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  • Chart of the Day: The High Cost of Employer Health Coverage

    Nearly 24 million Americans who have employer-provided health insurance plans spent a large share of their income on health care, according to a new report by The Commonwealth Fund. The report...

  • Senate Advances $750 Billion Defense Bill

    The Senate Armed Services Committee advanced a plan Wednesday to provide roughly $750 billion for defense in 2020. Here’s how the funding breaks down: Base Pentagon budget: $642.5 billion Overseas...

  • Damage caused by Hurricane Michael is seen in Mexico Beach

    Congress, White House Reach Deal on $19.1 Billion Disaster Aid Bill

    The Senate on Thursday passed a $19.1 billion disaster relief package after reaching a hard-fought agreement to end a months-long impasse. The deal reportedly came after President Trump agreed to...

  • Number of the Day: $102 Million

    President Trump’s golf playing has cost taxpayers $102 million in extra travel and security expenses, according to an analysis by the left-leaning HuffPost news site. “The $102 million total to date...

  • Potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Warren speaks in Manchester

    Would Elizabeth Warren’s Wealth Tax Work?

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has laid out an ambitious slate of proposals as a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: universal childcare and pre-K, free college tuition and...