Senate Republicans use opioid addiction treatment funds to make Obamacare repeal more attractive

Senate Republicans use opioid addiction treatment funds to make Obamacare repeal more attractive

Senate Republicans use opioid addiction treatment funds to make Obamacare repeal more attractive Senate Republicans are dangling billions of dollars in opioid-fighting funds to try to entice wary moderates to sign onto their Obamacare repeal bill, looking to ink a final compromise. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, West Virginia Republican, said she is looking for a $45 billion commitment over a 10-year period to make sure addicts in her hard-hit state will be able to get treatment under the Republican health care model, which would phase out Obamacare’s vast expansion of…

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In Pakistan, a shrine to murder for ‘blasphemy’

In Pakistan, a shrine to murder for 'blasphemy'

In Pakistan, a shrine to murder for ‘blasphemy’ As a Senate committee mulls Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, thousands visit shrine to Mumtaz Qadri, killer of Salman Taseer. Islamabad, Pakistan – Two narrow minarets rise into the sky, flanking a deep green dome on top of a building nestled in rolling hills on the outskirts of Pakistan’s capital. Inside, the walls are lined with inscriptions from the Quran and verses in praise of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, whose mosque in the Saudi city of Medina the dome seeks to mimic. The ceiling is…

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With Democrats On The Offensive, Neil Gorsuch Takes The Stand In The Senate

With Democrats On The Offensive, Neil Gorsuch Takes The Stand In The Senate .The Supreme Court nominee took no questions, but Democrats gave him a taste of the heat he can expect.

With Democrats On The Offensive, Neil Gorsuch Takes The Stand In The Senate The Supreme Court nominee took no questions, but Democrats gave him a taste of the heat he can expect. On the same day President Donald Trump’s intemperate wiretapping tweets gained him a sharp rebuke in Congress, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch began the process of asserting his independence from him in the Senate, which is considering his nomination to fill the seat of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. As Gorsuch sat silently Monday through several hours of opening…

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Bipartisan Senate Duo Push Justice Department For Briefing On Michael Flynn

Bipartisan Senate Duo Push Justice Department For Briefing On Michael Flynn

Bipartisan Senate Duo Push Justice Department For Briefing On Michael Flynn Chuck Grassley and Dianne Feinstein want more details on Flynn’s contact with Russia. Bipartisan : The Senate Judiciary Committee’s top Republican and Democrat are together pressing Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey to provide the committee with more details on former national security adviser Michael Flynn and his contacts with Russian officials. Flynn resigned from his post on Monday following revelations that he had discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s U.S. ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, prior to…

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