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Paul Ryan’s Long Fight to Destroy the Welfare State Ends in Defeat
After failing to repeal Obamacare and “reform” Medicaid, Ryan looked forward to more years of futility and decided to pack it in.
GOP States Are Trying to Put Time Limits on Medicaid
It’s the latest effort to attack Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion.
GOP Tinkering With Medicaid Could Tempt Red States to Expand Coverage
An apparently unintended consequence.
Paul Ryan’s ‘Welfare Reform’ Plan Looks Doomed
Many Senate Republicans do not want to take food and medical care away from the poor and elderly (in an election year, anyway).
McConnell Says No to Ryan’s Dream of Cutting Entitlements in 2018
Ryan wants to use power to achieve ideological goals. McConnell wants power for power’s sake.
After Tax Cut for the Rich, Trump Hopes to Take Food From Poor Kids
The president plans to cut off food aid to low-income children whose parents are unemployed, or test positive for marijuana.
After Tax Cuts, Republicans Eye Civil War
House conservatives just fired the opening salvo in a looming intraparty fight over spending, immigration, and perhaps, the special counsel.
How Republicans Are Trying to Pass the Buck on Health Care
The Graham-Cassidy bill would reverse a long trend toward equality in health-care coverage and force hellish decisions on the states.