In his final days in office, President Obama wanted to see to it that Republicans could not strip healthcare providers of these funds, regardless of whether they preformed abortions. The procedural vote stalled out at 50-50, and Pence cast the 51st vote in its favor, according to The Hill. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, voted no and forced GOP leaders to call on Vice President Pence to cast the deciding vote.
Conservative state officials have been trying to deny money to any family planning organization that also provides abortions.
The measure would roll back an Obama-era rule that barred states from withholding funds from clinics that also offered abortion services.
"It is unprecedented that we are here with the vice president breaking a tie vote on an attack on women's health across this country", Sen. But Democrats and other defenders of Planned Parenthood have always gotten around that by allocating funds for other so-called family planning services, and allowing beneficiaries of the funding to choose Planned Parenthood as the provider of the service. And so Mike Pence, whose attitudes about female sexuality forbid him from eating a slice of pizza with an unescorted woman, cast the tie-breaking vote to deprive women in Republican states of access to health care. Pence, the Senate's president, then emerged to break the 50-50 tie. "There is already a ban on using federal funds for abortions". "Other providers", he didn't say, that perform abortion like Planned Parenthood. Women need Planned Parenthood.
"I want Senate Republicans who are about to take this vote, and Vice President Pence, to be very clear on what they are about to do", said Sen.
Derrick Rose to have knee surgery, miss rest of season
Prior to the injury, the Knicks hadn't ruled out the possibility of bringing Rose back for next season, according to sources . The original diagnosis was a sore knee, and Rose had missed three consecutive games - including Sunday against the Celtics.
Senate approval sent the legislation to President Donald Trump, who was expected to sign it.
The nonprofit Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions and many other health and contraception services, receives some of the federal funding.
Guess who casted the tiebreaking vote?
"Mike Pence went from yesterday's forum on empowering women to today leading a group of male politicians in a vote to take away access to birth control and cancer screenings", she said.
Isakson said he thought he'd be back this week to vote on the big Obamacare repeal bill that ended up not making it out of the House. As long as federal money is flowing to Planned Parenthood in any way, Congress is funding abortion. "Four million people depend on the Title X family planning program, and this move by D.C. politicians would endanger their health care". In 2011, IN slashed funding for Planned Parenthood, shutting down many rural clinics.
Another vote potentially up for grabs is that of Michael Bennet, a Democrat from Gorsuch's home state of Colorado. In 2013, Democrats changed the rules to prohibit delaying tactics for all nominees other than for the high court.
UConn will return to campus from the Final Four on Sunday for the first time in five years without a national championship trophy. Vivians had 19 points, William had 13, Richardson had 12 and McCowan finished with 10 for the Bulldogs (34-4). "It was personal.
The El Paso native went on a cross-country, bi-partisan 1,600-mile road trip with fellow Texas Congressman, Republican Rep. The former businessman's decision to run for Senate is an idea that he has reportedly toyed with for some time now.
Rosner said that while Julia is a welcome addition, it's the way the show will be treating her character that is most important. Children with autism will also now have a Muppet that they can better identify with.
After 16 years as CEO, Puzder will be replaced by Jason Marker, the former president of Kentucky Fried Chicken's USA operations. Trump's former labor secretary nominee believes the saucy spots were key to reviving both burger brands during his tenure.
He is bubbly around the place and wants to stay in a positive mood and, as players, that's what we want. We can climb up a few places if we win games, we can go a few places down if we don't win games.
The fund will begin investing dollars and material resources into CPS beginning this fall for the 2017-2018 school year. It was broadcast live via his social media accounts, and held at Paul Robeson High School in Englewood, Chicago .
Republicans Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted with the Democrats against the bill, according to Politico . Women's marches have been held across the country to protest cuts to reproductive health care.
The other Obama administration officials opposed the idea, Newsweek reports, because they preferred a more coordinated message. For months the F.B.I. and other USA intelligence agencies have pushed back on accusations of partisanship.
For the third time in the past year, the league approved a relocation by bunching three teams in close proximity. An ageing stadium and small crowds were the reasoning behind the Chargers move to Los Angeles.
Carl Ford said: "If we could have props in here, I'd take a basketball covered in money and roll it down the middle aisle there". HB2 required transgender people to use bathrooms based on their birth certificate and not by the gender in which they identify.
Knicks guard Derrick Rose will miss the last few games of the season after tearing the meniscus in his left knee. In his first season with the Knicks, Rose averaged 18 points per game and 4.4 assists per game.
But he has continued to criticize the current system and on Tuesday said he was sure there will be reforms. His comments are similar in sentiment to a tweet Trump wrote Saturday predicting "Obamacare will explode".
The vote in Saarland was the first of three regional elections this spring - REW Schleswig-Holstein and North Rhine-Westphalia. Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democrats (CDU) won 41% of votes in the West German state of Saarland on March 26.
The storm was rated as a high-end EF-0 storm on the Enhanced Fujita scale, with estimated winds in excess of 75 miles per hour . On Sunday , we will be in store for a 90% chance of heavy rain and possible severe weather, too.
The 25-year-old Konta received $1.18 million and will climb to a career-high No. 7 in the world rankings next week. Just a year younger than her vastly more experienced opponent, it really was a battle of wills in the first set.
I think once you go into the final two or three months of the season, everybody's more focused on the end of the season. I've always been very clear in my mind, but I think it's a subject that is not sorted completely out".
Keepers said that they were hoping a text alert system would be available for tracking April's progress by Friday. April has been with Animal Adventure Park since September 2015 and this is her first calf birth at the park.
In January, OPEC total production fell by 890,000 barrels a day, with most of the cuts coming from oil giant Saudi Arabia. So far, five Opec members, including Kuwait and Angola, have backed an extension of the cuts.
Last fall, reporters from The Daily Beast found links between the Oculus founder and Nimble America, a far-right political group. Luckey sold Oculus to Facebook three years ago for $3 billion, and stayed on at Facebook to work on core VR technology.
We maintain that stance, and as a result see limited further upside from this week's less-than-bearish USA crude inventory data. Analysts said the rise was only half of the build expected and that it was a sign of tightening US crude supplies.
Ristolainen was tossed from the game for the hit, but the Sabres killed off the entire five-minute power play. Of all the underhanded, malicious hits in the National Hockey League ... this, ah, may not be one of them.