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Obamacare kept people out of bankruptcy. Trumpcare wouldn’t.

As House Republicans continue to scramble for votes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, new findings from Consumer Reports show one of the little-heralded but important outcomes of the law — a lot fewer people went bankrupt because they couldn’t pay medical bills. Fifty percent fewer, in fact. Because the ACA removed lifetime […]

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Obama’s 2015 challenge: Veni, vidi, veto

Now that the Republicans control both houses of Congress, there’s no question that they’re going to pass bad bills that have no chance of becoming law. Both House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky already have announced some items at the top of their GOP agenda: passage of the […]

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