New analysis from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office shows massive deficit increase as a result of spending bill’s health care provisions.
When everything's a priority, nothing is.
"Spending trillions more on new and expanded government programs, when we can't even pay for the essential social programs...is the definition of fiscal insanity."
Democrats want to raise the debt ceiling, while Republicans occasionally remember they're against big government spending.
The federal health care program is on track for a trust fund shortfall in just five years. But instead of paying for the program that exists, Democrats want to expand it.
The health program won't be able to pay all of its bills starting in 2026, according to a new Trustees report.
The spending proposal is likely to be offset by gimmicks and rosy assumptions.
Democrats Are Considering a $6 Trillion Infrastructure Plan That Has Little to Do With Infrastructure
For many elected Democrats, infrastructure is much more than roads, bridges, dams, and waterways.
The White House chose not to include cost estimates for a number of big-ticket health care policies—while still expressing support for them.
"Direct primary care is about as close to a free market in health care as you've ever seen in our country," says Dr. Lee Gross.
Senators and state officials are proposing ways to sweep aside nonsensical regulations that place geographic limits on telehealth.
The GOP’s decadeslong refusal to offer a compelling health care alternative has given Democrats the political upper hand.
The president promised to protect Medicare and Social Security, America's biggest entitlement programs.
Historian Amity Shlaes talks about the last time a president massively expanded the federal government to help people.
Amity Shlaes's new history of the late 1960s explains the failure of the last time the federal government tried to fix all that was wrong with America.
A range of libertarian-world approaches to the impending trial of Donald Trump
The presidential candidate wanted a proposal that was airtight and easy to explain. Her plan is neither.
She hasn't come up with a plan to pay for single-payer. She's come up with a plan to let her claim she has a plan.
The details are reeeaaaaaally sketchy, but here's what we know now.
The presidential candidate is still dodging tough questions.
The president's first big rally was a greatest hits show that dodged many of today's biggest issues.
The federal budget situation used to be an emergency. What happened?
Bernie Sanders Thinks Medicare for All Would Solve America's Health Care Problems. It Would Make Them Worse.
The nation's largest health care program faces a shortfall in less than a decade.
Being a presidential candidate means never having to say sorry for heavy-handed proposals to limit choice and promise free stuff.
The democratic socialist from Vermont wants to radically expand coverage and benefits—while paying far less for health care services.
Putting the government at the center of health care means putting politics at the center of doctor-patient relationships.
Meanwhile, both support single-payer, which would radically cut payments to health care providers.
A new report predicts Medicare spending will rise faster than private health care spending.
What comes next in the Virginia governor scandal, why "Medicare for All" ain't happening, and how Baby Boomers are a fatberg clogging America's cultural sewers
An Insured Woman Was Hit With $20,000 in Surprise Bills After a Trip to a San Francisco Emergency Room. The Prices Were Set by the City.
Blame the city Board of Supervisors for unusually high hospital bills.
Our fiscal problems aren't going away. In fact, they're getting worse.
Under the health law, Medicare started penalizing hospitals for too many readmissions. Now mortality rates are up.
Plus: Postmodern marketplaces or fraud? And the Reason webathon continues!
By 2020, interest on the debt will cost more than Medicaid. By 2025, it will cost more than defense spending. And that's just the start.
At an election-eve campaign rally, Trump all but defends the health law he tried to repeal.
Turns out voters like the Democratic health law...when it's run by Republicans.
In a new op-ed attacking single-payer, Trump inadvertently reveals that he's in favor of socialism-as long as it's for his supporters.
CNN's Jake Tapper kept asking the socialist candidate where the money would come from. Eventually, he gave up.