Healthcare

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Jeff Katz
July 11, 2019 - 2:09 pm
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed into law a bill that allows low-income adults under the age of 25 to receive Medicaid benefits regardless of immigration status, making California the first state to allow taxpayer-funded healthcare for illegal immigrants. The new law will reportedly cost...
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Jeff Katz
July 01, 2019 - 10:04 am
During an appearance on "Fox News Sunday," Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez defended the idea of giving healthcare to illegal immigrants, claiming that "immigrants, including undocumented immigrants, pay billions of dollars in taxes. That is the reality." Perez was asked for his...
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Jeff Katz
June 21, 2019 - 4:34 pm
Don't you love it when socialist Bernie Sanders tells you what you should spend your money on? Well, he's at it again. While making remarks at the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials candidate forum, Sanders said he would "absolutely" give taxpayer-funded healthcare to...
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Jeff Katz
June 13, 2019 - 12:22 pm
If you didn't already know just how out of touch Bernie Sanders is with the American people, this may help. During an interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper, Sanders (I-VT) said when trying to define his idea of Democratic Socialism, that Americans would be delighted" to pay higher taxes if it meant...
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Jeff Katz
May 09, 2019 - 11:24 am
2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told a California audience that the United States has an obligation to provide health care to illegal immigrants. Biden, who has a significant lead in the Democratic primary polls, was campaigning in Los Angeles when he got on the topic of healthcare...
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April 02, 2019 - 10:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting he will defer until after 2020 his push for a Republican health care plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. Trump tweeted late Monday that Congress will vote on a GOP plan after the elections, "when Republicans hold the Senate & win back...
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March 29, 2019 - 11:41 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has struck down a small-business health insurance plan widely touted by President Donald Trump, the second setback in a week for the administration's health care initiatives. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates wrote in...
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March 27, 2019 - 10:20 am
By LISA MASCARO, MARY CLARE JALONICK and LAURIE KELLMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — An exuberant President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats pressed insistently for Robert Mueller's full report and Justice...
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January 10, 2019 - 10:15 am
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Challenging the Trump administration on a top consumer issue, leading congressional liberals are unveiling a package of bills Thursday designed to radically reduce what Americans pay for prescription drugs by linking prices to lower...
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December 19, 2018 - 2:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 182,000 Virginians have enrolled in new health coverage that begins in the new year. Gov. Ralph Northam announced the enrollment in the new coverage under Medicaid expansion on Wednesday. The coverage is available to 19- to 64-year-olds who are not eligible for...
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