Articles Tagged 'Washington'
McConnell Says GOP Ready For Health Care Vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are getting ready for Senate votes on legislation scuttling former President Barack Obama’s health care law, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said… READ MORE
DeVos: ‘School choice’ will not be mandated by Washington
Betsy DeVos, the U.S. education secretary, said Monday that although President Trump’s administration will put forward plans of a historic expansion of school choice, the… READ MORE
North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis Collapses During Race, Says He Got ‘Overheated’
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Thom Tillis of North Carolina collapsed during a Washington, D.C., race Wednesday morning and was taken away by ambulance.
Tillis, 57,… READ MORE
President Trump absolutely looking at breaking up the 9th Circuit
President Trump said Wednesday that he has “absolutely” considered proposals that would split up the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, where judges have blocked two… READ MORE
Speaker Ryan Delays The Wall Until 2018
WASHINGTON — President Trump reportedly backed off his demand that Congress include a down payment for a wall spanning the entire U.S.-Mexico border in a… READ MORE
Congress returns, aiming to avert government shutdown, pass ObamaCare overhaul
Congress returns to Washington this week to take on the now-familiar task of passing an 11th-hour spending bill to avert a government shutdown, with President… READ MORE
Gun rights activists are on a political roll with four recent wins
Second Amendment advocates are on a bit of a political roll recently, with four major victories in just one week.
House Speaker Paul Ryan pulled… READ MORE
Congress OKs Planned Parenthood funding crackdown, as Pence breaks tie
WASHINGTON – Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate Thursday, rescued… READ MORE
Black Lives Matter Protesters Block Education Sec. DeVos From Entering DC Public School
Black Lives Matter protesters blocked Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos from entering a Washington, D.C. public school Friday.
According to WJLA, DeVos attempted to enter… READ MORE
‘1 in, 2 out’: Trump signs new executive order banning government agencies from making a new regulation – unless they 1st slash TWO existing ones
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump signed an order on Monday that will seek to dramatically pare back federal regulations by requiring agencies to cut… READ MORE