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Elizabeth Warren’s universal child care plan, explained
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has rolled out a sweeping plan to provide all Americans with affordable child care, paid for with a new tax on multimillionaires. Warren envisions a network of child care facilities, subsidized and regulated by the government, for all children too young to attend school.
Health Care and Insurance Industries Mobilize to Kill ‘Medicare for All’
WASHINGTON — Even before Democrats finish drafting bills to create a single-payer health care system, the health care and insurance industries have assembled a small army of lobbyists to kill “Medicare for all,” an idea that is mocked publicly but is being greeted privately with increasing seriousne
2020 Democrats’ progressive gamble is about to get real
Democrats’ embrace of sweeping progressive ideas like Medicare for All and the Green New Deal is about to get its first reality check on Capitol Hill — as both parties make huge bets about which message will sway voters in 2020.
Free blood tests for Sandy residents show good results after lead contamination in water
SANDY, Utah -- Hundreds of Sandy residents visited Intermountain Healthcare this past weekend for blood tests after learning their water was contaminated. “It’s scary,” said Michael Peterson, a Sandy resident with two little kids. “We wanted to be safe.”
Meet the Man Curbing Trump’s Power Without Anyone Noticing
A few hours before President Donald Trump went into the Rose Garden last Friday to announce his intent to declare a national emergency so he could build his long-promised border wall, Karl Racine sent a shot across the bow: If Trump was serious about this, he was in for a fight.
In N.H., Warren stresses her modest upbringing
PLYMOUTH, N.H. — Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced herself to a crowd in New Hampshire Saturday not as a former law professor, author, or US senator, but as a child of parents saved from financial devastation by her mother’s minimum-wage job.
CVS Looks To Make Its Drugstores A Destination For Health Care
When it comes to making changes in health care, CVS Health isn't settling for tinkering around the edges. The company is looking to strike at the heart of how health care is delivered in the U.S.
Trump admin cuts off Planned Parenthood from federal family planning funding
The Trump administration issued a rule Friday barring Planned Parenthood and other groups that offer abortions or abortion referrals from participating in the $286 million federal family planning program, reports the Washington Post.
Tony Evers to seek $28 million for women's health, infant mortality, Planned Parenthood
Gov. Tony Evers will include nearly $28 million in his first budget to expand women's access to health care, reduce infant mortality and restore Planned Parenthood funding blocked by former Gov. Scott Walker.
Trump to bar abortion referrals by family planning clinics
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says it will prohibit taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, a move certain to be challenged in court by abortion rights supporters.
Trump administration issues rule to strip millions from Planned Parenthood
The Trump administration issued a final rule on Friday that could effectively cut off tens of millions of federal family planning dollars to Planned Parenthood and steer some of that funding towards anti-abortion, faith-based care providers.
Meredith ClarkCan 2020 just be over with? I want off this perpetual presidential campaign.
I’m too tired to care who wins the Democratic nomination in 2020. And I'll bet you are, too. Sure, sure, I care deeply — or, at least as deeply as I am able to actively continuing to care almost a full year before primary voting starts and 620 days before the actual election — about the next preside
Tony Evers to propose $28 million in budget for women's health care, infant mortality reduction
Gov. Tony Evers will propose spending nearly $28 million in his first budget to fund efforts to expand access to women's health care, reduce infant mortality rates and restore eligibility to Planned Parenthood for funding that was stripped away under former Gov. Scott Walker.
White Tucker Carlson Guest Says African Americans ‘Need to Move on’ From Slavery (Video)
Carlson currently faces an advertiser boycott which has resulted in dozens of sponsors leaving his program. Tucker Carlson guest Mark Steyn offered his thoughts and slavery and the issue of reparations to the descendants of U.S. slaves, telling viewers of Carlson’s Fox News show Thursday that nobody
Former health care worker sentenced after admitting sex with Montford inmate
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - 29-year-old Cora Crane was sentenced to six years deferred adjudication after admitting to having sex with an inmate at the Montford Unit back in May 2016.
Trump steps up attack on Planned Parenthood
President Trump is intensifying his attack on federal funding for Planned Parenthood with the introduction of new rules on Friday that are widely seen as a way of gutting federal funding to the group.
A Better Path to Universal Health Care
As a Canadian living and studying health policy in the United States, I’ve watched with interest as a growing list of Democratic presidential candidates — Senators Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and Cory Booker — have indicated support for a Canadian-style single
NY, California and Washington threaten to sue over Trump rule to restrict abortion referrals
New York, California and Washington are threatening to sue the Trump administration over new rules it implemented Friday on family planning. State officials slammed the rules, which would cut off certain federal funds from family planning clinics that either provide abortions or refer patients for a
Top Democrats rebuke Trump administration for Medicaid work requirement policies
(CNN)Top congressional Democrats requested Tuesday that the Department of Health and Human Services halt Medicaid work requirements, citing widespread loss of coverage in Arkansas.
Trump's HHS declines to provide witnesses for hearing on family separations
The Department of Health and Human Services is declining to provide witnesses for a House hearing next week on the administration’s treatment of migrant children at the border.