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The long-awaited plan marks a big step towards achieving one of the Republican party's major goals.
The Senate bill proposes defunding Planned Parenthood for a year, but abortion-related restrictions are less stringent than the House version.
But the Senate bill also attempts to soften other much-derided aspects of the House's health-care plan, in an effort to attract moderate votes.
"We agreed on the need to free Americans from Obamacare's mandates". "The way this bill cuts health care is heartless".
The plan gets rid of those mandates. The Senate bill would provide subsidies only for people who make up to 350% of the poverty level, or about an annual income of $42,210. Like the House, the Senate wants to leave up to the states whether policies must cover such services as emergency, maternity and mental health care. Though he lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, Trump last week privately called the House measure "mean" and called on senators to make their version more "generous".
-Delay a new "Cadillac" tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2026. States would also have to retain Obama's requirement that family insurance cover children up to age 26. They say the GOP plan would mean fewer people with coverage and higher costs for many. Under the Senate GOP plan, all this coverage is at risk.
The Affordable Care Act is perhaps the most significant domestic legislative achievement of Obama's Presidency. They're two women who have in the past been reluctant to support another one of these bill's goals, which is to block funds for Planned Parenthood.
- The Senate bill differs from the House health care measure, so the legislation would have to be reconciled in a House-Senate conference committee. Instead, slashing Medicaidspending creates fiscal headroom for what is euphemistically being called "tax reform" - a soon-to-come package of huge tax cuts favoring the wealthy.
Senate Republicansreleased only a draft of their bill, with no analysis and no cost estimates. Subsidies to insurance companies that reduce out-of-pocket costs for low-income beneficiaries who purchase coverage on through the government-sponsored insurance exchanges would also be eliminated by 2020.
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said the new bill was "heartless", warning it would eventually cut Medicaid even more steeply than the House legislation, which slashes it by $800 billion over a decade.
Kansas' other Republican senator, Jerry Moran, was less enthusiastic and said he hadn't decided how he would vote. We don't yet know if Republican leaders in the Senate can muster enough votes from their members to overcome the solid voting opposition that is guaranteed to come from Senate Democrats.
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President Donald Trump leads a rally marking his first 100 days in office in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. "This whole thing stinks". Jay Sekulow , told " Meet the Press " moderator Chuck Todd "The president is not under investigation by the special counsel".
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Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage.
ALISON KODJAK, BYLINE: The Senate proposal is broadly similar to the bill passed by House Republicans last month.
The Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, and other Republicans have pitched the bill as a fix for the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare. Similarly they pan the proposed repeal of Medicaid expansion, as the program is a "critical source of coverage for people with chronic diseases". Avik Roy is a physician and founder of the conservative Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. Millions of families will lose coverage entirely.
The new legislation would eliminate numerous taxes enacted under the ACA to fund the expansion of health insurance coverage.
Senate bill: States allowed to change what qualifies as an essential health benefit.
House bill: State could allow insurers to raise premiums based on pre-existing conditions if they had a gap in coverage.
Health-care advocacy groups on Thursday decried the cuts to Medicaid. It would change the process by which states receive federal money for Medicaid recipients, cutting the amount of aid those patients receive and impacting the type and quality of care millions of Americans would have to deal with.
That could include the number of years the bill would take to phase out the extra money Obama provided to expand the federal-state Medicaid program for the poor and disabled to millions of additional low earners.
Farley David believes legislators understand the logic of treatment and prevention - but in her view, they're thinking about healthcare in the wrong way.
Both Nashville's Pekka Rinne and the Penguins Murray had been good at times during this series, but never in the same game. Start at the top, where Pittsburgh has the best one-two talent punch in the league in Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin .
Forward Bryan Rust , who had seven goals and two assists during the playoffs, is a Pontiac native who also played for the U.S. However, the consistent errors, missed calls, non-calls, and inconsistent calls will put a cloud over this series.
She said talks with Britain on its withdrawal from what will now be the 27-member European Union would start "in the coming days". That calculation backfired spectacularly on Thursday as voters stripped the Conservatives of their parliamentary majority.
Lujan distributed a memo to members that declared "the House is in play" and ticked through polling and recent trends. Having Pelosi as the face of the party "makes it a heck of a lot harder" to win House seats, said Rep.
Indeed, Rosenstein hired Mueller recently as the special counsel-prosecutor of this Russian Federation probe. In general, as with most of the Russia-related hearings conducted by Congress, it was a tale of two parties.
We can only take steps at a time and work as a team to improve every area - whether that's technical, tactical, psychological. England team: Hart, Walker, Cahill, Smalling, Bertrand, Dier, Livermore , Lallana, Alli, Rashford, Kane.
Coupled with fast but efficient RAM and storage (below) and various software efficiencies, this should be an impressive device. Not to mention, the OnePlus 5 is priced to kill - it's far more affordable than the premium flagships Samsung and Apple sell.
At Rancho Mirage in early April, Thompson was given the four-shot penalty with six holes to play in the final round. Coming close: Louis Oosthuizen was on his way up the leaderboard with six birdies - and then he got to 17.
The new iPads feature an A10X chip that is set to provide a 30% performance boost over the outgoing iPad Pros . Earlier this week at its WWDC 2017 keynote, Apple unveiled iOS 11 , the next iteration of its mobile OS.
Merely being against Donald Trump isn't enough, and we now have the results in four special elections to prove it. Rosen is a likely candidate for Senate against the most endangered GOP Senate incumbent, Dean Heller of Nevada.
Elaine McMullin, 100, said Wednesday was her first time getting on a motorcycle. "It also involves the community". Wednesday night, the public is invited to bring their old and weathered American Flags to be retired with honor.
With the Cavs all floating his way, Durant fired a crosscourt pass to Iguodala for a three-pointer that pushed the lead to eight. Congratulations to Lebron James for becoming the King of Triple Doubles for the NBA Finals with 9 and breaking my record.
After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
Republican Karen Handel will be the next member of Congress for the 6th district, not newcomer-turned-Democratic hero Jon Ossoff . Trump predicted Handel's win as early as April 17, when he said that a runoff will lead to a win.
Germany: no punishment for UK, but EU exit good for no one
Once agreement has been made in this phase of the talks, the second phase discussing the future trade relationship can begin. Officials on both sides have until March 2019 to work out a deal, after which Britain will official exit the EU.
Dettori ruled out of Ascot with arm injury
Taking place this year from June 20-24, Royal Ascot will feature 19 graded stakes races and nearly £6.6m (€7.5m/$8.4m) in purses. Their first major clash of the week will occur when 2,000 Guineas one-two Churchill and Barney Roy lock horns again.
Mexico snatch draw with Portugal in Confederations Cup
The team said that he couldn't go because he was receiving post-game treatment, although it said it wasn't anything serious. Mexico's attacking players worked hard to win the ball back the moment after losing it, high up the field.
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Online shopping in the United States is becoming more popular, with eight out of ten Americans doing some kind of online shopping. Four-year-old Mason and one-year-old Wyatt said there dad is special because "He is the best daddy in the whole wide world".
Curry, Durant committed to keeping Golden State on top
Durant averaged 35.2 points, 8.4 rebounds, 5.4 assists and 1.6 blocks. "And thank God we do, because we need that pot stirred". We got a team full of humble Warriors, and then we got one guy that's just going to stir up the pot every day.
President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy
During last year's presidential campaign, Trump threatened to "terminate" deals that the Obama administration made with Cuba. President Barack Obama pursued, and secured, a thaw in relations with its longtime nemesis Cuba and the Castro government.
Cavs' best effort not good enough to beat the Warriors
He was gassed, and the Cavs couldn't keep up as the Warriors scored 132 despite 20 turnovers. "That's not our game". Two of the greatest one-on-one players in the league went to work, James finishing with 39 and Irving with 38.
Clinging on to her job, Britain's May appoints new ministers
After Thursday's vote, May's Conservative Party still has the largest number of lawmakers, but lacks a parliamentary majority. To the surprise of almost everyone, nearly 52% of the voters favored leaving the EU. "I can still be prime minister".