Politics

Republicans Unveil Long-Shot Effort on Health Care

Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation’s health-care system, with a group of GOP senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act…

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Trump Nominee for FEMA Post Withdraws Over Travel Audit

President Donald Trump’s nominee to serve as the No. 2 official at the Federal Emergency Management Agency has withdrawn from consideration following questions about a 2011 federal investigation. NBC News…

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Democrats Capture GOP-Held State Seat in Red Oklahoma

A Democratic schoolteacher has defeated a Republican businessman in a special election for an Oklahoma state House seat in a traditionally GOP district. It’s the third Republican-held seat Democrats have…

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White House: Trump to Dine With Schumer and Pelosi

President Donald Trump will have dinner with Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday night, the latest overture by the Republican president to work…

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Sanders Bill Expands Medicare for All, Lacks Details on Cost

Americans would get health coverage simply by showing a new government-issued card and would no longer owe out-of-pocket expenses like deductibles, according to legislation Sen. Bernie Sanders released Wednesday charting…

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Congress Backs Measure Condemning White Nationalists

Congress has backed a resolution condemning white supremacists, neo-Nazis and other hate groups following a white-nationalist rally in Virginia that descended into deadly violence. The House approved the measure by…

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GOP Senator Expected to Meet Trump to Discuss Race Issues

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., who said President Donald Trump’s “moral authority” was “compromised” by his response to the white supremacist-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, last month, is set to meet…

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Trump Tweets Reassurance About DACA at Pelosi’s Urging

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi urged President Donald Trump Thursday to tweet reassurances to the immigrants who benefit from a program his administration is ending. And the president obliged, in…

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