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Report: Cutting Obamacare subsidies could hike some premiums
Health insurance premiums could rise by roughly 20 percent next year for some consumers if President Donald Trump decides to end key Obamacare subsidy payments to insurers, according to a new analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office . Prepared at the request of congressional
Parents turn to crowdfunding to support maternity leave
Thousands of new parents are turning to crowdfunding in order to financially support being able to go on maternity or paternity leave.
Health care divide leaves tax on path to reinstatement
The failed efforts of Republican congressional leaders to repeal and replace former President Barack Obama's health care law leaves intact a tax on medical device makers that even many Democrats dislike
Resistance leaders play long game, dismiss impeachment talk
The anti-Trump resistance movement leaders say they have little interest in clamoring for the president's impeachment over his campaign's ties to Russia
Data firm: Flynn advisory role never materialized
A firm connected to a data mining and analysis company says former national security adviser Michael Flynn considered taking an advisory role shortly before Election Day
Congressional Democrats unveil new economic agenda
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Democratic congressional leaders launched a revamped messaging campaign today as part of the party’s appeals to voters before the 2018 midterm elections . The campaign features a new package of economic priorities Democrats are calling "A Better Deal."
The Note: Trump faces major test in Kushner’s showdown with Congress
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY The first member of the Trump family will be questioned on Capitol Hill today as part of the Russia probe: Jared Kushner faces the Senate Intelligence Committee in a closed-door meeting . In his prepared statements, released this morning, Kushner will say, "I did not
Music promoter Rob Goldstone is at the center of brewing political controversy
Rob Goldstone, a British-born music promoter who has worked for a range of famous pop stars, somehow became the unlikely matchmaker between the Russians and Donald Trump’s inner circle. More lovable clown than scheming international operative, Goldstone posted goofy videos to Facebook that show him
Russian lawyer's meeting at Trump Tower raises questions
The White House says President Donald Trump only became aware of the meeting a few days ago.
5th Republican senator comes out in opposition to health care bill
Senate Republican leaders unveiled what they called a "discussion draft" of their long-awaited health care bill, a part of the party's ongoing efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Five Republican senators have already come out in opposition to the Senate bill, the Better Care