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GOP factions differ on ACA fix

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, speaks Dec. 1 on Capitol Hill in Washington. Brady is confident that Republican factions will pull together to find a replacement for the Affordable Care Act. (AP file photo)

WASHINGTON — Republicans are united on repealing President Barack Obama’s health care law, but ideologically and practically speaking, they’re in different camps over replacing it. Getting the factions together won’t be easy. Some Republicans would revise and rebrand “Obamacare,” junking ...

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Briefs: Sixth Iowa felon sentenced for voting

California: Internal conflict likely for Democratic supermajorities SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Now that voters have created Democratic supermajorities in both houses of the California Legislature, they should expect to see more conflict between liberals and moderates in the party and even ...

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Who might run for governor in 2018?

The break from politics in Minnesota is over. Let the 2018 race for governor begin. Democratic Rep. Erin Murphy, DFL-St. Paul, was the first to announce her gubernatorial bid in a contest that’s expected to be a crowded battle as ...

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