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Republicans are seeking tougher work and job training requirements for those helped by assistance programs such as Medicaid and food stamps.
Close to half of the state and federal lawmakers leaving their posts for sexual harassment are Democrats.
The tie-breaking drawing was Virginia’s first since 1971 but unprecedented in the state because of its impact on the House, election officials said.
The ruling was the first time that a federal court blocked a congressional map because of partisan gerrymandering.
There are roughly 80 welfare programs.
A White House-led drive to downsize government aid programs would energize conservative campaign donors whose support Republicans are counting on ahead of the November elections.
Hatch, 83, of Utah, is the most senior Republican in the U.S. Senate.
As U.S. budget fight looms, Republicans flip their fiscal script
Winning Pennsylvania’s 7th Congressional District is key to Democrats’ hopes of gaining the 24 seats they need to retake the U.S. House of Representatives next November.
The $1.5 trillion tax bill removes a penalty imposed under Obamacare for Americans who do not obtain health insurance.
“The president will try to tell the American people that his great political victory is a win for working people, but they see all the benefits going to his type of businesses: real estate pass-throughs,” Democratic Sen. Jack Reed said.
Here are major parts of the final tax bill.
Democrats need 24 more seats to win lower house majority from the Republicans.
Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold denied allegations of sexual harassment, only saying he fostered an “unprofessional” workplace culture.
The stunning upset for Republicans narrowed their majority in the Senate to 51-49.
A final bill could be formally unveiled on Friday, with decisive votes expected next week in both chambers.
The move represents a new Republican attempt to roll back provisions of the 2010 Affordable Care Act after repeated failures by Congress’ majority party this year to repeal the law.
Independent government analyses have concluded that wealthier taxpayers would disproportionately benefit from the Republican proposals.
Of adults who were aware of the plan being considered by Congress, 49 percent said they were opposed to it, a sentiment that has not changed much in the past few weeks, the poll showed.
“Go get ‘em, Roy!” — One accused predator endorses another. McConnell caves in.
By repealing the Obamacare requirement that all Americans obtain health insurance, experts predict insurance premiums will rise and millions of people will lose coverage.
The Republican Ohio state representative has previously been accused of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old.
President Donald Trump’s unpopularity could cost Republicans dearly in next year’s congressional races.
Among those potentially hardest-hit are California and New York with state income tax rates of 13.3 percent — the nation’s highest — and 8.82 percent, respectively.