Filibuster

The GOP Tax Plan Is Dead — Unless the Filibuster Dies First

The Senate GOP’s tax bill cannot pass the Senate. This statement is not a conjecture about political realities, just a report of a mathematical one. For 11 months now, the challenge facing Republican tax writers has been clear: Find a way to radically reduce the tax burdens of...

Las Vegas shooting sparks outcries for gun control

(CNN) -- Chris Murphy is unapologetically playing politics in the wake of the largest mass shooting in modern American history Sunday night in Las Vegas. "It is positively infuriating that my colleagues in Congress are so afraid of the gun industry that they pretend there aren't...

Republican leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP’s latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party’s banner campaign promise.Leaving a lunch of R...

Senate Republicans: No vote this week on GOP health care bill

Facing assured defeat, Republican leaders decided Tuesday not to even hold a vote on the GOP's latest attempt to repeal the Obama health care law, surrendering on their last-gasp effort to deliver on the party's banner campaign promise.Leaving a lunch of Republican senators who'd...

Opposition to health bill grows among GOP senators

WASHINGTON – Republican opposition to the GOP health care bill swelled to near-fatal numbers Sunday as Sen. Susan Collins all but closed the door on supporting the last-ditch effort to scrap th...

John McCain deals blow to ‘Obamacare’ repeal plan

US Senator John McCain has declared his opposition to the last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare”, dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican P...

John McCain deals blow to `Obamacare´ repeal plan

US Senator John McCain has declared his opposition to the last-ditch effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare”, dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican P...

John McCain: I cannot 'in good conscience' vote for new Republican healthcare plan

US Senator John McCain has declared his opposition to the last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare", dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party...

John McCain deals blow to 'Obamacare' repeal plan

It was the second time in three months 81-year-old Mr McCain emerged as the destroyer of his party's signature promise to voters. "I believe we could do better working together, Republicans and D...

Hutchinson joins three other governors in support of latest GOP health proposal

told reporters today that he'd joined with three other Republican governors — in Mississippi,and Wisconsin — to have input on the Graham-Cassidy legislation that Republicans are trying to pus...

The Latest: Pelosi urges 'tweet storm' against 'Trumpcare'

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the GOP effort to repeal former President Barack Obama's health care law (all times local): House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling colleagues that she wants "...

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