Government Reform

Congressional leaders must work the 'poles,' or margins, to pass key legislation
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Major legislative agenda items are won and lost at the margins. It’s one thing to marshal the core of a majority in Congress to support a broad policy position like “repealing ObamaCare” or something more nebulous like “tax reform.” It’s another enterprise to usher a controversial bill to passage.

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GOP Sen. Cassidy: 'Don't Mix' Healthcare With Tax Reform
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The problem with the stalled Senate GOP healthcare plan, known as the Better Care Reconciliation Act, lies in the fact it is attempting to do too much at once, both healthcare and tax reform, Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., said Sunday.”Let’s first talk, Chris, about why they’ve…

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Cruz: If BCRA Can't Pass, Do Full Obamacare Repeal First
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Sen. Ted Cruz said Sunday said he believes the upper chamber will be able to pass a healthcare reform bill – but failing that, he’d enthusiastically support a repeal of Obamacare first before a replacement bill.In an interview with ABC News’ “This Week,” condemned…

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Public Health: Why Repeal-and-Delay Is a Risky Health Care Strategy
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Some Republicans think breaking up health reform might be a good backup plan if the current bill fails. But it’s an option that could easily backfire.

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On ObamaCare, Republicans still chant repeal, replace; but question is when, how
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“Repeal and replace” prevailed as the GOP mantra on health care reform dating back to the Pleistocene Epoch, wedged somewhere between the Pliocene and Holocene periods.

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Sheriff Clarke slams those on the right criticizing Trump ‘face-lift’ tweet
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Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke defended President Trump and went after those on the right who were criticizing his twitter attack on Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough in a tweet posted Thursday. “People on the right criticizing @realDonaldTrump for his tweet on Crazy Mika and Psycho Joe, stop yourselves,” he posted. People on the right criticizing […]

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Gallup: 61% of Americans Want Middle-Class Tax Cut
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A strong majority of Americans want a cut in taxes to the middle class – support that could help the Trump administration accomplish its goal of tax reform before the end of 2017, a Gallup poll shows.

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