What to Know in Washington: Odds Remain Long for Stimulus Deal

A last-ditch attempt by Democrats and the White House to restart negotiations on a new stimulus drew skepticism in Congress that a deal could be reached and written into law by Election Day.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Trump Leaves Health Debates to Congress

President Donald Trump signed an executive order intended to pressure Republican lawmakers, who have long been unable to put together an Obamacare alternative, to develop a plan to protect people with pre-existing health conditions.

`Learning Pods’ Spread to Left-Behind Kids With Cities’ Help (1)

Prolonged school closures driven by the coronavirus pandemic prompted parents across the country to start learning “pods”—some with well-paid tutors—for small groups of children to learn in person.

South Carolina Congressional Contest Sparks a Race to the Middle

Look at their slogans to get a sense of how much House candidates in South Carolina’s Lowcountry are shunning party labels.

What to Know in Washington: Trump Preps Health Orders Amid Race

President Donald Trump plans a major health care speech today in North Carolina, outlining how he’d tackle Americans’ medical costs in a second term in an attempt to address a growing electoral vulnerability.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Democrats Ready ACA, Supreme Court Message

Democratic leaders are putting Obamacare at the center of their biggest battles ahead of the election, arguing Republicans are trying to defeat the health law by confirming a new Supreme Court justice and re-electing Donald Trump.

Ransomware Threat Could Mean Agency Investments: This Is IT

Ransomware is a growing concern, according to a panel of intelligence community experts during the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s third annual National Cybersecurity Summit on Sept. 16. To address the increase in attacks, agencies are likely to require contractor hel...

Democrats Ready Obamacare, Supreme Court Campaign Messaging

Democratic leaders are putting Obamacare at the center of their biggest campaign battles, arguing Republicans are trying to defeat the health law by confirming a new Supreme Court justice and re-electing President Donald Trump.

What to Know in Washington: Roberts Will Struggle to Hold Center

Chief Justice John Roberts’ efforts to rein in his conservative colleagues and slow walk major changes in U.S. law will be more difficult after the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

HEALTH CARE BRIEFING: Trump Tees Up Health-Care Orders This Week

The White House is planning to roll out executive orders to protect Americans from surprise medical bills and require insurers to cover pre-existing conditions, according to two people familiar with the planning.
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