World Jul 18, 2019

U.S. House votes to repeal tax funding 'Obamacare'

The House voted overwhelmingly to repeal a tax Wednesday intended to fund the Affordable Care Act, preserving tax breaks for employer-sponsored insurance plans favored by large corporations. In a reversal of the usual partisan roles, Democrats rather than Republicans led the charge to kill a ...

U.S. House condemns Trump's tweets as racist in extraordinary rebuke

World / Politics Jul 17, 2019

U.S. House condemns Trump's tweets as racist in extraordinary rebuke

In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's racist tweets targeting four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist bone in my body." Two days ...