Congressional Republicans on Wednesday unveiled the framework for their long-awaited tax-reform plan, which simplifies the tax system and cuts rates for businesses – while attempting to boost household incomes by nearly doubling the standard IRS deduction used by most Americans.
Sen. John McCain announced his opposition Friday to Republican colleagues’ last-ditch ObamaCare overhaul bill, dealing a major blow to GOP leaders’ push to pass repeal legislation under President Trump.
Sen. John McCain announced his opposition Friday to his Republican colleagues’ last-ditch ObamaCare overhaul bill, in a major blow to GOP leaders’ scramble to pass the legislation in the Senate next week.
Top Republican senators pressed the Trump administration on Friday to expel Cuban diplomats and consider closing the U.S. embassy in Havana over the mysterious “acoustic” attacks on Americans stationed on the island.
A leading ObamaCare architect is the latest Democratic figure to get behind the push for single-payer health care, as Sen. Bernie Sanders prepares to unveil his “Medicare for all” bill this week – kicking off a campaign sure to put immense pressure on senior Democrats and 2020 presidential hopefuls to support the costly proposal.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s firmly held stature on Capitol Hill and in California Democratic politics is perhaps in peril, with progressives purportedly frustrated enough about her views on President Trump, DACA and single-payer health care to possibly mount a 2018 challenge for her Senate seat.
NBC News was forced to run a correction on its website Wednesday after it incorrectly referred to New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez as a Republican.
President Trump struck a deal Wednesday with Democratic leaders to raise the federal debt ceiling and fund the government for the next three months while also providing Hurricane Harvey relief money — hours after House Speaker Paul Ryan blasted such a plan as “unworkable” and “disgraceful.”
A chasm often yawned between Trump and congressional Republicans. But these days, the San Andreas Fault is more stable than the fractures separating the president and Hill Republicans.
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.