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Tag Archives: Charles Grassley

Wiretap: Now we’re back to the legal question of whether a president can obstruct justice

Donald Trump’s lawyer says the president probably knew that Michael Flynn had lied to the FBI at the time Trump reportedly asked then-FBI Director Jim […]...

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December 4, 2017 Just In, Wiretap

Wiretap: Trump’s deportation rules target the vulnerable and scare everyone else

Donald Trump’s new rules on deportation — which could be used to target nearly all immigrants living in the country illegally and make it easier to […]...

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February 22, 2017 Just In, The Mix, Wiretap
Senate Republicans coming on board to regulate Wall Street

Senate Republicans coming on board to regulate Wall Street

Talking Points Memo reports that Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.), the ranking member of the Senate Banking Committee, says Republicans are close to supporting Sen. Chris […]...

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April 21, 2010 Blog, Politics
The GOP’s government-run tax-and-spend health-care program

The GOP’s government-run tax-and-spend health-care program

Republican leaders in the Senate on Monday asked the top actuary at the Health and Human Services Department for a cost analysis of the Democrats’ health-care reform proposal. That would be exactly as dry as it sounds except for this:...

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December 1, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics
Dem leaders look to ‘win the docs’

Dem leaders look to ‘win the docs’

With the nation’s insurers having dropped their support for the health reforms moving through Congress, Senate Democrats are taking daring steps to rally the backing of another powerful medical lobby: doctors.

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October 19, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
True tales of private insurance bureaucracy undercut arguments against reform

True tales of private insurance bureaucracy undercut arguments against reform

For Erinn Ackley, it was her father’s insurance company denying claim after claim for a bone marrow transplant to treat the leukemia that eventually killed him. For Mark Gendernalik, it was his insurer’s agent refusing referrals for diagnostic tests for...

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September 17, 2009 Center Well, Health, Politics, Top Stories
Iowa’s Grassley predicts ‘scaled down’ health bill will pass

Iowa’s Grassley predicts ‘scaled down’ health bill will pass

Arguing that the town hall forums of August have “changed the direction” of the health care reform debate, Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa), said Thursday that […]...

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September 3, 2009 Blog, Health
Ranking Republican repeats ‘death panel’ comments

Ranking Republican repeats ‘death panel’ comments

The Iowa Independent’s Jason Hancock was trailing Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) as the senator made appearances across the state to talk about health care. Hancock […]...

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August 13, 2009 Blog, Health, Politics

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Colorado lawmakers could change how they handle harassment complaints. Here’s why. And what you should know about harassment at the Capitol.

A month after a wave of sexual harassment allegations crashed over the Capitol, top lawmakers on Friday will hold a high-stakes meeting about how they […]

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