The report also includes subjects for questions in the American Community Survey , which is conducted every year with about 3 million households. Amid consternation over the redaction this week of proposed LGBT categories in a report on the upcoming U.S.

U.S. Lopez has 23 points as Nets top slumping Hawks, 107-92
Author: 0 Lopez has 23 points as Nets top slumping Hawks, 107-92

Coach Mike Budenholzer acknowledged that Bazemore could be ready to play Wednesday against the 76ers, but didn't comment on the statuses of Millsap nor Sefolosha beyond Tuesday, suggesting both could be in store to miss further time. Jeremy Lin and the Nets now have 16 wins this season. Meanwhile, the Hawks are 8-21 ATS in their last 29 home games, 0-6 ATS in their last six games against a team with a losing record and 5-12 ATS in their last 17 games overall.

U.S. Bernie Sanders: Dems should get credit for killing AHCA
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders: Dems should get credit for killing AHCA

A report compared drug and health care costs of seven countries in 2015: the USA, the U.K., Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and Spain. She asked Sanders if he could reach out to Trump about fixing Obamacare since he has admitted there were flaws in the past. "I honestly believe the Democrats will come to us", he added.

U.S. ICE Agents Have Been Targeting Sanctuary Cities for Deportation Raids
Author: 0 ICE Agents Have Been Targeting Sanctuary Cities for Deportation Raids

McDonnell and Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens have raised objections to the bill, and the California State Sheriffs' Association opposes it. Earlier this week, Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin said that when these agents call themselves police, and use a local police station to do their work, it makes it harder for cops to do their job.

Author: 0 Attorney general issues warning to sanctuary cities

Attorney General Jeff Sessions . But Sessions also acknowledged he was reiterating a similar policy adopted by the Obama administration previous year. "We look forward to meeting with the Attorney General to discuss policies relating to sanctuary cities and other key issues". The city received an average of $43 million in funding from the federal Justice Department between fiscal years 2012 and 2016, according to the mayor's office.

Author: 0 Ashcroft: Funding Sanctuary Cites May Be the Definition of Insanity

He said the Trump White House could withhold or "claw back" funding from any city that "willfully violates" immigration law. Dozens of United States cities, including Philadelphia; Austin, Texas; New York City; and Los Angeles as well as many other small cities and towns, consider themselves sanctuary cities .

Author: 0 Government watchdog to examine cost of Trump's Florida travel

Politico reports that now, Mar-a-Lago doesn't keep a list of guests who come and go on a routine basis. Almost half of that money is for protecting Trump's family in New York City and around the world as his other sons run his real estate empire.

U.S. Illinois Unemployment Rate Drops Below 6 Percent In February
Author: 0 Illinois Unemployment Rate Drops Below 6 Percent In February

The Topeka-area jobless rate was 4.2 percent, and the five counties that make up the Kansas side of the Kansas City metropolitan area posted a 3.8 percent jobless rate. There's another drop to report for unemployment in Arkansas and it's setting a new record for the state. That's 150 fewer people in the labor work force, 40 fewer people employed and 110 fewer people unemployed.

U.S. NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter
Author: 0 NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

Reporter Jacqui Helbert has been accused of recording meetings between a group of high school students and their state lawmakers without identifying herself. But according to a statement from top NPR officials, UTC should not have fired Helbert and urged the university and WUTC to reach an agreement that ensures the station's editorial independence.

Author: 0 Schumer Says He'll Oppose Gorsuch Nomination, Sets Up Filibuster Showdown With GOP

The message: The confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice with lifetime tenure is likely the most consequential vote for this Congressional Session. Not a realistic one - not with Schumer's personal appeals to stay with the caucus on the filibuster and the rabid Democratic base baying at the fence sitters' heels.

U.S. Child dies after shooting that left mother dead, 4 wounded
Author: 0 Child dies after shooting that left mother dead, 4 wounded

Photo for Headline Surfer / Sanford police cars line both sides of the 200 block of Hays Sytreet in the wake of a mass shooting Monday morning that so far hasd resulted in the deaths of a mother and one of her young sons. The officer questioned and searched Cashe and his vehicle and found no weapon and there was no reason to arrest him. Seventeen minutes later, police received another 911 call from a caller saying a woman was being battered while walking down West 25th Street.

U.S. Maryland student arrested after police say she was planning high school attack
Author: 0 Maryland student arrested after police say she was planning high school attack

Authorities said investigators then searched Cevario's home, where they found a diary that indicated she planned to carry out a mass shooting at her high school less than two weeks later - on April 5. "There's no doubt in our minds that we averted disaster there", Sheriff Charles Jenkins said at a press conference . The diary showed the high schooler, who had been taking college classes in criminal justice, had been planning the attack for some time , police said.

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