Ileana Ros-Lehtinen - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Republicans opposed to March health bill, backed new measure WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20 House Republicans who voted Thursday against a GOP bill repealing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law: Reps. Andy Biggs, Arizona; Mike Coffman, Colorado; Barbara Comstock, Virginia; Ryan Costello, Virginia; Charlie Dent, Pennsylvania; Dan Donovan, New York; Brian Fitzpatrick, Pennsylvania; Jaime Herrera Beutler, Washington; Will H... Fri, 05 May 2017 08:38:00 GMT 2017-05-05T08:38:00Z Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American in Congress, to retire U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office. The 64-year-old Republican was elected last November to Florida's redrawn 27th district, a stretch of southeast Miami-Dade County that is heavily Democratic. Hillary Clinton won it over Don... Sun, 30 Apr 2017 19:46:00 GMT 2017-04-30T19:46:00Z The Latest: Trump makes final push for health care bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican health care overhaul (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump is making his final pitch for the GOP health care bill at a House Republican fundraiser. Trump says Thursday's vote is "crucial" for the Republican Party. He's putting his full weight behind the plan, s... Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:18:00 GMT 2017-03-22T00:18:00Z High stakes for Trump on GOP health care bill WASHINGTON (AP) — As a new president who has vowed to keep his campaign promises, Donald Trump knows he'll be judged on whether he can repeal the so-called Obamacare law and replace it with something new. Dealing with skepticism from conservatives and moderates alike, the White House is considering changes to the bill that might reassure conservatives, al... Thu, 16 Mar 2017 15:44:00 GMT 2017-03-16T15:44:00Z Facing defiance, GOP leaders press ahead on health bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing mounting rank-and-file defiance, Republican leaders and the White House redoubled their efforts Tuesday to muscle legislation overhauling America's health care system through Congress following a sobering report about millions being shoved off insurance coverage. President Donald Trump, whose strong Election Day showing in GOP reg... Wed, 15 Mar 2017 01:11:00 GMT 2017-03-15T01:11:00Z Venezuela's VP shrugs off drug sanctions as US weighs policy CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's government condemned U.S. sanctions on the country's vice president, saying Tuesday that the Trump administration's designation of Tareck El Aissami as a major drug trafficker represented an unprecedented and "highly dangerous" infringement on the South American nation's sovereignty. In a series of defiant messages po... Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:40:00 GMT 2017-02-14T21:40:00Z Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change MIAMI (AP) — Yoandri Pavot applied just in time for a visa under a recently scrapped U.S. policy that had long welcomed doctors from Cuba who defected while on assignment in third countries. Pavot and other Cuban doctors arriving this week in Miami under the now canceled policy called the Cuban Medical Professionals Parole said they're relieved to be arriving despite uncerta... Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:24:00 GMT 2017-02-09T08:24:00Z Miami's joyous Cubans hope for change with Castro's death MIAMI (AP) — Wearing his "Bay of Pigs Veteran" shirt, 80-year-old Rafael Torre stood amid hundreds of Cuban-Americans celebrating the death of Fidel Castro and marveled that he remained in power for so long. Cuban exiles such as Torre tried numerous ways to dislodge Castro after he took control in 1959, including the failed 1961 CIA-backed invasion memori... Sun, 27 Nov 2016 20:02:00 GMT 2016-11-27T20:02:00Z