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Call it limited-government liberalism, or compassionate conservatism, Washington could ink a new contract with Americans. Is the new president bold enough to try?
From: Politico | By: Michael Grunwald | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Rural America demanded a seat at the table in this election, and needs to focus on more than just farming
From: Salon.com | By: Jennifer Zwagerman, The Conversation | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Congressional Republicans get straight to work on a bill aimed at cutting off all insurance coverage for abortion
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Consumers and insurers express alarm over order encouraging agencies to dismantle health law.
From: Politico | By: Victoria Colliver | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Meghan Markle has just completed a charity trip in India for which she did her own research for eight months because she wanted to be truly prepared upon visiting the women living in the country’s impoverished areas. The Suits actress partnered with...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Eunice Alcala | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Trump pulled out of TPP, women marched to protest the president, “alternative facts” marked a war with the media, and more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosa Inocencio Smith | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The massive marches this weekend will be remembered as the starting point of a massive protest movement against President Donald Trump, but what will become of the sleeping giant that has awakened?
From: Denver Post | By: The Washington Post | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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"Personhood" laws would criminalize abortion with no exception and ban many forms of contraception, in vitro fertilization, and health care for pregnant people. The post Republicans Push Deeply Unpopular ‘Personhood’ Bill in Congress appeared first...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Christine Grimaldi | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Here we go again, and again, and again...
From: Reason | By: Elizabeth Nolan Brown | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Trump’s new executive order signals his willingness to use the expansive executive branch powers built by the previous administration.
From: Reason | By: Peter Suderman | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Donald Trump's Medicaid plan is clear: Slash funding and kick large numbers of low-income people off the rolls
From: Salon.com | By: Simon Maloy | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Cushion. Padding. Savings.Photo: Mike FritcherGrowing up in economically precarious, early 1980s Detroit instilled a deep, early need for a Fuck Off Fund, probably because (especially because) nobody around me had one. Life brought countless times...
From: The Billfold | By: Stephany Wilkes | Monday, January 23, 2017
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As the party struggles to agree on a replacement, a group of GOP senators unveil a bill that would give states the option to keep it.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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More than 37 million women will be affected.
From: New York Magazine | By: Lisa Ryan | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Although there are different approaches, those involved in the progressive movement can still agree on their values
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte and Peter Cooper | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The deal would hurt competition in hundreds of Medicare Advantage markets, affecting the price of coverage
From: Salon.com | By: Tom Murphy, Associated Press | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Seattle seniors at an upscale assisted living center lament Washington’s rush to repeal and replace Obamacare with no alternative on the table....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: JoNel Aleccia | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports in a new study that 59 percent of people contacted by a debt collector had outstanding medical bills....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Michelle Andrews | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Partners Group and PSP Investments have agreed to buy Cerba HealthCare. Financial terms weren’t announced. PAI Partners is the seller. Cerba, of Paris, operates clinical pathology laboratories....
From: PE Hub | By: Luisa Beltran | Monday, January 23, 2017
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In his decision, Judge John Bates said he believed health insurance giant Aetna had tried to leverage its original support for Obamacare to get federal approval for its acquisition of rival Humana.
From: NPR | By: Rebecca Hersher | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The block grant provides an opportunity for government spending unconnected to the act of revenue-raising.
From: Reason | By: Reason Staff | Monday, January 23, 2017
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In his decision, Judge John Bates said he believed health insurance giant Aetna had tried to leverage its original support for Obamacare to get federal approval for its acquisition of rival Humana.
From: NPR | By: Rebecca Hersher | Monday, January 23, 2017
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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, about President Trump's proposal to convert Medicaid to block grants, whereby states would receive a set amount of money to cover health care for its poorest residents.
From: NPR | Monday, January 23, 2017
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On his first full workday in office, President Donald Trump got straight to work making women’s lives unnecessarily difficult. As expected, Trump signed an executive order reinstating a ban on giving federal family planning funding to international...
From: Slate | By: L.V. Anderson | Monday, January 23, 2017
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United States (US) President Donald Trump moved Monday to pull the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), making good on a pledge to scrap a deal he denounced as a “job killer” and a “rape” of US interests.Embarking on his first full...
From: Dawn | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Two Republican senators on Monday unveiled one of the first ObamaCare replacement bills of the new Congress -- a state-centric plan they admit is imperfect but describe as a tangible start to overhauling the 2010 health care law on a bipartisan basis....
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The vague language in the bill could have immediate ramifications on the insurance market and individual mandate
From: Salon.com | By: Taylor Link | Monday, January 23, 2017
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I'm looking for suggestions for speakers for a progressive event. Who can you think of who might be well known enough to be a draw in a rural, 98% white area and who would speak well and passionately about progressive issues that are likely to be most...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: anastasiav | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Here's a wrap of what Trump promised to do on his first day in office, compared with what he actually did
From: Time | By: Josh Boak and Jill Colvin / AP | Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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A private equity investor base led by Redview Capital and Asia-IO has acquired West Hills, California-based Source Photonics, a provider of optical modules and components. The seller was Francisco Partners. Also participating in the consortium are TR...
From: PE Hub | By: Iris Dorbian | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Republicans want to cut costs, return control to states and keep people covered — a near impossibility.
From: Politico | By: Rachana Pradhan | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Saturday’s unprecedented show of opposition punctured a core myth of the Trump presidency. Will it change his behavior? And can it be sustained?
From: The Atlantic | By: Conor Friedersdorf | Monday, January 23, 2017
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President restores Mexico City Policy banning the funding of foreign abortions. President Trump reinstated Monday (Jan. 23) a ban on federal funds for organizations that perform or promote abortions overseas in one of what is expected to be a series...
From: Christianity Today | By: Tom Strode - Baptist Press | Monday, January 23, 2017
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New research finds that the Affordable Care Act — especially the Medicaid expansion — helped about 4 million people with chronic health problems get coverage. Researchers say their findings could help Republicans planning a replacement....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Shefali Luthra | Monday, January 23, 2017
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The chief medical officer for Indiana's prison system held an overlapping position with a for-profit Illinois company that provides health care to correctional facilities in more than a dozen states, according to a published report....
From: Fox News | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Predicting a health care crisis for millions of women if President Donald Trump and Congress move forward with repeal of the Affordable Care Act, the leader of Planned Parenthood says she sees a growing movement to retain key elements of the law....
From: CNN | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Every year you age, health care technology changes — usually for the better, but always at higher cost.
From: New York Times | By: AUSTIN FRAKT | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Two Republican senators are set to introduce legislation Monday to replace Obamacare amid mounting pressure on the GOP to craft an alternative to the massive healthcare law....
From: CNN | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Women’s rights are human rights, and women leaders are progressive leaders.
From: New York Magazine | By: Rebecca Traister | Monday, January 23, 2017
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US President Donald Trump on Monday signed a decree barring US federal funding for foreign NGOs that support abortion, relaunching a battle that has long divided Americans. The post President Trump bans federal funding for abortion appeared first on...
From: Vanguard News Nigeria | By: Tony | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Understanding how the case of one Indiana woman—Idette Herron—helped another, Purvi Patel, win her freedom is essential if we are to fight back effectively against the assault on women’s reproductive health and rights. The post We Lose When We...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Regina Mahone | Monday, January 23, 2017
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We have gathered a small selection of AEI scholars’ work in alpha order on a variety of issues, foreign and domestic, addressing some of the major challenges facing the new administration.
From: The American | By: Walton Chaney | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Women Who Tech, a national nonprofit working to break down barriers to women in the tech and startup industry, in partnership with Craig Newmark, announced the 10 finalists selected for its fourth Women Startup Challenge pitch competition, a nationwide...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Tabitha Shiflett | Sunday, January 22, 2017
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The Virginia GOP's Day of Tears resolution, which passed last week, shares the same name as the anti-choice group that supported the resolution. The post Virginia Republicans: Lower Flags for Safe, Legal Abortion Care appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Michelle D. Anderson | Monday, January 23, 2017
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Welltower isn't a high-risk stock, but it isn't bulletproof either.
From: The Motley Fool | By: Matthew Frankel | Monday, January 23, 2017
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When Carina Guzman arrived in Troutdale, Oregon, almost nine years ago as an undocumented teenager from Colombia, she wasn't prepared to navigate the vast range of services available in the state. She knew that she wanted contraception, but her inexperience...
From: Mother Jones | By: P.R. Lockhart | Monday, January 23, 2017
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While the government officials developing and enforcing US immigration policy changed on January 20, the economic system in which they make that policy did not. As fear sweeps through immigrant communities in the United States, understanding that system...
From: Truthout | Monday, January 23, 2017
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