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Patty Murray

  1. paid leave
    This Is the Year We Pass Paid LeaveIt’s a policy whose time has finally come.
  2. lamar alexander
    Will Lame Duck Lamar Make Trouble for Trump and His Party?While Lamar Alexander represents a lost tradition of Republican bipartisanship and moderation, he’s probably too genteel and loyal to act as a gadfly.
  3. betsy devos
    Among Other Things, Federal Subsidies to Defraud Students Are ExpensiveBetsy DeVos thinks for-profit colleges as well as K-12 private schools deserve federal subsidies without accountability.
  4. Alexander and Murray’s Bipartisan Obamacare Alliance DisintegratesWhen Obamacare stabilization measures reached their moment of truth, bipartisanship ceased and the GOP agenda took over.
  5. Trump Deal to Repeal Obamacare Mandate Now for ‘Stabilization’ Later a Bad IdeaGOP is wrongly suggesting that damage caused by repealing the Obamacare mandate would be offset by subsequent enactment of the Alexander-Murray bill.
  6. Why You Might Be Seeing a Bipartisan Health-Care Bill in DecemberRepublicans need cover to do the right thing on stabilizing Obamacare markets, and a fat, must-pass spending bill could be the ticket.
  7. Ryan Rejects Bipartisan Health Care ‘Fix’ and Now Trump Does, TooBefore the Alexander-Murray proposal was even finalized, the House Speaker deep-sixed it. And Trump, who was supportive yesterday, changed his mind.
  8. Republicans Appear Uninterested in Deal to Fix Trump’s Obamacare MessThough Trump said he backs the deal reached by senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, it got a cool response from Republican lawmakers.
  9. Trump Urges Congress to Fix the Obamacare Problem He’s CausedHaving substantively and politically sabotaged Obamacare, Trump is now offering dubious support for bipartisan efforts to stabilize insurance markets.
  10. Obamacare Premiums Set to Skyrocket in 2018After the serial failure of GOP Obamacare-repeal bills, Republicans are now letting insurance rates go up instead of cooperating on a quick fix.
  11. Bipartisan Health Talks Are Dead — for NowThings were looking up for bipartisan health-care talks, until the GOP decided to try once more to repeal Obamacare. But someday reason may prevail.
  12. The GOP Must Make Obamacare Sabotage-Proof by Month’s EndOr else health-insurance premiums will (almost certainly) rise by double digits.
  13. Parliamentarian Deals Trumpcare a Final Death BlowNow, a bipartisan health-care bill may rise from its ashes — if Senate Republicans can convince Trump to pursue solutions over sabotage.
  14. the national interest
    Three Reasons Why There May Be a Budget Deal, and One Reason Why There Won’t BeConservatives like the government frozen in carbonite.
  15. budget wars
    Senate Manages to Pass a Budget For the first time in four years.
  16. super friends
    Democrats Make First Selections to the Debt All-Star TeamOtherwise known as the “super committee.”
  17. fun-raising
    Koch Industries Acting Like It’s Never Given Money to the Democrats BeforeCue the phony outrage!
  18. early and often
    Democrat Patty Murray Holds On to Her Senate Seat in WashingtonOnly Alaska remains undecided, and it never goes dark there!
  19. early and often
    Two Seats That Could Determine the Power of Joe LiebermanIf they go Republican, could Lieberman switch teams?
  20. early and often
    Bill Clinton Warns About the Republican Plan to Make College UnaffordableHe’s also very charismatic.