WP: Behind closed doors, Republican lawmakers fret about how to repeal Obamacare

WP: Behind closed doors, Republican lawmakers fret about how to repeal Obamacare

By Mike DeBonis January 27 at 11:08 PM PHILADELPHIA — Republican lawmakers aired sharp concerns about their party’s quick push to repeal the Affordable Care Act at a closed-door meeting Thursday, according to a recording of the session obtained by The Washington Post. The recording reveals a GOP that appears to be filled with doubts […]

NPR: Late Night Deal To Gut House Ethics Office Backfires. Trump Tweets to Take Credit

NPR: Late Night Deal To Gut House Ethics Office Backfires. Trump Tweets to Take Credit

Susan Davis, Brian Naylor January 3rd, 2017  After a storm of criticism, including from President-elect Donald Trump, House Republicans have reversed themselves and restored the current rules of the Office of Congressional Ethics. GOP members met Tuesday afternoon and agreed by unanimous consent to withdraw a change to House rules approved late Monday evening, before […]

NYT: Ruling Preserves Voting Rights for Thousands in North Carolina

NYT: Ruling Preserves Voting Rights for Thousands in North Carolina

By MICHAEL WINES NOV. 4, 2016  A federal judge barred three North Carolina counties on Friday from revoking the voting rights of thousands of residents whose eligibility to cast ballots had been challenged by Republican political operatives only weeks before the presidential election. The ruling settled for now a politically freighted battle, in a hotly contested battleground […]