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Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May

Boris Johnson denies plot to topple tottering Theresa May In a final humiliation, the Conservatives lost the safe west London seat of Kensington, Britain s wealthiest constituency, to Labour by a mere 20 votes after a campaign that targeted the incumbent MP for her pro-Brexit stance. This will leave her with a tiny majority of 328 seats, but will not strengthen her negotiating hand, as she had hoped. Brexit is irreversible. But still, there is no c... [Full Article...]

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell hopes to push it through his chamber next week but solid Democratic opposition - and complaints from at least six Republicans - have left its fate unclear. -Repeal a new annual fee on health providers, based on market share, saving them about $145 billion over the next decade. The Senate bill would take all federal funding from Planned Parenthood for ... [Full Article...]

Pelosi under fire from Democrats: 'It's time for her to go'

Democrats are, well, blue because a loss is a loss. "This takes the knowledge and experience that I have ... to make this fight", she said . Nationalizing the swings against them in the special elections held for GOP seats this year would likely deprive them of control in 2018. [Full Article...]

Capito says she'll weigh Medicaid effect of health care plan

Capito says she'll weigh Medicaid effect of health care plan The draft bill was kept secret by a select group of Senate Republicans, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell who said today in the unveiling speech: " more Americans may get hurt if we don't do something". Senate Republicans achieved this by using a more conservative formula to determine the cap in federal Medicaid spending year to year. I'll add them to the list when I hear ab... [Full Article...]

Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans Unveil Health Care Bill Republicans view the law, formally known as the Affordable Care Act , as a costly government intrusion into the private marketplace.Trump welcomed the bill but indicated that changes may be in store."I am very supportive of the Senate #Healthcarebill". [Full Article...]

CHART: Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Murkowski said in a statement she will work with the state over the next several days to analyze the bill released Thursday. He added, "I keep reading it and...it sounds like Obamacare to me". Ducey has been pressuring the senators for more flexibility on Medicaid but hasn't said how he might avoid dropping those people from coverage. As I've said previously, the Affordable Care Act... [Full Article...]

Democratic lawmaker: Pelosi is worse than Trump in some areas of

Democratic lawmaker: Pelosi is worse than Trump in some areas of Yes, Democrats need to win a net of 24 seats to take back Congress, and 47 districts held by Republicans are less conservative than Georgia 6. It ran ads implying that Ossoff, was a supporter of Osama Bin Laden. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is getting a great deal of blame from Democrats for this week's special election losses in Georgia and SC, but another former House Speaker, Newt... [Full Article...]

Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working But Ossoff could not survive attacks from Handel and other Republican leaders who cast him as an outsider. Now, might there be a case for replacing Pelosi, regardless of the results of last night's election? WASHINGTON (AP) - Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi defended her leadership on Thursday in the face of needling from President Donald Trump and grumbling from fellow House Democrats ... [Full Article...]

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

Paul said the group came out together because they'd have more negotiating power to move the bill in a more conservative direction. Remember what Trump promised the American people. "This bill affects one sixth of our economy, and if Republicans are successful, TrumpCare will cause hundreds of thousands of people in New Mexico and millions of Americans in every corner of our state and nation... [Full Article...]

Toomey noncommittal but upbeat about Senate health care bill

Those similarities could make it easier for Republicans in the Senate and House when they begin negotiations on one, unified bill that would head to the President's desk. Four GOP senators, in particular, released a statement stating they aren't ready to support the bill. U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, plans to vote against the Senate GOP's bill along with the rest of her part... [Full Article...]

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker' President Trump took to Twitter himself Sunday morning to suggest Comey's release of his memos could violate the law. Comey also made a point that Trump had asked him multiple times to express "loyalty" to him. But Donald Trump refused to say whether his private conversations with the fired FBI Director were taped - an issue at the centre of conflicting accounts of what passed between them... [Full Article...]

Key Takeaways From Senate Republicans' Plan to Overhaul Healthcare

Obamacare greatly expanded Medicaid and mostly paid for it, allowing states that accepted the funding to provide coverage to millions of low-income Americans who couldn't afford it before. "There are families - middle-income families in SC - that in 18 months will get a call from their nursing home (saying): 'You're got to come get granny because we have no more Medicaid money, and we're not... [Full Article...]

Senate health care bill is unconsicionable

It would also allow states to add work requirements for some Medicaid enrollees, and also keep the structure of Obamacare's insurance subsidies to help low-income people buy insurance . "I'm pleased that we were able to arrive at a draft that incorporates input from so many different Members, who represent so many different constituents, who are facing so many different challenges",... [Full Article...]

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

While states" funding from Washington would be capped for the first time in the history of the Medicaid program, states would be given a choice of the formula used - "block grants" or "per capita caps' - to curb it under the bill. Daines has faced criticism for not holding an in-person town hall this year. "We urge the Senate to go back to the drawing board and develop legislation that continu... [Full Article...]

GOP senators confronted at DC airport by spontaneous health care protest

Hoeven said he hopes work going forward on Senate bill will be done through open committees. That's uncertain. With 52 Senate Republicans , three defections would be enough to scuttle the bill . Beginning in 2020, the Senate measure would also limit the federal funds states get each year for Medicaid. "The American College of Rheumatology has always stood for affordable and acces... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle

United Kingdom polls: Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after election debacle Play to your base, insult your opponents: It's a tactic beloved of many, including President Donald Trump. Again in most elections in recent years that would also have given them victory, but the return to effectively two party politics (excluding Scotland) squeezed the other minor parties with UKIP nearly wiped out and the Lib Dems although up four seats, only manage a meagre tally of 12 MPs (dow... [Full Article...]

Things to Know About the Virginia Governor Primary

The chairman of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors consistently trailed in public polls of the race for the Republican nomination for Virginia governor, and former lobbyist Ed Gillespie managed to out-raise him by roughly $4 million. [Full Article...]

U.S. investigators seek Comey memos, Trump tapes

Trump lashed out at Comey, dubbing him a "leaker" for indirectly providing reporters with the contents of his memos summarizing their private conversations in the weeks before he was sacked. Comey said he believed he was sacked over his handling of the Russian Federation probe. Comey confirmed what Trump had said when he fired the FBI director last month: Comey had told the president on three di... [Full Article...]

Senate health care bill unveiled: Here's how it would affect you

Notably, the bill offers significantly less funding to address the ongoing opioid epidemic than the House version of the bill, down to just $ 2 billion in 2018 from the $45 billion over the next decade provided in the House bill. It's expected the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will soon release a score on the bill, detailing its forecast impact. Earlier this month, the New York T... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case

But those instances hinged on racial makeup of districts, whereas the Wisconsin case hinges more explicitly on partisan gerrymandering . While Republicans are right to criticize Democrats for their practices of gerrymandering , the current maps are arguably more egregious. [Full Article...]


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