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 Lisa Desjardins
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 Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press
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 PBS NewsHour
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,…
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press
Some lawmakers said it's still possible to bridge the partisan gap on a limited set of priority issues.
By PBS NewsHour
Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss why she opposes Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and blames Republicans for using the “nuclear” option to end the filibuster for high court confirmations, plus Rep. Devin Nunes’ stepping…
Senate Republicans moved forward on Thursday with the "nuclear option" to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. In an interview with PBS NewsHour, Democratic Sen. Patty Murray -- the No. 3 Democrat in the Senate -- explained why she…
By Erica Werner, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Key senators say they're close to a deal on a bill to help sex-trafficking victims, potentially clearing the way for a vote to confirm President Barack Obama's attorney general.
Shields and Gerson discuss the budget breakthrough, Boehner's backlash…
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