Daily Archives: May 5, 2017

Yes, Mr. Krauthammer, “health care is something the government should guarantee”

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Federal judge extends voter registration for the Georgia 6th special election

Yesterday, a federal court judge ordered Georgia officials to extend the voter registration deadline through at least May 21 to be eligible to vote in the special election runoff in Georgia’s 6th congressional district between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat … Continue reading

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What did the American Health Care Act just do to the midterm electoral map?

Democrats know what it means to wear a problematic piece of health care legislation, and now Republicans may be about to find out. On Thursday, with a vote of 217-213, the GOP passed the American Health Care Act and now, … Continue reading

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Agreeing with George Will on Donald Trump

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Trump’s executive order on church political activity doesn’t amount to much

Donald Trump signed an executive order yesterday to allow tax-exempt churches to participate more actively in politics although Congress would have to act to make the order effective by addressing what is known as the Johnson Amendment. Trump’s order directs the Internal Revenue … Continue reading

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Will both sides ignore Trump in the 2017 Virginia Gubernatorial race?

The next Virginia gubernatorial election is on November 7, 2017. Primaries are on June 13, 2017. The incumbent is Democrat Terry McAuliffe who is not eligible to run for re-election due to term limits. Virginia is the only state that … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: Has the G.O.P. kicked open a health care ‘hornet’s nest’? The Hill: Senate GOP vows big changes for ObamaCare bill CNN Politics: 20 Republicans voted against the health care bill. Here’s why. NBC News: How the GOP … Continue reading

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