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Editorial: Tax reform is going nowhere

Editorial: Tax reform is going nowhere

In a rational political environment, there's a strong argument for tax reform—the next item on President Donald Trump's agenda. But we don't live in such an environment. Cutting taxes when the economy is near full employment will do nothing more than blow a massive hole in the federal budget.

Editorial: Pull the plug on this monstrosity

Editorial: Pull the plug on this monstrosity

If McConnell and President Donald Trump can pass anything on healthcare, it will not be because the legislation was made palatable. It will be because the moderates accepted Band-Aids for the grievous wounds inflicted on their neediest constituents.

Editorial: Eight reasons why the GOP healthcare bill ultimately failed

Editorial: Eight reasons why the GOP healthcare bill ultimately failed

Asked about his Bay of Pigs fiasco, President John F. Kennedy responded, "Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan." The opposite is true for the latest iteration of the GOP healthcare bill, which would have eliminated insurance coverage for more than 20 million people.

Editorial: 'This is a disaster'

Editorial: 'This is a disaster'

Guess how many healthcare groups are lining up to support the Better Care Reconciliation Act? None. Which begs the question of why the Senate would move forward in the face of so much opposition.

Editorial: How to keep payment reform moving ahead

Editorial: How to keep payment reform moving ahead

The only silver lining in the massive storm cloud hovering over the Affordable Care Act is the persistence of bipartisan support for payment reforms aimed at improving healthcare quality and lowering its cost.

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