The Republican leadership in the Senate will push today for a vote to decide whether debate will commence on a health care bill, although it is still not clear what the proposal to be brought to a vote actually contains.
Immigration is a major league policy challenge. But Congress, having recently passed a pair of bills that will accomplish nothing, is stuck playing in the minors.
Senator and former Republican White House candidate John McCain was diagnosed with a glioblastoma (brain tumor), his office reported Wednesday.
A recent survey on the public’s view of national institutions elicited headlines that suggested a tale of backwardness and ignorance. One example: “Majority of Republicans Think Higher Education is Bad for America.”
The reality is more complex.
Drawing upon two years’ worth of impertinent comments, offensive tweets and harmful policy positions, Donald Trump can aptly be described with a number of words that end in “-ist.”
Protectionist. Nativist. Misogynist. Racist.
The latest revelations about Russia and Donald Trump’s campaign are useful because they might help unravel the mystery that has always been at the center of this story. Why has Trump had such a rosy attitude toward Russia and Vladimir Putin? It is such an unusual position for Trump that it begs for some kind of explanation.
Two Republican senators have deflected the Trump Administration's new health proposal, condemning it to die even before it reaches the floor of the Senate.
Dos senadores Republicanos se han sumado a la negativa frente a la nueva propuesta de salud de la Administración Trump, condenándole a morir incluso antes de llegar al suelo del Senado.
Senate Republicans have revised their health bill, in a desperate attempt to get it approved, and their new project has leaked to the media.
Los Republicanos del senado han revisado su propuesta de ley de salud, en un intento desesperado por lograr que sea aprobada, y su nuevo proyecto se ha filtrado a los medios.
The inability of the President of the United States to maintain a coherent stance on the issue with Russia can be interpreted in two ways: political inability or strategy.
The tough dispute over House Bill 2281 has reached the Federal Court in Arizona, where a lawsuit alleges that the law prohibiting the Mexican-American public school curriculum is discriminatory.
The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
This is the summer of our discontent. As Americans celebrate July 4, they are mad at their leaders, mad at their government and mad at each other. A recent Pew poll finds that “public trust in government remains near historic lows.” Just 20 percent of Americans trust the government to “do the right thing just about always or most of the time.” The comparable figures were 40 percent in 2000 and almost 80 percent in the early 1960s. There has been a long-term loss of trust.
Representantes políticos de 10 estados "rojos" de EEUU han pedido a la Administración Trump que elimine el programa DACA, que en la actualidad protege a cerca de 800,000 inmigrantes indocumentados en todo el país de ser deportados. Hace menos de un mes, el secretario de Seguridad Nacional John Kelly aseguró que los derechos de los DACA serían respetados bajo el gobierno de Trump.
Officials of 10 US states asked HAVE urged the Donald Trump administration to eliminate the DACA program, which has protected some 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. Less than a month ago, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly promised DACA would remain in place.
During the vote today, Congress will evaluate two laws that aim to combat undocumented immigration from two fronts: sanctuary cities and deportation.
The independent Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates that under the bill drafted by Republican senators, roughly 22 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026. That number includes some 6 million Latinos, 1 million of them children, according to La Raza.
US Senate Republicans on Tuesday found themselves forced - due to internal divisions - to postpone a vote on the controversial bill designed to replace former President Barack Obama"s healthcare reform, a bill that could leave more than 20 million Americans without medical coverage.
At a key moment for the Republicans, in their fight against Obamacare, the party has finally made public its health project that would replace the previous Administration program.
En un momento clave para los Republicanos, en su lucha contra el Obamacare, finalmente el partido ha hecho público su proyecto de salud que sustituiría la medida de la Administración previa.
Instead of working with Democrats in a bipartisan way to improve our current health care system, Republicans passed a bill that would allow insurers to bring back discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions.
Republican Karen Handel declared herself the winner in the special election in Georgia, in what many posed as an assessment bout of Donald Trump's approval.
La Republicana Karen Handel se declaró vencedora en la elección especial en Georgia, en lo que muchos plantearon como una contienda evaluadora de la aprobación de Donald Trump.
Here are some “offenses” that can get you killed by a hate crime these days in America the Broken: