House Republicans pass healthcare bill in first step toward replacing Obamacare

Partisan approval with one vote to spare sends American Health Care Act to uncertain fate in Senate, after negotiations reveal fissures in Republican partyHouse Republican narrowly approved a controversial plan to dismantle the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, taking a significant first step toward fulfilling a seven-year promise to repeal…

Sally Yates firing and Trump cabinet cause partisan ‘bad blood’ to boil over

Republicans hurry-up to defend chairwomen travel forbidding and decision to fire acting attorney general as Democrats boycott Tom Price and Steve Mnuchin votesA dirty political battle roiled Washington on Tuesday as allies and officials rallied around Donald Trump and his controversial travelling outlaw, while opponents intensified their tactics to thwart…