Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown's first day, but negotiations continue

Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown’s first day, but negotiations continue  Washington Post US shutdown: Senate in bid to end impasse  BBC News Key Day Could Yield Fast Deal or Long Impasse: Shutdown Update  Bloomberg The Real Reasons Why the Government Shut Down  The Atlantic What the Shutdown Says About the Future of the Democrats  New York Times Full ...

As women march a year after Trump's election, his approval with some men grows

As women march a year after Trump’s election, his approval with some men grows  Washington Post Hundreds of thousands protest in DC, across country on women’s march anniversary  Politico As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests  Reuters Southern California joins nation in raising angry voices at Women’s Marches  OCRegister Natalie Portman, Viola Davis and More Rally Crowd ...

Congressman Combating Harassment Settled His Own Misconduct Case

Congressman Combating Harassment Settled His Own Misconduct Case  New York Times GOP rep loses spot on Ethics Committee over sexual harassment settlement  The Hill House Ethics Member Reportedly Settled Sexual Misconduct Case With Taxpayer Money  NPR Trent Franks resigns amid ethics investigation  ThinkProgress Patrick Meehan accused of sexual harassment by former colleague  Week Facts Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

HHS Takes Major Actions to Protect Conscience Rights and Life

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On Friday, January 19, 2018, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced two major actions to protect life and the conscience rights of Americans. HHS’ Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is issuing new guidance to state Medicaid directors restoring state flexibility to decide program standards. The letter issued today rescinds 2016 ...

Government shuts down after Senate bill collapses, negotiations fail

Government shuts down after Senate bill collapses, negotiations fail  Washington Post Senate rejects funding bill, partial shutdown begins  The Hill Dems deserve blame for ‘Schumer Shutdown,’ GOP leaders say  Fox News Federal government shuts down after Senate talks fail  NBCNews.com Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian Flash  New York Times Full coverage Powered by WPeMatico

New Trump initiatives: A win for anti-abortion activists, protections for 'conscience' objections

New Trump initiatives: A win for anti-abortion activists, protections for ‘conscience’ objections  CNN Trump Tells Anti-Abortion Marchers ‘We Are With You All the Way’ and Shows It  New York Times Trump blasts Roe v. Wade in satellite address to anti-abortion rally  NBCNews.com President Trump called on Senate to pass bill anti abortions after 20 weeks  Week Facts Trump voices ...

Get Caught Up: Trump's Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels

Get Caught Up: Trump’s Alleged Affair With Adult Film Star Stormy Daniels  NPR Porn star Stormy Daniels detailed alleged affair with Trump in 2011 interview  Washington Post Trump lawyer threatened to sue ‘In Touch’ if it published interview with porn star: report  The Hill (blog) Stormy Daniels Once Claimed She Spanked Donald Trump With a Forbes Magazine  Mother Jones ...