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Vice President Mike Pence spoke this evening at CPAC 2017 and during his speech he issued a proclamation to the Conservative Political Action Conference: “Obamacare nightmare is about to end.”

Perez wins chairmanship of DNC in close vote on second ballot. Moves to make Ellison deputy chair

On the second ballot Saturday afternoon, former Labor Secretary Tom Perez narrowly won the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee over Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison at the organization’s winter meeting in Atlanta. Perez took the podium to move that Ellison be made deputy chair of the DNC. Show More Summary

Obama returns to Broadway to see Arthur Miller's 'The Price'

The Obamas just can't quit Broadway. Former President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia Obama have caught a new revival of Arthur Miller's "The Price." They attended the play starring … Click to Continue »

Tom Perez Says Democrats Are in ‘Crisis of Confidence’ as Party Votes for New Chairman

The contest is between former Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison

Trump Rejects Own DHS Intel on Muslim Ban

Officials in President Trump's administration Friday downplayed an intelligence report by the Homeland Security Department that contradicts the White House's main argument for implementing a travel ban on seven predominantly Muslim countries. Show More Summary

Rally organized in RI to protest Affordable Care Act repeal

Members of Rhode Island's congressional delegation are rallying against Republicans' promises to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The office of U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse says … Click to Continue »

Maine cops want clarification from Trump on marijuana rules

Maine police want clarification about how President Donald Trump's administration will approach legal marijuana. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday he expects states with legalized recreational pot to … Click to Continue »

Notable workers' rights cases heard by Neil Gorsuch

President Donald Trump's pick to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has heard dozens of workers' rights cases on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Many conservatives hail Neil Gorsuch … Click to Continue »

Pre-existing conditions complicate health care replacement

As Republicans try to unite around a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, one of the most popular parts of the law will be among the most difficult to replace: … Click to Continue »

White House Pushes Back Against DHS Report on Travel Ban

The Department of Homeland Security appears to be at odds with the White House in regards to the justification for President Trump's temporary...

Fox Defends Trump's Assault On The Press By Pretending Obama Did The Same Thing

As we already discussed here at C&L, the Trump administration has been none too happy with some of the recent reporting on Chief of Staff Reince Priebus' little stunt, where he attempted to bully the FBI into denying the recent stories...Show More Summary

The Latest: Dems, rebuilding after Trump, aim for new leader

Democrats are gathering in Atlanta to pick a new national chairman — and the vote seems to be coming down to Tom Perez, labor secretary under President Barack Obama, and Keith Ellison, a Minnesota congressman. The election is seen as the start of party rebuilding after Donald Trump's presidential victory.

Still No New Travel Ban from the White House

“Just two weeks ago, President Donald Trump was a man in a hurry — itching to move forward with a revised version of his travel ban executive order because, he said, the security of the nation depended on it. But [...]

The Morning Report 2/28/17

Good morning, kids. Lots of stuff going on, most notably this evening when President Trump addresses a joint session of Congress. Along with cunning stunts that will greet him via Code Pink-o and Fauxcahontas bringing a Muslim "victim" of...

NY Times Compares Trump's 'Enemy of the People' Media Slam to Stalin, Mao

Another result of the Trump administration: It has made die-hard anti-Communists out of the New York Times. After Trump accused fake news purveyors of being an “enemy of the people," the Times talked about the depredations of international communism on its front page Monday, if only to compare Trump to Josef Stalin and Mao Tse-tung. Show More Summary

British Chambers of Commerce offers Brexit wish list

The British Chambers of Commerce is urging the U.K. government to put forward a clear timetable for Brexit, arguing that the break from the European Union should be delayed if … Click to Continue »

What's next for Samsung as executives face criminal charges?

Five Samsung executives, including the company's 48-year-old billionaire heir, will stand trial in the coming months on bribery, embezzlement and other charges linked to a massive scandal that toppled South … Click to Continue »

EU court rejects bid to nix tariffs on Chinese solar panels

A European Union court has dismissed a bid by 26 companies to annul anti-dumping tariffs imposed by the bloc on Chinese solar panels more than three years ago. The 28-nation … Click to Continue »

Iranian hard-line newspapers criticize Farhadi's Oscar win

Two Iranian hard-line newspapers have criticized Asghar Farhadi's best foreign film Oscar, claiming "politics" brought him the award. The Keyhan daily said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's executive order … Click to Continue...

Plans move ahead for expanding Marion County transit system

Plans are moving forward to expand the Indianapolis-area's transit system, including the addition of three bus rapid transit lines and new buses. The City-County Council on Monday approved a 0.25 … Click to Continue »

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