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Loopholes in Senate healthcare bill risk eroding coverage for pre-existing conditions

LOOPHOLES IN SENATE HEALTHCARE BILL RISK ERODING COVERAGE FOR PRE-EXISTING CONDITIONS

Built into the bill are loopholes for states to bypass those protections and erode coverage for preexisting conditions.

A Reluctant Defense of Nancy Pelosi

A RELUCTANT DEFENSE OF NANCY PELOSI

Amidst disappointing recent Congressional losses, Democrats are calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to step down. Pelosi...

 
 
 
The Senate GOP Health Care Bill Has A Fatal Flaw

THE SENATE GOP HEALTH CARE BILL HAS A FATAL FLAW

There's a ticking time bomb built right into the Senate Republican health care bill. The legislation unveiled Thursday, which Republicans...

The Health Care Bill Gets Its Own '10 Things I Hate About You' Poem

THE HEALTH CARE BILL GETS ITS OWN '10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU' POEM

After the Senate released its draft of the Affordable Health Care Act on Thursday, women's health care organizations voiced their concern...

 
 
 
Friday's Morning Email: What The Senate Health Care Bill Could Mean For You

FRIDAY'S MORNING EMAIL: WHAT THE SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL COULD MEAN FOR YOU

TOP STORIES (And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here . WHAT THE SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL MEANS FOR YOU The Senate...

'Russian hackers traded' passwords of senior British politicians and diplomats

'RUSSIAN HACKERS TRADED' PASSWORDS OF SENIOR BRITISH POLITICIANS AND DIPLOMATS

 
 
 
U.S. Judge Temporarily Halts Deportation Of Detained Iraqis

U.S. JUDGE TEMPORARILY HALTS DEPORTATION OF DETAINED IRAQIS

A U.S. judge on Thursday halted the deportation of 114 Iraqi immigrants arrested in Michigan over the past few weeks, saying they could...

Johnny Depp jokes about Trump: 'When was the last time an actor assassinated a president?'

JOHNNY DEPP JOKES ABOUT TRUMP: 'WHEN WAS THE LAST TIME AN ACTOR ASSASSINATED A PRESIDENT?'

Ian Gavan/Getty Images While appearing at Glastonbury Festival'sCineramageddon in Britain, Johnny Depp steered into US politics in...

 
 
 
‘1984': Bloody and bloodless

‘1984': BLOODY AND BLOODLESS

NEW YORK - “Teeth.” The word is uttered in neutral tones by Reed Birney's O'Brien in the lugubrious new dramatization of George Orwell's...

Obama: The Senate bill is not a healthcare bill

OBAMA: THE SENATE BILL IS NOT A HEALTHCARE BILL

The Senate has unveiled is healthcare bill. And former President Barack Obama has something to say about it.

 
 
 
Donald Trump Admits He Didn't Tape Conversations With James Comey

DONALD TRUMP ADMITS HE DIDN'T TAPE CONVERSATIONS WITH JAMES COMEY

President Donald Trump does not have any tapes featuring his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, the president...

Yellowstone Grizzly To Be Removed From Endangered Species List

YELLOWSTONE GRIZZLY TO BE REMOVED FROM ENDANGERED SPECIES LIST

WASHINGTON - More than four decades after being listed as endangered, grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park have recovered...

 
 
 
No Surprise: Drag Queens Roast Republicans Harder Than Anyone Else

NO SURPRISE: DRAG QUEENS ROAST REPUBLICANS HARDER THAN ANYONE ELSE

This week, a few notable alumni from RuPaul's Drag Race stopped by Comedy Central's hilarious game show, Midnight . The contestants...

Senate Health Care Bill Could Be In Jeopardy As Conservatives Announce Opposition

SENATE HEALTH CARE BILL COULD BE IN JEOPARDY AS CONSERVATIVES ANNOUNCE OPPOSITION

Sens. Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson and Mike Lee all say they oppose the bill in its current form, though they're open to negotiating....

 
 
 
Senate version of ACA replacement emerges with plans to transform Medicaid

SENATE VERSION OF ACA REPLACEMENT EMERGES WITH PLANS TO TRANSFORM MEDICAID

Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday unveiled a bill that would dramatically transform the nation's Medicaid program. Senate...

Coal tycoon sues HBO and John Oliver for defamation

COAL TYCOON SUES HBO AND JOHN OLIVER FOR DEFAMATION

A coal company ​is suing HBO and ​its ​”Last Week Tonight” host John Oliver,​ claiming the comedian and political commentator defamed...

 
 
 
‘Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison

‘PIZZAGATE' GUNMAN IN DC SENTENCED TO 4 YEARS IN PRISON

WASHINGTON - A North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a District of Columbia restaurant during his investigation of a...

'Pizzagate' Conspiracy Theorist Who Shot Up D.C. Restaurant Sentenced To 4 Years

'PIZZAGATE' CONSPIRACY THEORIST WHO SHOT UP D.C. RESTAURANT SENTENCED TO 4 YEARS

WASHINGTON ― A North Carolina man who took a gun to a family-oriented pizza restaurant in northwest D.C. so he could look into a conspiracy...

 
 
 
Voter turnout in the Georgia special election was 5 times higher than in 2010

VOTER TURNOUT IN THE GEORGIA SPECIAL ELECTION WAS 5 TIMES HIGHER THAN IN 2010

David Goldman/AP I'm a political science professor living in Georgia's Sixth House district, where Republican Karen Handel eked out...

Trump unloads on Democrats, news media and pitches solar-paneled border wall at Iowa campaign rally

TRUMP UNLOADS ON DEMOCRATS, NEWS MEDIA AND PITCHES SOLAR-PANELED BORDER WALL AT IOWA CAMPAIGN RALLY

Thomson Reuters CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - U.S. President Donald Trump, under siege in Washington, defended his record at a raucous political...