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A House Divided: Why the Republican healthcare bill was doomed and what to do next?

 03/25/2017 - 05:47
US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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Backing off from their key campaign promise marks a big defeat for both Ryan and the president, who’d pushed hard for the bill and then pressed for a vote on it. Trump is now presenting himself as a bystander to the loss, and Republican voters may well side with him.

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Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 5:30am
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US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

No hay votos suficientes para aprobar plan salud

 03/24/2017 - 13:35
El presidente de la Cámara baja, Paul Ryan (c), camina por la Sala Nacional de las Estatuas en el Capitolio mientras se dirige a una sesión de la Cámara en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, 24 de marzo de 2017. El presidente, Donald Trump, sigue apostado por su plan de salud y ha forzado su votación hoy en la Cámara de Representantes, donde los conservadores ya han comenzado sus reuniones para tratar de sofocar una rebelión que amenaza la propuesta legislativa. EFE/Shawn Thew
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El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, el republicano Paul Ryan, acudió hoy a la Casa Blanca para informar al presidente Donald Trump de que no tiene los votos suficientes para que su plan de salud que prevé sustituir la ley sanitaria del expresidente Barack Obama sea aprobado hoy.

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El presidente de la Cámara baja, Paul Ryan (c), camina por la Sala Nacional de las Estatuas en el Capitolio mientras se dirige a una sesión de la Cámara en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, 24 de marzo de 2017. El presidente, Donald Trump, sigue apostado por su plan de salud y ha forzado su votación hoy en la Cámara de Representantes, donde los conservadores ya han comenzado sus reuniones para tratar de sofocar una rebelión que amenaza la propuesta legislativa. EFE/Shawn Thew

Trump gives ultimatum to House Republicans to vote on healthcare plan

 03/24/2017 - 04:13
Trump demanded House Republicans vote on healthcare plan on Friday. US President Donald J. Trump prepares to greet truck drivers and trucking CEOs on the South Portico prior to their meeting to discuss health care at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO
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The vote on the bill was previously scheduled for Thursday but the lack of consensus among conservatives has postponed the process. If the legislation fails, there won’t be another effort to make good on the flagship Republican promise to replace Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Trump said.

 

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Friday, March 24, 2017 - 3:15am
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Trump demanded House Republicans vote on healthcare plan on Friday. 

US President Donald J. Trump prepares to greet truck drivers and trucking CEOs on the South Portico prior to their meeting to discuss health care at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 23 March 2017. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Obama defiende su ley sanitaria antes de votación crucial para desmantelarla

 03/23/2017 - 10:35
El senador demócrata por Connecticut, Chris Murphy, realiza una presentación para esclarecer el plan American Health Care Act, la propuesta de ley de sanidad que busca reemplazar al Obamacare, durante una rueda de prensa en el Capitolio, Washington, Estados Unidos, el pasado 16 de marzo de 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew
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En un extenso comunicado, Obama subraya que su reforma de la sanidad ha permitido a más de 20 millones de estadounidenses contar con un seguro médico. La Cámara de Representantes prevé votar hoy un proyecto defendido por el actual mandatario, Donald Trump, para desmantelar esa reforma.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 10:30am
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El senador demócrata por Connecticut, Chris Murphy, realiza una presentación para esclarecer el plan American Health Care Act, la propuesta de ley de sanidad que busca reemplazar al Obamacare, durante una rueda de prensa en el Capitolio, Washington, Estados Unidos, el pasado 16 de marzo de 2017. EFE/Shawn Thew

Trump, G.O.P struggle to find healthcare votes

 03/22/2017 - 04:00
US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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President Trump warned recalcitrant House Republicans they could lose their majority in 2018 if they don’t pass the leadership’s health-care bill to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday. But it turns out thousands of his voters benefited from the existing health program.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 3:30am
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US President Donald J. Trump (C) and Human Services secretary Tom Price (L) walk to a meeting with House Republicans to encourage a deal on the American Health Care Act in the US Capitol in Washington, DC, USA, 21 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Locked out from History (Photo Gallery)

 03/21/2017 - 10:42
The Second National Bank in downtown Philadelphia could be the victim of new budget cuts. Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News
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With President Trump's budget cuts looming, What other historical sites are in the crosshairs?

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 10:30am
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The Second National Bank in downtown Philadelphia could be the victim of new budget cuts.  Photo: Peter Fitzpatrick/AL DIA News

Let Latino families liberate their children from bad schools

 03/21/2017 - 06:10
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Latinos—like everyone else—don’t need to be told what to do or what to believe. We need to be equipped with the tools necessary to reach our full human potential.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 6:00am
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From paradise to paradise lost, the odyssey of a Colombian Indian community

 03/21/2017 - 04:25
An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ
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The thick jungles of the Colombian province of Choco on the Panamanian border was paradise to 117 Embera Indians until the violence of Colombia's armed conflict forced them to flee.

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 4:15am
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An Embera indigenous child looking on, in Quibdo, Colombia, Mar. 18, 2017. EFE/LEONARDO MUÑOZ

Meryl Streep: "Trump have woken us up to how fragile freedom really is"

 02/13/2017 - 03:02
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Actress Meryl Streep renews harsh criticism of Trump in emotional speech

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Monday, February 13, 2017 - 2:48am
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US actress Meryl Streep arrives for the 70th annual British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall in London, Britain, 12 February 2017. The ceremony is hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA). (Londres) EFE/EPA/FACUNDO ARRIZABALAGA

Trump no logra un acuerdo con los ultraconservadores sobre la ley de salud

 03/23/2017 - 15:29
El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump, habla durante un encuentro con miembros del Comité Caucus Negro del Congreso hoy, miércoles 22 de marzo de 2017, en la Casa Blanca, Washington, DC, EEUU. EFE/Chip Somodevilla
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El presidente, Donald Trump, no logró hoy llegar a un acuerdo con el grupo ultraconservador de la Cámara de Representantes para enmendar el proyecto de ley de reemplazo de la actual ley sanitaria, conocida como Obamacare, antes de la esperada votación sobre el texto programada para este jueves.

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Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
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El presidente de Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump, habla durante un encuentro con miembros del Comité Caucus Negro del Congreso hoy, miércoles 22 de marzo de 2017, en la Casa Blanca, Washington, DC, EEUU. EFE/Chip Somodevilla