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One senator was already facing tough questions at a town hall Friday afternoon. While two senators and President Trump called for outright repeal if a deal can't be reached, others demanded that the Senate work through the August recess to pass a bill.
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The Senate majority leader who titled his autobiography "The Long Game" faces ideological division within his own party, deeply damaged relations with Democrats and an uncertain bond with an impatient president.
Twenty-two million more Americans would be uninsured under the Senate Republicans' health bill than under Obamacare by 2026, according to the Congressional Budget Office's report. But that loss would fall much harder on some states than others, according to a new analysis.
In a trip along the California coast, five remnants of the literary generation — now in their 80s and 90s — are found at work, extending their legacy and continuing their influence on contemporary attitudes about tolerance, identity, nature, sex and creative expression.
The president's personal attack on the MSNBC host was perhaps the most caustic insult he's publicly hurled at another American since taking office and added another point to the argument that he treats women differently than men.
The gunman at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital was wearing a lab coat with a rifle concealed inside it, a law enforcement official said. The attacker was a doctor who formerly worked at the hospital, an official said.
A commission led by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach requested full voter files from all states, but California refused to comply. With four other states also denying their files, the commission lacks nearly a quarter of the information it seeks.
Megan Johnson had congestive heart failure and died of unknown complications. A GoFundMe page started by a bandmate of her husband, a Christian music artist, has raised more than $350,000 for him to get "off the road."