House Panel Debates Path to Universal Health Care

Rebecca Wood’s daughter was born three months premature, required a feeding tube and has relied on Medicaid waivers for critical treatment most of her life. The patient advocate told lawmakers Wednesday her daughter would not have survived if Wood had not put off her own serious dental procedure for an infection that cost her parts of her jaw.

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Fact Check: Trump Just Makes It Up Against John McCain

President Trump is making up facts about a veterans’ health care program in his latest dig at late Sen. John McCain. He says he’s no fan of McCain, a Vietnam War veteran and tortured prisoner of war, faulting him for failing to pass a program that gave veterans the option to see a private doctor at public expense–though McCain did successfully sponsor such a law.

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Democrats Curiously Silent About Immigration Policy

Democratic presidential contenders are in a feverish battle to one-up each other with ever-more-ambitious plans to beat back global warming, curb gun violence, offer universal health care coverage, slash student debt and preserve abortion rights. Largely left out of the policy parade is immigration.

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