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Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?

Baloney. Sick people could be charged premiums so high as to make insurance unaffordable. That is not success. It isn't over until the bill sits on the president's desk, so if your clients are unhappy with the proposed law, encourage them to call their senators.

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Democrats see a winning issue in opposing GOP health bill

For the most part, we don't know how much the winners would get and how much the losers would forfeit because House leaders and the White House - after failing to pass the bill twice before - were too chicken to wait for the numbers from the Congressional Budget Office.

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Trump delaying decision on Paris climate deal

White House press secretary Sean Spicer told the media, "I think it's simply a sign that the President wants to continue to meet with his team", CNN reports . While President Trump promised during his campaign that he would exit the agreement, certain members of his inner-circle have advocated staying. "At this stage when most of the political leaders are actively engaged, they are well aware of the issue", he said.

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ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

State, local and federal law enforcement partners participated in the operation led by ICE's Homeland Security Investigations that started March 26. The operation targeted gang members and their associates in cases on "transnational criminal activity", including suspected drug traffickers, weapons smugglers, sex traffickers, and murder and racketeering suspects, officials said.

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Cal football, basketball four-year April set program records

A school-record seven teams earned NCAA Public Recognition for their performances, all with scores of 1,000 (the highest possible) -women's golf, women's gymnastics, women's lacrosse, men's and women's tennis, women's volleyball and men's water polo.

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Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

Lawrence Island Yupik) and the Arctic, through common humanity". Freeland also praised the work of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the two days of Alaska meetings, which wrapped up Thursday night, in getting a consensus on recognizing the Paris accord.