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Director Rob Reiner warns of 'more Harvey Weinsteins in Hollywood'
Director Rob Reiner said he has never worked with embattled movie producer Harvey Weinstein in a show business capacity, and that he had no idea about the allegations against Weinstein now making their way through Tinseltown. But Reiner had been warned that Weinstein was "difficult" to work with,
Breaking down the fiscal 2018 budget passed by Senate
By a vote of 51-49, Senate Republicans passed a fiscal 2018 budget right along party lines, with every single Democrat voting against the budget framework, and all Republicans, save for one, voting for it. The fiscal 2018 budget passed late-Thursday night is not a legally binding document, but it
Powerhouse Politics: Director Rob Reiner on his new film, 'LBJ'
Reiner compares the presidencies of Johnson and Trump, and comments on the Harvey Weinstein allegations.
Nancy Pelosi on dinner with Trump and Schumer
The House minority leader discussed a list of concerns she and Sen. Chuck Schumer brought to the president.
Senate Republicans pass budget that will add $1.5 trillion to deficit, slash Medicare and Medicaid
Senate Republicans passed a budget late Thursday night, setting the stage for the GOP 's ultimate goal of tackling tax reform later this year. The measure is estimated to add $1.5 trillion to the deficit over the next 10 years, and contains about $4 trillion in spending cuts. “We have a once in a
More cancer patients now have health insurance because of health law
The Affordable Care Act has led to a dramatic decrease in the number of adults with cancer who lacked health insurance, new research shows. But whether future changes to this law could reverse the trend remains to be seen. “We wanted to understand what the ACA did, especially for vulnerable
Bipartisan health bill offers hope for compromise but faces hurdles
Today on the Senate floor, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. and Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., introduced their bipartisan health care bill that aims to fund federal subsidies for two years and stabilize individual insurance markets. After working on a bipartisan, short-term fix to health care for
Trump backs GOP budget as step toward massive tax cuts
President Donald Trump takes to Twitter to endorse Senate GOP budget plan as the 'first step toward massive tax cuts.'
Report: Medicaid enrollments, costs begin to stabilize
The Kaiser Family Foundation has found more stability in state Medicaid programs after recent years of surging enrollments and costs
Former Menendez staffer contradicts prosecution testimony
A former staffer for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez has given testimony at this bribery trial that differs from the prosecution's version of events