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Prescription Drugs Are Going To Get Cheaper Because Dems Played The (Very) Long Game

If you want to understand why Democrats and their allies are so excited about the prescription drug reforms that President…

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Why All Is Not Lost For Democrats In The Midterms

WASHINGTON — Virginia Democrat Bobby Scott has been in the House of Representatives long enough to remember the drubbing the…

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Politics

Congress Kills Benefit For Laid-Off Factory Workers

WASHINGTON ― For decades, factory workers who lost their jobs when their employers moved production abroad could qualify for special…

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Politics

Congress Will Get Even Less Productive If Republicans Win Back The House

The smart money in Washington is on Republicans to take control of the House of Representatives after this fall’s elections…

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16 Lawmakers Arrested Outside Supreme Court Amid Abortions Rights Protest

More than a dozen Democratic lawmakers were arrested while participating in an abortion rights protest outside of the U.S. Supreme…

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Politics

It Would Take Big Moves To Tackle Big Inflation. Don’t Look To Congress For That.

In July 1946, faced with surging post-war inflation as consumers rushed to buy all the goods they couldn’t during World…

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Politics

‘Let’s F**king Go, Patriots’: See New Footage Of Man Leading Charge In Capitol Rotunda

New closed circuit video footage (above) obtained by HuffPost shows a California man storming through the U.S. Capitol on Jan.…

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Education

Congress Will Consider Student-Loan Deferrals for Victims of Sexual Violence

A bill introduced in Congress on Wednesday would grant students who experience sexual violence federal loan deferments while they are…

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Education

How Would Student-Loan Forgiveness Really Work?

Nearly 18 months into the term of President Biden, his administration continues to grapple with whether and how to provide…

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Education

Biden Wants to Double the Maximum Pell Grant. What Difference Would That Make?

A $13,000 Pell Grant would just about fully cover today’s average annual cost of attendance for community-college students. Students at…

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