Republicans prefer to serve in the Senate over the House: for them, it represents the ultimate realistic office. - USAPP American Politics and Policy (blog)

The vast majority of the members of both houses of Congress tend to win reelection when they stand. But what about retirement? While House Republicans tend to retire at higher rates than their Democratic counterparts, this does not hold for the Senate.

Trump's desperate quest for someone to blame - Chicago Sun-Times

President Donald Trump is warning conservative lawmakers in the House that a fight is coming if they don't "get on the team, & fast." | AP Photo. Gene Lyons. Alas, poor Donald. Unlike his personal hero, Vladimir Putin, President Trump can't have his ...

Ending Obamacare Is Easy: Just Ignore Congress - American Spectator

All Democrats and an odd coalition of very moderate and very conservative Republican Congressmen in effect voted that Obamacare was preferable to Trump-Ryan health reform. President Donald Trump was not pleased: “The best thing politically is to let ...

Letter from the US: 'Strongman' Trump falls on his face - Green Left Weekly

US President Donald Trump promised to cut through the disarray in the two parties of capitalism in the US by forcing on them a new strongman – himself – who knows how to get things done and make deals. But the Republican health insurance debacle, with ...

COLUMN: With health bill failure, Obama legacy remains - Daily Trojan Online

Lily Vaughan The political reports of late have often brought news that, at best, can be reduced to a heavy sigh — and at worst, a minor heart attack. However, for Democrats, independents, moderate Republicans and other generally sane individuals ...

Four lessons from the American Health Care Act's failure - The Diamondback

Health care, it would appear, is complicated. Last week's withdrawal of the American Health Care Act — decided after a barrage of criticism from both sides of the aisle — puts to bed a strange seven-year saga of public policy, partisan politics and ...