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Taxpayers Face Billion Dollar Expenses for Zika Babies

A Colombian mother came to Harris County, Texas during her third trimester of pregnancy. Her baby was born with Zika-linked microcephaly, a congenital birth defect where the head and brain are only partially developed. If just 100 of these babies are born in the state, it would cost taxpayers over a billion dollars during the lifetimes of the children. The cost for the 400 pregnant women who have tested positive for Zika in the U.S. to date, would total almost $4 billion.

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Dem. Rep. Chu: ‘Anchor Babies Is A Slur’

Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), the first Chinese-American woman elected to Congress, slammed GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush Tuesday for defending his use of the term “anchor baby” by arguing that the term “is more related to Asian people.”

U.S. Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) (2nd L) announces new legislation to protect a woman's right to abortion during a news conference with (L-R), U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (C) and U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel (D-FL) in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill November …

Trump, Reporter Spar Over Term ‘Anchor Baby’

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump debated the use of the term “anchor baby” with a reporter at a press conference in New Hampshire on Wednesday. Trump was asked, “You said that you have a big heart, and that you’re not