Politics

Fifth Republican Jumps Ship On Healthcare Bill

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Senator Dean Heller (R-NV) (C), together with fellow Republicans U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) (L-R), Senator Kelly Ayotte (R-NH), Senator Susan Collins (R-ME), and Senator Dan Coats (R-IN) speak to reporters about their opposition to the Democratic majority's constraints on voting procedures on the proposed unemployment insurance legislation at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘Very difficult to get me to a yes’

CNN Sends Courtroom Sketch Artist To Cover White House Press Briefing

US | Henry Rodgers
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer (L) waits for CNN correspondent Jim Acosta (R) to finish speaking on camera before he starts the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 9, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RTS126PY

‘He is kind of useless’

Senate Launches Probe Into Loretta Lynch's Handling Of Clinton Investigation

Politics | Kerry Picket
Loretta Lynch speaks during a Naturalization Ceremony for new US Citizens at the Department of Justice in Washington, DC on November 17, 2016 (Getty Images)

‘The reports come amidst numerous allegations of political inference’

Federal Court Upholds Law Allowing Refusal Of Service To LGBT Couples

US | Joshua Gill
Gay pride flag (Shutterstock/iri Flogel)

“The law is the broadest one of its kind”

Trump Is Set To Have His First Dinner With A Foreign Leader At The White House

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures during a session of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), Russia, June 2, 2017. REUTERS/Mikhail Metzel/TASS/Host Photo Agency/Pool

With another nationalist

NBC Poll: Half Of Americans Think Coverage Of Russia Investigation Is 'Irresponsible'

US | Will Racke
U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from reporters during a news conference announcing Alexander Acosta as the new Labor Secretary nominee in the East Room at the White House on February 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. The announcement comes a day after Andrew Puzder withdrew his nomination. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

A sharp partisan divide

Bernie Sanders Goes Apocalyptic -- 'Thousands' Will Die From GOP Health Bill

Politics | Amber Athey

‘This is not trying to be overly dramatic’

EXCLUSIVE: VA Fires Prominent Whistleblower As Trump Signs Accountability, Whistleblower Protection Bill

Politics | Jonah Bennett
VA Secretary Shulkin Testifies To House Veterans' Affairs Committee On Reshaping Veterans Affairs Community

Whistleblower intends to file a lawsuit.

Spicer: Depp's Assassination Joke And NYC Julius Caesar Play Are 'Troubling'

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 31: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House January 31, 2017 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Donald Trump will announce his pick for the Supreme Court associate justice nominee at the East Room this evening. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Concerned about the ‘the lack of outrage’

Scalise Moved Out Of Intensive Care Unit

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
FILE PHOTO - House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to reporters at the U.S. Capitol, hours before an expected vote to repeal Obamacare in Washington, D.C., U.S. on May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Lobbyist Matt Mika has also been moved out of the ICU

MSNBC Host Caught Making Blatantly False Claims About Planned Parenthood

Politics | Amber Athey

She clearly hasn’t read their annual report

Sessions Backs Texas In Lawsuit Over Sanctuary Cities

US | Alex Pfeiffer
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘President Trump has made a commitment to keep America safe’

White House Drives Reporters Crazy With New Press Strategy

US | Amber Randall
Reporters ask questions as U.S. National Economic Director Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin unveiled the Trump administration's tax reform proposal in the White House briefing room in Washington, U.S, April 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Still waiting for a response’

Trump Just Spoke About Mueller Being Pals With Comey

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
US FBI director nominee Jim Comey (R) applauds outgoing FBI director Robert Mueller in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington on June 21, 2013. Comey, a deputy attorney general under George W. Bush, would replace Robert Mueller, who is stepping down from the agency he has led since the week before the September 11, 2001 attacks. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images

‘The whole thing is ridiculous’

California Bans Government Travel To Four More 'Anti-LGBT' States

Politics | David Krayden
Thousands celebrate the annual LGBTQ Capital Pride parade in Washington June 10, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan

‘California may be able to stop their state employees, but they can’t stop all the businesses…relocating to Texas.’

US Tech Firms Give Up Security Secrets For Access To Russian Market

National Security | Will Racke
(PHOTO: Maksim Kabakou/Shutterstock)

‘Clearly they are trying to look for information they can use’

Fox Host: Democrats Are 'Anti-American' Party Of Hate

Politics | Nick Givas

‘The only message is a message of hate’

SCOTUS Sides With Immigrant In Plea Bargain Dispute

Politics | Kevin Daley
A figure of a child holding an open book decorates a flagpole at the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Thomas warns of ‘dire consequences’ for criminal justice

Trump Makes Winning Rand's Vote On Health Care His 'Personal Mission'

Politics | Phillip Stucky
Senator Rand Paul (R-TX) speaks during a caucus day rally at his Des Moines headquarters on February 1, 2016 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images)

‘We are not ready to vote for this bill’

MSNBC Host Screws Up For Second Day In A Row

Politics | Amber Athey

He’s just in a slump

WaPo Weatherman Claims EPA Issued 'A Declaration Of War' By Taking Down Climate Change Website He Used To Manage

Energy | Michael Bastasch
A general view of the exterior of The Washington Post Company headquarters in Washington, March 30, 2012. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

‘It included a vibrant kids’ site’

New Hampshire Law: It's A Person At 20 Weeks, Unless You Want To Abort It

US | Grace Carr
Shutterstock/ Hand the sleeping baby in the hand of mother close-up (Soft focus and blurry)

You can’t kill someone else’s baby, but you can kill your own

Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform

Business | Robert Donachie
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

‘I am very supportive of the Senate #Healthcarebill’

Feds Award $10 Million In Grants To Prevent Terrorist Recruitment

National Security | Will Racke
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly delivers his first public remarks since being appointed by President Donald Trump at the Jack Morton Auditorium on the campus of The George Washington University April 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. Kelly said that the threat of terrorism since the attacks of September 11, 2001 is bad 'and getting worse.' (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Our own backyard has become the battleground’

GOP Rep Says We've Given China The Carrot, Now It's Time For The Stick

Politics | Amber Athey

‘They need to be’ a reliable partner

Time Magazine Falsely Claims Planned Parenthood Funding Used For Mammograms

Politics | Peter Hasson
Cecile Richards (R) introduces Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a campaign event with (2nd R), president of Planned Parenthood, at Buford Garner Elementary School on January 24, 2016 in North Liberty, Iowa. (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Planned Parenthood doesn’t even have mammogram machines

Trump Signs Bipartisan Bill To Improve VA

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
US President Donald Trump walks from Marine One upon arrival on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, June 16, 2017, following a trip to Miami, Florida where he announced his policy toward Cuba. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

Will make it easier to fire wrongdoers

Spicer Promises Americans Suffering Under Obamacare: 'We're Coming To The Rescue'

Politics | Amber Athey

‘Obamacare has died’

Mika: Trump Is Either A Dictator In The Making Or 'Not Well'

US | Nick Givas

‘Playing around with facts, playing around with people’s lives’

Obama Going Back To Campaigning Months After Leaving Office

Politics | Thomas Phippen
CHICAGO, IL - JANUARY 10: President Barack Obama delivers a farewell speech to the nation on January 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn in the as the 45th president on January 20. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

‘How many Democratic surrogates is it going to take…?’

Mike Enzi: We're Not Listening To Democrats Because They Didn't Listen To Us

Politics | Hollis Poch
Photo by REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘We’re not trying to give the impression that we’re going to listen to them’

Energy CEOs Want Trump To 'Repeal And Replace' Another Obama-Era Policy

Energy | Michael Bastasch
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) listens to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt after announcing his decision that the United States will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Pruitt didn’t seem too receptive

Spicer Denies That Trump Was Trying To 'Intimidate' Comey With His Tweet About Tapes

Politics | Amber Athey

‘Quite the opposite’

'Sitting Ducks': NYC Activists Fear Roundup Of Illegals

US | Anders Hagstrom
ICE Agents Detain Suspected Undocumented Immigrants In Raids

Fertile ground for ICE officers

Mitch Is About To Pull A Risky Move On The Obamacare Replacement

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, flanked by Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), and Sen. John Thune (R-SD), speaks to reporters after the weekly policy luncheons on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., U.S. May 16, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

Wants to get senators on the record

MSNBC Analyst Compares Trump To A Suicide Bomber

Politics | Amber Athey

‘That’s a little strong’

Trump Nominates NY Jets Owner To Be Ambassador To UK

Politics | Kerry Picket
Dec 29, 2014; Florham Park, NJ, USA; New York Jets chairman and chief executive officer Woody Johnson addresses the media regarding the dismissal of general manager John Idzik (not pictured) and head coach Rex Ryan (not pictured) at the Atlantic Health Jets Training Center. Mandatory Credit: Jim O'Connor-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Trump builds up his team of ambassadors

Congresswoman Serves Up Popcorn While Highlighting A Big Threat To Expanding Businesses

Politics | Ted Goodman
New York Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney serves popcorn in downtown Washington, D.C. (Ted Goodman/TheDCNF)

‘Overturned thirty years of bipartisan precedent’

Bernie Claims Trump Is Turning America Into A Dictatorship

Politics | Jake Rennie
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Our country is moving in an authoritarian direction and the very nature of American democracy is under attack’

'UNITY'--Trump Asks Parties To Come Together After GOP Baseball Shooting

Politics | Amber Athey

‘The country would be doing a lot better’

Stewart's Still Fundraising Even Though He Lost The Virginia Governor Race

Politics | Phillip Stucky
MANASSAS, VA - OCTOBER 16: Prince William Board of County Supervisors Chairman Corey A. Stewart listens to open comments during a meeting to consider a measure to crack down on illegal immigration October 16, 2007 in Manassas, Virginia. The board will vote today on wheather or not to grant local law enforcement officers the ability to check peoples' immigration status. They will also consider cutting county services to anyone who is unable to provide legal documentation. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

‘Nothing short of remarkable’

Democrats' Fundraising Falls While RNC Donations Skyrockets

Politics | Hollis Poch
Picture by: REUTERS/Chris Berry

The DNC’s worst May on record for fundraising since 2003

Republican Senators Are Divided On Their Health Care Bill But Are Working Toward Compromise

Politics | Alexa Archambault
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 14: (L-R) Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) attend a news conference on Capitol Hill on March 14, 2017 in Washington, DC. Republican and Democratic senators answered a range of questions following their weekly policy luncheon. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

“This draft does not do nearly enough to lower premiums”

Thune Says Senate Will Tweak Healthcare Bill To Get Hesitant GOP Lawmakers On Board

Politics | Juliegrace Brufke
Senator John Thune (R-SD) speaks as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senator John Barrasso (L) listens during a media briefing on Capitol Hill in Washington

‘We’re not voting yet’

Obama Trashes Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Politics | Kerry Picket
Former U.S. President Obama speaks during a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin

‘The Senate bill, unveiled today, is not a health care bill’

WH: Trump Wants To Continue Negotiating For A Better Health Care Bill

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
President Trump Signs Executive Orders On Oil Pipelines

‘Wants to bring stakeholders to the table’

Man Charged With Threatening Ohio Rep. Steve Strivers

Politics | Aislinn Murphy

The Ohio native has left at least five voicemail messages at Rep. Steve Strivers’ office since February

MSNBC Didn't Show Any Of Trump's Cedar Rapids Rally. CNN Showed Just Ten Minutes.

Politics | Amber Athey

No time for the president

Jeff Sessions Lawyers Up As Russia Probe Unfolds

Politics | Kevin Daley
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Taps veteran Republican litigator

Trump's Big League Response To The Sen. Healthcare Bill Was Only 10 Words Long

| Amber Athey
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S.

It still cuts Medicare