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Democrats block Senate bill requiring medical care for babies that survive abortion

Senate Democrats on Monday blocked an effort to pass legislation clarifying that babies who survive attempted abortions must receive medical care. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., rejected the motion to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, authored by Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., and co-sponsored by other Republicans. Sasse had sought to pass the bill via… Read More »

Democrats position House counsel to defend Obamacare, forcing GOP to take tough vote

House Democrats passed a rule Thursday to have the chamber’s counsel defend Obamacare in a legal case seeking to undo it. The rule was part of a larger package that was approved in a 234-197 vote. The resolution, called the Restoring Congress For The People Resolution, paves the way to authorize the House counsel to… Read More »