FROM Judy Chu
For Rep. Judy Chu, alarm bells raised over ICE immigration raids Local congresswoman Judy Chu says she’s receiving panicked calls from her constituents and no answers from immigration officials about deportations.
Healthcare Reform: Will a Milestone Turn Into a Millstone? Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern. Late last night, he proclaimed that his party had overcome partisanship, special interests, cynicism and fear in passing the healthcare overhaul .
Healthcare Reform: Will a Milestone Turn Into a Millstone? Two months ago, healthcare reform seemed all but dead, and there was talk that, despite Democratic majorities in both houses of Congress, President Obama might be unable to govern. Late last night, after House Democrats passed massive healthcare reform , he proclaimed that his party had overcome partisanship, special interests, cynicism and fear. While nobody disagrees that House Democrats made history, Republicans are already talking " repeal " and predicting they'll take back the Congress in the November elections. Will they be the ultimate winners, or can Democrats persuade the voters that specific provisions are in their best interests after all?
Should we 'hack the climate' to fight global warming? The Paris Agreements won't be enough to reverse global warming, whether President Trump pulls the US out or not. Is it time to try altering the atmosphere by what's called "geoengineering?" We hear about unintended consequences, international relations… and ethics.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.
Healthcare debate now shifts to the Senate Both parties are celebrating yesterday's House bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. House Republicans are cheering because they were able to pass it. Democrats are happy because they think it's so bad. We look at the details… and the politics.
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.