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Amy Klobuchar rips hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a ‘sham’ and urges Americans to call their senators

Sen. Amy Klobuchar called the Senate’s Supreme Court nomination hearings a “sham” and urged Americans to call their senators and voice their opposition during her opening statement on Monday. Klobuchar said Judge Amy Coney Barrett will be quickly confirmed along partisan lines unless voters protest President Donald Trump’s third Supreme […]
Amy Klobuchar rips hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett as a ‘sham’ and urges Americans to call their senators
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Millions of poor Americans could get left out of Trump’s legally dubious plan to send $200 drug discount cards to Medicare beneficiaries

Trump’s legally dubious pledge to send out $US200 cards to Medicare beneficiaries could leave out 13 million low-income Americans receiving federal aid within the program. The “Extra Help” program within Medicare provides poor Americans with subsidies that can be used towards prescription drug copays and premiums. The administration appears to […]
Millions of poor Americans could get left out of Trump’s legally dubious plan to send $200 drug discount cards to Medicare beneficiaries
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A new poll just found Obamacare is the most popular it’s ever been

A new poll released last week from a progressive group found that Obamacare is the most popular it’s ever been. Navigator Research found 54% of the public expressed favourable views of the program while 31% did not. Another poll released last Friday from the Kaiser Family Foundation, a nonpartisan health […]
A new poll just found Obamacare is the most popular it’s ever been
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Democrats react with fury after federal judge rules that Obamacare is unconstitutional

Democrats responded with fury on Friday night after a federal judge in Texas ruled that key provisions in the Affordable Care Act, otherwise known as “Obamacare,” were unconstitutional – rendering the entire law unconstitutional. Some conservative groups praised the ruling, while other Republican lawmakers stayed silent. The federal judge ruled […]
Democrats react with fury after federal judge rules that Obamacare is unconstitutional
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Oscar Health just raised $375 million from Alphabet

Oscar Health just raised an additional $US375 million from Alphabet, bringing the health insurer’s total funding up to more than $US1 billion. As part of that raise, Oscar CEO Mario Schlosser told Wired, the company plans to expand beyond the individual healthcare exchanges and small employer market and into the […]
Oscar Health just raised $375 million from Alphabet
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The Trump administration just released its plan to deal another blow to Obamacare

The Department of Labour unveiled its proposed rule that would pave the way for association health plans. These plans would allow self-employed individuals and small businesses to join to get health insurance plans, instead of obtaining the insurance through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. The introduction of association health plans […]
The Trump administration just released its plan to deal another blow to Obamacare