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Democrats sit still after Trump calls for criminalization of late-term abortion

President Trump’s State of the Union call for Congress to criminalize late-term abortion was met by indifference on the faces of Democrats in the audience during his speech Tuesday night. “To defend the dignity of every person, I am asking Congress to pass legislation to prohibit the late-term abortion of children who can feel pain… Read More »

Democrats go after Medicaid holdouts

House Democrats are preparing to reshape and reframe Obamacare’s optional Medicaid expansion to force holdout red-state governments to go along with it, using either the carrot or the stick. A senior Democratic aide described the planned strategy as a “two-pronged approach of increased legislative incentives to adopt the expansion and increased public pressure on states… Read More »

In states, Democrats start delivering on health care pledges – ABC News

Riding the momentum from November’s elections, Democratic leaders in the states are wasting no time delivering on their biggest campaign promise — to expand access to health care and make it more affordable. The first full week of state legislative sessions and swearings-in for governors saw a flurry of proposals. In his initial actions, newly… Read More »