Sen. Casey talks health care at Erie town hall – GoErie.com

Roughly 200 people turned out to hear U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, Democrat of Scranton, reiterate his opposition to the Republican health care agenda and criticize President Trump for his response to Russian election meddling. Nico Salvatori @ETNSalvatori Few people disagreed with U.S. Sen. Bob Casey on Saturday morning. And he could tell. The roughly 200 constituents who attended a town hall the Scranton Democrat held in Blasco Library’s Hirt Auditorium had been given “agree/disagree” signs

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From the right: Horton the elephant and Republican senators – Daily Commercial

I would encourage the Senate Republicans to read the first story of Horton the elephant written by Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss was probably the most unusual writer of children’s books who has ever lived and his unique characters and story settings captivated his young readers. The key Horton story that Senate Republicans should read is titled “Horton Hatches the Egg.” This story is built around a lazy bird who convinces Horton to sit on her

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Trump: 'All agree' on pardon power – Mohave Valley News

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has “complete power” to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year’s presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared to occupy the president’s mind as the day broke. On a day when most people are ready to forget about the issues that nagged them during the week, Trump revved up. In an early morning flurry of

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Health care follies in the Senate – OCRegister

A long time ago, in a galaxy not all that far away, the opposition party in Congress killed a White House-hatched health care plan. The president was Bill Clinton, although the complex blueprint was midwifed by first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, as she liked to be called. The Republican effort to put a stake through the heart of Hillarycare was aided by a $20 million insurance industry-sponsored ad campaign remembered as the “Harry and Louise”

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Sort out banks and case for Euro stocks looks solid – The Australian Financial Review

Tidjane Thiam, chief executive of Credit Suisse, observed last week that, as an entire sector, European banks are still “not really investable”. by John Authers, FT Europe has endured a decade of disaster. Is it at last starting to catch up?   It is tempting to say so but investors, politicians and long-suffering citizens alike may find that the eurozone’s Original Sin – its dreadfully bloated and inefficient banking system – still needs to be

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COMMUNITY EVENTS IN THE RIVER VALLEY & OZARK AREA – Arkansas Online

July 23 Palestine Baptist Church Homecoming QUITMAN — Palestine Baptist Church, 389 Edgemont Road, will celebrate its 156 years of existence at the church’s homecoming. Brother Mike Martin will deliver the message at 11 a.m. A potluck lunch will be served at noon in the Fellowship Hall, followed by a special concert by Heavens Echoes at 1:30 p.m. For more information, call the church at (501) 589-2860. July 24 Adult Fall Softball League Divisional Meeting

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The Liberty Extra State conservatives plan August meet – Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Plans are being made for ICON, a Hoosier version of the Conservative Political Action Conference conducted yearly in the Washington, D.C., area by the American Conservative Union. ICON stands for Indiana Conservative and is being organized by the Indiana Family Institute’s Andrew Smith Family Prosperity Center. “Our aim is to convene the brightest minds in politics and thought to come together to cast a vision for the conservative movement in Indiana,” Curt Smith, president of the Indiana Family Institute,

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