Joshua Mercer

May 2, 2017

CV LOOP: Michelle Obama’s school lunch plan getting the ax

LGBT // Rep. Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the House is accusing Army Secretary nominee Mark Green of “homophobia” because of statements Green made against so-called
May 1, 2017

CV LOOP: Catholic leaders assess Trump’s first 100 days

MEDIA // The White House Correspondent Dinner is an annual tradition where the media invites the President and brings in a comedian to tell jokes at his expense. Trump
April 28, 2017

CV LOOP: Moderate Republicans balk on health care plan

SHUTDOWN // Congress is expected to vote on a one-week funding bill to keep the government running while working on a longer-term budget deal. But Senate Democratic Leader
April 27, 2017

CV LOOP: New GOP healthcare plan gets conservative support

ABORTION // Cardinal Dolan calls pro-abortion DNC pledge ‘extreme,’ ‘disturbing’, and ‘intolerant.’ He said: “The recent pledge by the Democratic National Committee chair to support only candidates who
April 26, 2017

CV LOOP: Trump administration asks for delay in HHS fight

RELIGIOUS LIBERTY // Dozens of Republicans in Congress sent a letter to President Trump urging him to restore religious liberty: “We … request that you sign the draft
April 25, 2017

Why the Trump administration might be delaying HHS fight

The Trump administration is requesting a 60-day delay with the federal courts so that they continue their negotiations with East Texas Baptist University and the other
April 25, 2017

CV LOOP: Trump drops demand for border wall funding

BUDGET // With days left before the federal government runs out of money, President Trump appeared to back off of his demand for immediate funding of the border
April 24, 2017

CV LOOP: DNC chair Tom Perez says all Dems must support abortion

ABORTION // Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez said that all Democrats who run for political office must support abortion. http://cvote.it/2pVo783 ABORTION // A promise from the governor of Illinois to
April 21, 2017

CV LOOP: House GOP announces new health care plan

HEALTH CARE // Republican lawmakers have a new plan to repeal and replace Obamacare in a bid to bridge the gap between the House Freedom Caucus and moderates. http://cvote.it/2oU1MVH