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  • Think medicare is unaffected by the Senate health-care bill? Think again

    The Senate health-care bill is cutting spending for Medicaid, and keeping the Medicare payroll tax. But that doesn't mean Medicare is in the clear.

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • Instead, conservative groups such as Heritage Action for America won the ears of Senate Republicans when it came to changing the Medicaid insurance program for the poor and disabled. The latest version of the Senate bill, released on Thursday, left the Medicaid overhaul largely unchanged from the radical makeover in the bill from the U.S. House of...

  • President Donald Trump addresses a joint news conference with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 9, 2017.

    President Donald Trump held the door open to a reversal of his decision to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord on Thursday.

  • *McConnell plans vote on Senate floor next week. But the immediate outcry illustrated the difficult political terrain that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must navigate. He is under pressure by President Donald Trump to pass a healthcare bill and make good on Republicans' seven-year mission to gut Democratic former President Barack Obama's...

  • *McConnell plans vote on Senate floor next week. But the immediate outcry illustrated the difficult political terrain that U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell must navigate. He is under pressure by President Donald Trump to pass a healthcare bill and make good on Republicans' seven-year mission to gut Democratic former President Barack Obama's...

  • What Democrats are getting wrong about Trump-Russia scandal

    The Trump/Russia scandals are already giving the Democrats as much political capital as possible.

  • Senate Majority Leader Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) attends a news conference following party policy lunch meeting at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, July 11, 2017.

    Senate leadership is expected to unveil its newest healthcare bid Thursday in a bid to unite the party behind appealing the ACA.

  • Donald Trump

    President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that the current mood in the White House is "fantastic".

  • Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI)

    Paul Ryan wants to move quickly on a sanctions bill on Russia, but procedural issues are holding up the process right now.

  • Seattle lawmakers pass tax on highest earners; mayor eager to be sued

    The proposal has become a rallying cry for Democrats and activists in the liberal-leaning city to advance long sought-after local policies.

  • President Donald Trump.

    Trump Jr.'s acknowledgment fills out an extraordinary picture of the U.S. president's financial entanglement and political deference toward Russia.

  • Here's what the Democrats are doing wrong

    The Democratic party has lost its way and appears to be in no position to govern at a national level any time soon.

  • Congress to pass major healthcare legislation but huge obstacles remained in the Senate as key lawmakers in his party voiced pessimism about the chances of rolling back the Obamacare law. The House of Representatives approved its healthcare bill in May but the Senate's version appeared to be in growing trouble as lawmakers returned to Washington from a...