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Cassidy-Graham: An inspired policy idea that came out of the blue

Friday  20:05,   22 september 2017
MSN

Without much warning, a big idea has snuck up on us. Perhaps its time has come. No tactic should be left off the table to assemble the 50 votes needed in the[...]

No One Wants the Latest Trumpcare Bill — Except Right-Wing Billionaires

Friday  19:01,   22 september 2017
The Cut

And for at least 48 Republican senators, that seems to be enough.Senate Republicans know very little about what their new health-care plan would actually do. This is because the bill’s primary author left the Senate in 2006, and the legislation he[...]

No One Wants the Latest Trumpcare Bill — Except Right-Wing Billionaires

Friday  19:01,   22 september 2017
The Cut

And for at least 48 Republican senators, that seems to be enough.Senate Republicans know very little about what their new health-care plan would actually do. This is because the bill’s primary author left the Senate in 2006, and the legislation he[...]

How much does our health care cost? Americans have the right to know

Friday  18:25,   22 september 2017
FOX News

Even as uncertainty about the health insurance market continues, one thing is certain: more Americans are paying higher out-of-pocket amounts for their health care. One bellwether of this trend is the percentage of Americans with high-deductible[...]

Opinion | This Republican health-care bill is the most monstrous yet

Friday  18:25,   22 september 2017
MSN

The repeal-and-replace measure being debated is unspeakably cruel.Motivated by the cynical aims of fulfilling a bumper-sticker campaign promise and lavishing tax cuts on the wealthy, Republicans are threatening to pass a health-care bill they know[...]

On health care, GOP has a promise (and a deadline) to keep

Friday  17:55,   22 september 2017
CNN

Alice Stewart says the momentum behind the Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill is a sign that Republicans are finally ready to meet their pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare.There's nothing like the prospect of President Trump making deals with[...]

Axelrod: I cried when they passed Obamacare

Friday  09:05,   22 september 2017
CNN

The new Graham-Cassidy health care bill leaves Americans with financial burdens that my family had trying to save our daughter from her epileptic seizures, writes David Axelrod.Through my closed office door in the White House, I could hear President [...]

Axelrod: I cried when they passed Obamacare

Friday  09:05,   22 september 2017
CNN

The new Graham-Cassidy health care bill leaves Americans with financial burdens that my family had trying to save our daughter from her epileptic seizures, writes David Axelrod.Through my closed office door in the White House, I could hear President [...]

Puerto Rico's other big problem? Congress

Friday  05:45,   22 september 2017
CNN

The devastation from Hurricane Maria on the island exposes the way that the federal government has ignored the infrastructure of US tropical territories, Errol Louis says.The devastation brought about by this hurricane season creates a new set of[...]

The bumpy road to tax reform is still driveable

Thursday  23:36,   21 september 2017
The Hill

A word of caution to anyone preparing to throw dirt on the prospect of tax reform this year: Don't break out your shovels just yet. Tax reform is still alive because of a strategic decision by the White House and Republican congressional[...]

Jimmy Kimmel more effective than Dems on healthcare

Thursday  23:20,   21 september 2017
CNN

By using his platform and experience to spotlight GOP hypocrisy on healthcare, says Dean Obeidallah, Jimmy Kimmel is doing more to help fix the issue than most Democrats.Jimmy Kimmel has done again what Congressional Democratic leaders cannot:[...]

They Don’t Call It ‘The Great Tweet Of China’

Thursday  17:36,   21 september 2017
The Daily Caller

If Trump doesn't get that wall built, and fast, his base will be done with him.During the campaign, Donald J. Trump made lots of promises — he’d be the greatest jobs president that God ever created, he’d cut taxes, he’d balance the budget, he’d[...]

Tell Us, Mr. Bannon -- Just What Is Trumpism?

Thursday  17:31,   21 september 2017
Real Clear Politics

Days after Steven Bannon's blustery, accusatory interview on "60 Minutes," in which he warned the apostates blocking President Trump's agenda that he's coming after them, Trump confirmed it -- there is no such thing as[...]

Trump's frightening and tightening legal noose

Thursday  17:21,   21 september 2017
FOX News

The Donald Trump I know is a smart guy who often thinks a few steps ahead of those whose will he is trying to bend. But I lately wonder whether he grasps the gravity of the legal peril that is beginning to show up around him. In the past week, we[...]

Trump's frightening and tightening legal noose

Thursday  17:21,   21 september 2017
FOX News

The Donald Trump I know is a smart guy who often thinks a few steps ahead of those whose will he is trying to bend. But I lately wonder whether he grasps the gravity of the legal peril that is beginning to show up around him. In the past week, we[...]