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In Brief Moment of Bipartisanship, Trump Sign Opioid Bill Bipartisan
In Brief Moment of Bipartisanship, Trump Sign Opioid Bill
October 26, 2018
by TWN Staff

As Members of Congress continue to battle it out with just a little over a week to go before the midterm elections, a rare moment of bipartisan accomplishment back in Washington. President Trump signed into law H.R.6, the... Read More

PPI Addresses the Future of Health Care in New Report, Advises Dem Candidates not to Take Trump’s Bait Health
PPI Addresses the Future of Health Care in New Report, Advises Dem Candidates not to Take Trump’s Bait
October 26, 2018
by TWN Staff

On the cusp of the midterm elections, the Progressive Policy Institute is tackling health care. This week, the progressive think tank issued "Progressives and health care: What comes next?" In issuing the report, the... Read More

Meant to help with mental illness, money from tax on millionaires piles up in San Diego In The News
Meant to help with mental illness, money from tax on millionaires piles up in San Diego
October 21, 2018
by Christina Paulos

While the hepatitis A virus ran unchecked through the streets and homeless camps of San Diego last year, killing 20 people and sickening hundreds of others before it was brought under control, $170 million in... Read More

Socialists Won’t Be on Many Ballots This Fall. Moderate Democrats are Surging. Opinions
Socialists Won’t Be on Many Ballots This Fall. Moderate Democrats are Surging.
October 19, 2018
by Anne Kim
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Candidates affiliated with the Democratic Socialists and the progressive left have pushed hard this cycle for a campaign agenda heavy on government giveaways, such as free health care (“Medicare for All”), free college... Read More

Political Reformer Anthony Brindisi Focuses on Education, Healthcare in Bid to Unseat Incumbent Claudia Tenney Spotlight
Political Reformer Anthony Brindisi Focuses on Education, Healthcare in Bid to Unseat Incumbent Claudia Tenney
October 19, 2018
by TWN Staff
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Unlike many first time Democratic candidates running for federal office this year, Anthony Brindisi is no stranger to working across the aisle to get things done. While many of his peers have yet to hold office at any level... Read More

FULL VIDEO: Arizona Senate Debate 2018 Midterms
FULL VIDEO: Arizona Senate Debate
October 15, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Candidates for Arizona’s U.S. Senate seat, U.S. Representatives Kyrsten Sinema (D) and Martha McSally (R), debated at an event hosted by Arizona PBS and the Arizona Republic in Phoenix. They discussed the Trump administration, tariffs, Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, health care, immigration reform, and the 2017 Republican tax bill. Read More

FULL VIDEO: Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate 2018 Midterms
FULL VIDEO: Virginia 7th Congressional District Debate
October 15, 2018
by TWN Staff

Candidates for Virginia’s 7th Congressional District seat, incumbent Representative Dave Brat (R) and challenger Abigail Spanberger (D), took part in a debate. They discussed the national debt, education funding, immigration, and health care reform. Read More

The Golden State Shows Its Gray Featured
The Golden State Shows Its Gray
October 12, 2018
by Christina Paulos

It was early in their courtship seven years ago when Manuel Villanueva warned his now-husband, “I come as a package of three.” The other parts of that deal: his father, Ramon Villanueva, whose failing kidneys forced him... Read More

OP-ED: It’s Time to Come Together to Protect our Patients Opinions
OP-ED: It’s Time to Come Together to Protect our Patients
October 9, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Emergency physicians are America’s first line of medical defense. We come to the aid of patients at their most critical times, often providing life-saving care. These dedicated physicians serve as the gateway to other areas... Read More

Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle Opioids, Includes Key Donnelly Provisions Congress
Senate Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Tackle Opioids, Includes Key Donnelly Provisions
October 5, 2018
by TWN Staff

This week, the Senate passed the "SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act," a comprehensive bill to help address the opioid and drug overdose epidemic. The legislation passed on a bipartisan 98-1 vote, and now... Read More

Jason Kander Ends Campaign for Kansas City, Mo., Mayor to Focus on Depression, PTSD 2018 Midterms
Jason Kander Ends Campaign for Kansas City, Mo., Mayor to Focus on Depression, PTSD
October 3, 2018
by Christina Paulos

Jason Kander, citing depression and post-traumatic stress disorder, is dropping out of the Kansas City mayor’s race. Kander posted a message on his campaign website and Facebook page saying that in the 11 years since... Read More

Boozman, Heitkamp Join Center Forward to Discuss Opioid Epidemic as House Passes Bipartisan Legislation Health
Boozman, Heitkamp Join Center Forward to Discuss Opioid Epidemic as House Passes Bipartisan Legislation
September 29, 2018
by TWN Staff

As the opioid epidemic continues to ravage communities across the United States, Congress – in a rare occurrence of bipartisan cooperation – reached a deal this week on legislation addressing the crisis. Read More

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