Sixty-five percent of registered voters either want to see the Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as Obamacare, maintained as is or strengthened, a seven-point uptick over a February McClatchy-Marist poll that asked the same question
Twenty-seven progressive groups say they will join a planned Tax Day protest of President President Trump, as liberal activists prepare for what might be the biggest demonstration against the White House occupant since the Women’s March in January.
In a morning tweet, Trump warned that the Freedom Caucus would “hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast.” He grouped its members, all of them Republican, with Democrats in calling for their political defeat — an extraordinary incitement of intraparty combat from a sitting president.
Legislators in North Carolina voted for a compromise bill Thursday to repeal HB2, which had swept aside a Charlotte ordinance expanding LGBT protections and omitted LGBT people as a protected class of citizens. Gov. Roy Cooper signed the bill.
All three members of the Public Utility Commission expressed concerns Thursday about the proposed $18 billion sale of Oncor Electric Delivery, which maintains power lines in North Texas, to Florida-based NextEra.
Bryant Scott’s life nearly ended when he collapsed from heat stroke during a Marine Corps training exercise at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County. Eight months later, he completed the 50-mile Badger Mountain ultra-marathon.
Before Russian propaganda and fake news targeted Hillary Clinton, it went after Republicans opponents of Donald Trump, including Sen. Marco Rubio and Sen. Lindsey Graham, as well as former Florida Governor Jeb Bush, according to a cyber security expert who testified before the Senate Thursday.
The longest-serving Texan in Congress, Rep. Joe Barton, an Ennis Republican, positioned himself as a player in the health care debate by going back and forth on his position on the bill. Barton offered an amendment that would have sped up the end of Medicaid expansion, said he was against it and at the last moment said he was in favor.
In response to a bill that has passed both chambers of Congress and allows companies to sell consumers’ internet histories without permission, some people have proposed buying the internet histories of those members of Congress who made it possible.