Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin have reached a deal for an energy, health care, and tax policy bill after Manchin has delayed and watered it down. But the exact details of the bill, as well as its passage, are still far from guaranteed.
Aditi Ramaswami is an associate editor at the Lever.
After working as a top aide for Senator Joe Manchin, Jonathan Kott launched an anti–Bernie Sanders dark money group and now lobbies for oil giants, Big Pharma, and Fox News. His career is a perfect illustration of DC’s corrupt revolving-door culture.
The Democratic National Committee is running ads in several states suggesting that the GOP is trying to overturn Roe v. Wade and pass a national abortion ban — bafflingly ignoring that Roe has already been reversed and many states already have abortion bans.
According to a recently passed law, each hospital in the US must provide comprehensive, easy-to-understand information about their services’ prices. New research shows that most hospitals are flouting it.
A secretive, well-financed dark money network helped build the Supreme Court’s radical conservative supermajority and has been bankrolling its toxic caseload — all to create the appearance of broad-based support for extremist rulings.
Cable news networks are tapping hawkish ex-military officials to analyze the war in Ukraine. Yet they fail to mention these pundits’ ties to defense contractors — and their financial interest in pushing US military intervention.
The Republican-led Congressional Budget Office has realized what many of us have long known: the existing corporate-run health care system is immiserating millions — and Medicare for All could quickly fix the catastrophe.
The reconciliation bill’s clean energy rebate program sneaks in a provision that could tie homeowners’ appliances to natural gas for a long time — benefiting fossil fuel companies at the expense of the climate.