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‘The Democrats have pretty much out-maneuvered us’: Mike Braun wants to lead GOP on healthcare

When President Trump tried to brand Republicans as the “party of healthcare” last year, most GOP lawmakers looked the other way, unenthusiastic about reviving the failed Obamacare repeal effort of 2017. But Republican Mike Braun of Indiana, who was elected to the Senate in the 2018 midterm elections, thought the title was worth pursuing. “Of… Read More »

‘The worst has yet to come,’ analyst says of China coronavirus outbreak

The severity of the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak in China that’s claimed more than a dozen lives is still unknown, and the extent of its spread will only be clearer after the Lunar New Year holidays, said David Roche of Independent Strategy said on Thursday. Hundreds of millions of Chinese will traveling during the week-long… Read More »

‘The squad’ goes on fact-free vaping rant

On Wednesday, the House Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy held the first of two hearings investigating the role of Juul, the country’s largest e-cigarette company, in the alleged “epidemic” of youth vaping sweeping America’s high schools. It’s understood that such hearings offer members of Congress an opportunity to grandstand with righteous indignation or publicly… Read More »

‘The spirit is undaunted’: Portraits showcase strength of senior athletes

“I said, OK, well my life is over, there’s nothing to do,” Meares said. But then her doctor said she could try walking a 23-minute mile — no faster, or she would risk injury. “It was so boring, so I started walking faster and faster,” Meares said. Four total knee replacement surgeries later, Meares brought… Read More »