‘Donald Trump is a symptom, not the cause’: Tim Kaine’s journey to healing

Hillary Clinton’s running mate experienced defeat by Trump. His new book documents his attempt to understand America

Jack Kemp. Joe Lieberman. John Edwards. Sarah Palin. Paul Ryan. All ran for vice-president of the United States and fell short. All had to confront the question: what next? The same fate befell Tim Kaine, whose turn as running mate to Hillary Clinton in 2016 ended in a catastrophic defeat by Donald Trump and Mike Pence. The US has not recovered, as polarisation, rancou...

Nearly one-quarter of adults booted from Medicaid are still uninsured, survey finds

Nearly a quarter of adults who said they were disenrolled from Medicaid coverage in the past year since states started resuming eligibility checks remain uninsured, according to a survey released Friday by KFF. 

The survey is the first to look at health coverage among adults who had Medicaid coverage in early 2023, just before states resumed eligibility checks and disenrollments after pandemic-era protections ended. 

It found that nearly half of th...

Bottom Line: JPMorgan Chase hires several former members of Congress

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​JPMorgan Chase hired Venture Government Strategies to lobby on a range of issues related to tax, budget, banking, securities, housing and financial services. Former Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kansas) will work on the account.

Dentons also registered to lobby on these issues for JPMorgan Chase. Former Reps. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) and Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) will work on the account.

Ex-Biden chief of staff: President is ‘out there too much talking about bridges’

Former White House chief of staff Ron Klain on Tuesday reportedly bemoaned that President Biden is spending too much time talking about infrastructure projects like bridges as Americans deal with rising costs.

“I think the president is out there too much talking about bridges,” Klain said in comments reported by Politico, which obtained audio of his comments at an event hosted by “Democracy: A Journal of Ideas.”

“He does two or three events a week where he’s cutting ...

5 things to know about the tax filing deadline

The April 15 tax filing deadline is less than a week away at a pivotal moment for U.S. tax administration, with the IRS undergoing big changes in the wake of a major funding boost and offering new ways for Americans to file their taxes.

As of March 29, the IRS has received more than 90.3 million tax returns, and metrics are generally trending higher for this tax year compared to last.

The number of returns received by the IRS is up 0.2 percent compared to th...

5 things to know about the tax filing deadline

The April 15 tax filing deadline is less than a week away at a pivotal moment for U.S. tax administration, with the IRS undergoing big changes in the wake of a major funding boost and offering new ways for Americans to file their taxes. 

As of March 29, the IRS has received more than 90.3 million tax returns and metrics are generally trending higher for this tax year compared to last.

The number of returns received by the IRS is up 0.2 percent compared ...

Trump’s abortion stance draws bipartisan ire

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