House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) said in a measured statement that he was open to a conference committee to continue talks on the “skinny repeal,” after a group of key Republican senators threatened to sink the bill if the House did not agree to negotiate with the goal of creating a more sweeping rollback of the Affordable Care Act.
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.
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.
Republican candidate Ed Gillespie is embracing an issue championed by Corey Stewart, who nearly beat him for the Virginia GOP nomination last month with a Trump-like agenda that took a hard line on immigration.
The Nationals hit a record-tying five home runs in one of Major League Baseball’s more remarkable offensive innings of the past decade and a total of eight for the game as part of a 15-2 demolition of the Milwaukee Brewers.
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.
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.
The electronics giant’s new factory will span 20 million square feet, and Wisconsin will shell out serious cash for it, if all goes according to Gov. Scott Walker’s plan, which is considered a victory for Walker and President Trump.
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.