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Conservative opposition to the health-care overhaul was no surprise. A promise of a “no” vote from the Appropriations Committee chairman was something else.
Ryan doesn’t have earmarks to persuade fence-sitters. And Trump’s unpopularity in many districts makes offers of appearances worthless.
The Supreme Court nominee was so eager to make the point that he started answering before his microphone was turned on: “That’s a softball question.”
The disparity mirrors the 2016 fight when the West Wing nixed a $30 million Merrick Garland campaign.
These lawmakers have been making their case quietly that the proposal goes too far in repealing the Affordable Care Act and could cause them to lose their seats next year.
The Republican House speaker has pushed himself and his colleagues out on a limb trying to pass an unpopular revision to the Affordable Care Act.
The 2018 election is starting early.
Some Democrats want to block Rod J. Rosenstein’s confirmation the post of deputy attorney general.
It’s unclear whether a new generation of Hill Republicans are ready to follow their leaders.
Warren was accused of breaching Senate rules by reading past statements against Sessions from the late senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.) and the late Coretta Scott King.