West Virginia Democratic Senator Joe Manchin is up for re-election next year but told his hometown paper it’s not about to sway how he votes in the Senate.
A rumored plan by Senate Republicans to pass a bill that repeals only a few key elements of ObamaCare would still increase the number of uninsured people by 16 million by 2020, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) projected late Wednesday.
Seven Senate Republicans broke with leadership Wednesday to vote against a so-called “straight repeal” of ObamaCare.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, on Tuesday was caught on a hot mic insulting Rep. Blake Farenthold, R-Texas, by calling him “so unattractive, it’s unbelievable” after Farenthold blamed Collins for the GOP’s failed efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
Former national security adviser Susan Rice met privately Friday with Senate Intelligence Committee staffers, Fox News has learned – in one of several Capitol Hill sessions involving Obama administration officials.
Donald Trump is taking the heat for the implosion of the Senate health care bill, which is what happens when you’re president and your party controls both houses of Congress.
There was a disturbance in the Force on Capitol Hill Wednesday as child actor Max Page — who stole America’s hearts as a pint-sized Darth Vader in a Volkswagen Super Bowl commercial six years ago — showed up to speak out against Senate Republicans’ health care bill.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined the growing chorus of lawmakers calling on Congress to forego its August recess until it passes legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare.
Major legislative agenda items are won and lost at the margins. It’s one thing to marshal the core of a majority in Congress to support a broad policy position like “repealing ObamaCare” or something more nebulous like “tax reform.” It’s another enterprise to usher a controversial bill to passage.
Republican senators have joined the call to get leaders of the GOP-controlled Congress to cancel members’ August recess so they can stay in Washington to fix the country’s health care system and address other key issues, including passing a budget before the end of the fiscal year when the federal government technically runs out of money.