Mike Pence

Outrage over picture of Mike Pence and all-male Republican team 'discussing plans to curb maternity care'

Many have been angered by a photograph of Mike Pence and an all-male Republican team reportedly deciding whether maternity care should be covered in Donald Trump's new health insurance plan.<p>Women's health and fertility rights campaign group Planned Parenthood expressed their outrage at the …

Republicans

This is a photo of lawmakers discussing taking away maternity coverage

You may notice a certain group of people missing.<p>On Thursday, a bunch of men met at the White House to discuss taking away potentially millions of women’s coverage for pregnancy, maternity, and newborn care.<p>The White House meeting was broadly about the American Health Care Act, the Republican bill …

Health Care

All-male White House health bill photo sparks anger

<b>There is a familiarity about this photo, and it could have been taken in many boardrooms around the world - men gathered around a table making plans and cutting deals.</b><p>But the lack of women here, among a group of conservative Republicans discussing their healthcare bill with the president and …

The White House

Republicans Struggle to Rally Votes as House Prepares to Vote on Health Care Replacement

At least 26 Republicans said they opposed the bill and others were leaning that way, enough to narrowly defeat the measure.<p>The top Republican legislative priority in peril, President Donald Trump dangled possible changes to the health care bill Wednesday aimed at placating conservatives threatening …

U.S. Congress

Donald Trump And A Room Full Of Men Decide The Fate Of Women’s Health And Maternity Coverage

Déjà vu.<p>A room full of white men met on Thursday to decide the fate of maternity coverage for millions of women in the US.<p>Surrounded by conservatives, US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence discussed potential changes to the GOP health care bill, a photo of which Pence later …

Health Care

Conservatives Demand End to Pre-Existing Conditions Ban

I guess I was wrong last night. The <i>New York Times</i> says President Trump has caved into demands to repeal the minimum set of required benefits for …

Health Care

Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg On Coming Out And Protecting Local Politics

Pete Buttigieg, the Democrat mayor of South Bend, Indiana, aims high and tends to hit his mark. He’s a graduate of Harvard and Oxford, and a former …

Politics

Pence to visit LR, tout health care proposal

WASHINGTON -- As the White House worked to round up votes for the proposed American Health Care Act, Vice President Mike Pence was preparing to …

Health Care

Vice president Mike Pence expected to attend Sweet 16 games in Memphis

Vice president Mike Pence is expected to be in Memphis for the Sweet 16 Friday, a spokesman for the city told <i>The Commercial Appeal</i>.<p>The two games are …

College Basketball

GOP photo criticized for lack of women

Democrats, women's groups and liberals seized on a photo Thursday shared by Vice President Mike Pence of a meeting he attended with President Donald Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus.

Trump Administration

Women’s groups can’t believe Vice President Pence won the first-ever “Working for Women” award

The vice president will be honored by a Washington-based conservative nonprofit that created the award this year<p>Vice President Mike Pence will be honored with an award for his efforts in helping women, which has stumped women’s and civil right’s groups that view Pence as an antagonist to women’s …

Liberal POV

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb supports GOP 'Obamacare' repeal

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb says he supports congressional Republican's bill to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care …

Health Care

Here's a room full of men cheering their plan to strip maternity and newborn care

Donald Trump and Mike Pence met with the far-right House Freedom Caucus to try to make Trumpcare happen on Thursday. Setting aside Trumpcare’s …

Health Care

VP Mike Pence Is Receiving 'Working for Women' Award and It's Left Some People Confused

The Independent Women's Forum (IWF) selected Vice President Mike Pence as the honoree of the inaugural “Working for Women” award.<p>A press release …

Trump Administration

GOP divisions still showing as health care bill vote looms

President Trump’s health plan was in intensive care Wednesday after the leader of a band of conservative House members predicted it was going …

U.S. Congress

Vice President Pence to speak in Arkansas on health care

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Arkansas to discuss proposed federal health care legislation.<p>The Republican Party of Arkansas says …

Health Care

In the Trump Era, Even Commencement Politics Are More Charged

President Trump will give the keynote at Liberty University’s commencement this year, and Vice President Pence will speak at the University of …

Donald Trump

Conservative women’s group knocked for giving ‘Working for Women’ award to Mike Pence

WASHINGTON - The Independent Women’s Forum, a conservative think tank, has drawn fire on social media and from some progressive commentators for its …

Women's Rights

Internet Responses to Mike Pence Being Honored With a “Working for Women” Award

He's voted against equal pay legislation.<p>On Wednesday, Vice President Mike Pence is being honored with the “Working for Women” award presented by the nonprofit group Independent Women’s Forum. According to the group's press release, as reported by The Cut, the award “recognizes an individual who …

Trump Administration

Trump Wants to Cut Public Broadcasting — Where Mike Pence’s Daughter Got Her Start as a Filmmaker

One of the more shocking elements of President Trump’s proposed 2018 budget is his suggestion to eliminate all $455 million in federal funding for …

Journalism

Rand Paul: Bring Pence to Senate to repeal Obamacare

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday backed a controversial method for passing Obamacare repeal that could dramatically change the way the Senate operates, if successful, but which faces long odds, even among Republicans.<p>The proposal -- which has also drawn support from Sen. Ted Cruz -- …

Politics

This obscure Senate rule could let VP Mike Pence fully repeal ObamaCare once and for all

As House Republicans push to pass the American Healthcare Act (AHCA), many members are concerned about the long game and whether this bill, along …

Government

White House says Manafort simply oversaw "delegate operations." History says otherwise.

To hear Sean Spicer tell it, Paul Manafort had a "limited role" in Donald Trump's successful presidential campaign. Never mind the fact that Manafort …

U.S. Politics

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims March 21, 2017, as National Agriculture Day

NATIONAL AGRICULTURE DAY, 2017<p>BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA<p>A PROCLAMATION<p>America's farmers and ranchers help feed the world, fuel …

Agriculture

Trump Signed the NASA Bill, Then Made This Dubious Announcement

President Donald Trump signed the NASA Transition Authorization Act of 2017 on Tuesday, and while many celebrated the fact that NASA’s Earth Science …

NASA

Mike Pence Is Now an Award-Winning Champion for Women?

If it seems absurd that a man who's long vigorously worked to defund Planned Parenthood and who tried to redefine rape would be the recipient of an …

LGBTQ

Trump's health care triumvirate: Pence, Price and Mulvaney

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, in an effort to sell his health care plan to wary conservatives, is turning to his trio of former House Republicans with what he hopes are influential conservative credentials: Vice President Mike Pence, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and …

Health Care

Manafort made Pence the VP, they talked regularly during the transition

Given the recent revelations about Paul Manafort, I thought this would be good to bring to everyone’s attention. Mike Pence is the Vice President …

U.S. Politics

Pence confirms plans to reestablish the National Space Council

WASHINGTON — Vice President Mike Pence said March 21 that he expects the Trump administration to reestablish the National Space Council, a move that …

Government

What Trump, GOP said about FBI probes to attack Clinton

Who would want a President who is under FBI investigation? Apparently not many GOP leaders.

U.S. Politics