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  • U.S. President Trump answers questions during event to sign executive orders at the White House in Washington

    Trump Says He’ll Soon Unveil a Middle-Class Tax Cut

    In an interview with The Wall Street Journal , President Trump said Tuesday that his administration is working on a middle-class tax cut proposal that would take effect if he is re-elected and...

  • Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event in Ames, Iowa

    Sanders and Biden Clash Over Social Security

    With less than two weeks to go before the Iowa caucuses, Social Security has emerged as a major point of contention in the Democratic presidential primary. The fight: Sen. Bernie Sanders recently...

  • Where the Democratic Candidates Stand on Social Security

    With Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden clashing over their plans for the program, Social Security has become a flashpoint for the Democratic presidential candidates as we head toward the Iowa caucuses...

  • The California and U.S. flags fly in Carson, California, U.S. on August 5, 2015. Picture taken on August 5, 2015.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

    Chart of the Day: Medi-Cal's Major Growth

    “Medi-Cal had a big decade,” writes Harriet Blair Rowan at Kaiser Health News . “The number of Californians enrolled in the state’s health insurance program for low-income residents swelled by 5.5...

  • Participants hold signs as Democratic U.S. presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington

    Medicare for All Would Save US Money, New Study Says

    A Medicare for All system would likely lower health care costs and save the United States money, both in its first year and over time, according to a review of single-payer analyses published this...