Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer predicted Monday that the Affordable Care Act will survive amid what he called a White House and GOP in disarray.
Schumer said the law, also referred to as "Obamacare,"...
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Senate Confirms Billionaire Ross as Commerce Secretary
In the days after President Donald Trump's election, thousands of teenagers across the nation walked out of class in protest. Others rallied to his defense.
It was an unusual show of political engagement...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:14 AM PST
Bush Favors 'Welcoming' Immigration Policy, Defends Media
Former President George W. Bush said he believes in a "welcoming" immigration policy, called freedom of religion a bedrock freedom, and forcefully defended the media as "indispensable to democracy," speaking out...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 11:20 AM PST
Pentagon Presenting Counter-ISIS Plan to White House
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is presenting the White House with a plan to "rapidly defeat" the Islamic State group, a Pentagon spokesman said Monday. The strategy includes significant elements of the approach...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 08:13 AM PST
Gorsuch Rulings in Some Notable Workers' Rights Cases
President Donald Trump's pick to fill a Supreme Court vacancy has heard dozens of workers' rights cases on the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals. Many conservatives hail Neil Gorsuch for sticking to the letter...
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 at 10:22 AM PST
Report Warns of State Money Fallout From Health Law Repeal
A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people...
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 at 01:54 PM PST
Father of Navy SEAL Killed in Raid Refused to Meet Trump
The father of a Navy SEAL killed during an anti-terrorism raid in Yemen is demanding an investigation into its planning and criticized the Trump administration for its timing.
Bill Owens told The Miami...
Sunday, Feb 26, 2017 at 06:13 AM PST
Trump's Approval Stands at 44 Percent as Partisanship Reigns
President Donald Trump's job approval rating stands at just 44 percent — a record low for a newly inaugurated commander-in-chief — and half of Americans say that his early challenges suggest unique and systemic...
When Tom Perez stepped to the stage as the newly elected Democratic national chairman, his first official act was to invite his vanquished rival to join him as deputy chairman. Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison...