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How Medicaid forces the disabled to be poor (but some bipartisan help is on the way).

Medicaid does have one huge flaw, which hurts millions of people living with disabilities, injuries, or chronic illness. Generally, recipients are forbidden from having more than two or three thousand dollars in the bank.

Danny Werfel's Capitol Hill charm offensive

Acting IRS commissioner Danny Werfel has managed to win over Republican and Democratic lawmakers alike during his recent Capitol Hill appearances.

GSA: Federal government could default on rent under House appropriations bill

The measure, which would cut funding for the agency by $476 million, passed through committee on Wednesday.


House panel advances D.C. bill with funding cuts, abortion rules

The bill also continues the ban on using locally raised money for abortions.