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Why Donald Trump is planning an all-out blitz at the end of his first 100 days

For this president, the first 100 days are personal.

April 22, 2017

Meet the everyday scientists, doctors and engineers of NYC's March for Science

Scientists, doctors and grad students alike took to the March for Science to stand in support of evidence-based politics.
April 22, 2017

Paul Ryan says avoiding government shutdown, not repealing Obamacare is current priority

Republicans in Congress are trying to work out a deal to replace the ACA, but don't seem to have made much progress.
April 6, 2017

Hillary Clinton emerges from woods to school male legislators on reproduction

After a hiatus from public life, Clinton came back roaring.
March 30, 2017

Should the government provide all Americans with free health care? Two writers duke it out.

Two writers debate whether the government has a responsibility to provide all Americans with free health care.
March 28, 2017

If Trump wants to save coal country, deregulation isn't the answer

But there are bills currently in Congress that could help.

March 24, 2017

Report: Steve Bannon advised Trump to keep a "shit list" of Republicans who oppose him

Bannon is urging Trump to take names — and Trump is on board.
March 24, 2017

Democratic lawmakers are tweeting just how many of their constituents don't want the AHCA

Democrats are showing how many calls they are getting against the GOP health care plan.
March 24, 2017

What changes will Republicans make to the AHCA? Here's what's proposed.

Nothing is final, but here are the proposed changes to the GOP health care bill set for a vote on Friday.
March 24, 2017

Trump will give up on repealing Obamacare if the House vote fails

The president reportedly delivered the ultimatum late on Thursday, ahead of Friday's rescheduled vote.

March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017
March 23, 2017

What is the Byrd Rule? Congressional procedure could kill Trump's health care plan

The Byrd rule could make the GOP health care bill dead on arrival.
March 23, 2017

Trump's health care bill is desperately unpopular — even among his supporters

The poll found that Republicans who vote for the bill could be in trouble in the 2018 midterm elections.
March 23, 2017

Obama offers timely shade for the GOP on the 7th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Barack Obama just took a victory lap on Obamacare as Republicans struggle to repeal it.
March 23, 2017

Trumpcare vote count: A running list of House Republicans voting against the AHCA

There are currently enough Republicans against the Obamacare repeal to kill the legislation.
March 22, 2017

Health Care Vote Thursday: What to know ahead of House vote on Trump's health care plan

The American Health Care Act will come to a vote on Thursday — and it may not have the necessary support to pass.
March 22, 2017

Trumpcare would make deductibles rise by thousands, breaking Trump pledge for lower costs

More bad news for the American Health Care Act.

March 17, 2017

On the trail, Trump asked black voters, "What do you have to lose?" The answer: health insurance.

A analysis shows that the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act disproportionately affects black people.
March 15, 2017

Paul Ryan on AHCA: "Of course" House Republicans are open to "some modifications"

The speaker's comment suggests the GOP health care plan is falling apart.
March 14, 2017

Will the Congressional Budget Office report kill the American Health Care Act?

Opposition from Republicans has put the plan on life support.
March 14, 2017

This retired coal miner says Bernie Sanders is doing more to help him than Mitch McConnell

The miner said it was "ironic" Sanders is doing more for his benefits than the majority leader.
March 14, 2017

Bernie Sanders slams Trumpcare as a "disgusting and immoral proposal"

"It's a massive transfer of wealth from the middle class to the wealthiest people in America," Sanders said in a statement.

March 12, 2017

Mike Pence calls Obamacare a "nightmare" in Kentucky, an Obamacare success story

From 2013 to 2016, the number of uninsured adults in Kentucky has dropped by more than 50%.
March 11, 2017

Meet Kathryn Allen, who's raised $400,000 in a longshot attempt to unseat Jason Chaffetz

Kathryn Allen's recent fundraising is spectacular. Her odds of winning are not.
March 10, 2017

Republicans want to let your boss DNA test you

And if you say no, you'll pay thousands of dollars.
March 9, 2017

Here's how many billions of dollars the US would save if  had access to birth control

Increasing access to birth control means fewer unintended pregnancies and better health outcomes for women and children.