Tag: CHIP

CHIP funding (Scott Olson / Getty)

Democrats Vote Against CHIP Funding Ahead of ‘Schumer Shutdown’

186 House Democrats voted against keeping the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funded for the next six years as they opposed a stopgap spending measure in the House of Representatives Thursday that would keep the government open for the next four weeks.

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.

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).