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In just a year, Republicans became far more skeptical of claims of racism

In just a year, Republicans became far more skeptical of claims of racism

At a 2015 rally marking the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. (Photo: Evan Vucci/AP) More Republican attitudes toward African-Americans hardened significantly in 2016, according to an authoritative new study. Only 32 percent of Republican voters in 2016 said they believe that African-Americans face “a lot of discrimination.” That ...

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Obama: ‘The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill’

Former President Barack Obama decried the Senate Republicans’ health care bill on Thursday, publishing a lengthy Facebook post calling it “a massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America.” “The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill,” Obama said. “It’s ...

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Four GOP senators: We won’t vote for current health care bill

Four GOP senators: We won’t vote for current health care bill

WASHINGTON — A potentially decisive group of four conservative senators quickly announced Thursday afternoon that they oppose the health care bill rolled out by Republican Senate leadership earlier in the day. statement that the proposal did not go far enough in overhauling the current system.” data-reactid=”16″>Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Mike ...

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‘Die-in’ protesters dragged away from McConnell’s office

‘Die-in’ protesters dragged away from McConnell’s office

Dramatizing fears that Senate Republican’s Better Care Reconciliation Act’s cuts to Medicaid would prevent millions of low income Americans from accessing life-saving care, activism group ADAPT dramatized what those deaths could look like — in front of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office doors. Capitol police were then forced to drag ...

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Trump admits he has no tapes of Comey meetings

Trump admits he has no tapes of Comey meetings

More than a month after threatening former FBI director James Comey with the release of tapes of their conversations in the White House, President Trump said Thursday he does not have any such recordings. In a pair of tweets, Trump wrote, “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, ...

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