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Lawmakers cite constitutional question in Medicare expansion suit

...Tuesday to sue Walker over his use of executive authority to accept federal funds to expand the state Medicaid program. Minority Democrat Rep. Sam Kito of Juneau was the only dissenting vote. Senate Majority Leader John Coghill, R-Fairbanks, said the attorney...
Op-ed: The summer of our discontent

...or at a minimum slow it down, have done little to reduce the spending spree. And so voters are angry at Republicans.Democrats have not reduced poverty or elevated the middle class, despite record amounts of spending on "anti-poverty" programs...
Op-ed: Dynasty dynamics

...are furious about the old and familiar. Meanwhile, enthusiasm for Hillary is beginning to wane, to put it mildly, among Democrats who fret not just about her credibility problems but about her stiff and wooden campaigning. Things are so bad that among...
Unserious country deserves unserious candidates

...recently-turned-Republican Donald Trump and still-not-a-Democrat Socialist Bernie Sanders leading the...the likes of Hillary Clinton and other Democrats as something all business people do...the game. In other news, the leading Democrat candidate, Hillary the Inevitable Part...
Iran Deal is the new Obamacare public persuasion - never a strength of his during the Obamacare debate - than base mobilization as he seeks to hold the Democrats he will need to sustain a veto of a resolution of disapproval.How else to explain a speech that chastised opponents for...
Group backing clinton gets $1M from untraceable donors

...expand to take on myriad issues beyond the federal budget, including campaign finance reform and other changes sought by Democrats.Calling such an assembly would require approval from 34 states. The GOP now controls both legislative chambers in 30...
Ted Cruz sees path to White House running through the South

...Obama as a "state-sponsor of radical Islamic terrorism" because of the administration's nuclear deal with Iran."If we nominate Democrat-lite, we will lose again," Cruz said, a line that drew approval from voters at every stop.
Fox debate: Unfair and unbalanced? Trump as something less than a party loyalist. He wouldn't say when he had become a Republican after many years as a Democrat and his contributions to Democratic politicians, including Hillary Clinton, which he said were necessary in order to do business...
Terminations new obstacle in Arkansas' private option debate

...lawmakers, who say they're hearing stories of people being kicked off the program even though they're still eligible. House Democrats on Friday asked Hutchinson to extend the deadline to 30 days.Hutchinson said he doesn't plan on extending the deadline...
Op-ed: Obama kneecaps Congress (again)

...The U.N. vote doesn't bind Congress, but it boxes it in and minimizes it - with malice aforethought.Republicans and Democrats in Congress issued sharply worded statements about getting pre-empted by Turtle Bay, although the vast international machinery...


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