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Dem Sen Cortez Masto: GOP Breaking Promises on Health Care

During Friday’s Democratic Weekly Address, Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) stated Republicans are threatening to cut Medicare and Social Security despite promises to the contrary and that efforts to repeal and undermine the Affordable Care Act contradict GOP promises to improve

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Finland Tests Plan to Replace Welfare State

Finland is launching a “radical experiment” to see if a simple monthly payment can replace the nation’s ever-expanding tangle of welfare programs.

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Paul Ryan’s Legislation Could Ensure Trump’s Success

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan has promised conservatives for years that he would be able to deliver on his promises to fix the entitlement system, reform the tax code, pay off the national debt and repeal Obamacare once a Republican was president.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) answers questions during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol June 23, 2016 in Washington, DC. Ryan addressed the continuing sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives by members of the House Democratic caucus during his remarks. (Photo by

Analysis: Long-Term Debt Crisis Is Even Worse Than CBO’s Dire Predictions

The Freedom Partners Institute, a right-leaning nonprofit organization, argues the CBO’s projections “fail to take the complete economic forecast into account” by not including intra-governmental debt, that is, money owed to trust funds like Social Security and Medicare.

The National Debt Clock, a billboard-size digital display showing the increasing US debt, is seen on the corner of Sixth Avenue and West 44th Street on August 1, 2011 in New York City.

Americans Who Opt Out of Medicare Must Forfeit Social Security Benefits

Unelected bureaucrats recently proposed the imposition of a new rule that would affect all Medicare Part B providers and nearly all Medicare drugs. Such bureaucrats, however, have been operating for years, forcing Americans onto government-run healthcare under pain of loss of Social Security benefits.

hree women hold signs supporting social security and medicare as thousands of activists march during the 'One Nation Working Together' rally on the National Mall between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument in Washington, DC, October 2, 2010. The protest, bringing together hundreds of predominately-liberal groups that support the Democrats, …

Bernie Sanders in San Bernardino: ‘Trump Will Not Be the Next President’

SAN BERNARDINO — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump “will not be the next president of the United States” on Tuesday evening as he riled up thousands of his fans who had gathered both inside and outside the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino.

Bernie Sanders in Riverside (David McNew / AFP / Getty)