WASHINGTON - A last ditch Republican effort to repeal Obamacare appeared doomed late on Monday after Senator Susan Collins became the third Republican senator to announce opposition to the bill. Collins, who joined Senators John McCain and Rand Paul in opposing the legislation, told reporters that sweeping cuts in the Medicaid program was the main reason for opposing the bill to end Obamacare, a top priority for President Donald Trump.
WASHINGTON - The chief sponsors of the GOP's 11th hour effort to curtail the Affordable Care Act will debate two of their Senate opponents, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., on Monday night - an arrangement that surprised some of Sanders's Democratic colleagues, who learned about the debate when host network CNN blasted out a news release. According to Sanders spokesman Josh Miller-Lewis, CNN came to the senator with the idea earlier in the week, and Sanders signed on without hesitation.
The Marine Corps plans to soon assign a female infantry officer to a combat unit, a historic first, following her anticipated graduation from the service's grueling Infantry Officer Course, service officials said Thursday.
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