People rally in favor of single-payer health care for all Californians outside the office of California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, June 27, 2017, in South Gate, Calif., as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on its health care bill. LOS ANGELES — Soon enough, the Republican Party’s seven-year crusade
As the GOP continues to struggle to pass some sort of Obamacare repeal bill, there is no Republican senator in a tougher bind than Jeff Flake.
In many ways, Dr. Mai-Khanh Tran isn’t all that different from millions of other Democrats who have been dismayed or depressed or indignant since Donald Trump was elected president. On election night, Tran watched in shock as the returns rolled in. The next morning, she wept at work — Tran is a pediatrician
“Now is the time to be heard,” former Attorney General Eric Holder said in an exclusive interview with Yahoo News.
Both Guadagno and Murphy led by large margins, and that’s part of the reason their races didn’t garner much attention from the press — or the public.
Jamie Gorelick is a Democrat who served in Bill Clinton’s Justice Department. Gorelick is also Jared Kushner’s lawyer. She may be the last of her kind.
As the Trump-Russia investigation expands and Beltway insiders on both sides of the aisle begin to buzz about impeachment, the 2018 election is probably not the GOP’s No. 1 problem right now. “Don’t fall in love with the map,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell warned last month. Senate Majority
The speaking roster at Tuesday’s 2017 Ideas Conference read like a who’s who of 2020 Democratic presidential wannabes, and none was shy about their vision of how to defeat Trump.
Encouraged by a long history of the president’s party losing seats in midterm elections — and emboldened by the historic unpopularity of this particular president, Donald Trump — Democratic candidates are launching challenges to congressional GOP incumbents earlier and more eagerly than at any time in
When Donald Trump speaks, he sounds — unabashedly, unmistakably — like Donald Trump. But does he sound like a president? Does that even matter?
A little more than a year ago, as Donald Trump was solidifying his frontrunner status for the Republican nomination in the face of a mounting toll of gaffes and outrageous pronouncements, Yahoo News set out to answer the question that had many establishment Republicans scratching their heads: Who are
Cuando Michelle, una abogada de 40 años que vive en Connecticut, visitó a su hijo en la universidad en Colorado, no pensó que se estaba aventurando en un Estado en el que recientemente se había legalizado la marihuana, dejando atrás otro en el que seguía siendo ilegal.
Cuando los ciudadanos de Colorado votaron en 2012 a favor de legalizar la marihuana recreativa, convirtieron automáticamente a su gobernador, John Hickenlooper, en el pionero de la legalización de la marihuana más reacio de Estados Unidos. En aquel entonces, el exigente demócrata citó algunos de los
When Michelle, a 40-year-old lawyer from Connecticut, visited her son at college in Colorado, it did not occur to her at first that she would be venturing from a state where recreational marijuana was still against the law to one that had recently voted to legalize it. Michelle and Schuyler, a 19-year-old
When the people of Colorado voted in 2012 to legalize recreational marijuana, they instantly transformed their governor, John Hickenlooper, into America’s most reluctant pot pioneer. “If it was up to me, I wouldn’t have done it,” Hickenlooper admitted. “We were worried about everything,” Hickenlooper
An exclusive new Yahoo News/Marist Poll shows that as the legal landscape evolves — and as social attitudes evolve along with it — more and more Americans are overcoming old taboos and accepting marijuana into their family lives. Getting high has lost its stigma in the majority of homes where adults
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Tom Perriello has rarely encountered a problem he didn’t think Tom Perriello could solve.
Jimmy Gomez speaks at a generationOn and Hasbro holiday gift distribution event this past December. Of all the special congressional elections set to take place over the next few months — the first big electoral battles of the Trump era — the least competitive, in a partisan sense, is the one to replace
Republican Representative Darrell Issa enters Trump Tower in New York, Dec. 14, 2016. Democrats and Republicans don’t agree on much these days. Since 2001, Issa has represented the coastal suburbs of northern San Diego and southern Orange counties.
With President Trump’s White House mired in controversy and his party’s legislative agenda initially stalled as a result, congressional Republicans are discovering a new outlet for their creative energies as they head home for next week’s recess: avoiding their constituents. As many observers have noted
Last November tens of millions of Americans voted for Donald Trump precisely because he wasn’t a normal politician — and so far, his presidency hasn’t proved them wrong. The Oroville Dam crisis in Northern California is a perfect test. The Oroville Dam is the tallest dam in the nation.
President Obama waves as he leaves the Oval Office on Jan. 20, before the start of inaugural festivities for Donald Trump. Some Democrats may think former President Barack Obama has been too quiet since leaving office on Jan. 20 — particularly on the subject of his controversial successor, Donald Trump
Did you see the photograph released earlier this month of Donald Trump glowering at the camera from behind a secluded, scholarly Mar-a-Lago reception desk as he rests the fat tip of his Sharpie on a legal pad tilted upward to conceal the words that are, or are not, there? If you did, and if the image
Donald Trump is in the White House, and Yahoo News is taking a look at the top stories to watch in his first 100 days. From the unusual role family members will play as White House advisers, to his promises to aggressively transform U.S. trade policy, and from investigations into Russian interference
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during the Women’s March Los Angeles on Jan. 21. If the “resistance” to President Trump has a headquarters, a nerve center, a ground zero, then California is it — or so the state’s top politicians like to tell us. Pretty much every day since Nov. 8 there’s been