Politics Mar 30

A leading opponent was the head of the Freedom Caucus — Rep. Mark Meadows. In Meadows' North Carolina district, 77-year-old Hendersonville retiree Don Lee said he voted for Trump to "bring Republicans together," but added that the president "needed to take some more time with this bill and try to find some unity." Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

In Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Iowa in the bitter aftermath of the GOP's epic failure, Republicans who blocked the legislation have won praise from constituents for stopping what many saw as a flawed plan, either in the legislation's substance…

Politics Mar 17

U.S. President Donald Trump waves with Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) after attending a Friends of Ireland reception on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX31CTS
Trump OKs changes in GOP health care bill, winning support

President Donald Trump agreed to add fresh Medicaid curbs to the House Republican health care bill Friday, bolstering the measure with support from some conservative lawmakers but leaving its prospects wobbly. House leaders discussed other amendments calibrated to round up…