The .9-billion emergency request would push the cost of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan over 0 billion.Three cable channels now feed news, information and entertainment about the armed services into millions of living rooms 24 hours a day, seven days a week: The Military Channel, the Military History Channel and the Pentagon Channel.That year, Republican wins at the state level, plus the decennial census, had allowed newly conservative statehouses to redraw House districts in a way that would cement a rightwing majority for the next 10 years—at least.
Subsequent elections were held in May of each year, chairmen of the Board of Trustees were James May (1803–1804), Solomon Sibley (1804–1805) and Joseph Wilkinson (elected 1805).President Trump gathers with congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House of Representatives approved the American Healthcare Act, dismantling major parts of Obamacare on May 4, 2017.Republicans, who today narrowly won a House vote aimed at dismantling key parts of Obamacare, have opened themselves up to being cast as heartless by political foes and many constituents.More basically, constituents are asking themselves how it will affect their pocketbook and their health.Late-night TV host Jimmy Kimmel struck a chord with many Americans with a monologue Monday night that went viral online, telling viewers why he had missed a string of shows – that his newborn son had undergone surgery after doctors diagnosed a rare condition which they said was life-threatening."No parent should ever have to decide if they can afford to save their child’s life," he said. Not here.”President Trump railed against the Affordable Care Act, known as ACA or Obamacare, during the election campaign.Freedom is one bedrock value for Americans, but not the only one.And health care, more than most issues, hinges around questions of compassion: In the case of this bill, is it right that as many as 24 million Americans could lose their coverage? ", Laurence Britt (interview) compared the regimes of Hitler, Mussolini, Franco, Suharto, and Pinochet and identified 14 characteristics common to those fascist regimes.This page is a collection of news articles dating from the start of the Bush presidency divided into topics relating to each of the 14 points of fascism.Before then, Democrats had to win control of state chambers in order to control the redistricting process.Just before election day, I spoke with Jessica Post, the executive director of the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee, a party organization tasked with winning back state legislatures. We were prepared for an old fight: lawyers, guns and money—but not a lot of investments were made in the electoral campaigns for state legislators.”That 2010 wakeup call shook (some) Democrats into action.“We have to invest in campaign infrastructure,” she told me.A Clinton administration was likely to have to deal with the same challenging landscape, as long as the House was run by the GOP.The next four years would be critical in winning back control of the House: Its districts will be drawn again in 2020, following the next census.Experts estimate that the legislation would result in lost or reduced coverage for millions of Americans. Partly, of course, it’s the politics of a highly polarized era.