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GOP Senators in Last-Ditch Try to Rescue Health Care Bill

GOP Senators in Last-Ditch Try to Rescue Health Care Bill

By Erica Werner and Alan Fram | Jul 20
Republican senators are hunkering down in a last-ditch attempt to prevent their own divisions from pushing their health care bill to oblivion.

Doctors: Sen. John McCain Has Brain Tumor

Doctors: Sen. John McCain Has Brain Tumor

By Donna Cassata | Jul 19
Arizona Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor after doctors removed a blood clot above his left eye last week, his office said in a statement Wednesday.

Trump Declines Invitation to Speak at NAACP Convention

Trump Declines Invitation to Speak at NAACP Convention

By Ken Thomas | Jul 19
The White House said Tuesday that President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to speak at the NAACP's annual convention next week in Baltimore

White House Says It's Upset Over Chechen Leader's Remarks

White House Says It's Upset Over Chechen Leader's Remarks

Jul 19
The White House says it was concerned at remarks by the leader of Chechnya who suggested any gay people in his Russian republic should be shipped to Canada.

Trump Had Second Conversation with Putin in Germany

Trump Had Second Conversation with Putin in Germany

By Vivian Salama and Jill Colvin | Jul 19
President Donald Trump had another, previously undisclosed conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Germany this month.

Texas Begins Special Session Highlighted By 'Bathroom Bill'

Texas Begins Special Session Highlighted By 'Bathroom Bill'

By Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert | Jul 19
A special legislative session in Texas ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott began Tuesday with loud protests over a revived "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people.

500+ Constituents Occupy Capitol Hill GOP Senators Offices to Tell Them: 'Kill The Bill, Don't Kill Us!'

500+ Constituents Occupy Capitol Hill GOP Senators Offices to Tell Them: 'Kill The Bill, Don't Kill Us!'

Jul 18
Following the huge direct actions of June 28 and July 10, in which 140 Americans, including many with serious health conditions, were arrested in their Senator's DC offices for civil disobedience, still more constituents plan to flood Capitol Hill.

NMAC Launches New 'Save Our Services' Campaign to Fight Proposed Federal Budget Cuts to Vital HIV Services

NMAC Launches New 'Save Our Services' Campaign to Fight Proposed Federal Budget Cuts to Vital HIV Services

Jul 18
Today, NMAC Launches "Save Our Services," an innovative campaign created to empower Americans across the country in fighting the proposed federal budget cuts that would cause severe harm to vital HIV treatment and prevention services.

Senator Baldwin and Representative Grijalva Lead Congress on LGBT Data Inclusion Act

Senator Baldwin and Representative Grijalva Lead Congress on LGBT Data Inclusion Act

Jul 18
Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Congressman Raúl M. Grijalva (D-AZ) led 96 Members of Congress in introducing bicameral legislation requiring federal surveys to include data collection on sexual orientation and gender identity.

Big Potentially Damaging Wind Storm Coincidentally Named 'Don'

Big Potentially Damaging Wind Storm Coincidentally Named 'Don'

Jul 18
The newest potentially dangerous swirl of hot air is a tropical storm in the Atlantic named Don.

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