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Democrats lose top fighter against Trump's judicial nominees

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democratic Sen. Al Franken's grilling of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch in the so-dubbed "frozen trucker" case may have been the most replayed moment of the televised Senate Judiciary Committee hearings last March.<p>It has drawn hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube, and …

Roy Moore’s ‘Alabama values’ tweet could not have gone worse

Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore tried to drum up support on Tuesday night ahead of the special election later this month against Democrat Doug …

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More than a million children could lose their health insurance next year

More than a million lower-income children are at risk of losing their health insurance next year if Congress doesn't act soon.<p>Federal funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program ran out at the end of September. Though the program enjoys bipartisan support,it has still gotten caught up in …

The NFL player protests, broken down by team and week

The week before President Trump decided to make NFL player protests a federal issue (so to speak), there were players on seven teams who participated in some sort of display during the national anthem.<p>Defining “participated” is tricky; do we count the 10 players on the San Francisco 49ers who, …

GOP's next goal: Shred the social safety net

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Republican tax bill and its aftermath prove two things about our politics today. First, no matter how much they might insist otherwise, Republicans consistently prioritize the economic advantage and security of big business and the very wealthy at the expense of middle- and low-income …

With Franken's resignation, the Senate landscape shifts again

<b>(CNN) —</b> As the calendar nears 2018, the battle for control of the Senate is shifting in all sorts of unexpected ways -- changes driven primarily by bad behavior but also a national political environment heavily colored by President Donald Trump's widespread unpopularity.<p>Consider this series of …

Muslim community reacts to travel ban ruling

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>Updated:Monday, April 2 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-02 15:15:03 GMT<p>The Office of the Chief Medical …

What the Book of Genesis Tells Us About Sexual Harassment and #MeToo

Bill Cosby. Bill O’Reilly. Harvey Weinstein. Kevin Spacey. Charlie Rose. Matt Lauer. John Conyers. What drives these men to engage in such terrible …

Democrats threaten government shutdown over ‘Dreamers’ program

A federal budget stalemate is being blamed on the “Dreamers” program, a flurry of media outlets reported Wednesday. Various mainstream media reported that President Donald Trump strained relations between Democrats and Republicans with a comment he made about the illegal immigration program during …

Have Roy Moore's Poll Numbers Caused Paul Ryan to Change His Mind About Supporting Him?

Paul Ryan cemented his position in the “Republicans you can criticize without being guilty of infighting” category created by the Donald Trump/Roy …

Alan Dershowitz: Why Trump is right in recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital

President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital is a perfect response to President Obama’s benighted decision to change American policy by engineering the United Nations Security Council Resolution declaring Judaism’s holiest places in Jerusalem to be occupied territory and a …

Health Care Debate: Obamacare Repeal Fails as McCain Casts Decisive No Vote

• The Senate rejected legislation to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, with Senator John McCain casting a decisive “no.”<p>• Senate Republicans unveiled a “skinny repeal,” a narrow measure to roll back parts of the Affordable Care Act. It would leave 15 million more Americans without insurance …

The Child Care for Working Families Act Will Boost Employment and Create Jobs

Download the PDF here.<p>On September 14, 2017, Ingrid Henlon, a teacher at the Mount Olive Child Development Center in Hartford, Connecticut, stood in …

Industry opposition leads ALEC to withdraw anti-climate resolution

Right-wing lobbying group fails to pass resolution targeting EPA finding.<p>A secretive right-wing lobbying group failed to pass a resolution this week …

House Passes Disturbing Bill That Would Override Local Laws Against Concealed Carry

The House approved a bill on Wednesday that would allow gun owners with a concealed carry permit in one state to carry that weapon into another …

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Al Franken Takes Down Donald Trump And Roy Moore As He Resigns From The Senate

Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) announced that he would resign at the end of the year, but he also pointed out the irony that he is leaving the Senate while …

These Mainers Aren’t Ready To Give Up on Flipping Susan Collins’ Tax Vote

She may not be as ideological as Ted Cruz, but she is a hardcore Republican.<p>Welcome to Interviews for Resistance. We’re now several months into the …

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The CHIP Program Is Beloved. Why Is Its Funding in Danger?

WILMINGTON, Del. — Laquita Gardner, a sales manager at a furniture rental store here, was happy to get a raise recently except for one problem. It lifted her income just enough to disqualify her and her two young sons from Medicaid, the free health insurance program for the poor.<p>She was relieved to …

Time magazine has sided with women over the misogynist-in-chief

<b>(CNN) —</b> A little over a year ago, despite a swirl of sexual assault allegations against him and a track record of misogyny, Donald Trump beat the woman many hoped would make it to the White House -- not only to the presidency, but to the title of Time magazine's Person of the Year. This year, it is …

The Republican civil war, explained in 1 amazing picture

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, a group of senators traveled to the White House to have lunch with President Donald Trump. In a classic Trumpian power move, Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who has been one of the most outspoken Republican critics of Trump, was seated directly next to the President.<p>Which brings us to …

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court After Senate Uses 'Nuclear Option'

The Senate confirmed judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court Friday in a mostly party-line 54-45 vote that reflected weeks of bruising political fighting which deepened congressional divides and changed the nature of high court appointments in the future.<p>Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s first …

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Sasse threatens to pull out of GOP Senate fundraising arm if it backs Moore

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ben Sasse blasted the Republican National Committee for financially backing controversial Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, vowing that he would withdraw from fundraising for and donating to the National Republican Senate Committee if it decides to support Moore's …

Can President Trump's dual-track presidency survive?

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is running a dual-track presidency. This week ended with a collision between two major stories affecting his presidency. At the same exact time that the massive corporate tax cut reached the final vote in the Senate, successfully passing in the dead of the night by a …

Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cake case

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> As the Supreme Court wrestled with a clash between religious freedom and LGBT rights on Tuesday, all eyes were on Justice Anthony Kennedy, who might have to reconcile two strands of his jurisprudence.<p>The case concerns a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake to celebrate a …

Moderate Republican lawmakers push Ryan on DACA solution

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Moderate Republicans in Congress are seeking to lead on a possible solution for young undocumented immigrants, as a group on Tuesday pushed their leadership to reach a deal by the end of the year.<p>Thirty-four Republicans on Tuesday signed a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan urging …

#2020Vision: Biden prepares his media blitz; Macker's moment; the Bannon-Cuban connection

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> <i>Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race:</i><p>Get ready for the <b>Joe Biden</b> media blitz — starting Monday in New York City.<p>The former vice president will launch the tour for his new book, "Promise Me, Dad," by …

Anthony Kennedy legacy again at play in same-sex marriage case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, poised to cast the deciding vote in a case involving a Christian baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple, wants to preserve the gains of his 2015 decision establishing a right to same-sex marriage.<p>So even as he voiced sympathy …

Sessions in 1999: The President can obstruct justice

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's lawyer maintains that a president cannot obstruct justice, but Trump's own attorney general once argued otherwise.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions in 1999 -- then a senator from Alabama -- said it was possible that then-President Bill Clinton had committed …

Gay man denied a marriage license by Kim Davis is now running against her

<b>(CNN) —</b> A gay man who was twice denied a marriage license by Kim Davis has thrown his hat in the ring to run against her for county clerk.<p>David Ermold, an assistant professor of English at the University of Pikeville, announced his plan to run against Davis for the position of Rowan County Clerk in …

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