Economy

Jake Johnson, staff writer
Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit on May 9, 2017 in Milan, Italy.
Less than a year has passed since he departed from the White House, and former President Barack Obama has already joined the " well trod and well paid " Wall Street speaking circuit, a decision many argued will negatively impact the Democratic Party's credibility as it attempts to fashion a message around taking on corporate monopolies , tackling...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) walks to a meeting in the U.S. Capitol July 25, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
Sen. Bernie Sanders called the new Obamacare repeal plan "yet another...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
Just a day after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) introduced the Medicare for All...

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Chanting "Kill the Bill, Not Us," over a hundred activists, many in wheelchairs, halted the only hearing on the Graham-Cassidy anti-health-care bill and were met with a response only the current cretins in power could conjure up: They were removed and arrested by police, Chairman Orrin Hatch told them to "shut up," and Bill Cassidy literally yawned through the turmoil. Democrat Ron Wyden called the spectacle "an abomination,” which aptly sums up the state of the Republic.