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Schumer floats new plan to end McConnell obstruction 

The GOP PA Senate Primary is already bonkers04:03 Now Playing Schumer floats new plan to end McConnell obstruction 09:49 UP NEXT Biden to have call with Putin tomorrow02:36 Rep. Swalwell: GOP has chosen ‘violence over voting’03:05 Gov. Hutchinson: ‘Applaud’ Biden for 'depoliticizing' Covid response efforts05:16 'We have to be strong': Rep.…
bubmag
December 30, 2021
Obamacare

GOP burned by BIF

As Democrats haggle over the final details of their nearly $2 trillion social spending bill, Republicans are venting frustration — with key moderates still wavering over whether to back the companion $1.2 trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill. Why it matters: If progressives don't actually drop their demand to have the social…
bubmag
October 28, 2021
Obamacare

Pelosi faces one big final battle

Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiManchin cast doubt on deal this week for .5T spending bill Obama says US 'desperately needs' Biden legislation ahead of key votes Congress shows signs of movement on stalled Biden agenda MORE has been here before.  More than a decade ago, in her first stint as Speaker, the…
bubmag
September 28, 2021
Obamacare

The Build Back Better Bill Is Transformative. So Say It, Democrats.

President Biden has proposed, and Congress is currently debating, one of the most transformative pieces of legislation in modern history. Before we discuss what’s so transformative about it, let’s define what “it” is. The legislation has been referred to as “reconciliation,” the Senate procedure needed to pass it. It’s been…
bubmag
September 27, 2021
Obamacare

“Build Back Better” Is an Awful Catchphrase

Late last week Joe Biden went before TV cameras to deliver a passionate appeal for tax fairness. “This is our moment to prove to the American people that their government works for them—and not just for big corporations and those at the top.” While he never directly made the linkage,…
bubmag
September 20, 2021
Obamacare

Leader of California’s Muscular Obamacare Exchange to Step Down

Peter Lee, who has steered California’s Affordable Care Act marketplace since late 2011 and helped mold it into a model of what the federal health care law could achieve, announced Thursday he will leave his post in March. As executive director of Covered California, Lee has worked closely with the…
bubmag
September 16, 2021