Mom shares the crushing cost of her son’s medical care before the Senate votes on healthcare bill

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Mom shares the crushing cost of her son’s medical care before the Senate votes on healthcare bill
Before the Senate votes on its bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, many people are sharing stories of how the bill would affect them. One story struck a chord with thousands of Twitter users this weekend. The mom of 3-year-old Ethan Vikash shared a photo of a medical bill for her son’s open heart […]

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ObamaCare Battle: Pro-Trump group previewing attack ads on GOP Senator Heller

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ObamaCare Battle: Pro-Trump group previewing attack ads on GOP Senator Heller
The pro-Trump super PAC that vowed an ad campaign against Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller within hours of him on Friday opposing the GOPs ObamaCare overhaul bill previewed its attack Saturday on social media. Why did @SenDeanHeller lie to voters about #RepealAndReplace? Hes now with @NancyPelosi. NOT GOOD! #HellerVotesYes, tweeted America First Policies, run by […]

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The teenagers growing up with cancer – BBC News

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The teenagers growing up with cancer – BBC News
For Natasha, and for all patients undergoing chemotherapy, going bald changes the way they see themselves and how other people view them. She says: “It is so confusing because I miss the old self. “Before I thought I’m never going to walk out bald, I’ll always have my wigs on every time I walk out […]

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Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors

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Man Cited For Driving Motorcycle Through Crowd Of Trumpcare Protestors
Around 20 protestors, including seniors and people with disabilities, were staging a die-in by lying on the street outside of the San Francisco Federal Building on Wednesday afternoon, CBS San Francisco reported. The man rode his motorcycle down the wrong way on Seventh Street, through the crowd, then turned and drove through the crowd again, […]

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Nebraska Democrat fired for saying he was ‘glad’ Rep. Scalise was shot

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Nebraska Democrat fired for saying he was ‘glad’ Rep. Scalise was shot
Washington (CNN)A member of the Nebraska Democratic Party was fired Thursday morning after an audio recording of him surfaced on YouTube saying he was “glad” House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was shot at a congressional baseball game practice and wished the Louisiana Republican was dead. “This motherf***er, like, his whole job is like to get […]

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Trump Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Healthcare As Another Says ‘No’

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Trump Reaches Out To Lawmakers On Healthcare As Another Says ‘No’
President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their partys healthcare overhaul while acknowledging the legislation is on a very, very narrow path to passage. White House officials said on Friday that Trump has been in touch with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and made […]

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Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism

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Grand Jury’s ‘Myth’ Report On A California Jail Snitch Scandal Draws Criticism
At the center of the scandal are allegations that sheriffs deputies have for decades planted informants next to targeted inmates in the countys jails and have directed them to fish for incriminating evidence to help secure convictions. While its legal for law enforcement authorities to use informants to help bolster cases, in many Orange County […]

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Hillary Clinton: GOP is ‘death party’ if health care bill passes

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Hillary Clinton: GOP is ‘death party’ if health care bill passes
Washington (CNN)Hillary Clinton has a new name for the Republican Party if Congress manages to pass the Senate health care bill: “death party.” “Forget death panels. If Republicans pass this bill, they’re the death party,” she tweeted.

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Trump: ‘Bothersome’ that Mueller is ‘very good friends’ with Comey

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Trump: ‘Bothersome’ that Mueller is ‘very good friends’ with Comey
(CNN)President Donald Trump said “we’re going to have to see” when asked about the future of Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is reportedly investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice. Trump fired Comey over dissatisfaction with how the FBI head was handling the investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election. Deputy Attorney General Rod […]

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The Resistance Now: activists say ‘hell no’ to Republican healthcare bill

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The Resistance Now: activists say ‘hell no’ to Republican healthcare bill
Progressives sprung into action with dozens protesting outside the Senate majority leaders office, while Democrats took stock after Ossoffs loss So about that healthcare bill… Dozens of people were arrested after protesting outside Senate majority leader Mitch McConnells office on Thursday including some in wheelchairs as Republicans unveiled Republicans unveiled Trumpcare 2.0 (or are we […]

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San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids

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San Francisco’s Transit Agency Promises No Immigration Raids
The transit agencys board passed a resolutionthat prohibits the use of its funds or resources to enforce federal immigration law. The measure, called the Safe Transit Policy, bans employees from seeking riders immigration status, limits the cooperation of employees with federal authorities in conducting immigration checks and arrests, and prevents BART from asking job applicants […]

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Obama on Senate bill: It’s ‘not a health care bill’

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Obama on Senate bill: It’s ‘not a health care bill’
Washington (CNN)President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke out against a proposed GOP Senate bill that dismantles the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The GOP-proposed bill would repeal Obamacare’s individual mandate, drastically cut back federal support of Medicaid, and eliminate Obamacare’s taxes on the wealthy, insurers and others.

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Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens will be able to stay in UK

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Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens will be able to stay in UK
(CNN)In a Brexit divorce deal offering, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said European Union citizens will be given the opportunity to stay in the United Kingdom after it leaves the EU. According to May’s office, any EU citizen living in the UK for five years or more by a yet-to-be specified cutoff date […]

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No tapes? Trump has us through the looking glass

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No tapes? Trump has us through the looking glass
(CNN)As the Mad Hatter of the White House tweeted his response to Congress’s questions on Thursday about the existence of audiotapes related to James B. Comey’s firing as FBI director, he stayed true to character. “I did not make, and do not have, any such recordings,” President Trump announced. But he also added that “with […]

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Would Trump make a good royal?

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Would Trump make a good royal?
(CNN)The power of the British monarchy has been on display during recent tragedies. Leave it to Prince Harry to spoil it all. Who, after all, could survive the nonstop attention and demand for selfies? Who would thrive under such scrutiny, and do it all while wearing a gold crown weighing more than three pounds? It […]

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