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Nov 06 2019
There’s a theme here.
“He’s tried to rip health care away from our families, and he’s cutting public education,” Andy Beshear, Kentucky’s Democratic candidate for governor, said about his Republican opponent Gov. Matt Bevin in a TV ad.
It’s a strategy we’ve seen before from Democrats — namely, in the 2018 midterms: Portray Republican incumbents as extremists who are hurtingDavid Leonhardt
Aug 29 2023
On Tuesday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the first ten drugs that will be subject to Medicare price negotiation, as authorized under the Inflation Reduction Act.
Key Details: The ten drugs include: Eliquis; Jardiance; Xarelto; Januvia; Farxiga; Entresto; Enbrel; Imbruvica; Stelara; and Fiasp.Washington Times The Hill HuffPost
Apr 08 2020
Since late February, Congress and President Trump have passed three bills in response to the coronavirus pandemic: A modest $8.3 billion investment in the public health response, then about $100 billion to beef up food stamps, state Medicaid budgets, unemployment benefits, and provide some limited paid leave. The third package, the CARES Act, was a whopping $2.2 trillion in aid that threw gobsThe Week - News
Mar 11 2019
President Trump is releasing a $4.7 trillion budget plan Monday that stands as a sharp challenge to Congress and the Democrats trying to unseat him, the first act in a multi-front struggle that could consume Washington for the next 18 months.
The budget proposal dramatically raises the possibility of another government shutdown in October, and Trump used to the budget to notify CongressWashington Post
Sep 28 2012
The Affordable Care Act has been a boon to Medicare beneficiaries, saving them more than $3.9 billion on prescription drugs, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
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The Affordable Care Act has helped Medicare beneficiaries pay for costly prescription drugs. Ã¢â‚¬â€ Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/ClassicStock/AARP
Jun 07 2019
After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions.
Biden's reversal came after rivals and women's rights groups blasted him for affirming through his campaign aides that he still supported the HydeCBN
Apr 14 2021
A recent Gallup survey found that 63% of Americans were at least somewhat dissatisfied with the availability of affordable healthcare. Studies from other research organizations indicate that Americans from across the political spectrum think government healthcare plans should be improved.From GALLUP (survey published in 2021) 63% of Americans were at least somewhat dissatisfied with Hyria Stuart
May 15 2019
A new report details an ongoing campaign to remove references to and information about the 2010 health care law from official web pages.
President Donald Trump has failed so far to eliminate the Affordable Care Act, but his administration is making good progress disappearing the law from official government websites.
According to a report released Wednesday by the SunlightHuffPost
May 14 2019
Steve Bullock, the Democratic governor of Montana, announced on Tuesday that he is entering the presidential race after pushing a progressive agenda in a conservative state.
Among a crowded field of more than 20 Democratic candidates, Bullock attempted to distinguish himself in his campaign launch video by touting his ability to work with Republicans and his record of fighting corporateThe Guardian
Aug 12 2019
The Trump administration released a regulation Monday that could dramatically cut the number of legal immigrants allowed to enter and stay in the US by making it easier to reject green card and visa applications.
Paired with last week's enforcement raids on food processing plants in Mississippi, Monday's announcement amounts to a concerted effort by the administration to limit legalCNN (Online News)