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Many questions abound on GOP health care

Madara, the CEO of the interest group, a prolific donor to both political parties. There are things about Obamacare that I don't like. Income is not a factor in the size of the tax credit, though they are phased out for individuals making more than $75,000 and for married couples making more than $150,000.

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State fans bring tournament tradition to Brooklyn

Sound familiar? It should. Day 2 of the ACC Tournament is here, and just like that Clemson's task at hand increases dramatically from the stroll the Tigers enjoyed Tuesday. Jayson Tatum is averaging 16 points and 7.3 rebounds for Duke , Grayson Allen is averaging 14.5 points, and Amile Jefferson is averaging 11.2 points and 8.5 rebounds.

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A throwback edge will get Syracuse past Miami

CU: Virginia Tech - "If they can keep shooting 83% from 3, over the course of 3 (potential) ACC tourney games, then they might be able to sneak away with the title". "He's gaining a lot of confidence and we love it when he plays like that". "That's what will help". Syracuse and Miami tip off at noon on Wednesday.

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House Republicans unveil bill to repeal Obamacare

No insurer will be able to deny someone coverage due to a pre-existing condition and people will be able to stay on their parents' health care plan until they're 26. It will "deliver relief from Obamacare's taxes and mandates and lay the groundwork for a 21st century health care system", the GOP said on its website.

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Welcome tone from President Trump

A White House spokeswoman said the shooting appeared to be "an act of racially motivated hatred". By spelling out his core goals, and asking the House and Senate to create the legislation to put them into place, Trump proved to Congress he wants to lead.

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Schools celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with Read Across America day

By 10:30 a.m. the festivities were done, and students returned to their rooms for more reading fun. According to the National Education Association's website , the program is in its 20th year. Students who read books will be rewarded with tickets, which will placed in a drawing for a chance to splat teachers with eggs on May 15. Most of all, the goal of Read Across America Day is to share what the famous author and illustrator has brought to so many children over the years - the joy ...

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Cape May sheriff's office seeks to enforce immigration law

A woman who identified herself as a DREAMer was arrested after speaking at an immigration press conference in Jackson, Mississippi, CBS affiliate WJTV reports . Pro bono immigration attorneys will help students and their families better understand how the president's executive orders could affect them. Operations conducted by ICE, he added, are being incorrectly labeled as random raids by the media, as such operations are based on intelligence gathered over a period of time.

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President Trump: 'Nobody Knew Health Care Was Complicated'

Medicaid is eyed for deep cuts and transformation under the various proposals being considered by Congressional Republicans. "He said Republicans can provide people access to affordable insurance plans, 'but whether they take it or not is like trying to legislate responsibility'".

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Do Political Statements At Awards Show Actually Make A Difference?

Melissa McCarthy impersonator Sean Spicer has said that Trump won't be holding his breath over another possible moment, but it's still very probable that another award victor or even host Jimmy Kimmel will use that stage to speak out on what they believe in.

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DHS chief: Military won't be used for deportations

Mexico's foreign minister, Luis Videgaray, was clearly incensed by Trump's stance, stating at the outset that he disagrees with America's ramped-up targeting of Mexico, and wants the rights of Mexicans living in the United States to be respected.

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United States dollars community reacts to secretary of education nomination

She says, "They are huge advocates of choice, which is wonderful, which is a plus, which we believe in". I think there's been some discussion between the timing of the issuance and recommendations - or between the exact wording. The idea of a nationwide voucher system seems to leave a sour taste in public education's mouth. "You have to have teachers who are empowered to facilitate great teaching", DeVos said.

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'Dreamer' held in Tacoma sues for his release

One of Ramirez's attorneys, Theodore J. Boutrous, said the government had "launched a public campaign to smear Mr. Ramirez's reputation with a constantly shifting story of gang membership and criminal history. The arrest is being seen as significant given Mr Trump's long-standing promise of an immigration clampdown. Having gang ties is has always has been grounds for dismissal from the DACA program, including during the Obama administration.

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Jamaican among 41 arrested in USA 'targeted enforcement operations'

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said Monday that out of the more than 680 people arrested, around 75 percent have criminal records, ranging from homicide to drunk driving. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said they targeted known criminals and arrested hundreds of illegal immigrants in what they called an "enforcement surge" that began February 6 and took place in Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, New York , and the Carolinas.

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Betsy DeVos Blocked From Entering Public School by Protestors

Since we're having to learn so many new terms under the current administration, I'd like to offer up a new one: Antiqualified. Two days into her tenure as secretary of education, Betsy DeVos was blocked by protesters from entering a public school in Washington , D.C.

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Betsy DeVos Responds to Protestors: 'I Will Not Be Deterred'

Although the group of demonstrators was small, they created a barrier to the entrance of Jefferson Middle School Academy , which forced DeVos to turn around and get right back in her auto. "Please let her in". Northeast Queens has the two top-performing school districts in the city - District 26 in the Bayside area and District 25 in the Flushing area.

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Season's biggest snowstorms roars into Northeast

A swath of snow will skirt along the leading edge of mild air across the Northeast through Saturday . Heavy and blowing snow is expected Sunday night and Monday , with west winds increasing to 15 to 25 miles per hour Sunday night with gusts up to 35 miles per hour producing poor driving conditions, and potentially deep, snow-covered roads.

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US Senate confirms controversial Trump pick Betsy DeVos as education secretary

Democrats were unable to convince another Republican to defect, despite an intense lobbying effort that culminated with an all-night Democratic talk-a-thon Monday night into Tuesday on the Senate floor. Both Maine senators had previously expressed concerns with DeVos's lack of commitment to and understanding of public schools. She's never been a teacher or an administrator.

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Sen. Mike Lee: Repeal Obamacare Now, Replacing It Is 'Harder'

But now Oller is among the Kentuckians that are anxious that the health insurance she has spent years signing people up for may disappear if there's a repeal of Obamacare by President Donald Trump, even though she voted for him. 7. I am begging them all to amend this health care system; do not repeal it. It's a goal we all share. The bottom line, they say, is that tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders could lose health insurance coverage , and health care reform efforts, like improved ...

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New York City public schools closed Thursday as 'significant snowfall' looms

Winds are also a key factor in the definition of blizzard conditions, and this storm may approach that classification. Saturday's warm weather will be set up by a weaker storm system that will race across southern Canada Friday night and early Saturday.

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Senate Democrats "Hold the Floor" for 24 Hours to Protest Betsy DeVos

The delay tactics have succeeded in stalling many of Trump's most important Cabinet picks - but Senate Republican leaders promised Monday to get votes for four nominees this week: DeVos, Health and Human Services nominee Tom Price, Treasury pick Steven Mnuchin and attorney general nominee, Sen.