Michael’s Recent Stories
Health Jul 23Why it’s so hard to predict how much funding 9/11 first responders need
It took Congress nearly 18 years to pass a permanent bill to compensate responders and survivors. Here's why.
Politics Jul 02McConnell has about $200B to make deals on ‘Obamacare’ repeal
Many policy experts, lobbyists and senators seem skeptical that the Better Care Reconciliation Act could be saved, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has $200 billion to build a bridge to victory.
Politics Jun 28Why McConnell plans to hide health care bill’s pain until after midterms
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is well aware of the political peril of taking health benefits away from millions of voters. He also knows the danger of reneging on the pledge that helped make him the majority leader: to repeal…