Republicans’ latest effort to redraw the Affordable Care Act failed after Sens. John McCain, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski voted against the “skinny repeal” measure. The legislation’s defeat was a huge setback for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and the outcome threw into doubt the GOP’s ability to overturn the 2010 law.
Republican women whose disapproval of their party’s health-care effort has hindered it in the Senate have seen increasingly heated responses from their male counterparts, including comments that invoked physical retaliation.
Lawmakers have rebuked the president in meaningful ways this week amid his surprise tweets, erratic behavior and willingness to trample on governing norms. But they’re also working on bills they hope he will sign.
The level of candor and raging frustration Anthony Scaramucci, the new communications director, expressed as part of his campaign to oust Chief of Staff Reince Priebus yet again stunned a Washington political class that has become increasingly inured to the unorthodoxy of this administration.
The Fairfax County board’s approval marks the end of a year-long debate about the future of the school named in 1958 amid stalled integration efforts in honor of the Confederate officer who died of wounds suffered in battle.
A long duration, heavy rain event has become increasingly likely for the Washington region Friday through Saturday night, possibly lingering into early Sunday. Several inches of rain could fall and areas of flooding could develop.
The administration has said that the president may veto a bill increasing sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, despite there being veto-proof majorities in both the Senate and House. The Senate voted to pass the bill Thursday, two days after the House passed it 419-3.
Taylor Miller — along with many other service members — was elated when the Pentagon allowed transgender people to serve. Now, with a couple of tweets, Trump cast their lives and careers into uncertainty.
Men often buy for immediate needs and get frustrated easily, researchers have found. “Men think they’re great shoppers,” one professor said. “But women — wives, girlfriends, spouses — they tend to have, well, a less positive view.”
Can a president fire the attorney general? How much can a president influence the Justice Department? Reporter Ashley Parker, historian Tim Naftali and law professor Steve Vladeck discuss the politics, historical context and legal limitations.
June Foray voiced hundreds of roles such as Rocky from “The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show” and Cindy Lou Who in “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” and pushed for the creation of notable awards for the animation industry.