Leaders of the effort to defund the health care law pointed to Friday’s vote to defund Obamacare as a legislative victory and provided additional insight into their plan if the legislation does not succeed in the Senate on Sunday.
Sen. Bob Casey (D., Pa.) stands on a 160-square-foot, life-sized Chutes and Ladders board on the Capitol lawn, getting ready to take his fourth spin of the wheel.
Republicans put forward a new alternative to Obamacare on Wednesday that seeks to expand coverage, increase the options for buying insurance, and equalize the tax treatment of insurance bought on the individual market.
State leaders on Wednesday morning raised numerous concerns about the federal government’s implementation of Obamacare as the central provision of the law is under two weeks away.
A bipartisan group of senators asked Treasury Secretary Jack Lew in a letter sent Friday to put sanctions on Russian banks that have helped Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria.
Rep. Frank Wolf’s (R., Va.) office publicly disclosed on Tuesday the name of the D.C. law firm said to be representing a CIA employee who is allegedly facing backlash for refusing to sign a non-disclosure agreement prohibiting discussion of the Sept. 11, 2012 terror attack in Benghazi, Libya.
Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) Tuesday night sharply criticized President Barack Obama’s handling of the Syrian conflict and urged him to adopt a strategy that would shift the momentum on the battlefield and lead to a negotiated political transition in the civil war-torn country.
Sen. Mike Lee (R., Utah) said the government should significantly increase the tax credit for children as part of a tax reform proposal that he introduced in a speech at the American Enterprise Institute Tuesday afternoon.