“As a candidate, President Trump billed himself as a new breed of think-big Republican, pitching a $1 trillion campaign pledge to reconstruct the nation’s roadways, waterworks and bridges — along with a promise to revive the lost art of the [...]
Based on the Congressional Budget Office's numbers, three-fourths of the difference in health insurance coverage between Obamacare and GOP proposals can be explained by Republicans' repeal of the individual mandate. In the national debate...Show More Summary
The final drive to pass the bill will be another measure of how Trumpist the Republican Party has become.
In 2016, the British-Iranian composer Soosan Lolavar was studying in the USA (on a Fullbright Scholarship at Carnegie Mellon University) during the Republican Primaries. With the rise of Trump and the rising tide of disturbing anti-immigration rhetoric, she wanted to do something political and started to talking to librettist Daniel Hirsch. Show More Summary
A fire prevention fee levied on nearly 800,000 rural California properties was so reviled by Republican lawmakers, landowners and taxpayer groups that they tried a referendum, a lawsuit, and five pieces of legislation to repeal it during the last six years. But this week, a measure to suspend and...
By Jessicah Pierre / OtherWords New public opinion polling shows most Republicans think colleges have a negative impact on the country. Unfortunately, they might be right — but not for the reasons you might expect them to give.
WASHINGTON Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
There is a cancer growing on U.S. democracy and despite what GOP lawmakers might say publicly, plenty of them are spooked about it as more and more evidence piles up. For the good of the nation, a president facing such a storm should leave office until he is acquitted or convicted. Show More Summary
Republicans’ extremism on health care has had a surprising effect
The former heads of the Congressional Budget Office wrote lawmakers Friday and implored them to stop bad-mouthing the agency over its estimates of Republicans' proposals to repeal and replace Obamacare. "We write to express our strong...Show More Summary
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush criticized his former 2016 presidential primary foe President Donald Trump on Saturday over his first six months in office. Speaking at OZY Fest in New York, Bush slammed Trump's chaotic style of governance and failure to focus on his policy goals. Show More Summary
Noah Rothman thinks congressional Republicans' inability to deal with President Trump is a failure of imagination: If the 2016 presidential election cycle demonstrated anything, it was that Republicans suffer from a crippling lack of imagination. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggressionShow More Summary
President Donald Trump's performance in the White House is making it harder for Republicans — and billionaires — in the coming elections. That's according to two prominent Trump critics, billionaire … Click to Continue »
Kelli Ward appeared to suggest the senator should not continue in his role.
Republican Wisconsin state Sen. Andre Jacque introduced a bill that, if passed, would put the University of Wisconsin-Madison OB-GYN residency program’s national accreditation at risk. The bill, which was introduced in April as AB 206,...Show More Summary
The Latest on Pennsylvania budget discussions (all times local): ___ 4:10 p.m. An effort by House Republicans to plug a $2 billion budget gap without raising taxes has stalled and … Click to Continue »
Earlier this morning I wrote that the 2018 election may be the last chance to save American democracy, if Trump does the unthinkable and the Republican Congress refuses to hold him accountable. The smart money says that Republicans will absolutely refuse to move against Trump. There has been almost no public break in the wall... Read more »
The Republican lawmaker threatened to block federal funding unless turbines are sited farther offshore.
All is not well in Republicanville. No matter how slavish the Fox News segments become, it ain't working; it is slowly dawning on powerful Republicans that the president they are so dutifully protecting and sucking up to may, in fact, be an idiot. Trump’s struggles go beyond health care. Show More Summary