Janet Ybarra Editor
Contributing Editor , The Bipartisan Press
Janet has had a long career in journalism, covering at various points entertainment, science and technology and politics. She spent 20 years covering Capitol Hill, the federal agencies and the White House. She even spent brief periods working for the federal government. Although she has her personal political beliefs, Janet's of an age to remember when people in Washington were able to work on a bipartisan basis, even when they, too, had strongly held political beliefs.
While Some Support Medicare-for-all, Other Lawmakers Embrace ‘State Public Option’

While Some Support Medicare-for-all, Other Lawmakers Embrace ‘State Public Option’

Some Democrats are taking a different direction toward universal coverage.

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Trump Counter-punches Cancer Patient Reid After Criticism

Trump Counter-punches Cancer Patient Reid After Criticism

Trump savaged on Twitter a former Senate leader recovering from cancer.

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Facing Disapproval Vote, Trump Warns Senate Republicans of Dem ‘Trap’

Facing Disapproval Vote, Trump Warns Senate Republicans of Dem ‘Trap’

Afraid of the coming resolution of disapproval, Trump warned Republicans not to stray from his side.

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Pelosi: Building Trump’s Border Wall ‘Not an Act of Friendship’

Pelosi: Building Trump’s Border Wall ‘Not an Act of Friendship’

Building Trump's wall would send a negative message to US neighbors to the south.

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Bipartisan Resolution Seeks to Put Heat on Saudi Abuses

Bipartisan Resolution Seeks to Put Heat on Saudi Abuses

Senators want to hold the Saudi regime to account for human rights abuses.

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Will 2020 Be The Year To Ditch Mitch?

Will 2020 Be The Year To Ditch Mitch?

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is surprisingly unpopular back home.

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The One Power That Guarantees Sanders Will Be 2020 Force

The One Power That Guarantees Sanders Will Be 2020 Force

Bernie Sanders jumped into the presidential contest with his customary populist verve.

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Fmr. State Official: In 2nd Summit With N. Korea’s Kim, Trump Needs More Than ‘Good Headlines’

Fmr. State Official: In 2nd Summit With N. Korea’s Kim, Trump Needs More Than ‘Good Headlines’

Donald Trump needs to seek substantive progress in his upcoming summit with the leader of North Korea.

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Citizenship Question ‘Would Cause Incalculable Damage,’ ACLU Says

Citizenship Question ‘Would Cause Incalculable Damage,’ ACLU Says

Opponents of a citizenship quuestion say it will do real harm to US immigrant communities.

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What Happened to Trump as ‘Mr. Hollywood’?

What Happened to Trump as ‘Mr. Hollywood’?

Perhaps this, above all, speaks to just how much the presidency has begun to weigh on Donald Trump.

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