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Morning Brief: May 5

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Yesterday, House Republicans passed the bill to replace and repeal ObamaCare, a victory for President Donald Trump. Trump says he is confident the bill will pass the Senate. Meanwhile, Democrats fear the bill will leave 24 million fewer people insured by 2016. [Full Report]

NEED TO KNOW

Far From France, Island Outpost is Never Far From Fench Politics [NY Times]

Iraqi Forces Open a Front in West Mosul, Trying to Squeeze ISIS [NY Times]

These are the Preexisting Conditions you Could be Charged More for Under Trump Care [NY Times]

NYC Council Hopeful Gets Campaign Help From Former Obama Aids [NY Daily News]

Protestors Rally Against Trump in NYC Amid President's Homecoming [NY Daily News]

WEATHER

Rain, 63/59 [full report]

ON STAGE TONIGHT

JUNIOR JUNIOR AT BABY’S ALL RIGHT

HOLLIS BROWN AT ROUGH TRADE N-Y-C

BLACK LIPS AT WEBSTER HALL

CHERYL WHEELER AND LUCY KAPLANSKY AT THE TOWNE CRIER CAFÉ

WFUV PRESENTS: LUCINDA WILLIAMS AT TARRYTOWN MUSIC HALL

TODAY IN HISTORY

On this day in 1955, west Germany gains full sovereignty.

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