The Heritage Foundation’s budget blueprint — if enacted — would devastate federal support for green energy, crime victim assistance, farms and more.
The contest for the job of national chair has Howard Dean and others debating who can lead the party out of the wilderness.
The National Guard said its armory in West Virginia couldn’t be used for a political event. The senator implied it was an attempt to muzzle him.
The pharmaceutical company has increased the price of a lifesaving drug injector more than sixfold over the last two years.
Sanders defended the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans seek to repeal, while arguing that single-payer would be even better. Neither he nor Cruz has ruled out a presidential run in 2020.
In a fiery floor speech Thursday, Leahy said that overturning the rule would spawn corruption and bribery at the highest levels of foreign government, and he invoked Russia as an example.
They agreed about the high quality of VA care. But the Vermont senator demanded and received a commitment from Trump’s nominee on one key point: no privatization of the department.
He described the Republicans’ unprecedented refusal to allow a hearing on President Obama’s nominee “shameful” and promised not to try the same tactic.
The Republican majority sent his nomination to the Senate for a vote after attempts by Vermont’s Sen. Patrick Leahy and others to muster opposition failed.
The issues included the nominee’s refusal to admit there’s no evidence millions of illegal immigrants voted. “The next thing we are going to hear is the unicorns voted,” Leahy said.
According to the FCC, residents of Vermont and other rural states experience persistent problems with incoming long distance and wireless calls. The legislation seeks to set universal standards.
“After giving Sessions the benefit of the doubt, there’s too much doubt,” Leahy said Sunday about the president’s nominee.
In answers to written follow-up questions, the president’s pick for attorney general promised to enforce key laws but equivocated when it came to legal questions regarding Trump.
Mayor Chris Louras said that “from a human perspective, history will prove this to be a monumental mistake for both the country and for our community.”