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Mar 11, 2017
Political Calculus: Trump Supporters Have the Most to Lose in the G.O.P. Repeal Bill
The people who stand to lose the most in tax credits under the House Republican health plan tended to support Donald J. Trump over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 election, according to a new Upshot analysis.
Over all, voters who would be eligible for a tax credit that would be at least $1,000 smaller than the subsidy they’re eligible for under Obamacare supported Mr. Trump over Hillary Clinton by a seven-point margin. More info...
Mar 10, 2017
Insurers worry poor will be left without coverage
Health insurers are worried that the Republicans' bill to repeal Obamacare will leave many lower-income Americans unable to afford coverage.
The nation's two leading insurance industry groups, America's Health Insurance Plans and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, are asking lawmakers to provide more assistance to these consumers. More info...
Mar 8, 2017
The Statue of Liberty went dark and the timing is just too perfect
America always has to do things up big, and it's no different when it comes to metaphors.
On Tuesday evening, people across New York City began tweeting that the normally well-lit Lady Liberty had gone dark.
The theories flew fast on social media, but most suggested the iconic statue went off duty early in sympathy with International Women's Day and the global strikes planned for Wednesday. And why not? She works hard all year long, for no pay.
Even the Women's March organizers tweeted their thanks. More info...