Tag: Doug Jones

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Democrats Vote Against CHIP Funding Ahead of ‘Schumer Shutdown’

186 House Democrats voted against keeping the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funded for the next six years as they opposed a stopgap spending measure in the House of Representatives Thursday that would keep the government open for the next four weeks.

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POLLAK: ‘Help! My Obamacare Ate My Tax Cut!’

The average family of three will see their Obamacare premium increase by close to $800 in 2018. That will swallow about half of the average $1,600 tax cut middle-class families expect to receive from Republicans’ new tax reform.

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Doug Jones Thanks Charles Barkley for Support

TMZ Sports caught up with Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL) Thursday and the new senator thanked NBA Hall of Fame’s Charles Barkley for being a big supporter and helping him beat out Roy Moore. Leading up to the December election, Barkley attacked

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Doug Jones: Trump Should Not Resign Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Democratic Sen.-elect Doug Jones said he did not think President Donald Trump should resign over allegations of sexual misconduct. Jones said, “Those allegations were made before the election, and so people had an

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Watch: SNL’s Charles Barkley, Shaq Weigh in on Doug Jones Victory

This week on “Saturday Night Live,” host 5’4″ Kevin Hart on stilts played the role of 7’1″ Shaquille O’Neal while Kenan Thompson played the role of Charles Barkley in a skit set on SNL’s version of “Inside the NBA,” reacting to Doug Jones’ Tuesday

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The Hill: Republican Elite — Not Trump’s Base — Lost the Alabama Race

Although many establishment Republicans and Democrats would like to undermine Stephen K. Bannon by blaming him for Judge Roy Moore’s loss to Doug Jones in Alabama’s senatorial election on Tuesday, Frank Cannon writing at The Hill argues that it’s not the former White House Chief Strategist’s fault for the Democrat’s stunning victory.

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Donald Trump: Roy Moore Should Concede

“I think he should,” Trump told reporters when asked if he believed Moore should concede. “He tried. I want to support the person running.”

BIRMINGHAM, AL - NOVEMBER 18: Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks at a fish fry campaign event at Ensley Park, November 18, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. Jones has moved ahead in the polls of his Republican opponent Roy Moore, whose campaign has been rocked by multiple allegations of …

Democrats Are Winning by Focusing on CHIP and Health Care

Among the many factors in Democrat Doug Jones’s victory over Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama on Tuesday, one has been curiously ignored: namely, Jones’s focus on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 28: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) talks with reporters following the weekly Senate Republican Policy Committee luncheon in the U.S. Capitol November 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Republicans in the Senate hope to pass their tax cut legislation this week and work with the House …

Breitbart News Daily Callers Explain Alabama GOP Senate Loss: ‘Mitch McConnell Is a Snake’

“Mitch McConnell is a snake,” said Roy in Montana, a caller to Wednesday’s Breitbart News Daily on SiriusXM. Roy’s sentiment was widely shared by other Breitbart News Daily callers, who framed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) political machinations as integral to the outcome of Tuesday’s special senatorial election in Alabama.

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Schumer: Delay Tax Reform Vote Until Doug Jones Is Seated

Wednesday on Capitol Hill, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urged Republicans to not go forward with the tax bill until the new Doug Jones, who defeated GOP hopeful Roy Moore in a U.S. Senate special election a night earlier, was seated.