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Obama blasts Congress over Zika funding

politico.com — President Barack Obama on Thursday blasted Congress for skipping town for August recess without approving emergency funding for Zika response amid a local outbreak in a Miami neighborhood. The president said the news of 15 locally acquired cases of Zika in South Florida was both "predicted and predictable" and blamed members of Congress for not approving the administration's request of $1.9 billion to fight the mosquito-borne virus.

Hillary for America chair blasts Trump for more 'fear,' 'anger' and 'hate'

politico.com — Hillary for America Chair John Podesta blasted Donald Trump's Republican National Convention acceptance speech on Thursday, accusing him of exploiting the nation's problems without offering any remedies to them. "Donald Trump painted a dark picture of an America in decline.

Democrats announce draft party platform

politico.com — Open Payments data on FDA chief was vendor error, drug company says. CDC awards $25 million for Zika virus preparation. But first: Democrats are closing in on their party platform. DEMOCRATS ANNOUNCE DRAFT PARTY PLATFORM - The party released its draft 2016 platform this weekend, ahead of the full Platform Committee meeting in Orlando on July 8-9.

Coming next week: GOP-care

politico.com — An ex-FDA official gets charged with insider trading, and the FTC's sudden losing streak vs. hospitals is raising questions about their strategy. But first: An early look at Republicans' soon-to-be-released health plan. COMING NEXT WEEK: GOP-CARE. House Republicans plan to release their long-awaited alternative to Obamacare next week.

How to think about Medicare's new primary care plan

politico.com — HOW TO THINK ABOUT MEDICARE's NEW PRIMARY CARE PLAN - The Comprehensive Primary Care Plus model announced on Monday is one of the Obama administration's most ambitious delivery reforms yet. But it's just the latest White House effort to reward doctors for delivering more efficient care and be more accountable for outcomes.

Cruz claims Iowa victory after 'TrumpCare' attacks

politico.com — CRUZ CLAIMS IOWA VICTORY - The Texas senator claimed a four-point win, defying polls that projected a narrow triumph for Donald Trump. In the days ahead of Monday's caucus, Cruz pummeled Trump over his health care comments, running ads bashing "TrumpCare" and seeking to link him with "HillaryCare" and "ObamaCare."

Congress sends Obamacare repeal to president's desk

politico.com — House Republicans on Wednesday sent a bill repealing major parts of Obamacare to President Barack Obama's desk for the first time, a symbolic victory that the party will highlight in an election year. The House approved the bill, 240-181, in its first major legislative action of the new year.

Pinal County, Arizona: The county Obamacare forgot

Hillary Clinton 2016: Compares GOP views on women’s issues to those of terrorists

Donald Trump says doesn’t want David Duke endorsement

politico.com — Donald Trump says he isn’t interested in the endorsement of David Duke, the anti-Semitic former Ku Klux Klan leader who praised the GOP presidential hopeful earlier this week on his radio show. “I don’t need his endorsement, I certainly wouldn’t want his endorsement,” Trump said during an interview with Bloomberg’s...
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Aug 19, 2016

RT @rachanadixit: What the heck is up with Pinal County, AZ and why doesn't any insurer want to offer Obamacare plans there?  http://politico.pro/2bxdfTV 

Aug 17, 2016

RT @TheOnion: Giddy Tim Kaine Presses Face Against Campaign Bus Window As Horse Trailer Drives By  http://onion.com/2b1tXtB  https://t.co/LCvtCPXtZz

Aug 17, 2016

RT @ddiamond: This is damn big news: Aetna explicitly warned it would abandon ACA if merger blocked. Killer scoop at 2 a.m.  https://twitter.com/CitizenCohn/status/765789346280665088 


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