Senate Republicans reached a tentative deal this week to allow for as much as $1.5 trillion in tax reductions over 10 years, and there is a growing willingness within the GOP to embrace controversial estimates of the economic growth it could create.
An internal analysis by the Trump administration concludes 31 states would lose federal money for health coverage under the GOP’s latest effort to abolish much of the Affordable Care Act. Alaska would face a 38 percent cut in 2026, while Mississippi and Kansas would see federal health-care funding more than triple and double.
Neighborhoods have become disaster zones on the 100-mile island, covered in detritus, despair and destruction at levels its 3.5 million residents have never seen. For wheelchair-bound Elizabeth Serrano Roldan and her 82-year-old mother, the storm left them with no way out and no one heeding their pleas for help.
In this gilded age of Washington excess, Madame Giselle’s casual references to her private jet and to her collection of glitzy residences seemed entirely plausible to her neighbors. Then she proposed a special investment opportunity. That’s when things got messy.
In this new episode of the podcast, Pulitzer Prize-winner Carol Leonnig describes the complexities of Paul Manafort's involvement in the special counsel investigation, and law professor Jimmy Gurulé explains where the former campaign chairman’s actions may cross a legal line. Can Manafort walk away from this unscathed?
The U.N. ambassador vehemently rejected the idea that she would be a potential replacement for Rex Tillerson if the increasingly isolated State Department chief were to step aside, but her influence within the administration has emerged in surprising ways.
Such a position came up in the context of next week’s Senate runoff race in Alabama. Over time, more Americans have viewed same-sex relationships as legally sound and perfectly acceptable, but Gallup polling found that, as of this May, 23 percent of Americans think they should be illegal.