Affordable Care Act

ST. PAUL, Minn | Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

ST. PAUL, Minn  — A recently defeated Republican congressman from Minnesota is blaming the Democratic House takeover on the late Sen. John McCain’s vote against repealing the Affordable Care Act. First-term Rep. Jason Lewis made the argument in a Wall Street Journal opinion piece published Sunday. Lewis lost to Democrat Angie Craig last week in … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn | Ousted Minnesota Republican faults McCain for losing House

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calling allies, tweeting endorsements

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on Election Day (all times local): 4 p.m. President Donald Trump is spending Election Day calling allies, tweeting endorsements and following news coverage, after concluding a six-day rally blitz in Missouri late Monday. Trump packed his closing argument with hardline immigration rhetoric and harsh attacks on Democrats as he stared down … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump calling allies, tweeting endorsements

IRVINE, Calif. | Battle for US House seats includes one-time GOP stronghold

IRVINE, Calif.— By bus, by freeway or on foot, candidates dashed across California on Saturday in a frantic rush to secure votes, knocking on doors, dialing phones and urging throngs of volunteers to fight for every vote. Nowhere were the stakes higher than in Southern California’s Orange County, a one-time Republican stronghold where Democrats are … Continue reading IRVINE, Calif. | Battle for US House seats includes one-time GOP stronghold

WASHINGTON | Trump stumps in cities that don’t look that much like US

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is in the final stretch of a 44-city blitz for the midterm elections, but the America he’s glimpsed from the airport arrivals and his armored limousine is hardly a reflection of the nation as a whole. The president has mostly traveled to counties that are whiter, less educated and have lower … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump stumps in cities that don’t look that much like US

AP FACT CHECK: Ad on Bacon’s health care vote is partly true

Democrats hope Kara Eastman will unseat first-term Republican Rep. Don Bacon Tuesday in Nebraska’s most competitive U.S. congressional race, a district centering on the Omaha area where the GOP has reigned for 22 of the last 24 years. Democratic groups and politicians across the country are attacking Republican candidates for their health care record. It’s … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Ad on Bacon’s health care vote is partly true

INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Donnelly cites support for Trump in Indiana debate

INDIANAPOLIS— Democratic Indiana Sen. Joe Donnelly and Republican businessman Mike Braun don’t agree on much. But both conceded one point Monday night, during their first debate: they support President Donald Trump. “I go against my party all the time,” Donnelly said from the debate state in Westville. “I’ve been with president 62 percent of the … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Democrat Donnelly cites support for Trump in Indiana debate

WASHINGTON | Trump health chief: Premiums to drop for popular ACA plan

WASHINGTON — Premiums for a popular type of “silver” health plan under the Affordable Care Act will edge downward next year in most states, the Trump administration’s health chief announced Thursday. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said premiums for a so-called “benchmark” silver plan will drop by 2 percent in the 39 states … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump health chief: Premiums to drop for popular ACA plan

Hawaii News: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Supporting Amicus Brief to Maintain Women’s Health Coverage

17 States Join to Stop Trump Administration’s Effort to Roll Back Contraceptive Coverage HAWAII — Attorney General Russell Suzuki joined a coalition of 17 Attorneys General led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro in filing an amicus brief to support a lawsuit by Massachusetts challenging the Trump administration’s decision to roll back a requirement under the Affordable Care … Continue reading Hawaii News: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Supporting Amicus Brief to Maintain Women’s Health Coverage