U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, a Colorado Democrat, is warning against underestimating Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell’s ability to pass legislation overhauling the nation’s health care system — even if the bill appears to be on the ropes.
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The quick answer: yes. The real answer: it’s complicated. Helped by an influx of transplants drawn to Colorado’s liberal marijuana laws, high-tech economy and overall high quality of life, the state, by most metrics, is in a considerable economic boom. That same associated population growth, by the way, likely means …
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet, Gov. John Hickenlooper and Lt. Gov. Donna Lynne will hold a private meeting Friday to talk about the Republican health care plan, which itself is shrouded in secrecy awaiting an unveiling and a vote in the Senate. Democratic activists across the country, including in Denver, have staged marches and publicity around […]
Britons dodged a bullet last week, only inasmuch as they managed to merely shoot themselves in the foot rather than in the heart. Prime Minister Theresa May’s failed gamble to expand her Conservative Party’s parliamentary majority — resulting instead in the Tories being
Editor: The BRIDGE Act, introduced by a group of bipartisan senators, was written to maintain the legal status of 750,000 DACA recipients. These Dreamers are …
Back in 2010, voters across the nation swept Republicans into office, giving the GOP the majority in the House of Representatives for the first time in years. Two years later, Americans allowed the Republicans to take control of the Senate, and the party has managed to maintain its majority in the federal legislative branch ever […]
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer this week declined to weigh in on proposals to punish members of Congress if they can’t avert a potential government shutdown at the end of April, saying he doesn’t want to get into which lawmakers are “going to be naughty and nice.”
The vote was 55-45, short of the 60 needed to advance Gorsuch over procedural hurdles to a final vote. All 44 Democrats and independents voted against advancing Gorsuch, and for procedural reasons, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell cast his vote with them to enable the vote to be reconsidered. Many senators voted from their seats, […]
In order to prevent or curtail a government shutdown, U.S. Sens. Michael Bennet and Cory Gardner are proposing strict Senate rules that could lead to the arrest of fellow lawmakers who aren’t hard at work trying to resolve an impasse.