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  • Demonstrators lie on the ground as the Senate Finance Committee holds a hearing on a Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Capitol Hill in September. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein

    Can ‘Medicare for All’ Carry Democrats at the Polls?

    The idea of “Medicare for all” has support from top Democrats considered likely 2020 presidential contenders, including Sens. Kamala Harris of California, Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Cory...

  • Health Insurance Premiums Stabilizing

    Stateline reports that insurance plans sold through the federal marketplaces are seeing much smaller price increases compared to last year. “Despite Republican efforts to undermine the Affordable...

  • Top White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks at the White House in Washington

    Is This an Economic Boom or Just a Blip?

    Most mainstream economists think the booming GDP growth recorded in the fourth quarter will ease toward the end of the year, but President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow says...

  • A red traffic light stands in front of the U.S. Capitol building in Washington

    Spending Caps Could Come Roaring Back in 2020

    Congress has busted through its self-imposed spending caps for this year and next, enabling the government to spend billions more that the limits imposed by the Budget Control Act of 2011. The...

  • U.S. President Trump talks with U.S. Army Major General Piatt during demonstration at Fort Drum, New York

    Cost of Trump’s Military Parade Rising Fast

    It looks like President Trump’s military parade is going to cost a lot more than the initial estimate suggested – about $80 million more. The Department of Defense pegged the cost of the parade at...