• Trump Impeachment Feb 10

    GOP Senator Flips on Impeachment Trial, Rips Trump Lawyers

    Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana joined Democrats in voting against ending Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, a surprise reversal.

  • DONALD TRUMP Aug 29, 2019

    Attacks by US Extremists Lead to Push for Anti-Terror Laws

    A white man opens fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, targeting Mexicans and killing 22 people. Another man kills 11 Jewish worshippers at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. The two mass shootings and a presidential tweet put a spotlight on the idea of “domestic terrorism,” adding momentum to a debate about whether such attacks should be classified and tried...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 24, 2019

    Auto cae en un socavón

    President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order allowing small businesses to buy health insurance plans that may not meet Obamacare standards as a way to push through health care reform with lower-premium plans.

  • DONALD TRUMP Mar 31, 2019

    Trump's Battle With ‘Obamacare' Moves to the Courts

    After losing in Congress, President Donald Trump is counting on the courts to kill off “Obamacare.” But some cases are going against him, and time is not on his side as he tries to score a big win for his re-election campaign. Two federal judges in Washington, D.C., this past week blocked parts of Trump’s health care agenda: work requirements...

  • DONALD TRUMP Mar 30, 2019

    GOP Scrambles to Deal With Trump's Decision on Health Care

    President Donald Trump’s decision to revive the fight over the Affordable Care Act has stirred a political and policy debate among Republicans on how best to approach the divisive issue heading into the 2020 election. Failing to repeal and replace the ACA, otherwise known as Obamacare, is one of the biggest shortcomings of the president’s first term. It left Republicans...

  • DONALD TRUMP Aug 29, 2018

    Republicans Resist Plan to Rename Senate Building for McCain

    A proposal to rename the Senate’s oldest office building for John McCain ran into resistance Tuesday from Republican senators reluctant to take away an honor already bestowed on an earlier Senate titan — and a leader of Southern senators during a tumultuous era in the nation’s history. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, looking to defuse a budding controversy, said he...

  • Arizona Aug 28, 2018

    Sen. John McCain's Final Words to Americans

    Sen. John McCain’s last words to the American people were read Monday by his former campaign manager, Rick Davis. McCain, a stalwart of the U.S. Senate, had a message of unity for all Americans and said the country’s greatness is weakened “when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries.”

  • DONALD TRUMP Oct 25, 2017

    Bipartisan Health Care Bill Would Slash Deficit: Report

    A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets would slash the federal deficit by nearly $4 billion in the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office announced Wednesday. The CBO determined the Bipartisan Health Care Stabilization Act, sponsored by Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington, would shrink the deficit by $3.8 billion between...

  • DONALD TRUMP Oct 20, 2017

    Bipartisan Plan to Curb Health Premiums Gets Strong Support

    A bipartisan proposal to calm churning health insurance markets gained momentum Thursday when enough lawmakers rallied behind it to give it potentially unstoppable Senate support. As the measure’s prospects grew, Republican frustration burst into the open over President Donald Trump’s erratic response to the plan. Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Democratic Sen. Patty Murray of Washington appeared together...

  • CONGRESS Sep 26, 2017

    Health Care Bill All But Dead

    With just four days until a critical deadline, the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare is all but dead after one more Republican announced she won’t support it.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 27, 2017

    ‘Obamacare' Survives; GOP Concedes on Last-Gasp Repeal Try

    “Obamacare” lives on. Senate Republicans, short of votes, abandoned their latest and possibly final attempt to kill the health care law Tuesday, just ahead of a critical end-of-the-week deadline. The repeal-and-replace bill’s authors promised to try again at a later date, while President Donald Trump railed against “certain so-called Republicans” who opposed the GOP effort. But for now, Trump and...

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 25, 2017

    Republicans Push for Health Care Vote With Support Uncertain

    Republicans are pushing to secure crucial votes for the Graham-Cassidy health care bill that would replace Obamacare.

  • President Sep 22, 2017

    GOP Health Bill Offers Provisions to Help 2 States: Analysts

    Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who’ve studied the legislation. The 140-page measure, which top Republicans hope to push through the Senate next week, is stuffed with language making some...

  • President Sep 21, 2017

    GOP Lawmakers Split on Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

    Republicans expect to vote next week on a health care bill known as Graham-Cassidy, named for the senators who wrote it, which would scale back Medicaid. Some GOP lawmakers are split on the newest effort to undo Obamacare, while Democrats are planning for more demonstrations against it.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 21, 2017

    Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Proposal, ‘the Worst Health Care Bill Yet'

    Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and “Fox & Friends” co-host Brian Kilmeade. The ABC star on Wednesday was following up on his monologue from Tuesday, when he said the bill Cassidy is co-sponsoring in failed the “Jimmy Kimmel test,” a...

  • CONGRESS Sep 21, 2017

    ‘Scam of a Bill': Kimmel Slams Health Care ‘Kimmel Test' Senator

    Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel sounded off on Tuesday to blast Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy for his part in crafting the latest GOP health care proposal that, Kimmel said, goes against the promises the senator had made to him on his show. Kimmel had discussed health care with Cassidy after the late-night host revealed in early May that his newborn son...

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 14, 2017

    Sanders Would Make Government Health Care Role Even Bigger

    In an animated, campaign-style rally, Sen. Bernie Sanders unwrapped his plan to remake the nation’s convoluted health care system into federally run health insurance Wednesday — a costly proposal embraced by liberal activists hoping to steer the Democratic Party in upcoming elections.

  • DONALD TRUMP Sep 5, 2017

    Where the Health Care Fight Stands as Lawmakers Come Back From Recess

    Republican hopes for repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama’s health care law are still twitching in Congress, though barely. Leaders lack the votes to pass something and face a fresh obstacle — the Senate parliamentarian ruled Friday that Republicans only have the ability to dismantle the law with 51 votes until the end of the month. It’s among several...

  • DONALD TRUMP Aug 2, 2017

    GOP Shows Signs of Reaching Out to Democrats on Health Care

    Republicans showed signs Tuesday of reaching out to Democrats for a joint if modest effort to buttress health insurance markets, four days after the GOP effort to unilaterally uproot and reshape the Obama health care law crumpled in the Senate....
    The Republican chairman of the Senate health committee, Tennessee’s Lamar Alexander, said he’d seek bipartisan legislation extending for one year federal...

  • DONALD TRUMP Jul 27, 2017

    Senate Rejects Repeal Proposal of Affordable Care Act

    The Senate rejected a bill to undo Obama-era health care reforms in a 55-45 vote Wednesday, just hours after the White House expressed “excitement about the progress” made to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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