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Hill Democrats score a seat at the table, but they’re still looking for a legislative win – Washington Post

Washington PostHill Democrats score a seat at the table, but they're still looking for a legislative winWashington PostFor the first time this year, Democrats can envision playing offense, possibly securing victories on immigration and health issues that eluded them in the last years of President Barack Obama's tenure. [Trump sides with Democrats on fiscal issues ...Democrats threaten … [Read more...]

President Trump Rails Against Removal Of ‘Beautiful’ Confederate Statues – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comPresident Trump Rails Against Removal Of 'Beautiful' Confederate StatuesNBCNews.comPresident Donald Trump railed against the movement to remove "beautiful" Confederate statues and monuments in cities across the country Thursday, tweeting that it was "foolish." He said he was sad to see the “history and culture” of the country being ...President Trump and … [Read more...]

Charlottesville car attack was terrorism, say majority of Democrats and Republicans – The Independent

The IndependentCharlottesville car attack was terrorism, say majority of Democrats and RepublicansThe IndependentRepublicans and Democrats in the United States alike have found rare common ground following the violent rally in Charlottesville that left one woman dead. A majority people in both parties say that the car attack on counter protesters was an “act of ... … [Read more...]

Democrats launch #RiseAndOrganize campaign to build on Charlottesville protests – Washington Post

Washington PostDemocrats launch #RiseAndOrganize campaign to build on Charlottesville protestsWashington PostThe Democratic National Committee is jumping into the ongoing waves of protests that have followed Saturday's events in Charlottesville, launching a #RiseAndOrganize campaign to direct activists toward electoral politics. “In addition to calling on ... … [Read more...]

Some Democrats See Tax Overhaul as a Path to Taxing Carbon – New York Times

New York TimesSome Democrats See Tax Overhaul as a Path to Taxing CarbonNew York TimesWith a sweeping overhaul of the tax code on the horizon, two Senate Democrats believe this is the moment to broach the third rail of climate change policy: a carbon tax. The plan by the senators, Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island and Brian Schatz of ... … [Read more...]

Southwest Rises as 2018 Senate Battleground – New York Times

New York TimesSouthwest Rises as 2018 Senate BattlegroundNew York TimesAnd in a season of political tumult, Nevada and Arizona have emerged anew as a defining battleground for both parties — states that encapsulate the evolving politics of the Southwest and may control the balance of power in the Senate. A sequence of ...Donald J. Trump on Twitter: "Great to see that Dr. Kelli Ward is running … [Read more...]

Trump, Graham feud over President’s Charlottesville response – CNN

CNNTrump, Graham feud over President's Charlottesville responseCNNWashington (CNN) The feud between President Donald Trump and Sen. Lindsey Graham over the President's response to racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, continued Thursday, with the South Carolina senator accusing Trump of stoking ...Trump is trying to oust Jeff Flake from the SenateVoxall 160 news … [Read more...]

Republicans in Congress May Be Stuck in a Relationship With Trump – New York Times

New York TimesRepublicans in Congress May Be Stuck in a Relationship With TrumpNew York TimesFor several weeks, congressional Republicans have grown more brazen, inch by careful inch, in creating a measure of distance from President Trump. Perhaps he should not declare war on the face of a female host of “Morning Joe,” they have suggested, or ...Censure, Statues, Hearings: Congress Weighs Response … [Read more...]

Trump’s Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in Crisis – New York Times

New York TimesTrump's Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in CrisisNew York TimesWASHINGTON — President Trump's embrace of the country's racially charged past has thrown the Republican Party into crisis, dividing his core supporters who have urged him on from the political leaders who fear that he is leading them down a perilous ...Republicans now have an ethical … [Read more...]

Why Barack Obama’s Latest Tweet Became the Most-Liked in History – Vanity Fair

Vanity FairWhy Barack Obama's Latest Tweet Became the Most-Liked in HistoryVanity FairIn the days since violence erupted in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend, President Donald Trump has delivered three different statements, each with varying levels of condemnation for neo-Nazis and white supremacists, and a seemingly mixed message ...Obama's Charlottesville Response, Boosted by … [Read more...]

Mitch McConnell: ‘There are no good Nazis’ – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesMitch McConnell: 'There are no good Nazis'Los Angeles TimesSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not name President Trump in a statement on Wednesday, but clearly sought to distance the Republican Party from the White House's position on white supremacists. “We can ... Further rallies threaten to deepen ...Mitch McConnell's secret fury over Charlottesville … [Read more...]

How to watch the Senate health care debate and how we got here – CNN

CNNHow to watch the Senate health care debate and how we got hereCNNSeven Republicans opposed the measure. Bill was modeled on 2015 legislation that was passed by Congress before it was vetoed by then-President Obama. The repeal would not go into effect for two years -- during which Republicans said they would draft ...Senate mulls bare-bones healthcare bill; marathon of voting … [Read more...]

Hillary Clinton calling new book ‘What Happened’ – Washington Post

Washington PostHillary Clinton calling new book 'What Happened'Washington PostNEW YORK — Hillary Clinton is calling her new book “What Happened” and promising unprecedented candor as she remembers her stunning defeat last year to Donald Trump. “In the past, for reasons I try to explain, I've often felt I had to be careful in ...Hillary Clinton's new book, 'What Happened,' … [Read more...]

Democrats say they’re ready for a culture war as Trump bans transgender people from military service – CNN

CNNDemocrats say they're ready for a culture war as Trump bans transgender people from military serviceCNN(CNN) This week, Democrats unveiled an agenda for the midterms that carefully avoided any mention of the issues that had led to accusations they'd been playing "identity politics" in recent elections. Their message, party leaders said, would be all ...Republicans See … [Read more...]

Former Obama Aides Lead Opposition to Health Care Repeal – New York Times

New York TimesFormer Obama Aides Lead Opposition to Health Care RepealNew York TimesWithin moments, the former president's associates had blasted out Mr. Price's comments to Capitol Hill and beyond, accusing President Trump and his Republican allies of another “scheme to repeal health care” developed in a “secret back room filled with ...and more » … [Read more...]

Kid Rock tables US Senate run, stresses voter registration – Fox News

Fox NewsKid Rock tables US Senate run, stresses voter registrationFox NewsMusician Robert James Ritchie (aka Kid Rock) left his fans, as well as political junkies, guessing Wednesday about whether he will actually run for a U.S. Senate seat in his home state of Michigan – something the artist teased in a series of tweets ...Kid Rock Updates on His Senate Bid: 'Democrats Are Shattin' in … [Read more...]

Senate, House leaders strike a deal on sanctions – Washington Post

Washington PostSenate, House leaders strike a deal on sanctionsWashington PostSenate and House leaders struck a deal late Wednesday to send a long-debated sanctions bill imposing new measures against Russia, Iran and North Korea to the president's desk, after securing promises that Congress will consider even more stringent ...US lawmakers reach deal for Senate Russia sanctions … [Read more...]

Obama Stays Silent on Health Care Debate. Here’s Why. – Daily Beast

Daily BeastObama Stays Silent on Health Care Debate. Here's Why.Daily BeastPresident Barack Obama has weighed into the health care fray only occasionally—and always from a distance—even as his eponymous signature piece of domestic legislation comes under heightened threat. It is not for lack of want. ... Though the party ...and more » … [Read more...]