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Friday, December 2, 2016
Tom Price
Cartoon: How Trump and Price will kill Medicare

Cartoon: Paging Dr. Price

Jeff Danziger’s award-winning drawings, syndicated by the Washington Post Writers Group, are published by more than 600 newspapers and websites. He has been a cartoonist for the Rutland Herald, the New York Daily News and the Christian Science Monitor; his work has appeared in newspapers from the Wall Street Journal to Le Monde and Izvestia.  He […]

December 1, 2016
Tom Price, a rabid Obamacare critic, tapped to lead the HHS

HHS Nominee Could Repeal Free Birth Control Without Act Of Congress

Price in 2010 questioned the need for health insurers to offer birth control at no cost, saying he didn’t believe there were women who couldn’t afford coverage.

December 1, 2016
Trump Price Medicare HHS

Trump Pledged To Protect Medicare, But His Choice For HHS Has Other Ideas

In tapping Rep. Tom Price to be his Health and Human Services secretary, Trump has elevated one of the most aggressive proponents of dramatically overhauling the government safety net for seniors and low-income Americans.

November 30, 2016
Trump taps former Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin for Treasure Secretary

A Goldman Sachs Banker and A Billionaire Tapped For Economic Posts

The flurry of picks showed Trump, a real estate tycoon with no governing experience, rewarding loyalists and established Washington veterans as he rounds out his circle of top advisers.

November 30, 2016
Tom Price, a rabid Obamacare critic, tapped to lead the HHS

Obamacare Critic To Head Health And Human Services

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer denounced the choice saying, “Nominating Congressman Price to be the HHS secretary is akin to asking the fox to guard the hen house.”

November 29, 2016
Bank Vault

There’s Plenty of Money. Really.

Republican lawmakers always tell us there isn’t enough money. But in fact there is plenty — it’s just hard to find when an entire class of taxpayers can avoid paying their share.

April 14, 2015
Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (Talk Radio News Service via Flickr)

Analysis: Republicans’ Budget Plans Require Creative Arithmetic To Add Up

Republicans’ budget math still doesn’t add up.

March 19, 2015
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) (Speaker Boehner via Flickr)

House GOP Budget Cuts Medicare, Repeals Affordable Care Act

The House GOP’s budget plan is just as extreme as ever.

March 17, 2015