Barack Obama

September 29, 2017 - 3:04 pm
AP) _ U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy failed to undo former President Barack Obama's signature health care law, but the defeat hasn't stopped Louisiana's senior senator from trying to raise money off the effort. A fundraising pitch sent this week from Cassidy's campaign urged supporters to send donations by...
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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
September 25, 2017 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Maine's Sen. Susan Collins says she's against the last-gasp Republican health care bill. That means there are more than enough Senate GOP opponents to kill the party's drive to repeal President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. The only remaining hope for the White House and...
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Newell Normand
September 13, 2017 - 4:13 pm
Newell’s HOT TAKES on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals): *I'm mystified sometimes by the left's position on DACA - that we're racist and insensitive, when we're really upset by the process. It wasn't done right. It needs to go through Congress. *The name-calling is over the top. Some...
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USA TODAY
September 13, 2017 - 10:42 am
House Speaker Paul Ryan says President Donald Trump took the right approach to phasing out a program that helped young immigrants living in the United States who were brought into the country as children. The Wisconsin Republicans says an AP Newsmakers interview that he wanted the White House to...
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August 28, 2017 - 12:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bare arms and a belted waist, a White House vegetable garden and parents in the residence: Melania Trump is borrowing pages from Michelle Obama’s playbook. From public policy to high fashion to family ties, Mrs. Trump is keeping alive parts of the former first lady’s legacy even...
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Scoot
August 24, 2017 - 11:16 am
Being honest about your political views in 2017 comes with consequences. The controversy over NFL QB Colin Kaepernick’s protest of racial injustice by refusing to stand for the National Anthem is a reminder that freedom of speech is guaranteed, but there is no guarantee how speaking freely might...
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Scoot
August 14, 2017 - 10:39 am
Scoot: Why Trump failed to call out “white supremacists” Why did President Trump fail to specifically name white supremacist groups and the alt-right in his condemnation of the violence in Charlottesville, VA over the weekend? The assumption of why he didn’t paints a chilling picture of the...
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Chris Kleponis-Poo)
August 02, 2017 - 7:06 am
(AP) - Republican senators are bucking President Donald Trump's calls to revive the health care debate. And Trump just ousted his only top White House aide with deep links to the party. But the president and his party won't be calling it quits any time soon. They remain tightly linked by a force...
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July 27, 2017 - 9:40 am
(AP) - Senate Republicans are lowering their expectations on repealing and replacing "Obamacare." They're making plans to try to pass a narrowly focused bill undoing just a few of the most unpopular elements of Barack Obama's landmark health care reform law. After successive failed votes on other...
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Chris Miller
July 26, 2017 - 11:28 am
The U.S. Senate is deep in discussions on how to go about repealing and replacing Obamacare, after narrowly voting to move forward with the debate. Senator Bill Cassidy told his social media audience that his work to get the Senate to take up his plan continues. "I'm continuing to work on (the)...
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