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‘Franken Didn’t Have to Resign’

Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) told the Washington Post that Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) “didn’t have to resign.” Said Cassidy: “There’s no due process for Franken. He decided to accept being drummed out… I’m not defending him. You just can’t help [...]

The Next Step in the Radical Trump-G.O.P. Agenda: Gut the Welfare State

John Cassidy writes about Paul Ryan’s comments on Donald Trump’s plan for the Republican Party, including the G.O.P.’s reward-the-rich tax bill.

GOP senator rebukes party for equating Franken to Moore: ‘There’s a difference between 14-years-old and adult’

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana on Thursday suggested that members of his party were wrong to justify supporting Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore by comparing his child molestation allegations to sexual harassment accusations that have been leveled at Democratic Sen. Al Franken (MN)...

The Republican Tax Scam Isn’t Quite a Done Deal

John Cassidy explains the hurdles that the Republican tax bill, which favors corporations and the wealthy, will face from members of the Senate and House.

GOP Tax Bill Isn’t a Done Deal Yet

John Cassidy: “Even if the Republican conferees can reach an agreement on these provisions, there are two explosive non-tax issues that need to be resolved: the fate of the individual mandate to purchase health insurance, and the legal protections afforded [...]

The Passage of the Senate Republican Tax Bill Was a Travesty

John Cassidy on the Senate’s vote to approve the Republican tax-reform bill.

Right and Left React to the Graham-Cassidy Bill

Writers from across the political spectrum discuss the Republican health care bill proposed by Senators Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy.

Fact Check: Jimmy Kimmel Accused a Senator of Lying About His Health Care Bill. Who’s Right?

Mr. Kimmel has emerged as a vocal critic of a bill co-sponsored by Senator Bill Cassidy. A review of his statements suggests he has a strong grasp of the measure.

Teenybopper’s first love was David Cassidy | Letters

NHS drugs bill | Facebook | Holly Golightly | David Cassidy | Pronunciation of Italian words If drug companies raise pricing when drugs are debranded (NHS taken for a ride?, 22 November), why do we not establish a company owned by the...Show More Summary

Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy withdraws Roy Moore endorsement

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana has joined the growing list of Senate Republicans withdrawing endorsements of Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct … Click to Continue »

Sen. Bill Cassidy Becomes Third GOP Senator To Drop Moore Endorsement

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Sens. Steve Daines (Mont.) and Mike Lee (Utah) announced their decision Friday evening.

Not Much of a Tax Cut for Ordinary Americans

John Cassidy: “The business tax cuts and A.M.T. abolition don’t leave any room for ordinary American households to receive substantial tax cuts. Both Republican bills do expand family tax credits and reduce the marginal tax rates that most households would [...]

Senate tax plan includes full repeal of federal SALT deductions: Senator

last monthNews : The Raw Story

U.S. Senate Republicans’ tax proposal will include a full repeal of federal deductions for both state and local taxes on income, property and sales, Republican Senator Bill Cassidy told reporters on Thursday. (Reporting by Susan Cornwell; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chris Reese)...

Donald Trump Stands to Gain Millions from the Republican Tax Bill

John Cassidy writes about Donald Trump’s latest proposed tax bill, which would repeal the Alternative Minimum Tax and benefit corporations and wealthy people.

GOP Senators, Fueled by Industry Cash, Propose Bill to Expedite Small Scale LNG Exports

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R- FL ) and U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy (R- LA ) have introduced a bill to fast-track the regulatory process for the export of small-scale liquefied natural gas ( LNG ). The bill, titled “Small Scale LNG Access...Show More Summary

Republican senator: The big premium hikes caused by Trump's Obamacare sabotage 'helps the family'

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Campaign Action Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassidy teamed up with South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham to create the very worst of the still-standing "replacement" plans for Obamacare, and he's still trying to make it happen. That means Cassidy must keep popular vote loser Donald Trump on his side. Show More Summary

No Path to 50

On Sunday night, Republican Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bill Cassidy of Louisiana released a new version of their Obamacare repeal bill in a desperate attempt to reach 50 votes before week’s end. By early Monday evening, the bill officially reached three noes, from Sens. Show More Summary

Puerto Rico's health crisis demonstrates just how dumb the latest Trumpcare big idea is

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

The latest Trumpcare salvo, Graham-Cassidy, has failed for now, but it's not done. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), the guy who admits he knows absolutely nothing about healthcare reform, is convinced he and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) have hit on...Show More Summary

Sen. Cassidy uses failed health bill to raise campaign cash

U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy failed to undo former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, but the defeat hasn't stopped Louisiana's senior senator from trying to raise money off the … Click to Continue »

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