Sister Simone Campbell — executive director of NETWORK, a Catholic social justice lobby based in Washington, D.C. — on Thursday released a series of videos urging a handful of moderate Republican senators to vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act.
Images of Latinos lining up to vote have shaken Trump back to reality. He sees voters being allowed to vote because they arrived in line before the polls closed as “rigged.”
Rob Portman is largely ignoring Donald Trump, which is hard to do in U.S. politics today, but the strategy seems to be working for the Republican senator in his re-election bid in Ohio.
White House: “This is not the first time that Republicans have come out with a lot of bluster, only to have reality ultimately sink in.”
Senators on both sides of the aisle angle for currency protection as an amendment to Obama’s hardline free trade position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
On Tuesday, Senate Republicans killed what could have served as a rare example of bipartisan consensus, the Energy Efficiency Improvement Act. The legislation, which was sponsored by Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), should have passed; the bill’s provisions were far from controversial and a similar companion bill in the Republican-controlled House had […]
Nearly three months after federal unemployment benefits expired for over a million Americans nationwide, House Speaker John Boehner’s excuse for refusing to take up a bill to renew the federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation (EUC) program is falling apart. When Senate Democrats and five Republicans struck a deal that would reauthorize the EUC program for five months […]