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Trump Blasts Congress Over Failure of GOP Health Care Bill

by Associated Press 7/18/2017 11:50 am

President Donald Trump blasted congressional Democrats and "a few Republicans" Tuesday over the collapse of the GOP effort to rewrite the Obama health care law.

Senate GOP Releases Bill to Cut Medicaid, Alter 'Obamacare'

by Associated Press 6/22/2017 10:38 am

Senate Republicans release their long-awaited bill to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners.

I’ve Never Been So Insulted (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/13/2017 12:00 am

Lately, I’m not sure anything is an insult — at least nothing that is intended to be. Words hurled as put-downs seem to be promptly turned into slogans.

Trucking and Trump: An Infrastructure Match

by Marty Cook 11/21/2016 12:00 am

The American Trucking Associations wasted little time reacting to Donald Trump's victory in the presidential election. The industry has been a proponent of improving the nation's infrastructure, which Trump said he wants to do.

Opposition Led by Tom Cotton Takes Aim at Criminal Justice Overhaul

by Associated Press 2/10/2016 7:06 am

A handful of Senate Republicans dealt a severe blow to an overhaul of the criminal justice system in Congress, with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton calling the legislation "a massive social experiment in criminal leniency."

Obama's Speech Draws Unsparing Reviews from Republicans

by Associated Press 1/21/2015 1:28 pm

President Barack Obama's State of the Union address drew unsparing morning-after reviews Wednesday from majority Republicans in Congress, including a rebuke on nuclear talks with Iran.

Acting Like The Majority Party (Robert Coon On Politics)

by Robert Coon 9/17/2014 4:09 pm

Now that the August recess is over and members of Congress are back at work, GOP leaders in the House of Representatives are finding themselves in a familiar situation - infighting within the caucus. As the minority party in Washington, some level of internal conflict is expected, but will the GOP be able to coalesce if they win majority of the Senate this November?

House GOP Unveils Bill to Counter Senate Debt Plan

by Associated Press 10/15/2013 9:28 am

House GOP leaders unveiled their own plan Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate deal to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

Mitch McConnell, Harry Reid Near Deal to Reopen Government

by Associated Press 10/15/2013 7:06 am

Senate leaders are closing in on an agreement to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

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