Emboldened by a struggling Republican President and recent legislative special election wins Democrats counterattacked and unveiled a new slogan and set of policies geared to helping the “working American.” The slogan, “A Better Deal: Better Skills, Better Jobs, Better Wages,” was … Continue reading Same Old Democratic Ideas
On July 27th, the GOP’s “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act — more commonly known as “Obamacare” — was rejected due to unanimous opposition by Senate Democrats, as well as negative votes from three Republican senators, including Arizona senator … Continue reading The “Skinny Repeal” and How “Party Loyalism” Is Influencing Healthcare Reform Efforts
The election of Donald Trump was supposed to usher in a new era of conservative governance. Instead, all it has done is divide the GOP along ideological and class based fault lines that have only grown since the GOP tried … Continue reading The Republicans Dilemma
Thursday, the Senate GOP revealed its long awaited version of the AHCA. The bill builds on the House’s conservative approach to healthcare while maintaining a federal presence. Specifically, the bill repeals the Medicaid expansion by 2021 (longer phase-out time), does … Continue reading An American First Healthcare Plan Would Cost Republicans Greatly
Jon Ossoff is a slight favorite to succeed former Congressman Tom Price in GA-6. The district, ancestrally red but now a deep shade of purple (turning bluer everyday) is ripe for a partisan change in Congress. But, despite what I … Continue reading The Democratic Divide Threatens 2018 Successes
Last week, the California state senate passed a single payer healthcare bill with a price tag of $400 billion annually. Even with a liberal super-majority in the state legislature the odds of the bill becoming law are close to nil. … Continue reading Are Democrats All In On Single Payer Health Care?
By now you have probably heard the Trump administration revealed their general outline for tax reform. The reform touches on both corporate and individual taxes so bear with me as I outline the takeaways from both below. Tax brackets are … Continue reading Analyzing Trump’s Tax Plan