The most vocal GOP holdouts to Senate Republicans' health care bill showed no sign of softening their demands on Wednesday, as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to revive a push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The most vocal GOP holdouts to Senate Republicans' health care bill showed no sign of softening their demands on Wednesday, as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tried to revive a push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reiterated his pitch to President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Wednesday, calling for a bipartisan approach to fixing Obamacare as the GOP's effort on its health care overhaul remains in limbo.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer reiterated his pitch to President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on Wednesday, calling for a bipartisan approach to fixing Obamacare as the GOP's effort on its health care overhaul remains in limbo.
Russian hacking efforts leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election were part of a broader influence campaign aimed at countries across Europe and the Balkans, meant to disrupt pro-North Atlantic Treaty Organization candidates and parties, according to testimony during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday.
Russian hacking efforts leading up to the 2016 U.S. presidential election were part of a broader influence campaign aimed at countries across Europe and the Balkans, meant to disrupt pro-North Atlantic Treaty Organization candidates and parties, according to testimony during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Wednesday.
A former Democratic congressman seeking a comeback in 2018 isn’t exactly embracing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s continued perch atop the Democratic Caucus — but did not say he was fearful of it either, even as some other Democrats raise concerns that she’s a political headache if not an outright liability.
A former Democratic congressman seeking a comeback in 2018 isn’t exactly embracing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s continued perch atop the Democratic Caucus — but did not say he was fearful of it either, even as some other Democrats raise concerns that she’s a political headache if not an outright liability.
A majority of voters disapprove of the spending cuts to Medicaid in the Senate GOP's bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new poll.
A majority of voters disapprove of the spending cuts to Medicaid in the Senate GOP's bill that would repeal and replace significant parts of the Affordable Care Act, according to a new poll.
After steadily climbing in 2017, renewable power dethroned nuclear as the leading carbon-free electricity source in the United States, even as lawmakers try to prop up nuclear power with more generous tax credits.
After steadily climbing in 2017, renewable power dethroned nuclear as the leading carbon-free electricity source in the United States, even as lawmakers try to prop up nuclear power with more generous tax credits.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday delayed a planned vote this week on Senate Republicans’ health care bill, amid mounting opposition from moderate and conservative members over central aspects of the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday delayed a planned vote this week on Senate Republicans’ health care bill, amid mounting opposition from moderate and conservative members over central aspects of the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The delicate balance between national security and individual privacy came into stark relief Tuesday as senators debated whether to extend a soon-to-expire intelligence-gathering tool for foreign suspects, which critics say has massive potential for abuse.
The delicate balance between national security and individual privacy came into stark relief Tuesday as senators debated whether to extend a soon-to-expire intelligence-gathering tool for foreign suspects, which critics say has massive potential for abuse.
Several months into the era of unified Republican government in Washington, D.C., Morning Consult dove into the data to determine how Republicans and Democrats across the country feel about the state of their political parties.
Several months into the era of unified Republican government in Washington, D.C., Morning Consult dove into the data to determine how Republicans and Democrats across the country feel about the state of their political parties.
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Briefings

Washington Brief: McConnell Tells White House Anti-Heller Ads Hurt Health Bill, Heller’s Re-Election Prospects

President Donald Trump was largely on the sidelines while his administration urged Republican senators to back their chamber’s health care bill, leaving the heavy lifting to Vice President Mike Pence. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) and other GOP senators told the president at a Tuesday meeting that they were irked by a Trump-aligned super PAC attacking Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.) for his opposition to the legislation.

Washington Brief: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) called the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise – along with a House staffer, lobbyist and Capitol Police officer – “an attack on all of us.” In addition to the show of unity at the 56th annual Congressional Baseball Game, lawmakers raised concerns about their own security and that of their district offices.

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