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Politics Apr 075 things we learned from the fight over Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation
The Senate confirmed Neil Gorsuch on a largely party-line 54-45 vote. Here are five ways his confirmation affects Congress and the Court.
Politics Apr 06A blow-by-blow guide to the (incredibly) complicated Senate votes on Neil Gorsuch
Rule changes, motions and other maneuverings are complicated. But they’re also important and worth understanding -- especially when they determine the outcome on things like a Supreme Court nomination.
Politics Apr 05Analysis: What you need to know about the filibuster and the Supreme Court
Here are some crisp answers about the filibuster and nuclear option in play in the battle over Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Nation Mar 30Why the Senate voted to block funding for Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers
The debate over abortion and women’s health entered a new phase Thursday as congressional Republicans struck arguably their first real blow in years to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers.
Politics Mar 28Can Republicans revive their effort to repeal Obamacare?
Last week, House Republicans failed to move forward with a vote on their health care bill. But days later, House GOP leaders said they will try again.
Politics Mar 24How the showdown vote over health care came to be
This makes for the extraordinary situation where House leaders have scheduled one of the most significant votes in years without knowing if it has the support to pass.
Politics Mar 23Here’s why the vote on the Republican health care bill was delayed
The House GOP’s plan to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s signature health care law has gone through a dramatic ebb and flow on Capitol Hill.
Health Mar 21Here’s how Republicans just changed their health care bill
House Republican leaders announced several proposed changes to their health care bill late Monday. Here's a look at the provisions and what they means for the GOP's effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Health Mar 15Beyond the top-line numbers, what else was in CBO’s report on new health care bill?
We, and much of the Internet, reported the headlines from the Congressional Budget Office’s report on the House Republican health care bill Monday. But the 37-page CBO analysis, and the agency’s 30-minute call with reporters immediately after its release, was…
Health Mar 07Everything you need to know about the new GOP health care bill
Here are some of the most important changes and unknowns of the American Health Care Act.