Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell at an Aug. 1 press conference, the first he held after the defeat of his health care bill.
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With Obamacare in peril and no health care plan in sight, it's logical to ask whether states could design their own single-payer health insurance plans. Efforts in California show why it's unlikely.
LGBT veterans march in a Boston parade. Contrary to what some may say, the military has a long history of embracing socially marginalized groups.
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Whether it be African-Americans, Catholics or transgender people, the armed forces have played a vital role in shaping US social policy toward the country's minorities.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) cast the pivotal vote to nix the Senate version of a bill to repeal Obamacare, only days after returning to Washington after surgery.
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After the Senate nixed a repeal of Obamacare, Pres. Trump turned to Twitter, vowing to let the law die. But he's actually doing much more. Here's how he's taking an active part in destroying the law.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) returned to the Capitol July 25 to cast what was a tie-breaking vote to proceed to debate a bill to repeal Obamacare.
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A diagnosis of glioblastoma did not keep John McCain from the Capitol to cast a crucial vote that could end Obamacare. His actions are a reminder that stats are one thing but human beings, another.
Director James Comey makes it official: The FBI is investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
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Russian interference in the U.S. election is part of a bigger pattern, according to a former ambassador from Montenegro to NATO.
Executive orders have the power to be socially transformative in US politics.
Although congressional Democrats have been vocal in opposing most of Donald Trump’s executive orders, they appear to have little support from Republicans to enact the legislation needed change them.
The circus comes to town.
Dirty tricks are a big part of the south's first presidential primary.
Donald Trump speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland.
The single most consistent attribute of American voters is their dislike and distrust of politicians. Trump is playing on this sentiment.
“We cannot again allow history to be forgotten”
At the end of a long and challenging week, the famous aphorism, “we have met the enemy and he is us” readily comes to mind. The issuance of the long awaited Senate “torture report” has set off a debate…
They are all Republicans but do these senators agree on US foreign policy?
The midterm elections have come and gone. After months of speculation, the results were largely predictable. The Republicans solidified their position in the House and took the Senate. A sixth year president’s…