“Republicans back away from Donald Trump’s Medicare gutting and tariff plans”


SALON

The president-elect may have trouble unifying his party behind some core components of his and Paul Ryan's agenda

The president-elect may have trouble unifying his party behind some core components of his and Paul Ryan’s agenda

“Not Just Obamacare: Medicaid, Medicare Also On GOP’s Chopping Block”


HUFFINGTON POST

Donald Trump and Republican leaders in Congress have made clear they are serious about repealing Obamacare, and doing so quickly. But don’t assume their dismantling of government health insurance programs will stop there.

For about two decades now, Republicans have been talking about radically changing the government’s two largest health insurance programs, Medicaid and Medicare.”  MORE

“Planned Parenthood President Rips GOP For Political Grandstanding During Marathon House Hearing”


HUFFINGTON POST

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“New Democrats plan ‘assertive’ new presence in House”


POLITICO

US President Barack Obama, surrounded by Cabinet officials and lawmakers, signs H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes assistance for Americans who lost their jobs to foreign outsourcing, during a bill signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2015. Obama also signed H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees' Retirement Act, which includes fast track trade promotion authority (TPA) that allows Obama to negotiate trade treaties, including the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama, surrounded by Cabinet officials and lawmakers, signs H.R. 1295 Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, which includes assistance for Americans who lost their jobs to foreign outsourcing, during a bill signing ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC, June 29, 2015. Obama also signed H.R. 2146 Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act, which includes fast track trade promotion authority (TPA) that allows Obama to negotiate trade treaties, including the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

“A $153,000 snake bite”


MSNBC

The shockingly high hospital bill of a man who was bitten by a rattlesnake provides a window into the dysfunctional way the U.S. health care system prices drugs and services.

The shockingly high hospital bill of a man who was bitten by a rattlesnake provides a window into the dysfunctional way the U.S. health care system prices drugs and services.

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