Sarah Trusdell

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Why Republicans Should Fear ‘Ready for Hillary’

In one corner: a slick money machine just waiting for Clinton to jump into the 2016 race. In the other: a Republican Party at war with itself. Are …

Battleground Poll Says the Dems May Be All Right

Will the troubled Obamacare rollout hurt Democrats next year? A new poll suggests it won’t—but also suggests the GOP’s demographic winter may still …

Will ACA Problems Hurt Democrats as Much as the Shutdown Hurt the GOP?

The noise you hear is the grind­ing of Demo­crat­ic teeth over the botched launch and ar­gu­ably deep­er design prob­lems of the Af­ford­able Care …

Senate Dems to W.H.: Fix Obamacare

Democratic senators have a warning for the White House: Fix Obamacare’s problems or put Senate seats at risk next year.<p>In interviews, Democratic senators running in 2014, party elders and Senate leaders said the Obama administration must rescue the law from its rocky start before it emerges as a …

Where Millennials Can Make It Now

There Are (Probably) Billions of Earth-Like Planets in the Universe

New research, courtesy of NASA's Kepler telescope, suggests that there's no dearth of pseudo-Earths.<p>"When I began searching for exoplanets," Geoff Marcy told me last year, "everybody said I was crazy." Back then—in the 1990s, when "planet hunting" was new and, as its name might suggest, somewhat …

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Senate advances gay rights legislation; bill's future dim in House

The Senate has advanced a bill to expand workplace protections for gay, lesbian and transgender Americans, marking the chamber’s first vote on the issue in more than 15 years.<p>The procedural vote, which required the support of 60 senators, was 61-30. The measure was supported by seven Republicans …

Federal appeals court temporarily halts horse slaughter for human consumption

A federal appeals court has temporarily put the brakes on plans to resume horse slaughter for human consumption in the U.S., after a New Mexico judge last week dismissed a push by animal rights groups to stop the practice.<p>The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver on Monday issued a temporary …