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Top Democrats say Americans will ‘die’ from ObamaCare overhaul passed by GOP House

Top elected Democrats are taking their opposition to the ObamaCare overhaul plan passed by House Republican to the extreme — arguing Americans will “die” as a result of the changes. “Families will go bankrupt. People will die,” Massachusetts Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren tweeted on Thursday after the House passed the measure and moved the issue

Top House Republican: GOP health plan is ‘ObamaCare gone,’ not ‘ObamaCare Lite’

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee told Fox News’ “Special Report with Bret Baier” Monday that Republicans’ long-awaited plan to replace ObamaCare is “clearly ObamaCare gone and new freedom.” “We repeal all those taxes, those mandates, those subsidies,” Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, told host Bret Baier. “There’s nothing left there.” Brady’s “ObamaCare

ObamaCare ‘secret’ bill details will soon be made public, House Republicans

House Republicans huddled this weekend to finish their ObamaCare replacement plan, while also trying to stanch criticism about a secretive and stalled process by revealing some specifics and vowing the bill will soon be available for review. “This plan will be out next week, and everybody will have a chance to see it,” Georgia Rep.

Trump speech, Fed talk catapult Dow past 21,000

The Dow blasted through the 21,000 mark for the first time on Wednesday after U.S. President Donald Trump’s measured tone in his first speech to Congress lifted optimism and investors viewed a looming interest rate hike as a glass half full. The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI rose 303.31 points, or 1.46 percent, to 21,115.55,

Top House Republican wants FBI ‘assessment’ on Trump-related leaks

Catherine Herridge, The Republican leadership of the House Intelligence Committee wants the FBI to do an assessment of recent media leaks that have revealed details of sensitive discussions involving key Trump administration officials.  “We are going to be outlining all of our concerns over the last 60 days that appear to all be related, maybe

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Colleague’s ‘art’ disrespected cops

Rep. Duncan Hunter, The U.S. Capitol represents many things to different people, but one thing it’s not is a modern art museum.    Every year, Members of Congress host an art competition in their congressional districts and the winners—selected through a variety of ways—are given the honor of having their artwork displayed in the U.S.

Democrats Plotting ‘Collision Course’ With Trump’s Tax Plan

Congressional Democrats say they’ll try to thwart Republican plans to overhaul the U.S. tax code by portraying them as a boon for the rich that betrays President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign promise to fight for working Americans. “There’s going to be opposition if these tax cuts are directed to the people at the top again,” said

Tea Party-tied group calls for delay in speaker vote as Ryan faces unrest

An influential conservative group is urging the Republican-led House to postpone its looming leadership vote, potentially offering House Speaker Paul Ryan a chance to get his ‘house’ in order at a time when his detractors are renewing threats to oust him in the aftermath of the “chaotic” 2016 election. The Tea Party-tied FreedomWorks sent a

House Republican Subpoenas FBI for Full Clinton Probe Files

The Republican chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee subpoenaed the FBI Monday for unredacted files from its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail system. “I get to see it all,” Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah said before issuing the subpoena to Jason Herring, the FBI’s acting assistant director for

Rep who quashed anti-Trump convention bid has history of heavy-handed tactics

There’s a reason why Republicans tapped Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., to preside over the GOP convention Monday afternoon and quash a demand for a roll-call vote on a controversial rules package by forces who oppose Donald Trump: Womack’s done this before. He has a history of deploying heavy-handed tactics from the dais in the House

Mike Pence is the perfect yin to Donald Trump’s yang

New York Post Governor Mike Pence – the yin to Trump’s yang. Mr. Trump took a big step forward in making his case by selecting Mike Pence as his running mate. The Indiana governor represents the seasoned, steady, conservative influence missing from the Trump arsenal.  Governor Mike Pence has the potential to be the first kind