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Get better, SenatorIn the midst of all the sordid news about Trump and Russia comes the sad announcement that Sen. John McCain is suffering from brain cancer. This is the same John McCain who corrected a supporter who referred to Barack Obama as an... [Read More]
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping former President Barack Obama's health care law and tax... [Read More]
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The White House and GOP leaders fished Thursday for ways to win over recalcitrant senators, including an administration proposal to let states use Medicaid funds to help people buy their own private health insurance. [...] there were no indications they'd ensured the votes needed to even start debating the party's legislative keystone, a bill scuttling and supplanting President Barack Obama's health care law. Congress' nonpartisan fiscal analyst also said it would boost typical deductibles — the money people must pay before insurers cover costs — for single people to $13,000 that year, well above the $5,000 they'd... [Read More]
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Eric Holder, who served as attorney general under former President Barack Obama, warned President Trump against trying to hinder special... [Read More]
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With Republican efforts to obliterate former President Barack Obama's signature health care law once again on the rails, it might be time to consider an alternative approach to fixing what... [Read More]
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Syrian rebel commanders said Thursday that they were disappointed in the Trump administration's decision to end a covert CIA weapons and training program for opposition fighters, an initiative that began under then-President Barack Obama but that fizzled out amid battlefield losses and concerns about extremism within rebel ranks. [Read More]
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House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping former President Barack Obama's health care law and tax cuts.Ryan traveled to this heavily Democratic state to promote one of President Donald Trump's top priorities, as congressional Republicans struggle to advance key parts of the president's agenda.Ryan delivered a stinging indictment of the... [Read More]
Last month, Sen. John McCain wasn't making sense in his questioning of former FBI Director James Comey. In this social media era, he was subjected to ridicule, but to us something just seemed off.Now we may have the explanation, as doctors have confirmed the 80-year-old McCain has an aggressive brain cancer."Cancer doesn't know what it's up against," said former President Barack Obama, who squared off against McCain in 2008, echoing what many of us feel.By comparison, the well wishes of the... [Read More]
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House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday, July 20th pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping former President Barack Obama's health care law and tax cuts. Ryan traveled to this heavily Democratic state to promote one of President Donald Trump's top priorities, as congressional Republicans struggle to advance key parts of the president's agenda. Ryan delivered a stinging indictment of the current... [Read More]
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Two Milwaukee police officers have been injured after an incident at Barack Obama School on Milwaukee's north side, officials confirmed for FOX6 News. Officials say at least one officer was struck by a vehicle. Officials with the Milwaukee Fire Department say one officer is being taken to Froedtert Hospital.  The extent of the other officer's injuries are unknown. Monitor FOX6 News and FOX6Now.com for updates on this developing story. [Read More]
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Two Milwaukee Police officers have been injured following a hit-and-run crash on the city's northwest side Thursday afternoon, July 20th. Preliminary information reveals the officers were on foot patrol near N. Sherman Boulevard and W. Villard Avenue just before 5:00 p.m. when the suspect's vehicle struck another vehicle and then struck the officers near Barack Obama School of Career & Technical Education. The striking vehicle fled the scene and MPD is actively seeking that vehicle. The officers were... [Read More]
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Just in case, health advocates return to Capitol July 20, 2017 | Filed under: News,Community | Posted by: The Villager Councilmember Corey Johnson being arrested in Washington, D.C., Wednesday after sitting-in at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office. He and other advocates were protesting attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Photo courtesy Councilmember Corey Johnson's Office BY PAUL SCHINDLER | One day after the Trump administration and the U.S. Senate's G.O.P. leadership failed to dismantle President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, up to... [Read More]
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House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday pitched Republican plans for overhauling the nation's tax code at a shoe factory, as demonstrators outside protested the GOP agenda of scrapping former President Barack Obama's health care law and tax cuts. Ryan traveled to this heavily Democratic state to promote one of President Donald Trump's top priorities, as congressional Republicans struggle to advance key parts of the president's agenda. A House Republican plan would lower the top corporate income tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent. The White House and congressional Republicans have been privately negotiating their tax... [Read More]
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REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque President Donald Trump's administration has been quietly waging a public relations campaign to undermine public support for Obamacare, former President Barack Obama's signature legislation, according to a new Daily Beast report. Using social media and a series of video testimonials, the Department of Health and Human Services, led by Tom Price, is amplifying criticism of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, and discouraging enrollment in the program. Using funds earmarked for "consumer information and outreach," HHS has produced and released 23 videos of Americans talking about their difficulties with Obamacare, according to The... [Read More]
North Carolina Republican legislative leaders are stopping their lawsuit to block efforts by new Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper to expand Medicaid before President Barack Obama left office. Lawyers for his administration said legislative leaders were jumping the gun with litigation and acknowledged there needed to be legislative buy-in. [Read More]
North Carolina's Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday that his administration will oppose opening up Atlantic Ocean waters to offshore oil-and-gas drilling.Making his announcement from Fort Macon State Park in coastal Carteret County, Cooper said the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality will submit its arguments to the U.S. Department of Interior on Friday. But Cooper said offshore drilling poses risks to local ecosystems and tourist economies.President Barack Obama had declared... [Read More]
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ExxonMobil blatantly violated U.S. sanctions on Russia when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson led the oil company, U.S. authorities alleged on Thursday. The Treasury Department slapped Exxon with a $2 million fine — the maximum allowed under current law — and said the company had "demonstrated reckless disregard" for the requirements of the sanctions. The violations were "egregious" and "caused significant harm" to the objectives of the punishment on Russia imposed by then-President Barack Obama, authorities said. In May 2014,... [Read More]
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"Your reparations came in the form of a man named Barack Obama," said the Florida candidate. [Read More]
"Because McCain is a RHINO. I never had understood why he called himself a Republican?? " "Tommy Christopher - a "butthurt" leftist." "Tom... [Read More]
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