The third-ranking Democrat in the U.S. Senate is calling on Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz to resign, arguing that their objections to the certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory “incited and supported the violent mob that attacked the…
By Associated Press
As more states lift restrictions put in place to slow the coronavirus, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions is hearing from health officials on the pandemic response. One of the country's earliest outbreaks of COVID-19 was in…
Senior lawmakers of both parties proposed legislation to tackle surprise medical bills, prescription drug costs and uneven vaccination rates.
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., says she is frustrated and disappointed at the narrow scope of the FBI’s probe of Brett Kavanaugh, and that the decision to not interview Christine Blasey Ford or several other witnesses was an attempt to sweep…
A bipartisan plan reached Tuesday to stabilize health care markets initially drew support from President Trump, but more recent statements -- in public remarks, from the White House and on Twitter -- have sent contradictory signals about Mr. Trump’s stance.
By Lisa Desjardins
The PBS NewsHour has obtained the draft language of the Senate bipartisan health care deal brokered by Sens. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., and discussed with President Donald Trump.
By Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump sent more perplexing signals Wednesday about whether he backs a bipartisan Senate deal for steadying health insurance markets, saying he backs lawmakers' efforts to strike that compromise but "can never support" federal bailouts for insurers.
By PBS NewsHour
Two leading senators reached a bipartisan deal Tuesday to stabilize health insurance markets under Obamacare. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said their two-year compromise would fund federal subsidies that President Trump ended last week. Judy Woodruff…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Key senators reached a breakthrough deal Tuesday on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked. Insurers had warned that unless the money is quickly restored, premiums will go up. At the White House,…
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