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Treat: USMCA Would Vastly Boost the U.S. Economy

The USMCA would add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy and raise employment by 176,000 jobs.

Ally Abrams October 30, 2019
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Trick: Speaker Pelosi Becomes a Zombie on USMCA

The importance of the USMCA cannot be overstated. 

Ally Abrams October 30, 2019
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Senate Democrats Try to Stop Trump Administration Progress in Lowering Insurance Premiums

The Senate is debating S. J. Res.

Elizabeth Wright October 29, 2019
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Treat: Taxpayers May Soon Be Freed from Haunted Housing Bailouts

Director Calabria’s plans for reform are a promising light at the end of the tunnel.

Ally Abrams October 29, 2019
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Trick: The USPS Is Still Bleeding Money

Congress has been promising and failing to deliver postal reform for years.

Ally Abrams October 29, 2019
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Treat: RIFO Is Upheld and the Internet Remains Open

The FCC's Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) was upheld by the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Ally Abrams October 29, 2019
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Trick: Speaker Pelosi Proposes a Ghastly Drug Price Control Bill

H.R. 3 would mutilate American biopharmaceutical development of innovative medicines that are tackling serious diseases.

Ally Abrams October 29, 2019
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Treat: Access Is Expanded for Quality, Affordable, and Private Health Coverage

The expansion of HRAs is expected to benefit more than 11 million employees and their families.

Ally Abrams October 28, 2019
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Trick: The National Debt Will Haunt Us Forever

A grave $1.7 trillion to the national debt will be piled on over the next 10 years.

Ally Abrams October 28, 2019
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Senate Omnibus Likely Loaded with Old Earmarks

Nearly all of the programs that received earmarks last year in the relevant appropriations bills were funded again in the Senate omnibus bill. It appears that Senators loaded up the bill with the same old earmarks. 

Sean Kennedy October 25, 2019
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Treat: President Trump Issues Some Sweet Executive Orders

Adds $33 billion in savings from deregulation in the first two years of the Trump administration.

Ally Abrams October 25, 2019
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Trick: There Are a Dreadful Number of Earmarks

The cost of earmarks in FY 2019 was a horrifying $15.3 billion.

Ally Abrams October 25, 2019

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