After weeks of behind-the-scenes discussions, Senate Republicans unveiled their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The Better Care Reconciliation Act authored largely by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell rolls back many requirements included under President Obama's signature healthcare plan.
The Senate's plan to replace the Affordable Care Act dominated most of the conversation on the Hill this week. But it was also another themed week at the White House, an infamous political scandal had a big birthday and the president was back on the campaign trail.
by Juliet Eilperin, Sean Sullivan, Paige Winfield Cunningham | The Washington Post
Senate Republicans on Thursday released a health-care bill that would curtail federal Medicaid funding, repeal taxes on the wealthy and eliminate funding for Planned Parenthood as part of an effort to fulfill a years-long promise to undo Barack Obama’s signature health-care law.
Democratic finger-pointing has begun after the party's loss in Tuesday's closely watched special election in Georgia, and for some members, the blame partly belongs to their House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Monday to consider whether drawing political boundaries in a state can be so hard on a minority political party that the resulting gerrymander violates the U.S. Constitution.
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord is the latest example of his raw political instincts pulling him away from the center, in spite of a chorus of moderates in the business community and in the administration urging him to stick with the agreement.