Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Here are all the members of Congress who are boycotting Trump’s inauguration

A small but growing group of congressmen and women have announced they will not attend President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration, breaking with generations of past precedent.

Politics & Government

Donald Trump may have accidentally created a new women’s movement

Not only did Hillary Clinton, the first female presidential nominee of a major political party, lose after her presidential election victory was taken for granted, but she lost to Donald Trump, a man caught on tape boasting about groping women. Now the sadness, alarm and ensuing determination that many young American women felt after the door-slam of the 2016 election have become catalysts for a resurging women’s movement.

Politics & Government

Former Black Caucus chair skipping inauguration, cites concern about Trump and Russia

U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield, a Democrat from North Carolina and a past chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, said Tuesday he doesn’t think President-elect Donald Trump is prepared to take office and he’s worried about his ties to Russia. Another N.C. Democrat, U.S. Rep. Alma Adams, also said she’s skipping Trump’s inauguration on Friday, and she criticized the way the incoming president has talked about women, minorities and people with disabilities.

Health & Medicine

In Price's Ga. district, what happens after health repeal

Carla Dent is a restaurant owner who steers her employees to federal health insurance exchanges. Eden Purdy helps poor and working-class Georgians navigate the health care marketplace. Bryson Boech is a grocery cashier recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, what the insurance industry calls a pre-existing condition.

Videos

Lt. Gov. Brad Little on new Idaho cybersecurity measures

Lt. Gov. Brad Little discusses the cybersecurity measures put in place by Gov. Butch Otter's executive order. Little chaired the task force that made recommendations.
Bill Dentzer bdentzer@idahostatesman.com
Lt. Gov. Brad Little on new Idaho cybersecurity measures 1:25

Lt. Gov. Brad Little on new Idaho cybersecurity measures

Idaho lawmakers show solidarity with Rep. Heather Scott 2:08

Idaho lawmakers show solidarity with Rep. Heather Scott

Idaho lawmakers show solidarity with Scott 2:10

Idaho lawmakers show solidarity with Scott

House members react to first week drama 3:46

House members react to first week drama