• Alexandra Svokos in Politics

    Everyone Is Slamming This Senator Over His Tweet About The Health Care Vote

    Everyone Is Slamming This Senator Over His Tweet About The Health Care Vote

    The health care debate in the Senate hit a tipping point on Thursday, going into Friday morning, as senators entered a “Vote-a-Rama,” wherein a bunch of votes are conducted in one long sitting. It's an hours-long process that is literally going on overnight for this health care debate. As it was starting up, Senator Ben Sasse […]
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    The Senate's “Skinny Repeal” Bill Would Lead To Millions Without Health Insurance

    The Senate's “Skinny Repeal” Bill Would Lead To Millions Without Health Insurance

    Following weeks of votes and years of saying they want to repeal and place the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare), Republicans released a “skinny repeal” plan on Thursday night, July 27. At around 11 p.m. ET on Thursday, the nonpartisan Congressional Budge Office (CBO) released their “skinny repeal” analysis. The CBO has been analyzing health […]
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    Trump's New Press Guy Said White House Chief Of Staff “Cock-Blocked” Him

    Trump's New Press Guy Said White House Chief Of Staff “Cock-Blocked” Him

    Just a few days into his new role in the White House, Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci unloaded on his White House colleagues in a call with a reporter at the New Yorker. On the night of Wednesday, July 26, Scaramucci reportedly called up Ryan Lizza, a reporter at the New Yorker. Without asking to have the conversation be […]
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    Democratic Senator Treated For Cancer Speaks About John McCain's Vote — EXCLUSIVE

    Democratic Senator Treated For Cancer Speaks About John McCain's Vote — EXCLUSIVE

    Senator Mazie Hirono, a Democratic senator from Hawaii, announced that she was diagnosed with stage four kidney cancer in May. She had two surgeries — one in May and one in late June — and after each, she got back to work battling the GOP's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare). On […]
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    Trump Admin Is Threatening Alaska's Environment Because Of Female GOP Senator's Vote

    Trump Admin Is Threatening Alaska's Environment Because Of Female GOP Senator's Vote

    Ever since she voted against opening discussion on a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare), Senator Lisa Murkowski has been attacked for her health care votes. Murkowski, a Republican representing Alaska, has been crossing party lines, voting against the GOP's health care plans. Her actions have gotten the president's attention, and now Interior Secretary Ryan […]
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    GOP Congresswomen Voted Against Health Care, So Now Congressmen Are Physically Threatening Them

    GOP Congresswomen Voted Against Health Care, So Now Congressmen Are Physically Threatening Them

    Throughout the ongoing attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA, aka Obamacare), female Republican senators have been at the front of a push for a reasonable plan that does not hurt millions of Americans. In June, Senators Murkowski and Collins stood up for women's health — and specifically Planned Parenthood. And on Tuesday, July […]
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    The Military Responds To Trump's Ban On Transgender People Serving

    The Military Responds To Trump's Ban On Transgender People Serving

    Following an abrupt announcement of a change in policy made by President Donald Trump on Twitter, the military has responded to Trump's ban on trans service members. The U.S. Department of Defense has a brief statement on the news. The statement, obtained by Elite Daily, comes from Captain Jeff A. Davis, Director of Defense Press Operations. […]
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    Trump Just Banned Transgender People From The Military, In A Huge Step Back

    Trump Just Banned Transgender People From The Military, In A Huge Step Back

    In a major step backwards for rights and progress, President Donald Trump banned transgender people from the military, he said in a tweet. The announcement, in typical Trump fashion, came on Twitter. On the morning of Wednesday, July 26, Trump tweeted, After consultation with my Generals and military experts, please be advised that the United […]
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    Women's Health Groups Are Really Not Happy With The Senate's Health Care Vote

    Women's Health Groups Are Really Not Happy With The Senate's Health Care Vote

    Planned Parenthood and other major women's health organizations have responded to the Senate's vote on the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare). The Republican-majority Senate, with a tie-breaking vote from Vice President Mike Pence, voted to open discussions on repealing Obamacare. They will now debate the concept. The repeal of Obamacare is something that the GOP has […]
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    Everyone Is Making The Same Joke About The White House's New Communications Director

    Everyone Is Making The Same Joke About The White House's New Communications Director

    Friday, July 21 was full of drama for the White House communications team. But as anyone knows, White House drama breeds great tweets, and “Anthony Scaramucci” sounds a lot like a “Bohemian Rhapsody” line. Scaramucci was appointed White House communications director, which led to Sean Spicer's resignation, reportedly because he did not like President Donald Trump's […]
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    We Officially Know Who Is Replacing Sean Spicer As White House Press Secretary

    We Officially Know Who Is Replacing Sean Spicer As White House Press Secretary

    Following the abrupt resignation of Sean Spicer, Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been confirmed as White House press secretary. This news was announced by Anthony Scaramucci at the White House press briefing on Friday, July 21. Also at that briefing, it was confirmed that Scaramucci is the director of communications at the White House. Scaramucci's appointment […]
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    Sean Spicer Speaks Out About His Resignation: “It's Been An Honor”

    Sean Spicer Speaks Out About His Resignation: “It's Been An Honor”

    After six high-profile months of pressure (and mockery), Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary on Friday, July 21. UPDATE: Anthony Scaramucci has officially been confirmed as White House director of communications. Sarah Huckabee Sanders is now the press secretary, they confirmed during Friday's press briefing. Spicer will be staying on for a few more weeks. […]