Health Care Primer
The United States health care system is larger than the gross domestic product of all but five other nations.
TV ads from a Democratic group warn seniors that “right now, your Medicare coverage is in danger,” claiming “deep, automatic cuts” could be made by “unelected Washington bureaucrats.” But those cut
Congress last week again failed to address the structural challenges facing the Highway Trust Fund.
With stopgap legislation set to expire on Friday, lawmakers are continuing to work on overdue spending plans for the rest of the fiscal year that began Oct. 1.
There had been hopes that a proposed agreement might be announced Monday, but they proved premature. Neither the White House nor congressional leaders and negotiators sounded particularly upbeat on Monday, with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy saying the House might be kept in session through next weekend.