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Democrats’ Internal Battle Over Health Care Goes Back Decades

WASHINGTON — Seventy years ago, before Medicare existed to inspire "Medicare for All," a Democratic president wrestled with a challenge strikingly similar to what the party's White House hopefuls face today on the issue of health care. Harry Truman, then in...
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Judge’s Ruling on ‘Obamacare’ Poses New Problems for GOP

WASHINGTON — A federal judge's ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who've seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul's core parts, including protections fo...
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Stable Costs May Shift ‘Obamacare’ Politics

WASHINGTON — After two years of double-digit premium hikes, millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest increases next year, according to an exclusive analysis that highlights ...
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Herman Cain on Blue Wave, #MeToo, National Anthem & Trump

Herman Cain has a lot to say. GV Wire caught up with the businessman, talk-show host and former presidential candidate during a recent Fresno visit. “I know that women can be paid to lie, that’s all I’m going to say. I do know that some people are jumpin...