Congressional Budget Office

Paul Ryan Reveals Latest Changes To Republican Healthcare Bill

House Speaker Paul Ryan revealed on Sunday the latest set of changes to the Republican healthcare overhaul bill, among which the provision for more generous tax credits for older Americans as well as the addition of a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor.

GOP Makes Healthcare Changes To Attract Votes As Trump Declares "Obamacare Is Dead"

"I want people to know ObamaCare is dead; it's a dead healthcare plan.  These folks were no’s, mostly no's, yesterday, and now every single one is a yes.  Only because everyone knows it's on its last, dying feet, the fake news is trying to say good things about it, the fake media. There is no good news about ObamaCare. ObamaCare is dead."

Ryancare's Fatal Logical Flaw

The Republicans have created their own problem. They are trying to keep Obama’s definition of healthcare policies while repealing Obamacare. That is not only an exercise in illogic. It is an exercise in futility.

"Hanging In The Balance" - A Look Inside The War To Repeal Obamacare

House Republican:  "Right now, the Speaker of the House does not have the votes to pass this bill unless he’s got substantial Democratic support."

Senate Republican:  "House health-care bill can’t pass Senate without major changes.  To my friends in House: pause, start over. Get it right, don’t get it fast."

Trumpcare: What Happens Next, In One Chart

"The slow process on ACA repeal signals that tax reform is likely to take longer than initially expected and that the final tax legislation that Congress enacts is likely to be less radical than the early proposals from House Republicans and the Trump campaign."

America's Miserable 21st Century

The Great American Escalator is broken - and it badly needs to be fixed. With the election of 2016, Americans within the bubble finally learned that the 21st century has gotten off to a very bad start in America. Welcome to the reality. We have a lot of work to do together to turn this around.