The California Democrats say there should be “no such thing” as a philosophical exemption. California has had a recent measles outbreak — and, in general, few Democrats in the state are totally clear on whether the exemption should end.
Most still don’t have clear answers. Carson, Cruz, and Rubio are most specific.
Only one senator asked by BuzzFeed News — Sen. Ben Cardin — said he’d definitely go.
Things are getting heated. UPDATE: This post has been updated with Gowdy’s response letter.
Sen. Al Franken is following up on quesitons he felt were unanswered in Uber’s first letter. “I was—and still am—concerned about the lack of detail in the response.”
“Our ethic is that we don’t leave soldiers behind in the hands of our opponents. We get them back,” Sen. Jack Reed told BuzzFeed News.
Sen. John Cornyn, now the chairman of the subcommittee, decided to change the name. “The name of a subcommittee speaks to its priorities,” one Senate Democrat aide said.
The letter is signed by the House Oversight Committee’s top Republican and Democrat.
Reid said he’s “doing fine” after his accident earlier this month, and added that he still intends to run for re-election in 2016.
The website, which serves as an online market exchange for health coverage, was sharing some details about its users with third party data firms. But an Associated Press analysis on Friday found that the site had new restrictions on the data it was sharing.
Sen. Ron Johnson explained why a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security wouldn’t be so bad.
“To me it could be more likely that our threat could come in from Canada on our open borders there as well,” Rep. Lou Barletta said. A major focus of this week’s joint Republican retreat has been addressing U.S. immigration policy.
Romney called Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Saturday to talk 2016.
At least one Republican would look at the legislation.
The White House said it should have sent someone with a “higher profile” to the event.
The Fraternal Order of Police represents more than 330,000 officers.
Biden had to swear in all the elected and reelected Senators on Tuesday.
Lyft responds to a request from Sen. Al Franken for more information on its privacy practices. Uber responded to a similar request last month.
Labor has been silent so far about Patrick Lynch, the police union leader who is publicly campaigning against Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Daniel Donovan’s campaign could reopen the debate over the grand jury proceedings for Daniel Pantaleo. A police union offers early support.