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Pence aide says the administration will present an Obamacare replacement plan soon

The Trump administration will release a plan to replace Obamacare in the coming months, Marc Short, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, said Wednesday. “The administration will continue to come forward with more free-market reforms that we think will continue to lower the price of healthcare,” Short said on MSNBC. The plan is intended… Read More »

Not Fake News! A Trump Administration Rule Models Government Civility

A Trump administration regulation issued just hours before the partial federal shutdown offers quiet hope for civility in government. What happened, on its face, was simple: an update of the rules governing a particular Medicare program. In today’s dyspeptic political climate, however, what didn’t happen along the way was truly remarkable – and may even offer some lessons… Read More »

Fetal Tissue Research Is Curtailed by Trump Administration

Should the government pay for medical research that uses tissue from aborted fetuses? This debate, ever smoldering, has erupted again, pitting anti-abortion forces in the Trump administration against scientists who say the tissue is essential for studies that benefit millions of patients. In a letter last week that read like a shot across the bow,… Read More »