• DNC Unity Tour Hits Speed Bump Over Candidate's Abortion Record
DNC Unity Tour Hits Speed Bump Over Candidate's Abortion Record

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) kicked off his multi-state unity tour with new Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez in style Monday, delivering a rousing speech in Portland, Maine. "Our big tent is big enough to accommodate people who have viewpoint diversity on a number of issues", he said. Rather than learn a lesson from that, Perez an...

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  • Mulvaney says no shutdown, even with border ask
Mulvaney says no shutdown, even with border ask

A senior GOP aide told Business Insider that congressional leaders are not sure whether the bill, even with the adjustments, has enough support to get through the House. Some states had high-risk pools before Obamacare, but a Kaiser Family Foundation study found them to be underfunded . But some insurers say that is not enough.

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  • New York Pilots Free College Tuition Plan
New York Pilots Free College Tuition Plan

Along with those requirements and accountability measures, Tramuta also mentioned that in the event students do not meet the requirements for reasons other than certain exceptions (military, illness, etc.), the scholarship is then taken away, and students can not get it back.

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  • Deadline approaches for tax season
Deadline approaches for tax season

The world boxing champion was elected to the Senate a year ago after a two terms as Sarangani congressman. The Internal Revenue Service collected 29 million individual returns between April 8 and April 22. W.; Rainbow Senior Center at 211 N. Third Ave. Taxpayers who haven't gathered all the proper information to file a complete and accurate retur...

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  • Republicans hold onto Kansas House seat
Republicans hold onto Kansas House seat

Republicans, though, heralded Republican Ron Estes' 53 percent to 46 percent victory over Democrat James Thompson in Kansas' 4th Congressional District as proof that voters continue to support the GOP agenda and Mr. But in a sign of nervousness, Republicans poured money into the race late to bolster Estes. The president joined the effort for E...

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  • Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt
Wisconsin governor cancels Easter egg hunt due to manhunt

WHAT: Easter egg hunt sponsored by the firefighters of Muskogee Fire Department. Any animal that lays eggs seems like it might be female, but I'm inordinately tempted to use second-person masculine pronouns in reference to the rabbit. Top off Easter Service with bottomless mimosas, a BYO Bloody Mary bar, and a kids-eat-free menu. "We colored th...

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  • Schiff Can't Say There's Evidence of Trump Campaign Colluding With Russia
Schiff Can't Say There's Evidence of Trump Campaign Colluding With Russia

Congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are looking into allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation meddled in the election campaign. What Flynn could tell investigators are unknown. Look, it's, it's very mysterious to me though why, all of a sudden, General Flynn is suddenly out there saying he wants ...

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  • Washington Co.'s Allisha Gray selected in WNBA Draft
Washington Co.'s Allisha Gray selected in WNBA Draft

Washington Husky center Chantel Osahor is off to Chicago. Chicago drafted Alaina Coates with the second pick. There, Coffey will be selected in the WNBA Draft, kickstarting the professional career for arguably the best player in Wildcats program history.

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  • White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill
White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., the caucus leader, said talks were boiling down to curbing several of the current law's coverage requirements - a sharp contrast to the full repeal of the statute that many initially demanded. "The majority of the Freedom Caucus would be favorably inclined to vote for that", Meadows said, adding: "We've got to act to ...

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  • Three Hoboken Easter egg hunts this Saturday
Three Hoboken Easter egg hunts this Saturday

Anybody with nostalgia for Mr. Archie McDaniel's annual Easter egg hunt in Duluth years ago isn't going to want to miss this. "He has worked really hard preparing and planning last year and this year", said Osceola Chamber Main Street Event Coordinator Samantha Horton.

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  • April Begins With Threat of Severe Thunderstorms Across the South
April Begins With Threat of Severe Thunderstorms Across the South

All types of severe weather are possible: damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail and heavy rain capable of flooding. The overall severe threat is going to be dependent on a few variables, but is generally on the lower end to middle of the road.

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  • Here is the shot that ended UConn's 111-game winning streak
Here is the shot that ended UConn's 111-game winning streak

Mississippi State's Morgan Williams, the shortest player on the floor, popped in the lane, lost her defender and dropped a shot in the basket as time ran out to give the Bulldogs perhaps the greatest upset in NCAA history and perhaps also in the entire history of women's basketball.

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  • GOP to Try Again with Doomed Health Care Bill
GOP to Try Again with Doomed Health Care Bill

Riding the momentum against the repeal effort, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., sent a letter to the House Democratic Caucus Tuesday to solicit suggestions for how to improve Obamacare. We're never going to get anywhere by believing the "you can have it all" campaign promises meant to draw in our votes and our donations. Ryan decline...

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  • Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina
Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

The first night, they beat the Ducks by 11 in Greensboro , with Charlie Scott going for 34 points and 11 rebounds. " Luke Maye was sensational in making baskets for us, made the big pass down court to Justin for the lay-up", North Carolina head coach Roy Williams said.

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  • USA military launches probe into Mosul strike after civilian deaths reported
USA military launches probe into Mosul strike after civilian deaths reported

Iraq's military issued a statement saying that the March 17 deaths were caused by the Islamic State, which frequently booby traps entire buildings and regularly uses civilians as "human shields " to avoid coalition airstrikes. In a statement translated by Kurdish Rudaw media, the Iraqis claimed "a team of military experts", had come to the s...

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  • NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Outshoot Kansas, Land In Final Four
NCAA Tournament: Oregon Ducks Outshoot Kansas, Land In Final Four

But the Ducks outscored Kansas 17-7 the rest of the half, including an 8-0 run to close the half, that featured a banked-in 3-pointer from Tyler Dorsey (27 points on 9-of-13 shooting) at the halftime buzzer that gave OR a 44-33 lead at the break.

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  • Wisconsin Badgers Take On the Surging Florida Gators
Wisconsin Badgers Take On the Surging Florida Gators

Wisconsin, which was terribly underseeded as a No. 8, had knocked off the NCAA Tournament's No. 1 overall seed in Villanova, but had no answer for Florida guard KeVaughn Allen, who was the best player on the floor. Well, it probably helps that Gard's team is playing Florida Friday night in the NCAA round of 16. That being said, Wisconsin's ex...

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  • Kansas looks to keep rolling in Elite Eight vs. Oregon
Kansas looks to keep rolling in Elite Eight vs. Oregon

The Boilermakers, meanwhile, shot only 31 percent from the field and turned the ball over seven times in the second half. Purdue had such a season in 2010 until things fell apart. "But they go so well together", Lucas said. Haas previously said he didn't plan to go through the National Basketball Association evaluations unless he was planning to ...

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  • Supreme Court pick Gorsuch would have 'no difficulty' ruling against Trump
Supreme Court pick Gorsuch would have 'no difficulty' ruling against Trump

Graham asked if Gorsuch had met Trump before their interview, and Gorsuch clarified the two had not met in person until that day. For Gorsuch's part, the second day of his hearing went more smoothly, as he declined to comment on hard topics Democrats pressed him on, including Trump's campaign promise to ban all Muslims from entering the...

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  • Ryan meets familiar foe in health-care fight: Conservatives
Ryan meets familiar foe in health-care fight: Conservatives

Although key House committees have signed off on the bill, the legislation faces sharp opposition, even within the Republican party. The confidence expressed by the vice president comes even though a number of members of the conservative House Freedom Caucus remain opposed to the bill.

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  • ICE puts local law enforcement agencies on blast in 'detainer' report
ICE puts local law enforcement agencies on blast in 'detainer' report

In one instance, on December 7, 2016, ICE requested that Weld officials hold an inmate. The jail does not hold inmates for ICE beyond their release dates. The 35-page Declined Detainer Outcome Report was released Monday. "In practice, we're not releasing people into the community they're interested in".

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  • Trump committed to providing health care to all: health secy
Trump committed to providing health care to all: health secy

They want individuals and small businesses to be able to join together in larger groups or insurance pools to pay lower premiums. He also says some changes have been made to the bill. But it's important to remember every one of these numbers is more than a balance-sheet tally, they are people's lives. Cassidy said the capped payment for Medicaid ...

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  • How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans
How Trump's budget cuts could affect Meals on Wheels, needy North Texans

Harris has been delivering meals to seniors for over 30 years. "If you live alone and have no way to get to the store or get groceries, we provide that one meal a day". Glick took exception to the administration's assertion that these programs are not effective. The program has about 1,800 volunteers. Rep. Gus Bilirakis, R-Fla., said Friday he's ...

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  • House committee approves health care proposal
House committee approves health care proposal

The states could then decide whether to offer that to residents, to adopt another coverage plan, or to let the market cover everything. By AARP's estimate , a 64-year-old making $15,000 would pay $8,400 more for coverage under the Ryan bill.

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  • Syracuse, Texas-Arlington & More Teams Snubbed From 2017 March Madness
Syracuse, Texas-Arlington & More Teams Snubbed From 2017 March Madness

Believe it or not, that big-time upset has gone down in previous NCAA tournaments . The other East Region game in Buffalo is eighth-seeded Wisconsin (25-9) against No. United Kingdom has won 11 in a row and will need to keep defending the 3-point line well if it wants to navigate its way to a Final Four. " You don't have as much competition to ...

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