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A few links: Cassidy-Graham just-as-bad-as-the-rest health care bill, and more re last week’s Census data

September 19th, 2017

My CBPP colleagues have been churning out scads of analysis of the Cassidy-Graham last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace the ACA. Here’s CBPP’s main bullet points with color commentary from yours truly. Second, while I justly touted last week’s good news from the Census of median incomes, poverty, and health coverage, it’s very important to… Read more

The 411 on that meeting with Donnie, Chuck, and Nancy

September 11th, 2017

Based on various reports, Nancy Pelosi said that the surprise debt ceiling deal she and Senate minority leader Schumer cut with President Trump was partly a function of Schumer being able to “speak New York” to Trump. Here’s how it came down: Scene: White House, Oval Office Dramatis personae: Trump, Mnuchin, Pelosi, Schumer, a couple… Read more