STAKES RAISED: Palin, Gorka To Campaign Against Trump’s Candidate In Alabama GOP Senate Primary. Increasingly this feels less like GOP civil war than a world war, with far-flung players getting sucked in. First it was Roy Moore versus Luther Strange in the Alabama Senate runoff. Mitch McConnell naturally backed the incumbent Strange, who’s been a […]
Jimmy Kimmel’s response to the truly disgusting bait-and-switch being offered by Senate Republicans is remarkable, particularly given the powerful incentives of late night hosts to play Both Sides Do It: I don’t know if this will move the needle or not but I appreciate it. Share
Senate Republicans are rushing to pass the Graham-Cassidy Obamacare repeal bill, and the plan is to do it without a Congressional Budget Office analysis or real hearings or debate. What do they like about this bill, other than the fact...Show More Summary
The Republican dream of repealing Obamacare isn’t ready to head to the morgue just yet. After previous efforts died in the Senate earlier this summer, Obamacare repeal receded, only to storm back this week. Republicans are scrambling to pass a last-ditch effort before a September 30 deadline. And they might be close to reaching the […]
Healthcare is a confusing topic… but someone's got to explain it. That someone is Jimmy Kimmel, who called one senator a liar for claiming that he supported a health care bill that would actually guarantee coverage for all families. On Tuesday, the Jimmy Kimmel Live host ripped on Sen. Bill Cassidy for lying about his new legislation [...]
"There's a new Jimmy Kimmel test for you," Kimmel said speaking directly to Senator Bill Cassidy. "It's called the lie detector test."
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul (R) and Donald Trump have always had a smooth relationship despite their disagreements on several issues — the biggest of which has always been the repeal of Obamacare — and it looks like the friction is finally rubbing Trump raw. Show More Summary
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A bipartisan health care compromise was emerging in the Senate. Republican leaders decided they couldn't allow that to continue.
Senator Bill Cassidy had promoted what he called the Jimmy Kimmel test, but Mr. Kimmel said that Mr. Cassidy’s own policies didn’t adhere to it.
"This guy just lied right to my face." Jimmy Kimmel used Tuesday's taping of his ABC late-night show to rain fire upon the Graham-Cassidy bill. The host explained how Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) flat-out lied to him by claiming to support a host of healthcare positions the senator's own new bill directly contradicts. Show More Summary
His deflection told you everything you need to know. Host Katy Tur tried valiantly to get Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) to answer a straightforward question about the Graham-Cassidy bill during an interview on MSNBC. She wanted to know if people with pre-existing conditions in Wyoming would still be able to afford insurance. Show More Summary
Jimmy Kimmel is publicly taking Louisiana senator Bill Cassidy to task for lying "to my face" about his intentions for the new Republican health care bill. Read more...
Bernie Sanders can’t get enough of California. Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont, barnstormed the Golden State ahead of the June 2016 primary like no presidential candidate in recent memory. … Click to Continue »
A restaurant owner in Maryland's state capital has defeated a longtime state senator in the Democratic mayoral primary in Annapolis. Gavin Buckley, who's making his first run for public office, … Click to Continue »
During his show on Tuesday night, Jimmy Kimmel called Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) a liar. “A few months ago after my son had open heart surgery, which was something I spoke about on the air, a politician, a Senator named Bill Cassidy from Louisiana was on my show and he wasn’t very honest,” Kimmel said, […]
Jimmy Kimmel says U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for him. … Click to Continue »
Caitlin Owens at Axios reports that "Senate leadership is aiming to start voting on the Cassidy-Graham health care plan next Wednesday.""I think so. I think that's the likely thing," Sen. Roy Blunt, a member of leadership, told me.Leadership...Show More Summary
The Latest on the Senate Republican push to repeal the Affordable Care Act (all times local): 8:50 a.m. President Donald Trump says he hopes Republican senators will vote for new … Click to Continue »
Jim Bridenstine likely to win fairly easy approval from Senate.