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As Dems debate Medicare for All, a less radical idea stalls in blue states

Some progressive activists said they can be patient as Democrats take time to design workable plans but they said the base expects them to follow through. | Dominick Reuter/Getty Images Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> This [...]

Bill Maher: Democrats made ‘terrible decision’ in declining Fox News debate offer

Bill Maher dared Democrats on Friday to appear on Fox News, calling their reluctance a “fundamental problem” complicating the party’s effort to defeat President Trump in 2020. The “Real Time with Bill Maher” host made the plea near [...]

Trump tries to turn border debate his way with El Paso rally

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is trying to turn the debate over a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border back to his political advantage as his signature pledge to American voters threatens to become a model of unfulfilled promises. Trump [...]

Republicans can’t wait to debate Medicare for All

Reps. Kevin Brady (left) and Greg Walden answer questions on the American Health Care Act in 2017. GOP lawmakers are trolling Democrats with demands for hearings on the sweeping single-payer bill set to be introduced this month. | Win [...]

Lawmakers return, but not to debate over clergy abuse bill

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Lawmakers are returning to the Pennsylvania Capitol, but they haven’t revisited a response to child sexual abuse scandals since the debate’s collapse on last year’s final voting day. The Legislature’s new [...]

Amid wall debate, pope visits Panama with migration in mind

VATICAN CITY (AP) – Pope Francis is looking to leave the sex abuse scandal buffeting his papacy behind as he heads to Central America amid a standoff over President Donald Trump’s promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border and a new caravan [...]

After a Crash, Prince Philip, 97, Stokes Debate on Older Drivers

On Thursday afternoon, he was pulling off a private road and either onto or across a public motorway known for accidents, with its 60 mile-per-hour speed limit and scary bends. Local lawmakers, who coincidentally met on Friday to discuss [...]

Missionary’s Killing Reignites Debate About Isolated Tribes: Contact, Support or Stay Away?

The recent killing of an American missionary by members of an isolated tribe on a small island in the Indian Ocean has reignited questions about the fate of the last few groups of people living off the grid. In an era when people across [...]

Kelly and Nielsen opposed border order in fiery West Wing debate

Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen argued against signing the declaration which would grant the military broad authority at the border. | Sandy Huffaker/AFP/Getty Images Defense The two squared off against [...]

Only debate set for Mississippi’s hard-fought US Senate race

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith and her Democratic challenger, Mike Espy, meet for their only debate Tuesday night in a contest where the incumbent’s verbal gaffes have dredged up strong emotions about Mississippi’s [...]