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After much intense debate, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer finally declared that Democrats will indeed filibuster Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch. The decision still rankles many, however, who feel that Democrats should have held their fire over this nominee in order to prevent a more unqualified, even more extreme justice later on. Show More Summary
He’s barely been in office for two months and he’s already cut off every possibility for success.
As dawn breaks over the wreckage of the GOP’s failed attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, one thing is abundantly clear: the Republican Party is not ready to govern. Its chief executive is uninterested in policy details, and far too many of its Congressmembers are too beholden to AM radio platitudes to... Read more »
Most of the time political punditry is about either analyzing the present or predicting the future. But today is one of those times when I’m more interested in the past. I’m not talking about the long-distance past – but just the last week. On Monday, the people at NBC’s First Read suggested that this could... Read more »
The subject of the investigation should not be calling the shots.
We can now add another top appointee to the list.
That hasn't stopped him from putting house Republicans between a rock and a hard place.
History shows Democratic presidents have been hounded just as much.
The assumption has been that all of the frenetic activity to put together a bill to repeal/replace Obamacare in the House on Thursday was to tie its passage to the 7th anniversary of Obamacare. While that may have played a role, there is also the fact that Majority Leader McConnell seems poised to hurry a... Read more »
A Q&A with Rep. Gerry Connolly, whose district includes the third largest number of federal workers in the country.
Things can always change, but as of now it looks like the plan is for Speaker Paul Ryan to bring the health care bill to a vote tomorrow under the threat, issued from the White House, that if the bill is rejected there will be no more attempts to pass it. It’s a desperate effort... Read more »
Kevin Drum has a nice run-down of what happens when members of the House Freedom Caucus (HFC) meet with the guy who hails himself as the ultimate deal-maker. President agrees to demands. President Trump agreed to the demands of conservative House Republicans to remove federal requirements that health insurance plans provide a basic set... Read more »
The Senate confirmed a right-wing lunatic who will only encourage the Israeli government to indulge its worst impulses.
They face a hard fight and an almost certainly bitter ending.
They had decades to come up with an alternative, and it is still bad.
If he can prove he is right then what is correct no longer matters.
Republicans say their bill gives consumers both “access” and “choice.” Don’t believe it.
As Martin reported yesterday, Rep. Devin Nunes, chair of the House Intelligence Committee, took unprecedented steps yesterday to brief both the press and subsequently the White House on information he had received about communications...Show More Summary
Please take this brief survey and tell us what you think of our website, and your reading interests, so we can better deliver the kind of content you’d like to read. Your responses are kept totally confidential. Thank you! Ian Millhiser writes that, “While Gorsuch was testifying, the Supreme Court unanimously said he... Read more »
The House Intelligence Chairman said he will go to the White House to share classified FBI information with the very people under investigation.