The suddenly resurgent Republican effort to undo Barack Obama’s signature health-care law was dealt a major blow when a bipartisan group of governors came out against a proposal gaining steam in the Senate.
Fourteen of the 15 states that would stand to gain from block grants are run by Republicans; Democratic megastates, including California and New York would lose billions of dollars under the Graham-Cassidy proposal, a feature the bill’s two main sponsors have talked up to conservatives.
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Many conservatives feel like the system — in Washington and the world — is broken. They don’t want leaders to speak the language of diplomacy. They want a streetfighter.
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Volunteers, medics and Marines worked side by side to clear away the chunks of concrete in the dusty air. Cries of “silence” punctuated the work as people listened in hope for the sounds of survivors under the wreckage.
Maria made direct impact at 6:15 a.m. at Yabucoa, Puerto Rico. It is the first Category 4 or stronger storm to strike Puerto Rico since 1932. The slow-moving storm is expected to bring extreme hurricane conditions, according to the National Hurricane Center.
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China’s Mobike and U.S.-based Spin are launching in D.C. with hundreds of GPS-tracked smart bikes that don’t require riders planning trips around fixed pickup and drop-off locations.
Despite Su'a Cravens’s intentions, the Redskins never planned to bring him back this week and there was no deal finalized between team officials and the second-year safety’s representatives to do so.
Less than 25 percent of Medicaid patients living east of the Anacostia River see a primary-care doctor in their zip code, according to a report on the District’s health-care systems released by Mayor Muriel E. Bowser.
The 21-year-old wrote “HYPT MAEK” on a pillar at the monument. Conservators are working to determine the best method for repairing it.
In October, Drink Company's trio of pop-up bars is transforming into P.U.B. Dread.
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The Republican National Committee said the money came from a pool stockpiled for election recounts and other legal matters.
The practice has rankled some employees and outside critics, who note that the EPA’s criminal enforcement efforts already are understaffed and that the Trump administration has proposed further cuts to the division.
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The iron-jawed boxer who brawled his way to the world middleweight championship in 1949 had his tempestuous life portrayed in an Oscar-winning performance by Robert De Niro in the film “Raging Bull.”
The company lobbied Congress on legislation to limit how much it could be forced to pay if sued by consumers, and it pressed lawmakers to roll back the powers of its regulators.
The billboards, located in Croatia, advertised a local language school offering 15 weeks of an advanced general English course.
Oz is a fan of medical marijuana. Fox host Steve Doocy, meanwhile, once coined the phrase “all potted up on weed.”
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