New data released by the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey shows that among the eleven major metropolitan areas with uninsured rates higher than the national average, seven of them are in states that have not expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.
Since 2010, Sean Fieler, a New Jersey-based hedge fund manager and fervent Catholic, has personally contributed nearly $18 million to political candidates and causes that align with his anti-choice, anti-LGBT, and pro-theocracy views, according to an analysis of tax filings and campaign finance records by RH Reality Check.
Colorado Senate candidate Cory Gardner did not withdraw his name from federal “personhood” legislation even though he says his endorsement of state “personhood” amendments was a mistake.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-VT) told the New York Times’ political blog First Draft that Boggs “doesn’t have the votes” to overcome opposition from Democrats on the committee, and that he should withdraw.
Anti-choicers’ bizarre attacks on the newly crowned Miss America expose how the movement has become a strange conspiracy-theory factory, with its supporters seeing monsters around every corner.
On Thursday, the Senate rejected a last-minute Republican effort led by Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) to scuttle President Obama’s current and future efforts at immigration reform.
Davis, a Democratic state senator from Fort Worth, initially challenged her Republican opponent to six debates, to be hosted in cities across Texas, but Abbott refused, saying he would participate only in the two televised debates he’d already agreed to.
Red State Women’s new initiative, “The Female Fact(Her),” relies on a few context-free statistics to try to convince female voters that the GOP is the party for them.
Monica Wehby, an Oregon Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, has been caught in plagiarism scandal, putting her campaign on the defensive.
Pat Roberts, the staunch conservative U.S. Senator from Kansas, suddenly has a real electoral fight on his hands, according to a new poll.