Tag: obamacare

Obamacare and Tax Cuts (Joe Raedle / Getty)

POLLAK: ‘Help! My Obamacare Ate My Tax Cut!’

The average family of three will see their Obamacare premium increase by close to $800 in 2018. That will swallow about half of the average $1,600 tax cut middle-class families expect to receive from Republicans’ new tax reform.

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2018: What’s Next for Obamacare

After Republicans repealed Obamacare’s individual mandate through the tax bill, many wonder whether Republicans can repeal Obamacare in 2018.

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Trump: ‘Obamacare Has Been Repealed In This Bill’

Wednesday during a cabinet meeting, President Donald Trump discussed the Republican’s tax bill and said the repeal of individual mandate in the bill meant Obamacare has “essentially” been repealed. Trump said, “The individual mandate is being repealed. When the individual mandate is

President Donald Trump struck a deal with Boeing for two new Air Force One planes, according to the White House, that saves the United State government of $1.4 billion.

A Trump ‘Pivot’ May Be Coming: The Question is When, and How

To turn his low approval numbers around, in Alabama and elsewhere, Trump will likely need to “pivot” — that is, if he wants to be re-elected (and he may, some speculate, be satisfied with one term). The question is what that pivot will be, and when it will happen.

BIRMINGHAM, AL - NOVEMBER 18: Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Doug Jones speaks at a fish fry campaign event at Ensley Park, November 18, 2017 in Birmingham, Alabama. Jones has moved ahead in the polls of his Republican opponent Roy Moore, whose campaign has been rocked by multiple allegations of …

Democrats Are Winning by Focusing on CHIP and Health Care

Among the many factors in Democrat Doug Jones’s victory over Republican Roy Moore in the U.S. Senate race in Alabama on Tuesday, one has been curiously ignored: namely, Jones’s focus on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

An American Flag and a Donald Trump flag wave outside a Donald Trump rally at Millington Regional Jetport on February 27, 2016 in Millington, Tennessee. / AFP / Michael B. Thomas (Photo credit should read MICHAEL B. THOMAS/AFP/Getty Images)

Seven Myths About the GOP Tax Reform

Tax cuts will blow up the deficit. They’ll all go to the wealthy. Grad students will be bankrupted. Sounds scary. Except none of that is true.