Trump will promise to protect people with preexisting conditions and end surprise medical billing Thursday, but his plan doesn’t actually do either. HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the plan “is what it is.”
“Let’s be honest here. There’s a Republican majority in the Senate with a Republican president. The Democrats would do the same thing.”
The Supreme Court will hear arguments on whether Obamacare is unconstitutional in November when three Trump appointees could hold the balance of power.
McConnell vowed to vote on Trump’s pick to replace Ginsburg, despite blocking a vote on Obama’s nominee before the 2016 election.
Florida residents voted to extend voting rights to former felons, but actions by the Republican legislature and courts mean many people will still not be able to vote.
The overcrowded Moria camp in Lesbos has been destroyed, leaving 12,000 people sleeping in the streets.
Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren made the surprise announcement Tuesday just days after the chief of police said he had no plans to resign.
Activists At The March On Washington Say Jacob Blake’s Shooting Has Reenergized Black Lives Matter Protests. They Wish It Didn’t Have To.
“I was just kind of saddened that it took someone, a Black man, getting hurt that badly for us to come together like that.”
Congress Has Stopped Negotiating On Coronavirus Aid, As Tens Of Millions Of People Remain Out Of Work
Majority Leader Mitch McConnell recessed the Senate on Thursday, tanking the possibility of a new relief bill.
HHS assistant secretary Michael Caputo went even further, arguing the media doesn't want a vaccine to succeed before the election. “I believe that all the way in my aorta.”
The Husband Is A Top Public Health Official. The Wife Does Lobbying. She Deleted A Tweet That Showed Them Together At A Public Event.
Emily Hargan was paid almost $50,000 to lobby on behalf of three medical companies. HHS says she is no longer lobbying the department.
The $600 Unemployment Benefits Are Expiring This Weekend Because Senate Republicans Didn’t Do Anything
Eviction moratoriums are expiring across the country, and unemployment support is lapsing as Congress fails to act.
“I think Fauci has become emblematic of what tribe you’re in and what side you’re on in a political civil war,” said Sen. Ted Cruz.
Republicans and Democrats agree on almost nothing in the next COVID aid package, but both sides support sending out more direct aid payments.
Republicans say the $600 per week is too much, but the compromise they’re proposing might not be logistically possible.
The Forces Fighting Congress’s Bill To End Surprise Billing Are Acting Like They’ve Already Won. They Likely Have.
The private equity firms that profit off of surprise billing and mounted an ad campaign against the legislation have gone dark. It's a sign that the battle in Congress may be over.
Payday loan interest rates can top 600%. Tuesday’s rule allows payday lenders to approve people without considering if they can afford to pay them back.
The Courts Say Sex Discrimination Laws Protect Trans People, But Trump May Use Religious Exemptions To Get Around Them
LGBTQ activists may have already won the battle over what sex discrimination laws mean, but now they expect the Trump administration to weaken the laws with religious freedom exemptions.
The president is following through on his threat to "strongly regulate" social media companies.
Several Republican-led states successfully sued to block the protections from taking effect in 2016. On Friday, the administration formally nullified them.