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DO-NOTHING CONGRESS: Republicans Fail In Second Attempt To Repeal Obamacare. Late on Thursday night, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy confirmed that, as expected, the GOP leadership would not bring up a revised ObamaCare repeal bill to the floor this week, after it became clear Thursday night that the 216 GOP votes needed to pass the […]
With the clock running out on government funding—literally, midnight Friday—Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wanted to make it easy on the Senate. He put forward a unanimous consent request that the Senate just automatically pass...Show More Summary
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If Trump was hoping to at least vote on Obamacare repeal before his first 100 days are up, he was up for more disappointment. Late on Thursday night, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy confirmed that, as expected, the GOP leadership...Show More Summary
This guest post was submitted by House Majority Leader Al Carlson and Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner As the legislature leaves Bismarck, we are returning home with a balanced budget and no tax increases. This session has proven the importance of exercising fiscal responsibility and saving for lean times. Despite facing one of the largest...
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy says there will not be a vote on health care before the 100 day mark of the Trump presidency. Washington Post columnist...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell convened the briefing, but it's still unusual for the entire Senate to meet up at the White House. Video provided by Newsy
As a Red Sox fan, 2004 will always be one of the most memorable seasons in Major League Baseball history. I was living in Massachusetts at the time while my wife and I saved up for a house, and was able to witness the breaking of the infamous curse. Show More Summary
This administration cannot last; the only issue that remains is the date and time of its departure. At some point, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan will make the long and painful trip to the Oval Office...Show More Summary
iStock “I guess it’s maybe time for a reality check here,” House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R-Fargo) said during a floor debate yesterday over SB2206. That legislation deals with the state’s take over of county-level social services. The local governments have been agitating for that take over for some time arguing, correctly, that they amount to...
Republican lawmakers have introduced four bills they say will address homelessness in Wisconsin. Assembly Majority Leader Jim Steineke and other representatives held a news conference Wednesday with housing advocates from … Click to Continue »
House Republican leaders cancelled a vote on the American Health Care Act nearly two weeks ago, after it became clear the measure would not command a majority. The conservative House Freedom Caucus objects that, far from repealing and replacing ObamaCare, the AHCA would make ObamaCare permanent. Show More Summary
With some of his major domestic initiatives stalled in Congress or the courts, President Donald Trump turned to foreign policy this week and meetings at the White House with several foreign leaders taking the measure of his "America First" approach to world affairs. Show More Summary
The Alaska House majority leader says legislators are prepared to work past the scheduled end of session, if necessary, "to do things right." Democratic Rep. Chris Tuck says lawmakers are … Click to Continue »
House Majority Leader Al Carlson, left, was among a group of Republican lawmakers who sent a letter critical of Senator John Hoeven, right, over wind power subsidies. Wind energy has been a hot topic down in Bismarck this legislative session, and for good reason. Show More Summary
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., smiled in front of a national audience and voiced full confidence that his House Republicans needed just a “couple more” votes in order to … Click to Continue »
President Donald Trump was off and running on Twitter Sunday morning, once again attacking the media for saying his plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is “dead.” Ten days after House Majority leader Paul Ryan (R-WI) pulled his Trumpcare bill in the face of certain defeat and Trump...
WASHINGTON — President Trump may be considering a tax-cut plan that could rankle Republican congressional leadership. While both House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell have pushed for deficit-neutral tax cuts,...Show More Summary
The majority leader of the North Dakota House wants the state Board of Higher Education to look into reorganizing its two-year colleges. Republican Rep. Al Carlson, of Fargo, is proposing … Click to Continue »