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Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

Brawl Over Obamacare Repeal Returns to Senate Floor

“This is just the beginning,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters on Tuesday.

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

States’ Medicaid Spending to Increase Under Senate Bill: Report

The Urban Institute, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank, estimated state Medicaid spending would increase by $565 million in 2022 under the proposed legislation.

Supreme Court Nominee to Face Confirmation Hearing April 7: Senate Leader

Supreme Court Nominee to Face Confirmation Hearing April 7: Senate Leader

So far, about 26 of the 48 Democratic senators have publicly announced opposition to Judge Neil Gorsuch.

Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren Speaks Louder Against Sessions

Silenced in Senate, Democrat Warren Speaks Louder Against Sessions

Democrats flocked to Warren's defense, including 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders.

Mitch McConnell to Elizabeth Warren: Shut Up, Sit Down

Mitch McConnell to Elizabeth Warren: Shut Up, Sit Down

On the Senate floor, Warren attempted to read Coretta Scott King’s 1986 letter opposing Jeff Sessions.

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Trump Creating ‘Goldwater Effect’

Republican Party leaders grow more concerned that Trump will push Latino voters away from the GOP the same way Barry Goldwater drove Blacks away five decades ago — but they stop short at withdrawing support.

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Trump Orders Supporters to Keep Attacking Judge

“Take that order and throw it the hell out,” Trump said of a directive for his surrogates to stop discussing the lawsuit with the media.

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Loretta Lynch Confirmation Stalled More Than 160 Days

Jeb Bush calls on Senate Republicans to stop stalling. President Obama has called the delay an “embarrassment.” Reports indicate a vote may come this week.

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Liberal Group Under Fire for Anti-Asian Racist Tweet

A liberal group in Kentucky went over the line with racist tweets about former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao.