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Study Confirms GOP Medicaid Work Requirements Succeeded in Taking Away People's Healthcare, But Did Nothing to Boost Employment
"If the GOP wants to help people find work, they should invest in employment programs and guarantee health care as a right—not punish people who are struggling."
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'This Is Awesome!': Maine on Track to Ensure More Equitable Access to Abortion With New Insurance Rules
The effort by Maine's Democrat-controlled Legislature to expand access to the procedure comes as Republican lawmakers in other states work to roll back reproductive rights nationwide
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Don’t Believe Misleading Coverage of Social Security Trustees’ Report
Do some mainstream media outlets truly not realize that members of Congress are working to avert shortfalls in Social Security and Medicare without cutting benefits? Or do they simply believe that the "no action in Washington" narrative is more compelling than the truth?
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The depths of Verma’s corruption were exposed when an investigative report revealed that she spent millions of taxpayer dollars on hiring Republican communications consultants to “bolster her public profile.” (Photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) Views
Why Trump’s Goon in Charge of Medicare and Medicaid Should Resign Immediately
Verma’s attacks on Medicare are more subtle but no less dangerous
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As Thousands Lose Coverage, Judge Blocks 'Inhumane' Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas and Kentucky
"All along this was a scheme to take away people's healthcare, nothing more."
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Trump and his conservative allies are weaponizing “fiscal responsibility” in order to force the poor, elderly, children, and the disabled to shoulder the cost of their massively irresponsible tax cut for the richest Americans.(Photo: Shutterstock/Albert H. Teich) Views
Trump’s Greedy 2019 Budget Goes Nuclear on Medicare and Medicaid
This budget would be the U.S government’s largest ever, which wouldn’t be a problem if it weren’t also such a morally bankrupt document
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With Trillions in Safety Net Cuts, Bernie Sanders Says Trump Budget 'Breathtaking in Its Degree of Cruelty'
"This is a budget for the military industrial complex, for corporate CEOs, for Wall Street, and for the billionaire class."
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While Hiking Bloated Military Spending, Trump Budget Would Slash Medicaid By $1.1 Trillion
The president is attempting to hand the Pentagon even more than it asked for while gutting programs for ordinary Americans
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President Donald Trump listens to Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service, during a Women in Healthcare panel in the Roosevelt Room at the White House March 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C. News
'Make No Mistake. People Will Die': Backlash Against 'Relentless War on Medicaid' Waged by Trump
"Hell no," said Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.). "If the Administration tries to decimate Medicaid through executive action after its scheme was rejected by Congress and the American people, I will fight it with everything I have."
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Integrating the Social Safety Net Into America's Prisons
The First Step Act is a good first step in facilitating incarcerated Americans’ reentry into society. The next should be facilitating the enrollment of the incarcerated into social safety net programs upon their release.
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