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Red States’ Anti-Obamacare Laws Can Be Weaponized Against Their Abortion Bans

Kansas voters’ overwhelming decision on Tuesday to enshrine abortion protections in the state’s constitution demonstrated the power and importance of direct democracy. Given the opportunity to weigh in on the specific question of whether abortion procedures should remain protected statewide, voters turned out in record-breaking numbers to cast their ballots…
bubmag
August 8, 2022
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Worries about coming ObamaCare premium spikes intensify

Democrats are growing increasingly concerned that a spike in ObamaCare premiums could hit this fall right before the midterm elections.   The party is already facing major headwinds from inflation and President Biden’s lagging approval ratings, and a health care premium spike would add a major blow.  The American Rescue Plan signed by…
bubmag
May 30, 2022
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Expanding Obamacare Is a Costly Prescription

Commentary Last month, President Biden proposed fixing the so-called “family glitch,” a quirk in Obamacare’s text that has prevented millions of people from purchasing subsidized coverage through the exchanges. It’s only the latest attempt to gift more people taxpayer-sponsored health coverage. The result will be rising premiums, fewer coverage options,…
bubmag
May 18, 2022
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Biden stumps for big-spending agenda as a way to alleviate rising costs

President Biden blamed Russian President Vladimir Putin for high gasoline prices Friday and urged Congress to lower everyday costs for Americans by empowering Medicare to negotiate drug prices and extending supersized Obamacare subsidies and a popular tax credit for families. Mr. Biden faces pressure to rein in runaway costs for…
bubmag
April 22, 2022