The long-awaited proposal begins with few friends and many critics—on the right, the center, and the left. But the chilly reception doesn’t mean the legislation is doomed.
Like the House version, Mitch McConnell’s proposal would slash taxes, cut Medicaid, and eliminate Obamacare’s insurance mandates for individuals and employers.
The clock, as they say, is ticking. Fast.
The Senate bill coming out Thursday would do many things to health care in the U.S., but it won’t get rid of the Affordable Care Act, and Mitch McConnell won’t claim that it does.
America’s courts—presently a thorn in the president’s side—are about to get a lot more conservative. And they will probably stay that way for a very long time.
The House speaker is pushing President Trump to embrace permanent reform rather than a quick jolt like the temporary cuts that George W. Bush signed in 2001.
Two architects of their party's last congressional victory argue Democrats need to recruit candidates who match their districts and offer voters a detailed agenda.
They’ll disrupt ordinary business and hold the floor all night for speeches to protest the GOP’s secretive attempt to gut the Affordable Care Act.
The House Freedom Caucus is making a long-shot push to cancel the August recess unless more legislation is passed.
With Democrats accusing the administration of sabotaging the health law, two GOP committee chairmen urge the president to continue payments to insurers that could shore up the insurance market.
They’ve said if Republicans dropped their repeal demand, they’d be willing to help repair the law. Here are some of their ideas.
Congressional Republicans and President Trump are governing in a manner that appeals only to their base, not the wider electorate. That could have consequences through 2020.
How do progressives express their moral fury without embracing a dehumanizing language of their own?
The former FBI director left a number of hints about where the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election could go.
On the Hill, the president’s adviser and son-in-law is seen as the best chance to get support from the White House.
Standing up for Democrats, Charles Grassley is challenging the administration’s policy of ignoring most oversight demands from Congress.
Republican senators suggest Trump is innocent because he didn’t try very hard to obstruct justice, or because he was bad at it.
During a contentious confirmation hearing, the Vermont senator questioned the faith of the nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget.
In a hearing today, the Senate Intelligence Committee asked the former FBI director about his dismissal by President Trump, the conversations that preceded it, and the sprawling Russia investigation.
The White House says that under the law, it only has to respond to records requests that come from committee chairmen—who all happen to be Republicans. Democrats say it amounts to a ‘gag order.’