The release of the health-care bill sets up a cliffhanger vote slated for midnight on the eight-page document Republicans are calling the “Health Care Freedom Act.” Among other changes, it would eliminate the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans obtain coverage or pay a tax penalty, and suspend for eight years the mandate that firms employing 50 or more workers provide insurance.
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.
Reince Priebus, left, and Anthony Scaramucci. (Getty Images, Jabin Botsford/Post)
Reince Priebus, left, and Anthony Scaramucci. (Getty Images, Jabin Botsford/Post)
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.
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The wealthy, centrist Democrat ousted a longtime Republican from Western Maryland in 2012. Now two Democrats with knowledge of his plans say he’s moving on but doesn’t plan to run for governor.
Danica Roem is vying to oust incumbent Del. Robert Marshall (R-Prince William), who called for a ban on LGBT members of the National Guard.
The low-cost beds are being embraced by many as a way to prevent sleep-related deaths for infants. But some medical professionals urge caution.
An Alexandria man was sentenced to 31 years in prison for the fatal shooting of a suspect who police believed had killed his brother.
Arlington Presbyterian wants to create a small pocket of green space for the community to reflect and revive on the lot where the church once stood.
J.E.B. Stuart High School in Fairfax County is getting a $50,000 grant from the state to help teachers develop curriculum for its most challenged immigrant students.
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.
The opposition is boycotting a vote that could undermine the country’s institutions and give authoritarian power to President Nicolás Maduro.
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.”
The apology was a change from the Scouts’ earlier statement about the president’s speech, in which he broke tradition in his appearance at a jamboree by criticizing his political opponents, recounting his election victory, and talking about parties on yachts.
June Foray
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.
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Alice Collins Plebuch’s decision to conduct the test “just for fun” upended her family tree and posed a fundamental question about her very identity.
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