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Trump Reiterates Threat Against Republican Health-Care Holdouts

President Trump attacked fellow Republicans on Monday for their failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. “So far, Senate Republicans have not done their job in ending the Obamacare nightmare,” the president said during a televised public statement in advance of the Senate’s planned Tuesday vote on whether

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Jeff Sessions Says Trump Directed Him to Issue New Guidance on Religious Liberty Protections

President Trump has directed Attorney General Jeff Sessions to issue new guidance to government agencies for interpreting federal religious liberty protections. (more…)

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The National Black Church Initiative Issues Its Own National Health Plan To Counter House and Senate Versions

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African Americans, sent to Senator McConnell and the entire senate its own health care plan that restores the 800-billion-dollar Medicaid cut. NBCI’s plan is called Innovative Health Policy Plan for Our Nation.

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Deion Sanders, Koch Brothers Join Together To Commit $21 Million To Fight Poverty In Dallas

NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders announced plans Saturday to join forces with the conservative Koch brothers to launch a new $21 million venture to work on anti-poverty programs in Dallas. (more…)

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House Republicans, Democrats Receive Chilling ‘You Guys Are Next’ Phone Calls After Baseball Shooting

Lawmakers received threatening emails and calls following the shooting at a congressional Republican baseball practice Wednesday. New York Rep. Claudia Tenney's (R) office was sent an email with the subject line "one down, 216 to go," apparently a reference to the 217 representatives who voted to repeal the Affordable Care

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White House Drafts Rule to Roll Back Obama-Era Mandate Requiring Religious Employers Provide Birth Control Coverage

Federal officials, following through on a pledge by President Trump, have drafted a rule to roll back a federal requirement that many religious employers provide birth control coverage in health insurance plans. (more…)

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Planned Parenthood to Close 3 Locations in Northern California

Planned Parenthood plans to close locations in Richmond, Pittsburg and Vacaville, as the women’s health organization struggles to collect payment for services for c, officials at the nonprofit said. (more…)

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