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The effort reflects the tight timeline Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell faces in his attempt to hold a vote before the August recess — and the pressure he is under to make changes that improve the Congressional Budget Office’s measure of coverage levels and federal spending.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has forged a reputation for closing big deals on Capitol Hill. But he fell short this week in crafting a Republican plan to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act and redraw vast amounts of Medicaid policy.
History suggests that presidents who have governed successfully have been both revered and feared. But GOP fixtures in Washington are beginning to conclude that Trump may be neither.
Martin Shkreli arrives for the first day of jury selection on Monday. (AFP/Getty Images)
Martin Shkreli arrives for the first day of jury selection on Monday. (AFP/Getty Images)
Martin Shkreli, the former chief executive of Turing Pharmaceuticals who is facing eight charges that could land him in prison for years, received an onslaught of negative coverage when he raised the price of Daraprim from $13.50 to $750 a pill.
The flawed story broke as the cable news giant and other news organizations come under intense scrutiny from President Trump and his supporters.
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Raymond Blanks usually takes a bus more than three miles to Whole Foods. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
Raymond Blanks usually takes a bus more than three miles to Whole Foods. (Marvin Joseph/The Post)
Over the past decade, the range and quality of grocery stores has proliferated in wealthy neighborhoods. But poor wards have seen supermarkets dwindle, leaving 50,000 people for every grocery store.
Service had been suspended for almost 10 hours after the incident late Tuesday. Trains will be traveling at restricted speeds out of Washington.
In an open letter to his customers, the Baltimore restaurant owner blamed the Trump administration “for targeting the Hispanic community.”
The Utah Republican made the comment that lawmakers have trouble stretching their $174,000 salaries to cover housing weeks after stating that poor people should give up iPhones to pay for health insurance.
The first daughter and White House adviser followed the meal with a SoulCycle session the next morning.
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The U.S. defense secretary said that even though Syria backed down, its chemical arsenal remains a threat.
It’s not clear who created the image or why, but it is displayed prominently at some of his properties.
The victims were trampled or crushed as fans flooded into an already-full section of the stadium. Six people face charges in the deaths, including a former police chief superintendent who was in charge on the day of the disaster.
Welcome to English, where the rules are made up and the exceptions don't matter. For every “ceiling” there’s a “concierge” and a “conscience.”
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