Why the U.S. Senate Blocked Funding to Combat Zika

Democrats objected to restrictions on Planned Parenthood and other spending cuts. The bill’s failure likely ensured that Congress will miss a July 4 deadline to pass emergency aid

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The Senate Races to Battle Zika and Help Puerto Rico

Lawmakers are struggling to pass a pair of emergency bills before they leave for a July 4 recess.

Play of the Day: More on Brexit's Global Effects

The Daily Show and Full Frontal see the U.K. vote as a warning to the U.S.


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On Politics

Donald Trump Issues a Warning to Republicans

The party's presumptive nominee and the Republican National Committee are working together to avoid a revolt at the July convention, according to The New York Times.

On Politics

Why Hillary Clinton Should Worry About Brexit

Anti-elite sentiment is erupting around the world. And it’s the main reason why Donald Trump remains competitive in the presidential election.

Play of the Day: Trump's Reaction to Brexit

Late-night jokes about the huge news out of the United Kingdom.

The Gaps in Hillary Clinton's State Department Calendar

The U.S. presidential candidate excluded several events during her tenure as secretary of state, according to the AP.

Rep. Mick Mul­vaney said that he and oth­er mem­bers of the class have openly talked about re­tir­ing after their next term ends if Clin­ton wins.

Hillary Clinton Breaks Up a Tea Party in the House

Many GOP lawmakers elected in 2010 would drop out rather than face the prospect of another Democratic president.

Play of the Day: A Sit-in on the Hill

Democrats sat on their butts… in the hopes of getting something done.

Immigration rights groups rallied at the Supreme Court during oral arguments in April.

A Supreme Deadlock on Immigration

The justices split 4-4 on the Obama administration’s 2014 immigration plan, effectively blocking it.

On Politics

Donald Trump's Coalition of Restoration

The Republican’s support comes from voters who are resistant to demographic change—but they’re a distinct minority.

An Aedes aegypti mosquito is kept in a glass tube at the Fiocruz institute which has been screening for mosquitos naturally infected with the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro.

Congressional Lawmakers Reach a Zika Deal—Without Democrats

Democrats aren’t happy with the $1.1 billion deal, which includes millions in offsets.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Business Acumen

While Hillary Clinton jokes about his bankruptcies, but his companies are benefiting from his campaign.


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