GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care

April 23, 2017

Rep. Warren Davidson (R-Ohio) told the mother of a service industry worker who has benefitted from the Affordable Care Acts Medicaid expansion that her son should get a better job if he wants decent insurance when Obamacare is repealed. The woman, a constituent of Davidsons in former House Speaker John Boehners old district, explained to Davidson at a town hall in Enon, Ohio on Tuesday night first covered by ShareBlue that her grown son lacked health insurance for four years, because his job in …


How prisons keep their suicidal inmates on watch

April 20, 2017

… from the fourth floor of an Ohio courthouse in an apparent suicide, according to police. Hernandez was reportedly placed on suicide watch in 2015 after he was convicted for the murder of Odin Lloyd, for which he was serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. But there has been no indication he was on suicide watch. An investigation into his death is ongoing. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. The recent inmate …


This Little Detail Could Cause A Government Shutdown

April 19, 2017

… Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) joined by United Mine Workers representatives and Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), called for a one-year extension of soon-to-expire health benefits for coal miners in December. As Congress considers a continuing resolution to keep the government running, we fully expect that such a vehicle will include the permanent health care fix for our nations retired miners as promised at the end of 2016, the bipartisan duo wrote to McConnell, Senate Minority …


These 3 People Show Why Anti-Trump Tide Runs Against The GOP In Georgia’s Special Election

April 18, 2017

… lifelong independent, was a volunteer making campaign calls for Isakson, and was later a strong supporter of Price. Federal records show she gave $200 to Isakson back in 2004. Two years later, she gave $250 to Max Burns, then a one-term GOP congressman in a nearby district. In the Republican primary in 2016, she cast her ballot for Ohio Gov. John Kasich. On Nov. 4, just a few days before the 2016 presidential election, her long history of Republican activism came to an end, and she wrote a …


DNC Announces Members Of Unity Reform Commission

April 18, 2017

… They are Cohen, the vice chair; former Ohio state Sen.Nina Turner; former Sanders campaign manager Jeff Weaver; former Sanders New York delegate Nomiki Konst; Jim Zogby, founder of the Arab-American Institute; former Berkeley, California Mayor Gus Newport; former Nevada Assemblywoman Lucy Flores; and Nebraska Democratic Party Chair Jane Kleeb. Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez announced the complete list of members of the Unity Reform Commission on April 17, 2017. Many Sanders …


Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

… dumping mine wastewater into Ohio River tributaries. Consol Energy owns the Bailey Mine Complex, which includes Harvey Mine. The company exceeded its daily or monthly effluent limit more than 300 times between 2006 and 2015, according to the EPA complaint. Consol, which now focuses primarily on natural gas production, has voiced its intentto sell off its remaining coal assets. Grenter called Pruitts visit to Harvey Mine very concerning. He said the only reasonable conclusion he could draw is …


From Syria to Black Lives Matter: 3 ways WWI still shapes America

April 10, 2017

… waged war on German-American culture. Newspapers warned of “German troublemakers” and “German traps.” People refused to drink German beer, and children were instructed to rip German songs out of music books. In one Ohio town, officials slaughtered all dogs belonging to German breeds. A German-American coal miner accused of being a spy was even attacked by a mob, stripped of his clothes and hanged from a tree, the film reveals. The Washington Post applauded the …


Syria’s Assad Is Still Attracting Support From Some Leftists And ‘Alt-Right’ Nationalists

April 8, 2017

… visit said she wanted whoever carried it out to be held accountable a statement suggesting she didnt believe the intelligence pointing to Assad.On CNN Friday night, she said she was still skeptical. Gabbard has Spencer before, and she has herself from former KKK leader David Duke, a Spencer ally and Assad fan who has praised Gabbards position on Syria. But the rhetoric from Gabbard and her and allies on the left who say Washington should embrace Assad including former Rep. Dennis (D-Ohio) …


Which Republicans are opposing the Obamacare repeal bill?

March 16, 2017

… — “I could not support the bill as it is right now.” 10. Justin Amash (Michigan) 11. Raul Labrador (Idaho) Leans no or has very serious concerns 1. Trent Franks (Arizona) 2. Jim Jordan (Ohio) — Very critical. Introduced “clean repeal” bill 3. Louie Gohmert (Texas) — “Just one thing is not going to fix it” 4. Mark Sanford (South Carolina) — “Lean no“ 5. Walter Jones (North Carolina) — need to slow down 6. Mo Brooks …


A CBO report that conservatives can get behind

March 14, 2017

… @CNNOpinion on Twitter. We welcome your ideas and comments. The Trump administration and congressional Republican leaders will need to balance these benefits against the reality that some moderates cannot be won over without changes to the law designed to boost coverage. That may mean increased funding for the Medicaid program to create an even more gentle transition for states that elected to take the Medicaid expansion, such as Ohio and New Jersey — or more generous tax credits to help …