What Needs to Change in the Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill

Since January, Republicans in Congress have been working on efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare using the budget reconciliation vehicle. As a last-ditch effort to utilize this legislative vehicle before it expires on Sept. 30, Congress looks likely to vote next week on the Graham-Cassidy health bill that partially repeals and replaces parts of Obamacare.

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California Legislature Demands Apology From Trump

The California Legislature has passed a resolution demanding President Donald Trump apologize for what it calls his “racist and bigoted behavior.”   House Resolution 57 also “supports Congress’ efforts to censure” Trump and calls for other states to do likewise. It was prompted by Trump’s response to the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Va., that

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What to Look for in Germany’s Upcoming Election

On Sunday, one of the most important elections in Europe will take place. The German people go to the polls to elect a new Parliament, and with it, decide whether Angela Merkel will remain chancellor. Germany is one of the largest countries in Europe. It is both the most populous European country and has its

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The Absurdity of Propping Up Two Favored Solar Companies

One of the many problems of having a massive federal government is that sometimes, its own agencies work at cross-purposes. Consider the government’s posture toward solar energy. On the one hand, the government has been busy for decades subsidizing the solar industry with exorbitant handouts. On the other, the U.S. International Trade Commission is now

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