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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
Undocumented mother granted temporary stay on deportation after 86 days in sanctuary
An undocumented mother of four who took refuge in a Denver church out of fear of being deported to Mexico was finally able to leave her sanctuary, her attorney said today. Jeanette Vizguerra, a 45-year-old Mexican native and immigrant rights activist, has lived in Denver for 20 years and has three
Senate Dems Hold All-Night Floor Session in Effort to Stop DeVos
Senate Democrats stayed up for an all-night floor session to make their case against President Donald Trump 's Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos . Starting on Monday afternoon, the Democrats vowed to talk on the Senate floor for 24-hours with the hopes of persuading one more Republican to
Colorado Election Results
Voters in the state of Colorado are heading to the polls on Election Day 2016. There are nine electoral votes at stake in Colorado in the presidential race. Colorado is known as a swing state in the general election, and in 2012 voters there picked Barack Obama over Mitt Romney, 51 percent to 46
Hillary Clinton Campaign Sorted Potential VP Picks Into 'Food Groups' by Race and Gender, Email Shows
Clinton campaign officials grouped potential vice presidential running mates by race and gender, according to a recently leaked email, further suggesting the degree to which their run for the White House appeared to be scripted. Campaign chairman John Podesta -- whose hacked emails have been
Clinton Wins Nevada Caucus, Looking Ahead to SC Primary
ABC News' Rick Klein talks Hillary Clinton's win in the Nevada Caucuses and tells us what to expect in the South Carolina primary.
Senate Elections 2014: Republicans Seize Control of the Senate
Republicans handed a major defeat to President Obama and Senate Democrats on Tuesday night when they seized control of the Senate by flipping at least seven seats from the Democratic to the GOP column. Republicans secured victory in seven states where Democrats currently hold seats -– Arkansas,
The Road To November
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES WHITE HOUSE HUDDLE: Yesterday, President Obama hosted Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Chairman Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado and the Committee’s Executive Director Guy Cecil for a meeting at the White House
Senators Play Secret Santa for One Night
Twas The Week Before Christmas On Capitol Hill By Arlette Saenz Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the Senate, 65 senators exchanged gifts, including Cruz and Bennet. Al Franken set up the Secret Santa exchange, For senators to trade presents in the fifteen...
House Republicans Tour Southern Border
As the House of Representatives assesses its strategy to overhaul the nation’s immigration system, a group of Republican congressmen are starting their August recess with a tour of the southern border. Unlike a border tour last March for a bipartisan group of senators, the House’s...