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.
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.
13 May 2021
The Wyoming representative was one of the few Republicans to not fully support former president Trump. She intends to remain in Congress, but could face a tough battle to keep her seat.
3 Jun 2021
The obstruction of the bill in a show of party loyalty to former President Donald Trump sparked outrage from Democrats.
24 Jun 2021
The GOP has once again used its minority rights in the Senate to block key Democrat legislation. Democrats have pledged to keep trying to pass voting rights reforms.
10 Oct 2021
Congressional Republicans' refusal to vote alongside Democrats to raise the debt ceiling is "reckless and dangerous," US President Joe Biden says in a speech from the White House.
13 Nov 2021
A group of Republicans in the US Senate has criticized the pipeline, calling it a detriment to US allies in Europe. President Joe Biden waived sanctions on the project earlier this year.
13 May 2022
Five House Republicans are said to have information relevant the storming of the US Capitol by supporters of former President Donald Trump. However, they all have refused to cooperate with the special investigation.
18 May 2022
After a White supremacist killed 10 Black residents of Buffalo, New York, various op-ed pieces in major American newspapers show that both Republicans and Democrats are accused of exploiting racial violence for political gain. We also take a look at Democratic candidate John Fetterman's landslide victory in a Senate primary election in Pennsylvania. We end with a public service announcement on the dangers of popping champagne (or prosecco) after shaking the bottle!
10 Aug 2022
Right-wing lawmakers and presidential hopefuls have accused authorities of weaponizing the FBI. Democrats noted that the head of the FBI was appointed by Trump himself.
16 Nov 2022
Right-wing media questioning Trump's hold on Republicans: DW's Sumi Somaskanda
20 Nov 2022
There are signs of growing for support for Florida Governor and rising star Ron DeSantis, as many Republicans say it's time to move on from Donald Trump. Some blame the former President for the party's poor show in the midterms.
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Some users are sharing a viral video since November 15, that they claim shows Muslim migrants assaulting a group of women in a Paris metro. We explain what this miscaptioned video really shows, in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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As Hamas prepares to release a first group of hostages held for more than six weeks in Gaza, it's worth remembering that Israelis have been held hostage many times over the nation's 75-year history. In October 2011, Franco-Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was freed by Hamas after being held in captivity for more than five years. He'd been captured during a cross-border raid. In Perspective, we spoke to the man who played a key role in negotiating his release.
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The Nigerian Exchange in a bid to further deepen the capital market engagements is targeting increased issuances of Islamic Finance instruments especially from Corporates. Jude Chiemeka, Executive Director, Capital Markets at the Nigerian Exchange joins CNBC Africa to discuss partnerships with the Islamic Development Bank Institute and near term outlook for the market.
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Rescuers attempting to reach 41 construction workers trapped in a tunnel in the Indian Himalayas said they were resorting to manual tools and hand tunneling on Monday amid fears of impending rain.
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Sierra Leone's authorities say they have arrested assailants who attacked a military barracks in the capital city Freetown on Sunday, as tensions remain high in the West African country since President Julius Maada Bio was re-elected in June.
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