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Rand Paul: Senate health bill is ‘lit up like a Christmas tree’ with spending

Washington Republicans are taking no July 4 holiday on the Senate’s ObamaCare overhaul bill — with President Trump calling senators and Kentucky GOP Sen. Rand Paul pushing a conservative alternative to the existing measure that he says is “lit up like a Christmas tree” with spending.   “I don’t think we’re getting anywhere with the

Repeal & Replace GOP Senators Who Oppose Healthcare Reform

Brian and Garrett Fahy, Senate Republicans this week skipped town without voting on the Republican alternative to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) because many GOP senators (Portman, Collins, Murkowski, Heller, etc.) appear to lack the political courage to repeal Obamacare.   Predictably, the blame game has started: it’s Mitch McConnell’s fault; it’s Trump’s fault; it’s

Shut Up and Govern

Linda Chavez, The comparisons between the investigation into Russia’s nefarious involvement in the 2016 presidential election and Watergate aren’t perfect, but there are important lessons Republicans can learn from the latter. We don’t yet know whether anyone in the Trump campaign, knowingly or unknowingly, assisted the Russians in their effort to disrupt the democratic process,