WATCH LIVE: Legislating From The Middle Bipartisan
WATCH LIVE: Legislating From The Middle
2019-07-17 17:03:32
by TWN Staff

The Well News hosts Rep. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Rep. John Katko (R-NY), Rep. Derek Kilmer (D-WA), and Rep. Stephanie Murphy (D-FL). These Members represent leadership from various caucuses and coalitions, including the Blue Dog Coalition, the New Democrat Coalition, and the... Read More

America Is Woefully Unprepared for Cyber Warfare National Security
America Is Woefully Unprepared for Cyber Warfare

WASHINGTON — War in cyberspace is fully on, and the United States is losing it, according to about two dozen national security experts. The U.S. military is increasingly adept at mounting cyberattacks in places like Russia and Iran, but America’s... Read More

On an Often Unpredictable Supreme Court, Justice Gorsuch Is the Latest Wild Card Supreme Court
On an Often Unpredictable Supreme Court, Justice Gorsuch Is the Latest Wild Card

WASHINGTON — Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s first appointee to the Supreme Court, is proving to be a different kind of conservative. He is a libertarian who is quick to oppose unchecked government power, even in the hands... Read More

Despite Federal Protections, Rape Victims Still Get Billed for Forensic Exams Health
Despite Federal Protections, Rape Victims Still Get Billed for Forensic Exams

Six years ago, Erin was a newly minted graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, working three part-time jobs and adjusting to life as a non-student. She stopped in for a drink one night at a restaurant... Read More

Barry, Now a Tropical Depression, Soaks Much of Louisiana While Sparing New Orleans In The News
Barry, Now a Tropical Depression, Soaks Much of Louisiana While Sparing New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Barry continued to soak Louisiana and Mississippi as it weakened to a tropical depression Sunday over Northwestern Louisiana. While the low-lying city of New Orleans appeared to have dodged a catastrophic deluge, the National Hurricane Center warned... Read More

Trump Trails Biden, Warren, Sanders in NBC-WSJ Poll Matchups Polling and Ads
Trump Trails Biden, Warren, Sanders in NBC-WSJ Poll Matchups

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump trails at least three Democratic hopefuls — Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren — in theoretical head-to-head matchups for the 2020 general election, a new poll showed. Biden, the former vice president, held the... Read More

Hofeller Files Can Be Used in NC Gerrymandering Trial, Judges Rule in Win for Democrats Elections
Hofeller Files Can Be Used in NC Gerrymandering Trial, Judges Rule in Win for Democrats

RALEIGH, N.C. – The formerly secret files of the man who drew North Carolina’s political districts before he died can be used in court by the people challenging his maps for being unconstitutional gerrymanders. A trial in the gerrymandering case... Read More

Pelosi: Extra Veterans Health Care Funds Needed in Debt Deal Veterans
Pelosi: Extra Veterans Health Care Funds Needed in Debt Deal

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wrote to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday pressing for added funds to help veterans see private doctors as part of any deal to raise the debt ceiling and tight appropriations caps. Pelosi’s letter... Read More

Despite Weeks of Threats, ICE Raids Begin With a Whimper Yet Still Stoke Fears Immigration
Despite Weeks of Threats, ICE Raids Begin With a Whimper Yet Still Stoke Fears

LOS ANGELES — The raids — hyped for weeks by President Donald Trump — were to take place in major U.S. cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, Miami, Denver, Atlanta, Baltimore and Houston. As of Sunday evening,... Read More

House Passes Legislation to Expand STEM Scholarship Program for Veterans Veterans
House Passes Legislation to Expand STEM Scholarship Program for Veterans
2019-07-12 20:34:45
by Sean Trambley

In our new series, Freshmen Get it Done, The Well News will be highlighting legislative accomplishments by freshman Members of Congress from both parties. *** In June, legislation passed the House to expand veterans’ access to the Edith Nourse Rogers... Read More

The Provocations of Trump’s Ambassador to Israel Are Upturning Decades of US Diplomacy Foreign Affairs
The Provocations of Trump’s Ambassador to Israel Are Upturning Decades of US Diplomacy

JERUSALEM — Beaming and triumphant, David Friedman, the U.S. ambassador to Israel, presided last week over a Fourth of July gala — the first to be held with the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. He pulled out all the stops. It... Read More

My Illegal Abortion: One Woman Recounts Ending Her Pregnancy Pre-Roe v. Wade As More States Pass Near-Bans on the Procedure Health
My Illegal Abortion: One Woman Recounts Ending Her Pregnancy Pre-Roe v. Wade As More States Pass Near-Bans on the Procedure

CHICAGO — Shortly after nightfall, the 17-year-old girl joined her mother in the back seat of an unfamiliar car driven by a stranger to an undisclosed location on the South Side of Chicago. It was a summer weekend in 1966.... Read More

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