CBO Sets Time to Release AHCA’s Cost Estimates
An unusual announcement shows how hungry the audience is for numbers.
Cruz pushes ACA repeal gambit that could roil U.S. Senate
Ryan wants to respect Senate traditions. Some other Republican lawmakers do not.
Humana to write off $591 million in ACA risk corridor money
The company says it has received $30 million, and might still get another $8 million.
Obama, McConnell share rare common aims as Congress leaders meet
Republicans seem likely to fund the Zika fight and avoid a government shutdown.
Republicans chop IRS budget again, setting up clash with Obama
U.S. House Republicans are proposing a 7.7 percent cut to the IRS budget, setting the boundaries for a budget standoff over the next few months.
Internal feud among Republicans complicates push for bold agenda
A former aide to Trent Lott says Republicans have to prove they can govern.
House bar on SEC fiduciary rule likely DOA in Senate
Senate likely to throw out Rep. Lankford's amendment; entire bill likely to stall, says IAA's Tittsworth
PPACA website repair work will continue, says White House
The White House admits that glitches are unacceptable.
Democrats Propose to Extend, Expand Payroll Tax Cut; Republicans Scoff
Senate Democrats on Monday urged Congress to extend the tax cuts now in place for employers and employees, but Republicans countered that the tax holiday should end because it isn’t stimulating the economy.
Boehner Debt Bill Passes House; Obama Urges Bipartisan Deal
President Barack Obama on Friday urged a bipartisan deal on raising the debt ceiling, saying that the House plan, which later passed Friday night then quickly tabled by the Senate, was the uncompromising view of a single faction and “has no chance of becoming law.”