Politics in the News

Supreme Court Revives Transgender Ban for Military Service
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
By a 5 to 4 vote, justices temporarily stayed trial court decisions blocking the policy while litigation in the lower courts moves forward.

Supreme Court Doesn’t Act on Trump’s Appeal in ‘Dreamers’ Case
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
The court’s action almost certainly means it will not hear the administration’s challenge in its current term, which ends in June.

Shutdown’s Pain Cuts Deep for the Homeless and Other Vulnerable Americans
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
With the Department of Housing and Urban Development hit hard, subsidies for low-income renters have stopped and nonprofits are scrambling to avoid layoffs and cuts to support services.

Trump Proposals Could Increase Health Costs for Consumers
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
President Trump says he wants to reduce drug prices, but some patients could face higher out-of-pocket costs for medicines and other goods and services.

Kansas Lawmakers Defect to Democrats as G.O.P. Struggles in Suburbs
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Four moderates from the Kansas City metro area have changed parties in the last month, reflecting a national realignment on a key partisan battleground.