Senator should vote no on health care repeal", said the full-page ad appearing Monday in The New York Times signed by 28 groups. "The Affordable Care Act has always been about something bigger than politics - it's about the character of our country", the statement said.
The 67-year-old Congress leader, who hails from Bharuch in south Gujarat , first became a member of the Upper House in 1993. There have for always been rumors of Vaghela attempting to split Congress in the state, which became clear after 11 Congress legislators cross-voted in favour of the BJP's candidate, Ram Nath Kovind , during the Presidential polls.
It's a process known in the Senate as "vote-a-rama". Hours of debate followed, as well a few amendment votes that starkly revealed Republicans' divisions. Among the provisions Cornyn said could be added in conference with the House is a measure from Sen. Supporters say the plan has given millions of Americans access to health insurance who previously didn't have it.
Media reports did not say when the launch took place at the Imam Khomeini National Space Station in Semnan, some 138 miles east of Tehran. The State Department says that type of technology is inherently created to be able to carry a nuclear payload.
One of the options being considered is a suspension of oil imports from Venezuela. Lyrics were altered to urge people to "vote" and ended with an exhortation to Venezuela to get behind an election he has called for next Sunday to choose a body to rewrite Venezuela's constitution.
The Department of Justice argued in a legal brief on Wednesday that the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 offers no protection from discrimination based on sexual orientation, a position advocacy groups condemned as "shameful" and "politically driven".