Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) released the Senate Republican health care bill details on Thursday. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) also spoke on the Senate floor stating the bill is not as great as it seems.
Disability advocates staged a “die in” protest outside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on June 22. The protest is in response to the Senate Republicans health care plan, which includes proposed cuts to Medicaid. Police arrested demonstrators including a some in wheelchairs.
New memorandums issued by the Trump administration Thursday said Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals — undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. at a young age — would not be deported. But frustration mounted Friday when it became clear that the future of DACA recipients was still in limbo.
Rep. Mike Moon, an Ash Grove Republican in Missouri, posted a video to Facebook in which he beheads a chicken while announcing he'll file a bill to stop abortions in the state. (Warning: graphic content)
Pat Rowe Kerr had filed a lawsuit accusing her former employer of age and gender discrimination and was awarded nearly $3 million. Senate Bill 43 will make it harder for people to sue and win an employment discrimination case. Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has until July 14 to sign or veto the bill.
Andrea Ramsey, a Leawood Democrat, decided to run for Congress after joining neighbors at a protest outside U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder's Overland Park office the day Yoder cast a key vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter shook the hands of every passenger on a flight headed to Washington from Atlanta, Georgia, on June 8. Video shared by passenger James Parker Sheffield shows the 92-year-old Carter making his way down the aisle.