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Capitol Report: ‘I’m simply trying not to die,’ says one advocate as senior Democrats reluctantly give ‘Medicare for All’ more attention

“Medicare for All” got a hearing Wednesday before a powerful House panel, but there continued to be signs that top Democrats aren’t embracing the issue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: ‘Medicare for All’ gets hearing before powerful House panel

“Medicare for All” got a hearing Wednesday before a powerful House panel, but there continued to be signs that top Democrats aren’t embracing the issue......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 12th, 2019

Capitol Report: Buttigieg criticizes Democrats for playing ‘identity politics’ | Rosenstein blasts Comey

Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is getting attention for a speech in which he called out fellow Democrats, while the just-retired Rod Rosenstein is unloading on former FBI Director James Comey......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2019

Capitol Report: First hearing on ‘Medicare for All’ reveals caution on the issue from Pelosi and House Democrats

While many Democratic presidential hopefuls are embracing “Medicare for All” legislation, the reception in the Democratic-led House so far isn’t as enthusiastic......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019

Capitol Report: Flake calls Trump’s mocking of Ford ‘appalling’ | Bloomberg to give $20 million to bolster Senate Democrats

Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake characterized comments by President Donald Trump about Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, as “kind of appalling.”.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2018

Capitol Report: Sanders blasts ‘corporate’ Democrats as Warren pulls ahead of him in poll

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Capitol Report: Chao created a special path for McConnell’s favored projects | House Democrats to escalate battle over Mueller report

Politico reports the Transportation Department under Secretary Elaine Chao designated a .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 10th, 2019

Capitol Report: Democrats say Trump probe far from over after Mueller says charging president was ‘not an option’

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2019

Capitol Report: Schumer: McConnell is ‘hypocrite’ for saying he’d fill court seat | Amash gets standing ovation after Trump attack

Schumer is among the Democrats blasting McConnell. Meanwhile, Trump critic Amash receives a standing ovation at a town-hall event in his district, though others in the crowd rolled their eyes at the Republican congressman or booed......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi clashes with Democrats in debate on impeachment | Republicans press Trump to make a deal on spending

Politico reports House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Capitol Report: Companies back bill targeting robocalls that consumer advocate says won’t stop calls

Washington is taking steps toward cracking down on robocalls, but experts are noting it’s a slow process as Corporate America raises concerns about potential restrictions......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 20th, 2019

Capitol Report: As Biden commands lead in polls, these are the Democrats who are running for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the front runner for the Democratic presidential nomination three weeks after announcing his White House run, but he’s got company — and lots of it......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2019

Capitol Report: As Biden commands lead in polls, these are the Democrats who are running for president

With President Donald Trump already appearing to place his bets on facing Joe Biden in 2020, the former vice president’s fellow Democrats still have a long, long list of contenders to choose from before a nominee is crowned......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 14th, 2019

Capitol Report: Democrats eye infrastructure package with or without Trump | Black lawmakers pitch Biden-Harris ticket

Key Democrats say they should push their own infrastructure bill through the House ahead of the 2020 elections if Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President Donald Trump can’t strike a deal, writes the Hill......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2019

Capitol Report: Democratic lawmakers blast Barr’s no-show at hearing, label him ‘chicken’

The House Judiciary Committee’s Democrats on Thursday lambast Attorney General William Barr after he skipped their hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 2nd, 2019

Capitol Report: Senator raises concerns over data-protection rules hurting small businesses, ‘inadvertently’ decreasing privacy

As analysts give low odds for a new nationwide privacy law becoming a reality this year, one key lawmaker might be helping them feel confident about that prediction......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2019

Capitol Report: Why it’s legal, if unusual, for presidential candidate Andrew Yang to give out $1,000 a month to one lucky Iowan

As Democratic presidential hopefuls try to stand out in a crowded field, Andrew Yang is literally handing out money......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 1st, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi, Schumer say they’ve made a pact with Trump on $2 trillion in infrastructure spending, leaving funding in doubt

Top congressional Democrats said Tuesday they had agreed with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects and that a group would meet again in three weeks to discuss questions of funding......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019

Capitol Report: Pelosi, Schumer, Trump agree on $2 trillion for infrastructure spending, while leaving funding in doubt

Top congressional Democrats said Tuesday they had agreed with President Donald Trump to spend $2 trillion on infrastructure projects and that a group would meet again in three weeks to discuss questions of funding......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2019

Capitol Report: Biden calls for $15 minimum wage, public-option health plan in first campaign speech

Former Vice President Joe Biden endorsed a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage and an option for anyone to buy into Medicare in his first 2020 presidential campaign speech on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 29th, 2019

Capitol Report: As Biden set to announce candidacy, these are the Democrats who are running for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to announce this week that he’s running for president, jumping into a crowded field of Democrats aiming to take on Donald Trump in the 2020 election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 22nd, 2019