July 19, 2017

LOOP: Straight Obamacare repeal bill dies quickly

HEALTH CARE // Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s Plan B was to repeal Obamacare and replace it within 2 years. That idea was already dead by lunch. But McConnell
July 20, 2017

LOOP: McCain diagnosed with brain tumor

SENATE // Senator John McCain, R-AZ, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. A statement from his doctors say he is recovering from surgery but it is unclear
July 21, 2017

LOOP: Judge won’t reinstate order against sanctuary cities

IMMIGRATION // A federal judge refuses to reinstate President Trump’s order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that refuse to cooperate with federal authorities on immigration enforcement. http://cvote.it/2ug7xPX BUDGET // Health care
July 23, 2017

LOOP: Health care vote looms large

HEALTH CARE // A big vote looms on health care as early as tomorrow. But several details of the GOP health care legislation remain unknown. Senate Republicans are now considering two
July 25, 2017

LOOP: McCain heads to DC for health vote

CHARLIE GARD // The parents of Charlie Gard end their fight to save his life, after a U.S. doctor declared it was too late for experimental treatment. http://cvote.it/2uUGYCd
July 26, 2017

LOOP: Senate votes to start debate on health care

CHARLIE GARD // As the parents of Charlie Gard desperately try to bring their son home to die, the legal and media attention to their son’s case has
July 27, 2017

LOOP: No ‘transgender’ troops in the military, says Trump

MILITARY // The media went into a frenzy when President Trump announced that transgendered individuals will not be allowed to serve in the military. But there are several reasons
July 28, 2017

LOOP: ‘Skinny repeal’ fails after McCain votes no

HEALTH CARE // Senate Republicans thought they had it. Vice President Mike Pence was summoned to the Senate in case they needed him for a tie-breaking vote. But
July 31, 2017

LOOP: Trump threatens to cut off health care payments

HEALTH CARE // President Trump has switched to playing hard ball. Stung by the Senate’s inability to pass health care legislation, Trump threatened to cut off payouts to