Michael Tennant

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray coordinated with a Berkeley economist to release a report favorable to the city's $15-an-hour minimum-wage hike in hopes of discrediting an unfavorable report, recently released e-mails show.

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 08:00

Senate Votes to Debate ObamaCare Repeal

The Senate, in a dramatic and surprising turn of events, voted Tuesday to proceed with debate on a bill that would repeal the Affordable Care Act.

A Government Accountabilty Office sting netted $1.2 million worth of former Defense Department property for a fake federal law-enforcement agency.

Mitch McConnell's plan to push an ObamaCare repeal-but-not-replace bill through the Senate is probably already dead, with three Republican senators declaring their opposition to it.

GOP Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moran announced Monday they would not vote for the Senate's ObamaCare replacement bill, dooming it but opening up the possibility of complete repeal.

The Seattle city council just passed an income tax targeting the rich, but it will quickly be challenged in court on the basis that it violates the state constitution and state law.

Things have gotten so bad in Venezuela that people are rationing toothpaste — and finding solace in Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

An ObamaCare program supposedly aimed at promoting high-quality, low-cost care has instead rewarded many hospitals for cutting costs regardless of the quality of their care.

An Orthodox Jewish girls’ school in England may be forced to close because it refuses to teach its young students the government-approved line on LGBT issues.

A bill to impose single-payer healthcare on the state of California has been put on hold by state Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, who called it “woefully incomplete.”

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