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  • Donald Trump Nov 18, 2019

    2019 Takeaways: Suburb Shift, High Turnout and ‘Socialism!'

    Odd-year elections in Louisiana, Kentucky and Virginia have let Democrats expand their footprint in Southern states where Republicans dominated not long ago. Those outcomes hardly predict national 2020 results: President Donald Trump isn’t suddenly at risk of losing Louisiana because Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards got re-elected Saturday. And the story wasn’t all good for Democrats: They came up short...

  • Donald Trump Oct 22, 2019

    More Choices and Stable Premiums for ‘Obamacare' Next Year

    Consumers will have more health insurance choices next year under the much-debated Obama health care law and premiums will dip slightly for many, the Trump administration announced Tuesday. President Donald Trump was elected on a promise to repeal “Obamacare.” But despite his repeated efforts the program has stabilized three years into his administration. That may be short-lived. The administration is...

  • president Sep 10, 2019

    Share of Uninsured Americans Rises for 1st Time in a Decade

    The proportion of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains under President Barack Obama’s health care law might be eroding under President Donald Trump. The Census Bureau also said in an annual report Tuesday that household income rose last year at its slowest pace in four years and finally...

  • Donald Trump Jul 28, 2019

    Despite Calls to Start Over, US Health System Covers 90%

    America’s much-maligned health care system is covering 9 out of 10 people, a fact that hasn’t stopped the 2020 presidential candidates from refighting battles about how to provide coverage, from Bernie Sanders’ call for replacing private insurance with a government plan to President Donald Trump’s pledge to erase the Affordable Care Act and start over. The politicians are depicting a...

  • Donald Trump Jul 24, 2019

    Auto cae en un socavón

    President Donald Trump is expected to sign an executive order allowing small businesses to buy health insurance plans that may not meet Obamacare standards as a way to push through health care reform with lower-premium plans.

  • Donald Trump Jul 22, 2019

    Fact Check: Trump Team Warps Omar Words on 9/11, Al Qaida

    President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn’t make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of color hate America. One of his top White House advisers, Stephen Miller, reinforced the charges Sunday, pointing to their remarks about terrorism and Trump’s handling of border policy and...

  • Donald Trump Jul 16, 2019

    Joe Biden Draws Line Against Progressives on Health Care

    Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully government-run model. The former vice president has spent the past several weeks highlighting his support for the health care...

  • Donald Trump Jun 28, 2019

    Everything Joe Biden Said During Night 2 of the Democratic Debate in Miami

    Listen to everything Joe Biden said during the second night of the Democratic presidential debates in Miami, FL.

  • California Jun 25, 2019

    California Legislature OKs Health Insurance Mandate

    The California Legislature voted Monday to tax people who refuse to buy health insurance, bringing back a key part of former President Barack Obama’s health care law in the country’s most populous state after it was eliminated by Republicans in Congress.

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2019

    Fact Check: In 2020 Debut, Trump Exaggerates Growth

    President Donald Trump officially opened his 2020 campaign Tuesday with a speech exaggerating what he’s done for the economy and against illegal immigration.

  • Donald Trump Jun 19, 2019

    Fact Check: In 2020 Debut, Trump Exaggerates Growth

    President Donald Trump officially opened his 2020 campaign Tuesday with a speech exaggerating what he’s done for the economy and against illegal immigration.

  • Donald Trump Jun 10, 2019

    California Lawmakers Agree to Health Benefits for Immigrants

    California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration.

  • Donald Trump Jun 10, 2019

    California Lawmakers Agree to Health Benefits for Immigrants

    California will become the first state in the country to pay for some adults living in the country illegally to have full health benefits as the solidly liberal state continues to distance itself from President Donald Trump’s administration.

  • Donald Trump May 30, 2019

    WH Wanted USS John McCain Moved for Trump Japan Trip: Sources

    The White House told the U.S. Navy to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain , with whom Trump long feuded, out of Trump’s sight during his trip to Japan, three U.S. officials said. A Republican, McCain nevertheless broke with the president in key areas. He incensed Trump with his thumbs-down vote foiling the effort to repeal...

  • president May 19, 2019

    Pelosi Being Honored With JFK Profile in Courage Award

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is being honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award.

  • Donald Trump May 10, 2019

    Trump Admin. Offers Mixed Messages on Scrapping ‘Obamacare'

    The Trump administration is arguing in court that the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down as unconstitutional. But at the same time, Justice Department lawyers recently suggested that federal judges could salvage its anti-fraud provisions, raising questions about keeping other parts as well. Serving up more mixed messages, President Donald Trump last week floated to a Democratic lawmaker...

  • Donald Trump Apr 29, 2019

    AP Fact Check: Trump's Misleading Rhetoric on Immigrants

    President Donald Trump is spreading misleading rhetoric about illegal immigration. At a Wisconsin rally , he suggested he’s launched his plan to transport immigrants in the U.S. illegally to sanctuary cities in mass numbers — “my sick idea,” as he proudly called it. There’s no evidence that’s happening.

  • Donald Trump Apr 14, 2019

    Workers' Rights Are a 2020 Campaign Focus This Weekend

    The issue of workers’ rights is a focus this weekend for some of the Democrats running for president. At a rally in Warren, Michigan, where General Motors is closing a plant, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders called on President Donald Trump to “go back to the drawing board” on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, the tentative pact that would replace NAFTA. Sanders...

  • Donald Trump Apr 14, 2019

    Sen. Cory Booker Launches Presidential Campaign Tour From Newark

    Mired in the 2020 pack, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker returned on Saturday to the city where he earned his political chops, hoping for a surge as he undertakes a two-week tour around the country and expressing confidence to supporters that he, like the country he wants to lead, “will rise.” The New Jersey senator joined the race more than...

  • Donald Trump Apr 8, 2019

    Senate GOP Game Plan Means More Trump Nominees, Fewer Bills

    Mitch McConnell says the Senate will be in the “personnel business” this year. But the majority leader’s focus on confirming President Donald Trump’s nominees is coming at the expense of any big legislative priorities. Nearly 100 days into the new Congress, the drive to confirm is adding more conservatives to the courts and putting more Trump appointees in government offices....

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