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Thom Tillis: Doing the bidding of insurance companies while pretending otherwise

You must admit, Sen. Thom Tillis is in a tough spot. After saying time after time that the Affordable Care Act is the root of virtually all that is wrong in the world, and voting repeatedly to repeal it, Tillis now finds himself face-to-face with an electorate that supports the ACA...

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New report: GOP’s December tax giveaway is turning out to be just the disaster critics predicted

Donald Trump and congressional Republicans made a lot of promises about their $1.5 trillion tax giveaway that passed in December. They said millions and millions of workers would get wage hikes or bonuses. But it didn’t work out that way – only 4% of the nation’s 148 million employees got more money from their bosses.

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Congress must act ASAP on two noncontroversial healthcare programs

When Congress finally passed a continuing resolution last month allowing the government to re-open, there was much rejoicing. In addition to agreeing that continuing basic government services is a good thing, lawmakers reauthorized the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, which provides critical funding for more than 10 million children nationwide. Unfortunately, CHIP was but one in a long list of “must do” items that, for one reason or another, was left undone.

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The shameful misogyny of conservative expectations

Back when he was just an innocent young Rhodes Scholar at Oxford, Bill Clinton remarked to a colleague, “Politics gives guys so much power that they tend to behave badly around women. And I hope I never get ...
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War on poverty becomes a war on the poor

Blaming, maligning, and poking fun at the poor for political gain apparently is back in season. From candidates to commentators, a chorus of conservative voices blames the poor not only for their own dire straits, but also for ...
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