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Republicans Trying To Win Support To Pass Health Care Bill

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The vote on the Republican health care bill may be delayed but the work continues.

After failing to get 50 votes, Republicans are trying to regroup and see if they can find a compromise that will win enough support to pass their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. 240 more words


State Lawmakers To Reconvene To Try Again On Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Less than a week after they ended their regular session, state lawmakers are returning to Albany to try again when it comes to extending mayoral control of schools in New York City. 358 more words


Trinamool to boycott midnight GST function, Congress and others might too

The June 30 midnight event is a function and therefore not mandatory for members to attend

Several Opposition parties are likely to boycott the June 30 midnight function in Parliament to mark the rolling out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. 264 more words


Mandy from the Middle

Charles Wheelan wrote in his book, THE CENTRIST MANIFESTO, “We need an insurgency of the rational: a generation of Americans who are fed up with the current political system, who believe we can do better, and most important, who are ready to do something about it. 1,260 more words

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Cuomo Calls For Special Session Of Legislature Over Mayoral Control Of NYC Schools

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo is calling for a special session of the New York state Legislature Wednesday to introduce a bill to… 658 more words


Trump, his policies are unpopular worldwide, American image suffers: Survey

President Donald Trump and many of his key policies are broadly unpopular around the globe, and ratings for the US have also declined steeply in many nations, a new survey has revealed. 188 more words

Modi in US: Fight against terrorism is our main priority, says PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today struck a common note on terrorism, vowing to strengthen efforts to fight the menace, during their joint statement at the White House. 115 more words