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Cook County leaders urge Obamacare sign-ups as Republicans plan teardown Cook County leaders urge Obamacare sign-ups as Republicans plan teardown
- January 11, 2017

Most people yawned or missed the story entirely, though my colleague Jonathan Chait observed on Twitter that if Paul was telling the truth, the whole repeal-and-delay strategy for Obamacare might soon be dead. But Kentuckians knew better, and we don't hear him saying that anymore. Let's hope they find a solution for the health care crisis facing Americans, a solution that meets the needs of all Americans. (more...)
Jeff Sessions: There Will Be No Ban On All Muslims Jeff Sessions: There Will Be No Ban On All Muslims
- January 11, 2017

Sessions said that the attorney general "cannot be a mere rubber stamp" and laid out several priorities he would make as America's top law enforcement official. "I know if you were sitting here you'd be pretty tough on me", he said . White people don't get arrested. "I'm white!" as Capitol police escorted them out. (more...)
Rand Paul Might Stop An Obamacare Repeal. Here's How Rand Paul Might Stop An Obamacare Repeal. Here's How
- January 09, 2017

Since the Affordable Care Act (ACA) became law, millions of Americans no longer face coverage denials, higher costs , or coverage carve outs due to their medical histories. Anderson, said in a statement Friday. Adam Griffith of Clarksburg also said the Affordable Care Act should be repealed. He said "significant" numbers of voters "when they see what the repeal entails, won't be as supportive and may actually be opposed". (more...)
Lions' defensive line looks forward to exploiting Seattle's Achilles' heel
- January 07, 2017

So if you're still on the fence about who to back, listen up, we've reached out to those who know these teams best. Then there are the matchups where both teams limp into the game, ailing for one reason or another. Against an impressive Seahawks front four, getting those two back would be absolutely huge. Wilson had said several times during the regular season he planned to keep wearing a brace for a sense of security as much as anything else. (more...)
World Junior Hockey Championships have familiar faces in semifinals World Junior Hockey Championships have familiar faces in semifinals
- January 05, 2017

You have to throw out all the stops". A year ago in Helsinki, Finland, the Russians defeated Team USA, 2-1 in the semifinals relegating the Americans to bronze medal status. With the score tied 2-2, Stephens picked up his second assist of the game when he set up defenceman Thomas Chabot, who toe-dragged around a Czech defender and scored his third goal of the tournament. (more...)
NFL Playoff Schedule: Lions at Seahawks Set for Saturday Night
- January 02, 2017

If they win, they'll clinch the NFC North championship and earn a trip to the playoffs. They could either gets the sixth seed in the NFL Playoffs or out of the playoffs entirely, again depending on how Sunday afternoon shook out. DEFENDING THE PASS: The Packers have given up at least 353 yards in the air each of the past two weeks, against Chicago and Minnesota. Detroit could be without standout cornerback Darius Slay , who is attempting to return from a hamstring injury . (more...)