Four-plus months into President Donald Trump’s first term, the calendar the GOP envisioned when it took over the full reins of government has not materialized. From health care to the debt ceiling, here are some of the the jams ahead.
By PBS NewsHour
Members of Congress are back in Washington, ready to return to their legislative to-do lists. Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate are diving right back into the debate over health care -- maybe the biggest item on the GOP…
By Erica Werner
President Donald Trump and his GOP allies on Capitol Hill have made it through nearly half their first year in power without a single major legislative achievement.
By Bruce Schreiner
Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died at 85.
The Congressional Budget Office released its cost estimate for the American Health Care Act Wednesday, 20 days after the bill passed the Republican-led House of Representatives. The prognosis? About 23 million Americans are expected to lose their coverage by 2026.
The very nature of insurance itself seems to have escaped many critics of Obamacare.
By PBS NewsHour
Two of the nation's top national security officials held a closed hearing with congressional investigators on Thursday about what role Russia played in the presidential election and whether the Trump campaign colluded in that process. William Brangham discusses that and…
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar and Alan Fram, Associated Press
Doctors and patient groups are warning that the latest Republican health care bill would gut hard-won protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions.
The White House announced that efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will resume this weekend, ahead of Congress' return to Washington. John Yang joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the “glimmer of optimism” surrounding new reform language, some…
By Lisa Desjardins
Shortly after President Trump took office, Congressional Republicans laid out an aggressive first-year agenda. Here's how the calendar has shifted.
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