FROM Jen DiMascio
Senate Group Wants Repeal of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' President Obama wants to end "Don't Ask, Don't Tell." The Pentagon has asked more time for review, but yesterday 13 senators -- Independent Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut and 12 Democrats -- introduced a bill to repeal the policy that prohibits homosexuals from serving openly in the military. Carl Levin of Michigan says gays are serving successfully now and ought to be able do so " with integrity ." Jen DiMascio is a defense reporter for Politico .
Replacing Obamacare: Now you see it… now you don’t As the Senate deliberates replacing Obmacare, health coverage for millions of people is at stake. There've been no public hearings, and a draft measure won't be made public. Is the House version so unpopular that that Senate is hiding a version that looks much the same?
The Trump agenda: where's the beef? President Trump says big things are happening. After celebrating a House bill on health care, he doesn’t yet have Senate agreement. With James Comey’s public testimony scheduled tomorrow, the President today tweeted his selection of a new FBI Director. Is the Chief Executive all style and no substance? Later, terror attacks in Iran and conflicting claims about who’s behind them.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.