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The Obamacare Repeal Zombie has returned. Someone kindly kill it.

The Obamacare Repeal Zombie has returned. Someone kindly kill it.

Buckle up: Sponsors want to ram it through by Sept 30, the last day it could be passed with only 51 votes under reconciliation rules. After that, it needs a filibuster-proof 60...
Democrat Doug Jones in close Senate race with Roy Moore, Luther Strange, poll says

Democrat Doug Jones in close Senate race with Roy Moore, Luther Strange, poll says

A potentially surging Jones campaign would perhaps come as a surprise given the state's heavy Republican lean....
Politicians draw the lines. And that's the problem

Politicians draw the lines. And that's the problem

Gerrymandering is the only science both parties believe in....
Republican Main Street Partnership forms new Capitol Hill caucus with Ohio ties

Republican Main Street Partnership forms new Capitol Hill caucus with Ohio ties

The Main Street Partnership has formed an official caucus, for moderate Republicans dedicated to pragmatic governing....
Noon rally to pit old guard against new in political showdown over The Q

Noon rally to pit old guard against new in political showdown over The Q

The divide over the failed plan to renovate the Quicken Loans Arena is likely to dial up to 10 today....
Cable news networks having trouble finding Republicans to defend Trump on air

Cable news networks having trouble finding Republicans to defend Trump on air

In addition to the condemnations of white supremacy and implicit, carefully worded rebukes of the president's statements by many Republican on Twitter, cable news networks are...
Cross-over voting: Who can - and who can't - vote in the Sept. 26 primary runoff

Cross-over voting: Who can - and who can't - vote in the Sept. 26 primary runoff

The two leading Republican vote getters in Tuesday's U.S. Senate primary are headed for a runoff of Sept.26. But, unlike in the past, not every voter is eligible to cast a ballot...
Alabama Senate primary results: What we know today

Alabama Senate primary results: What we know today

Alabama Republicans will head back to the polls Sept. 26 to decide their party's nominee for the U.S. Senate, with GOP heavyweights Roy Moore and Luther Strange set to meet in a...
Ohio Senate to meet Tuesday to vote to override Kasich's budget vetoes

Ohio Senate to meet Tuesday to vote to override Kasich's budget vetoes

On Tuesday, the Ohio Senate will meet. Members will vote whether to override Gov. John Kasich's override budget vetoes. The governor and lawmakers largely disagree on Medicaid....
Alabama Senate race on Tuesday draws national attention but what will we learn from it?

Alabama Senate race on Tuesday draws national attention but what will we learn from it?

The statewide primaries on Tuesday in Alabama are being closely watched by political observers nationally. The electoral intrigue goes beyond the candidates, and now includes...
Senate candidates urging supporters to get out the vote

Senate candidates urging supporters to get out the vote

Candidates are scattered throughout the state campaigning on this final weekend before the primary....
Should Sen. McConnell step aside as Senate GOP leader?

Should Sen. McConnell step aside as Senate GOP leader?

Should Sen. Mitch McConnell step aside as Senate GOP leader because of his failure to get health care passed?...
'This is life and death,' Murphy says after Planned Parenthood endorsement

'This is life and death,' Murphy says after Planned Parenthood endorsement

Democratic gubernatorial Murphy, lobbed jabs at Christie and his GOP rival, Guadagno, over cuts to Planned Parenthood...
Talk it out: Do you think 'Medicare for all' single-payer U.S. health care is inevitable?

Talk it out: Do you think 'Medicare for all' single-payer U.S. health care is inevitable?

Lurking in the background of the ongoing national health care debate is an idea that just won't go away: creating a "European-style" single-payer health care system in the U.S....
The leadership vacuum of American politics

The leadership vacuum of American politics

And a president's support begins to fray....
Democratic aspirants for Ohio governor better also have a plan to keep the job: Thomas Suddes

Democratic aspirants for Ohio governor better also have a plan to keep the job: Thomas Suddes

It's been the Ohio Way: Democratic governors renovate a beat-up banquet hall, Republicans get to host all its wingdings, writes Thomas Suddes....
Where voters stand on the debate to repeal Obamacare (Trump won't like this)

Where voters stand on the debate to repeal Obamacare (Trump won't like this)

Senate Republicans failed to replace the Affordable Care Act with legislation that would leave millions more uninsured....
Rosenberger memo seems to call into question legality of Cuyahoga County GOP donation to House speaker candidate

Rosenberger memo seems to call into question legality of Cuyahoga County GOP donation to House speaker candidate

A recent $63,000 donation from the Cuyahoga County Republican Party to State Rep. Larry Householder's campaign might break state elections law, according to a confidential memo...