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The Toughness of Nancy Pelosi

Barack Obama probably has a lot of good stories about Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House, who announced, in a speech on the floor of the chamber on Thursday, that she would not seek a leadership role in the next Congress. One of them, which Obama told in his…
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November 18, 2022
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New rules fix ‘flaw’ for families seeking Obamacare coverage

Families who get expensive health insurance through employers could see a price break if they sign up instead for coverage through the Affordable Care Act marketplace this fall. The Treasury Department on Tuesday announced new rules that determine the tax breaks for certain families when they buy private health insurance…
bubmag
October 11, 2022
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Republicans abandon Obamacare repeal

WASHINGTON — Republicans are abandoning their long crusade to repeal the Affordable Care Act, making the 2022 election the first in more than a decade that won’t be fought over whether to protect or undo President Barack Obama’s signature achievement. The diminished appetite for repeal means the law — which…
bubmag
October 2, 2022
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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