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Nancy Pelosi’s bill to lower prescription drug costs would save Medicare a whopping $345 billion over 7 years, CBO says

Pelosi's drug bill could lead to massive savings for the federal government while also reducing pharmaceutical spending on research.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) gestures during the first session of the 116th Congress at the U.S. Capitol January 03, 2019 in Washington, DC.

A huge majority of Americans want a $15 minimum wage, but they waver after hearing its economic impact

Most respondents in a new INSIDER poll back raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour, but they waver when learning more of its impact.
Protesters calling for higher wages for fast-food workers stand outside a McDonald's restaurant in Oakland, California.

A government report found that if the US raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour it would eliminate 1.3 million jobs — but also lift 1.3 million ...

Raising the federal minimum wage would cut 1.3 million jobs from the American economy but also lift an equal number of Americans out of poverty.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin doubled down on a claim about the tax bill that almost every independent group says is wrong

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed that the new GOP tax law would "pay for itself" during an interview Tuesday. The only problem is that every analysis, even those done by the Trump administration, shows the law will add to the federal debt.
Barack Obama

A new report says Trump’s attempt to ‘repeal’ Obamacare might fizzle because too many Americans like their Obamacare plan

The GOP's repeal of Obamacare's individual mandate won't be as damaging as previously thought and part of the reason is because people will want to stick with their Obamacare plans.
President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan

A new report says the Trump tax law will boost economic growth — just probably not where Trump wants it

President Donald Trump said the tax law would boost Americans workers, but much of the benefit will go to foreign investors, according to a CBO report.
President Donald Trump celebrates with Congressional Republicans after Congress passed tax reform in December 2017.

The Republican tax law will likely save the government billions on a crucial child healthcare program — but Congress still can’t make a de...

The Congressional Budget Office estimates that an extension of the Children's Health Insurance Program would cost the government $800 million over 10 years.
Barack Obama

The bipartisan Obamacare fix just got the best review of any healthcare bill this year

The Congressional Budget Office found that the bipartisan Alexander-Murray Obamacare bill would save the government money but not change the insurance coverage.
Sen. Bill Cassidy, who co-authored the healthcare bill that got a score from the CBO on Monday.

The CBO says the newest Republican healthcare bill would leave ‘millions’ more without health insurance

The Congressional Budget Office said the Graham-Cassidy bill would save enough against the federal deficit to move forward but gave little other detail.

A new analysis says 21 million more people would have no insurance under the new GOP healthcare bill

A new study by the Brookings Institution estimated that 21 million more Americans would be without insurance in 2026 compared with the current system.