Schumer on health care: 'What McConnell did in the last three days is a game changer for us'
Democratic Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is sounding pretty bullish just a few days after GOP Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled Republicans' deepest desires to cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid and take another whack at repealing the Affordable Care Act (which would also gut pre-existing conditions coverage). "Mitch McConnell gave us a gift in the last three days. He showed who the Republican party really is," Schumer told MSNBC Friday. "What McConnell did in the last three d...
Thursday in Missoula, the squatter in the White House praised a congressman for behaving like a thug
Trump backs water projects in U.S. West as election nears
President Donald Trump on Friday threw his support behind speeding up water projects for agriculture and hydropower in the arid U.S. West, a move aimed to help build support for Republicans in tight congressional races in next month's midterm elections.
Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department’s watchdog office resigns amid controversy
Suzanne Israel Tufts, a senior official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, resigned Friday from the federal government, according to administration officials.
Trump appointee tapped days ago to run Interior Department’s watchdog office resigns amid controversy over handling of her hiri
On Washington: Seeking Work After Congress? Sharp Partisans Need Not Apply
Big trade groups in Washington are moving away from hiring former lawmakers, given a divisive political atmosphere.
Abroad in America: ‘Why Does it Cost So Much (Insert Extreme Word of Choice) Money to Run for Office?’
Judge dismisses NRA lawsuit over Seattle’s new gun-storage law
The law creates fines for gun owners whose guns are accessed by minors or people who are not supposed to have guns.
Schuette, Whitmer spar separately on schools, jobless fraud
Gubernatorial foes Gretchen Whitmer and Bill Schuette discussed their differences — from education to the state unemployment insurance fraud scandal.
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