Senate Republicans Take Big Step Toward Repealing Obamacare

Sen. John McCain, the maverick of the U.S. Senate, who just days ago underwent surgery to begin his battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer, strode onto the Senate floor to cast the decisive vote on the motion to proceed on the Republican health care bill. Elise Viebeck paints the scene for the Washington…
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Democrats Were For Troop Funding Before They Were Against It

The defense authorization bill is typically one of the few pieces of legislation immune from political grandstanding. Members of both parties recognize that there are better places to pick a political fight than a bill that funds our troops. As Fawn Johnson writes for National Journal: The bill is widely considered one of the most…
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The GOP Senate Majority’s First Priority: Restore The American Dream

A new Public Religion Research Institute poll finds that just 42 percent of Americans believe that the American Dream – the idea that if you work hard you can succeed – still exists, down 11 percent from 2012. Sadly, this is part of a growing trend reflected in polls throughout the years. A CNN poll…
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