Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) says he does not remember forcibly kissing a woman and groping her breasts as she slept, but he is sorry anyway.
Continuing resolutions, as military leaders have warned Congress repeatedly, are uniquely devastating to military readiness. It’s been nine years of this.
Flake’s announcement that he will retire at the end of his term rather than run for re-election has been coming for a long time.
On this episode of Federalist Radio, Politico’s Alex Isenstadt shares his reporting on the angry GOP donors and twists happening in state elections.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s backing establishment politicos because that’s how to keep ‘a governing majority.’ What good has that been?
Roy Moore’s victory in the Alabama special election and the Senate’s failed effort to repeal Obamacare point to a GOP whose voters are losing patience.
The way Republican leaders corralled the votes previously left them unable to oppose the president’s agreement to suspend the debt ceiling and fund the government for three months.
Republicans in Congress need to learn that defeated warriors don’t get to pick their battles.
Senior Editors Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi debate their takes on current Republican failures in light of this week’s news.
Republican Sen. Dean Heller said he’s ‘pleased’ the Republican-led effort to repeal and replace Obamacare ultimately failed.
‘This is a failure that is at the core of the Republican experience in the last several years and it depends on the fact that they chose to lie.’
Senate Republicans’ efforts to repeal portions of Obamacare failed narrowly late Thursday night, thanks to three defecting GOP senators.
This vote sets up days of debates and votes over what parts of the Affordable Care Act this ‘skinny bill’ will repeal and replace.
Jon Ward discusses health care collapse, the evolution of institutions, and 1980 vs. 2020 Presidential runs on Federalist Radio.
McConnell squelched any possibility of pre-gaming consensus on the Senate side. It was a bet on his own ability as leader, and he lost.
Sen. Ted Cruz’s proposal to allow insurers to sell non-Obamacare plans would turn the exchanges into high-risk pools for the old and sick. That might not be such a bad thing.
The GOP has a chance to begin reforming health care by undoing Obamacare. Can they really afford to pass up this opportunity?
If the Senate’s Obamacare replacement includes strict pro-life protections, why are Senate staff suddenly contradicting Mitch McConnell’s claims about tax-funded abortion?
Senators have floated a lengthy phase-out of the enhanced federal match associated with Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion. That likely dooms any real Medicaid restraint.
What does a Trump pivot look like? It looks like running against Washington and refusing to even pretend to be a traditional Republican.
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