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Fewer People Signing Up for Affordable Care Act as Trump Pushes Other Options Health
Fewer People Signing Up for Affordable Care Act as Trump Pushes Other Options

The market for “Obamacare” plans is shrinking but not collapsing, two years after President Donald Trump said not repealing the program would “destroy American health care forever.” More than halfway through the... Read More

Rep. Katherine Clark Elected House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair Congress
Rep. Katherine Clark Elected House Democratic Caucus Vice Chair

Massachusetts Rep. Katherine M. Clark was elected House Democratic Caucus vice chair for the 116th Congress, handily beating California Rep. Pete Aguilar. The vote tally was 144-90. Clark’s election to the No. 6 leadership... Read More

In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019 Health
In Health Insurance Wastelands, Rosier Options Crop Up for 2019

In recent years, places such as Memphis and Phoenix had withered into health insurance wastelands as insurers fled and premiums skyrocketed in the insurance marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act. Read More

Voting Rights Activists File Major Federal Lawsuit Against Georgia Election Officials Voting
Voting Rights Activists File Major Federal Lawsuit Against Georgia Election Officials

Voting rights activists working with Democrat Stacey Abrams filed a sweeping federal lawsuit Tuesday against Georgia election officials, alleging they “grossly mismanaged” the recent midterm, depriving Georgia citizens — especially those of color — of their “fundamental right to vote.” Read More

Kentucky Gov. Bevin Plans to Move Ahead With Medicaid Changes, But Another Court Battle Is Likely Health
Kentucky Gov. Bevin Plans to Move Ahead With Medicaid Changes, But Another Court Battle Is Likely

Kentucky now has federal approval to try again next April with a plan imposing 80-hour-a-month work requirements, premiums and monthly check-ins on several hundred thousand able-bodied adults enrolled in its $9.7 billion-a-year Medicaid program... Read More

Democrat TJ Cox Takes Lead Over Republican David Valadao in Last Remaining Undecided House Race 2018 Midterms
Democrat TJ Cox Takes Lead Over Republican David Valadao in Last Remaining Undecided House Race

Democrat TJ Cox moved ahead of Republican incumbent David Valadao on Monday to take the lead in the country’s sole remaining undecided congressional race, positioning Democrats to pick up a seventh House seat in California... Read More

GOP Rep. Mia Love Rips Trump in Concession Speech 2018 Midterms
GOP Rep. Mia Love Rips Trump in Concession Speech

Utah GOP Rep. Mia Love took a parting shot at President Donald Trump for living in a cynical world with “no real relationships, just convenient transactions” at her first news conference since her midterm election defeat nearly three weeks ago. Read More

A Man Claims He’s Killed at Least 90 Across the Country. It’s up to Police to Find the Truth In The News
A Man Claims He’s Killed at Least 90 Across the Country. It’s up to Police to Find the Truth

Sam Little had been arrested for murder at least twice in the 1980s. Both times, he walked away a free man. It would take three decades before DNA evidence would conclusively link him to the brutal strangulations of three... Read More

Population Growth Doesn’t Equal Wage Growth in These Cities Economy
Population Growth Doesn’t Equal Wage Growth in These Cities

Since the beginning of the 21st century, Sun Belt cities have drawn flocks of new residents looking for warm weather, recreation and a low cost of living. But instead of creating widespread wealth, the influx has led to a proliferation... Read More

After ‘7 Minutes of Terror,’ NASA’s InSight Lander Has Touched Down on Mars In The News
After ‘7 Minutes of Terror,’ NASA’s InSight Lander Has Touched Down on Mars

The lander came in hot — at 12,300 miles per hour — before it slowed to a stop on the surface of a large Martian plain, ending its six-month journey from Earth. When NASA’s InSight lander stretched its legs on the Martian... Read More

House Democrats Plan to Investigate Trump’s Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia Congress
House Democrats Plan to Investigate Trump’s Financial Ties to Saudi Arabia

Democrats will investigate whether President Donald Trump has financial ties with Saudi Arabia that colored his response to the killing of a U.S.-based journalist, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee said. Read More

NASA’s Mars InSight Has Traveled 300 Million Miles. The Last One Will Be the Most Critical In The News
NASA’s Mars InSight Has Traveled 300 Million Miles. The Last One Will Be the Most Critical

On Sunday, about a dozen engineers and scientists gathered in the mission control room at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. They listened intently through headsets while training their eyes on a curving wall of monitors to follow the progress of ... Read More

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