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por | Junio 25, 2017 | 06:14

Ossoff and his opponent, Republican Karen Handel - who won the seat on Tuesday evening with 52% of the vote - spent a combined $50 million raised from national Democratic and Republican organizations. He says the defeat better be a wakeup call for Democrats . "It's clear, that I think, across the board in the Democratic Party , we need new leadership".

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 05:33

President Obama posted a 900-word statement on Facebook yesterday, decrying the Senate bill as a gift to the rich at the expense of the poor. We know that. ACA plans are identified as gold, silver and bronze. Cassidy said the delayed phaseout is better because it gives states more time to prepare for the loss of federal funding.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 05:20

And while Democrats were mourning in Georgia Tuesday night, they nearly stole a House seat in SC where Archie Parnell came within about 2,800 votes and 3 percentage points of defeating Republican Ralph Norman. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton past year.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 05:18

Pelosi told fellow House Democrats in a letter Wednesday, "The House was in play before the Georgia race". Also on Tuesday, a Democratic candidate fell 3 percentage points short of defeating a Republican in the race to fill budget director Mick Mulvaney's House former seat in SC.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 05:13

Fox News host Tucker Carlson, noting Clinton's narrow 1-point loss to Trump in the Sixth District and the 7-to-1 fundraising edge Ossoff had over Handel, said early on election night, "This should not be close. "I think you'd have to be an idiot to think we could win the House with Pelosi at the top", Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, told Politico . "But she certainly is one of the reasons".

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 05:08

But, the threat extends well beyond that debate. Almost two-thirds of people living in nursing homes have the cost covered by Medicaid , the federal program that is poised for big cuts under President Donald Trump's repeal of Obamacare.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 05:04

Republican leaders are planning to bring it to a final vote next week, as McConnell tries to get the 142-page bill passed in the Senate before the July 4 recess. As lawmakers spoke about the legislation on the Senate floor, a protest erupted outside McConnell's personal office, with many people in wheelchairs blocking a hallway, holding signs and chanting: "No cuts to Medicaid".

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 04:57

With a comfortable two-goal lead, Portugal took fewer risks in the second half, opting for control of the ball over risky attacking. The full-back was also a part of Portugal's victorious Euro 2016 team. Midfielder Danilo was pushed and tripped trying to meet the ball from a corner. Four minutes later and it was 2-0, Ricardo Quaresma releasing left-back Eliseu down the left with a clever flick and his cross was turned in by Bernardo Silva.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 04:58

AC Milan's new signing Andre Silva should lead Portugal's attack in the David verses Goliath clash in St Petersburg . "We've changed quite a bit in terms of our line-up, our game, our attitude and the fans see that". "If you go two steps at a time you might stumble". The game is not limited to 90 minutes. Defender Luis Neto said the objective is to finish top of the group.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 04:53

Now, in the wake of the loss in Georgia and three other House special elections where Democrats failed to pull off upset wins, those divisions are rising back up to the surface. Tim Ryan , D-Ohio, who argued the party needed someone who better understood the rural, working-class voters that were critical to President Trump's victory over Hillary Clinton past year.

por | Junio 25, 2017 | 04:13

She referenced that the GOP spent millions of dollars promoting House Speaker Paul Ryan since he was on the 2012 ticket as the vice presidential ticket and "I have a hundred million or so spent against me and his numbers are no better than mine".

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 15:05

And in a separate statement , Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown says the GOP Senate bill would hamper the state's progress in slowing the opioid epidemic, calling Medicaid the "number one tool" in the fight against opioids. The Republican version "hands enormous tax cuts to the rich and to the drug and insurance industries, paid for by cutting health care for everybody else", he added.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 15:03

Keeping Pelosi, in leadership since 2003 and formerly the first female speaker of the House, would actually be a boon for the GOP, former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich told "Fox & Friends" Thursday. "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out, ' Trump tweeted Thursday morning". "We should stop talking about Trump all the time , and Russian Federation".

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 14:59

Kathleen Rice (D-Ny.) said on MSNBC Thursday. I have enormous respect for her. "I hope we're going to surprise you with a really good plan". He says the defeat better be a wakeup call for Democrats. Some Democrats believed that Ossoff could pull off a victory in a district that has been solidly red since 1979 due to resentment against President Donald Trump and the seat's open status after the departure of Tom Price to Trump's cabinet.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 14:59

The missile attack came amid recent confrontations in Syria between United States -backed forces and Iranian-backed pro-government factions. The strike was "revenge" for twin attacks in Tehran on June 7 that killed 17 people in the first IS-claimed attacks inside the Shiite-ruled Islamic republic , a Guards spokesman added.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 14:47

While the proposed Senate bill , the Better Care Reconciliation Act , is largely similar to the American Health Care Act passed by the U.S. House in May, the lowest-income Californians would fare even worse under the Senate bill than under the House bill.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 14:19

But he also called Tuesday's tight races a moral victory , remaining optimistic about the chances of Democrats in 2018. Representative Karen Handel said she hopes to reach out to her opponent's supporters in an effort to unify the 6th Congressional District.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 14:13

Both Reps. Kathleen Rice , R-N.Y. Rep. Tim Ryan , who unsuccessfully ran against Pelosi in November for the House leadership post , also attended Rice's meeting. This time I did. Those leaders have been entrenched in their current positions for years, limiting younger members' ability to rise to the top of the House Democratic ranks - though Pelosi has created new junior leadership roles for younger members.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 14:03

Also , allowing people to stay on a parent's health insurance plan until age 26. Beyond the Medicaid cuts, Heller also said he was also concerned with the Senate bill's rollback, via waivers, of Obamacare's Essential Health Benefits.

por | Junio 24, 2017 | 13:51

Nevada Republican Sen. Dean Heller says he opposes the GOP bill scuttling much of the Obama health care law, complicating the effort by party leaders to guide the measure through the Senate. The senator also said that he wants to bring down insurance premiums, which the bill doesn't do. "After the 2020 drawback of Medicaid expansion, what this bill does in the out years, is it establishes a Medicare reimbursement rate for the states that's pegged to inflation".