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CMS Breaks Down Key Drivers of Health Care Costs in the US
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CMS Breaks Down Key Drivers of Health Care Costs in the US
2018-12-18 22:40:11
by TWN Staff

Rx Drug Spending Slowest Growing Component of 2017 Health Care Expenses. Recently, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2017 National Health Expenditure (NHE) data, detailing the official estimates of total health care spending in the United States... Read More

The Rise of Digital Advertising and the Future of Campaigns
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The Rise of Digital Advertising and the Future of Campaigns
2018-12-15 01:15:43
by TWN Staff

New technology is rapidly changing the ways in which campaigns and candidates interact with voters. For decades, direct mail and other forms of traditional media have been the gold standard in voter communication and... Read More

Government Shut Down Looms
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Government Shut Down Looms
2018-12-15 01:13:30
by TWN Staff

With no resolution in sight on the border security question, Democrats and President Trump are locked in a bitter dispute with less than two weeks before a spending bill must be passed to keep the government open. Read More

New Dems Elect Leadership Slate for the 116th Congress
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New Dems Elect Leadership Slate for the 116th Congress
2018-12-12 14:03:33
by TWN Staff

“Now at more than 90-strong, the New Democrat Coalition will push Congress to look at old problems through a new lens. We are laser-focused on growing the pie, creating jobs in every part of the country, and building an... Read More

Senate Democratic Ranking Members Announced 116th Congress
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Senate Democratic Ranking Members Announced 116th Congress
2018-12-12 14:02:28
by TWN Staff

On Tuesday, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer announced the slate of Senate Democratic Ranking Members for the 116th Congress. Ratified by the Senate Democratic Caucus, they include:  Aging: Senator Bob... Read More

Senators Hail Passage of 2018 Farm Bill
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Senators Hail Passage of 2018 Farm Bill
2018-12-12 01:41:16
by TWN Staff

In a Congress marked by gridlock, the 2018 Farm Bill passed yesterday with overwhelming bipartisan support. By a margin 87-13, Senators on both sides of the aisle hailed the bill as success and touted achievements in securing funding for farmers, ranchers, ... Read More

Cortez Masto, Flake Move to Eliminate Wasteful Government Spending
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Cortez Masto, Flake Move to Eliminate Wasteful Government Spending
2018-12-07 23:34:40
by TWN Staff

On the Chopping Block: Paying Federal Loans in Peanuts, Federal Grants for Robot Bartenders, Agricultural Subsidies for Bug-Based Foods. On Wednesday, just weeks before the 115th Congress comes to a close... Read More

Repay Veterans Benefits – With Interest, Duckworth Says
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Repay Veterans Benefits – With Interest, Duckworth Says

Secretary Robert Wilkie and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has come under fire in recent weeks for the delinquent payments of benefits due to as many as 82,000 student veterans.  The backlog of “Forever GI Bill” benefits, which escalated in ... Read More

An Interview with GSG Pollster Jefrey Pollock on the Democrats’ Midterm Success
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An Interview with GSG Pollster Jefrey Pollock on the Democrats’ Midterm Success
2018-12-04 22:38:54
by TWN Staff

Recently, The Well News team had the opportunity to discuss the Democrats’ midterm success with pollster extraordinaire Jefrey Pollock, founding partner and president of Global Strategy Group (GSG), a premier public... Read More

Costello, Dingell Lead Bipartisan Effort To Address Health Care, Violence Against Women
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Costello, Dingell Lead Bipartisan Effort To Address Health Care, Violence Against Women
2018-12-04 22:14:41
by TWN Staff

As the 115th Congress comes to a close and the Democrats prepare to take control of the House in January, Representatives Ryan Costello (PA-06) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) continue to push forward on addressing... Read More

Problem Solvers Secure Reforms to House Rules: What Are They and What Do They Mean?
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Problem Solvers Secure Reforms to House Rules: What Are They and What Do They Mean?
2018-11-30 21:03:09
by TWN Staff

This week members of the Problem Solvers Caucus reached an agreement with Leader Pelosi and Rules Committee Ranking Member McGovern that they assert will help break the partisan gridlock in the U.S. House of Representatives. Read More

New Democrat Coalition Elects New Leadership, Inducts 30 Members-Elect
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New Democrat Coalition Elects New Leadership, Inducts 30 Members-Elect
2018-11-30 20:40:03
by TWN Staff

This week the New Democrats inducted 30 Members-Elect to join the Coalition in the 116th Congress, bringing the group to over 90 members as the Democrats take control of the House next year. Read More

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