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Senate Blocks Repeal and Replace Plan In Late Night Vote, Will Pursue “Skinny Repeal” Next

Just hours after the Senate voted to have an open debate on health care reform, the latest repeal and replace bill that was drafted, known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act, was shot down late Tuesday night.  …

Senate Confirms Federal Judge Who Compared Abortion to Slavery

On Thursday, the Senate confirmed John Bush, a lawyer nominated by President Trump, to the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to be a lifetime federal judge. Bush’s confirmation was controversial because of blog posts he published under a pseudonym, in which Bush compared abortion to slavery and also criticized LGBT rights. In one blog post, […] …