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Critics Warn About Senate GOP Bill That Would Give Industry More Power

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee passed a bill out of committee, Regulatory Accountability Act, that environmentalists say interferes with rules that protect public health and wildlife. The act...

GOP Congressman Who Helped Revive TrumpCare Gets A Rude Awakening

Congressman Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) is a multimillionaire insurance executive in a swing district. He revived the dead American Health Care Act (AHCA) by authoring...

Republican Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Calls for Single Payer Healthcare

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett calls Charlie Munger his partner. Munger, the vice-chairman of Berkshire and a Republican, says that single-payer is the way...

Fooled by Anti-Vaxxers, the Somali Community in Minnesota Is Suffering Through the Largest US...

Minnesota is experiencing a record outbreak of measles. Most of the infected are unvaccinated and live in the tight-knit Somali-American community. As of Thursday, 41 cases were reported...

This New Study Shows the Damage TrumpCare Will Inflict If It Becomes Law

A new study offers real-world evidence about what would happen if TrumpCare became law. The study takes advantage of data from the Massachusetts healthcare law...

This Is How TrumpCare Can Bankrupt People with Employer-Based Health Insurance

Republicans are moving ahead with legislation that will make good on the party's campaign pledge to repeal and replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....

Rape Is a Pre-Existing Condition Under TrumpCare

There's been a steady stream of bad publicity regarding TrumpCare since the plan was first released to the public earlier this year.  Over the...

This Bill Which House Republicans Just Passed Will End Overtime Pay As We Know...

The House under Paul Ryan's leadership seems to have taken a liking to irony. Earlier this year, Republicans scheduled a vote for the repeal...

GOP Congressman to Mother at Town Hall: Your Son Should Get a Better Job...

Congressman Warren Davidson (R-OH), who won last year's special election to replace retiring Speaker John Boehner, held a fiery Town Hall this past week...

The U.S. Will Finally Study Pot as a Treatment for PTSD

It took seven years for individuals and organizations like the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS), a research and educational nonprofit, to get approval...