WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his weight behind congressional Republicans' latest bill to dismantle Obamacare and called on party senators to vote for the healthcare overhaul.
Republican donors who assumed their contributions were going to help the party and its candidates just received some bad news.
EJ Dionne, Norm Orenstein, Thomas Mann/Atlantic with excerpts from a new book: How the GOP Prompted the Decay of Political Norms The Republican Party laid the groundwork for dysfunction long before Donald Trump was elected president. Norms...Show More Summary
The Latest on the Virginia gubernatorial debate between Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam (all times local): 8:15 p.m. The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race … Click to Continue »
Senate Republicans have reached a tentative budget deal that would set the parameters for a tax overhaul being pursued by the party and President Trump, the Wall Street Journal reports.
It's crunch time for Republicans — again — on another healthcare bill, and it appears the party is right on the edge of passage in the Senate. The latest, and likely last, chance the GOP has to repeal and replace Obamacare (for at least a while) is the Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson legislation. Show More Summary
The Indiana Republican Party says President Donald Trump will visit the state next week. The political party tweeted out the announcement Tuesday. It said Trump plans to visit Indiana next … Click to Continue »
After falling one vote short this summer, US Republicans have revived efforts to overhaul Barack Obama’s landmark health care bill, but skepticism Monday by some in President Donald Trump’s party has imperiled the plan. Momentum for repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act — a primary Trump pledge as a candidate — swelled in the [...]Show More Summary
What happens when there's a far-right "news" source that's literally an extension of the Republican Party?
Senate Republicans have less than two weeks to succeed and face a tough fight to win enough GOP support to reverse the summer's self-inflicted defeat on the party's high-priority issue. Continue reading ? The post GOP says there’s momentum for their Obamacare repeal bill, but hurdles remain appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
In July, President Donald Trump came after Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) for refusing to vote for the Republican Party’s replacement for Obamacare. Further, she refused to vote for the straight repeal of Obamacare. Trump was reportedly furious to hear members of his own party. Senator...
Will the real moderate party please stand up? On the same day that socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced his “Medicare for All” healthcare plan, Sens. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) and Bill Cassidy (R-La.) introduced a last ditch effort to sorta-kinda repeal and replace Obamacare. Despite...
A Morning Consult/Politico poll found six in 10 Democrats said their party is “about right” when they were also asked if they thought it was too liberal or conservative. Among Republicans, half said it was “about right.”
The Republican Party laid the groundwork for dysfunction long before Donald Trump was elected president.
The two major party candidates running to be the next governor of Virginia are set to square off at the their second debate. Republican Ed Gillespie and Democrat Ralph Northam … Click to Continue »
Michael Barber and Jeremy C. Pope, political scientists at Brigham Young University, reported in their recent paper "Does Party Trump Ideology? Disentangling Party and Ideology in America," that many Republican voters are: "malleable...Show More Summary
Golden State Republicans are testing out new paths for the party on warming.
Maine's governor is urging supporters of the state's Republican party to back the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The Sun Journal (http://bit.ly/2hapHA0 ) reports Republican Gov. Paul LePage … Click to Continue »
Three Republican senators appear to be at risk of losing primary battles to challengers, a feat that has only been pulled off five times since 1994. Those who appear at risk of losing their seats to right-wing challengers included Sens. Show More Summary
“We were torn apart in the Civil War — brother against brother, north against south, party against party. What changed? Now we have blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting, men and women fighting. Show More Summary