Senate opposition to Obamacare repeal bill grows
25 September 2017 | 5:32 am
A proposal by U.S. Republicans to repeal and replace the Obamacare health insurance program suffered serious new setbacks within the party on Sunday, when Senator Ted Cruz expressed his opposition and Senator Susan Collins dug in with strong criticisms of the legislation.
3 Apr 2019
President Donald Trump abruptly halted a push for an alternative to the Affordable Care Act, saying Republicans would wait until after the 2020 election for a vote on a replacement for Obamacare.
18 Aug 2019
Allison Hoffman, professor at University of Pennsylvania Law School, and Katherine Baicker, dean at University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy, discuss the Affordable Care Act and the state of health care in the United States. They speak with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Balance of Power."
29 Sep 2019
Lindsay Newman, senior research fellow with the U.S. and Americas Programme at Chatham House, discusses the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. She speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."
6 Dec 2019
While the president of the United States attends a summit that has got everyone pondering the future of the NATO alliance. Back in Washington, the next phase of the impeachment inquiry has some wondering about the future of Western democracy.
19 Dec 2019
Donald Trump's impeachment vote: Republicans see red
23 Jan 2020
As the US Senate moves forward on Trump's impeachment trial, Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to rush the proceedings with an "absurdly compressed" schedule that keeps witnesses from testifying.
26 Aug 2020
US Republicans launch their national convention with a full-throated endorsement of President Donald Trump's record, while attacking Democratic candidate Joe Biden. Trump blames the "plague from China" for derailing his administration's progress, and his right-wing firebrand son Donald Jr says Joe Biden is "basically the Loch Ness Monster".
15 Oct 2020
US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden addresses the start of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at a campaign event in Cincinnati, Ohio, question
19 Oct 2020
Thousands of demonstrators gather for rallies in major US cities, exhorting voters to oppose US President Donald Trump and his fellow Republicans in the 3 November elections. Marchers also paid tribute to late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- an icon for women and progressives -- while protesting Trump's choice of conservative judge Amy Coney Barrett to replace her.
14 Nov 2020
Post-election discontent could cloud chances for a coronavirus relief package. Democrats have appealed to Republicans for a shift of attention to the worsening pandemic and a return to relief deal negotiations.
16 Nov 2020
He might not want to see it — yet — but Donald Trump's presidency is coming to an end. Republicans now have to choose whether they want to continue down the populist path or return to more conservative values.
28 Jan 2021
All but five Senate Republicans have voted in favor of dismissing Trump's impeachment trial, making clear a conviction of the former president for "incitement of insurrection" is unlikely.
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Old footage, completely unrelated to the earthquake that hit Turkey and Syria in the early hours of this Monday, is being shared online, while others create false earthquake predictions on Twitter. We show you the fake news to look out for following the quake in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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Rwanda-backed rebels stirring ethnic divisions: Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch (HRW) has warned of a dangerous escalation of tension between ethnic Tutsi and Hutu communities in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, as a result of fighting involving a militia that Rwanda is accused of backing.
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We take a look at how the press is covering the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, and how, for some, the tragedy is both a natural disaster story but a political one as well. We also discuss controversies over the Grammy Awards and a trans Harry Potter video game character.
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As European countries struggle to reach their targets on reducing carbon emissions, one small landlocked country in central Asia stands as an example to the world. With nearly three quarters of its territory covered by woodland, Bhutan, with a population of around 780,000, claims to be a carbon-negative economy.
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Glaciers are increasingly threatened by climate change. The French Alps are home to more than 4,000 of these fascinating natural monuments, of which 80 to 90 percent are set to disappear by 2100 due to global warming.