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Mooch to Scooch Following Another WH Shakeup

Engel, House Dems Continue Push to Improve the Affordable Care Act

Washington D.C. - Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, cosigned a letter with close to 90 House Democrats calling on Speaker Ryan to take up key reforms to help improve the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual markets and expand options for consumers. The four reforms, devised by Democrats, include reauthorizing and making permanent federal reinsurance programs; ensuring funding for the cost-sharing reduction payments – which President Trump has threatened to cut off – that help millions of American families purchase affordable health insurance; expanding premium assistance to bring down costs; and affording retirement-age Americans the option to buy into Medicare.
“Democrats have long said that, while the ACA has done a wealth of good for the American health care system, it is not perfect. But just because something isn’t perfect doesn’t mean it needs to be scrapped entirely. You don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater,” Congressman En…

John Kelly's greatest challenge now is 'without question' Trump himself, expert says

Up to US, North Korea to ease tensions, not China: China UN envoy

Joe Arpaio convicted of crime for ignoring judge's order

Dems Takes on Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

Washington D.C.—Congressman Eliot L. Engel released the following statement:


“The President has taken steps to weaken the strongest military force in the world by banning transgender individuals from any form of military service. This decision is disgraceful, discriminatory, and severely insulting to all current and future transgender service members who want nothing more than to serve the country they love.
“The language the President used in announcing his decision, stating our military ‘cannot be burdened with the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail’ isbrazenly ignorant of how the military operates and the contributions transgender service members are already making. The United States of America faces grave threats from evil forces every day. We need every person who is willing and capable to help face those threats.
“Every day we struggle to make our society better, but this decision by the President to exclude certain patriots from s…

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McConnell warns wavering Republicans on big Obamacare vote

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Froome: This Tour de France has been my toughest challenge yet

Froome: This Tour de France has been my toughest challenge yet  Cyclingnews.com Froome’s 4th Tour win was his hardest and most... The post Froome: This Tour de France has been my...

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Joss Whedon May Get A Directing Credit On Justice League

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Hospital treating baby Charlie Gard is receiving death threats

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Snooty The Manatee Dies, And A Florida Community Mourns

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Froome: This Tour de France has been my toughest challenge yet

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Israel installs security cameras as Jerusalem tensions build

Israel installs security cameras as Jerusalem tensions build  CNN Jerusalem: Israel installs security cameras at holy site  BBC News Israel says Jerusalem... The post Israel...

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At Least 8 Are Found Dead in Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in San Antonio

At Least 8 Are Found Dead in Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in San Antonio  New York Times Texas tragedy: 8... The post At Least 8 Are Found Dead in Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in San...

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Colorado father Mark Redwine arrested in son Dylan's 2012 death, years after declaring innocence on 'Dr. Phil'

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Jared Leto pays tribute to Chester Bennington

http://ift.tt/2uVxlEb http://ift.tt/2lAC05T Leto pays tribute to Chester Bennington  Page Six DISTURBED Guitarist Is Disgusted By Negative And Disrespectful Comments About CHESTER BENNINGTON  BLABBERMOUTH.NET... The...

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White House offers muddled message on Russia sanctions legislation

http://ift.tt/2uVsAuy http://ift.tt/2hAaGTA House offers muddled message on Russia sanctions legislation  Washington Post GOP senator: It is in Trump’s ‘best interest’ to sign... The post White House offers...

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Israel installs security cameras as Jerusalem tensions build

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At Least 8 Are Found Dead in Truck at Walmart Parking Lot in San Antonio

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Meet Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's New Press Secretary Who Has Long Defended Bombastic Conservatives

Meet Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump’s New Press Secretary Who Has Long Defended Bombastic Conservatives  Newsweek Sanders: White House backs Russia sanctions... The post Meet Sarah...

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Prince William Says He Felt Princess Diana's Presence at His Wedding: I 'Felt She Was There for Me'

Prince William Says He Felt Princess Diana’s Presence at His Wedding: I ‘Felt She Was There for Me’  PEOPLE.com Princes William... The post Prince William Says He Felt...

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Scaramucci promises 'dramatic action' to stop White House leaks

Scaramucci promises ‘dramatic action’ to stop White House leaks  The Hill New White House communications director: Trump is still not sure... The post Scaramucci promises...

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Meet Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Trump's New Press Secretary Who Has Long Defended Bombastic Conservatives

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Prince William Says He Felt Princess Diana's Presence at His Wedding: I 'Felt She Was There for Me'

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