Month: October 2018

Spike in Obamacare sign-ups this year unlikely, say experts

Obamacare is polling better and the premiums are no longer soaring, but experts don’t forecast a sign-up boom when the new enrollment season kicks off Thursday. After years of premium spikes, Obamacare plans remain out of reach for too many Americans, …

Inside the Beltway: Big finale: Media aims at both Trump and GOP

The broadcast news media has not been kind to President Trump since he was elected. Consistent studies from the Media Research Center showed that, on average, 90 percent of the coverage of Mr. Trump has been hostile. Broadcasters now appear intent on c…

Montana governor leads campaign rally for Tester, Williams

HELENA, Mont. (AP) – Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is leading a Halloween rally for fellow Democrats U.S. Sen. Jon Tester and House candidate Kathleen Williams in the final days before the midterm elections. Bullock told a crowd gathered in Helena on Wedn…

Trump, at Halloween rally, bashes ‘far-left media’ for trying to ‘push people apart’ after Pittsburgh slayings

President Trump was kicking off a final series of rallies Wednesday night in Fort Myers, Fla., ahead of next week’s pivotal midterm elections, as fans streamed into the Hertz Arena after lining up well before dawn, many wearing red shirts and tossing beach balls.

Former Peruvian first daughter detained in corruption probe

LIMA, Peru (AP) – Former Peruvian first daughter Keiko Fujimori has been ordered jailed in a case that has captured attention in the South American nation as it reels from a series of corruption scandals reaching into the highest echelons of power. Jud…

Trump’s attack on Ryan seen as advance scapegoating

President Trump’s stunning attack on Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday is being interpreted by many on Capitol Hill as an attempt to deflect blame and throw the retiring Speaker under the bus should the GOP lose its…