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Week in politics: What’s next as GOP moves on to tax reform following healthcare bill failure, weekend violence at Trump rally and more

Week in politics: What’s next as GOP moves on to tax reform following healthcare bill failure, weekend violence at Trump rally and more

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts with HHS Secretary Tom Price (L) and Vice President Mike Pence (R) after Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the House floor.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk® Republicans are shifting their focus this week after a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act fell short of a […]

Week in politics: What’s next as GOP moves on to tax reform following healthcare bill failure, weekend violence at Trump rally and more

Week in politics: What’s next as GOP moves on to tax reform following healthcare bill failure, weekend violence at Trump rally and more

U.S. President Donald Trump reacts with HHS Secretary Tom Price (L) and Vice President Mike Pence (R) after Republicans abruptly pulled their health care bill from the House floor.; Credit: Pool/Getty Images AirTalk® Republicans are shifting their focus this week after a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act fell short of a […]

House to take up Obamacare replacement bill vote

House to take up Obamacare replacement bill vote

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) walks to the House floor for a procedural vote relating to the American Health Care Act, on Capitol Hill, March 24, 2017. ; Credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images AirTalk® House Republicans are scheduled to vote on the GOP’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act today, after President Trump […]

CA bill would prevent local authorities from cooperating with feds on marijuana

CA bill would prevent local authorities from cooperating with feds on marijuana

File: A marijuana plant is displayed during the 2016 Cannabis Business Summit & Expo in Oakland.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Natalie Chudnovsky | AirTalk® A bill introduced by six California legislators in February would prohibit state and local law enforcement from helping federal drug agents arrest and investigate marijuana license holders unless they receive a […]

CA bill would prevent local authorities from cooperating with feds on marijuana

CA bill would prevent local authorities from cooperating with feds on marijuana

File: A marijuana plant is displayed during the 2016 Cannabis Business Summit & Expo in Oakland.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Natalie Chudnovsky | AirTalk® A bill introduced by six California legislators in February would prohibit state and local law enforcement from helping federal drug agents arrest and investigate marijuana license holders unless they receive a […]

From loss to victory: President Ronald Reagan’s trajectory

From loss to victory: President Ronald Reagan’s trajectory

American politician Ronald Reagan smiles as he speaks on his presidential campaign in front of a large banner, 1979. Pennsylvania governor William Scranton (L) applauds.; Credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images AirTalk® In his fourth and most recent book about Ronald Reagan, biographer Craig Shirley explores Reagan’s, from failed 1976 presidential run to 1980 victory. “Reagan Rising” […]

What we know so far about the attack in London, on the one year anniversary of Brussels

What we know so far about the attack in London, on the one year anniversary of Brussels

Armed officers attend to the scene outside Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament on March 22, 2017 in London, England. ; Credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images AirTalk® LONDON (AP) – A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as catastrophic. Around the same […]

What we know so far about the attack in London, on the one year anniversary of Brussels

What we know so far about the attack in London, on the one year anniversary of Brussels

Armed officers attend to the scene outside Westminster Bridge and the Houses of Parliament on March 22, 2017 in London, England. ; Credit: Jack Taylor/Getty Images AirTalk® LONDON (AP) – A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London’s Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as catastrophic. Around the same […]

Intersex author Hida Viloria embraces being ‘born both’

Intersex author Hida Viloria embraces being ‘born both’

Intersex activist and writer Hida Viloria.; Credit: Courtesy of Hida Viloria AirTalk® Being intersex is about as common as being born with red hair. But it might not feel like it, because when you’re intersex, you’re biologically both – or neither – male and female. This is different from gender identity and sexual orientation. An […]

Senate confirmation hearings underway for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Senate confirmation hearings underway for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Judge Neil Gorsuch speaks during the first day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill March 20, 2017.; Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images AirTalk® Capitol hill is bustling today. On top of testimony by FBI Director James Comey before the House Intelligence Committee, […]