When Carol Pak-Teng, an emergency room doctor in New Jersey, hosted a fundraiser in December for Democratic freshman Rep. Tom Malinowski, her guests, mostly doctors, were pleased when she steered the conversation to surprise medical bills.This was a chance to send a message to Washington that any surprise billing legislation should protect doctors’ incomes in their battle over payments with insurers. Lawmakers are grappling over several approaches to curtail the practice, which can leave patients on the hook for huge medical bills, even if they have insurance.As Congress begins its 2020 legisl...
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The United States on Saturday authorized Johnson & Johnson's Covid vaccine for emergency use, giving the nation a third shot to battle the outbreak that has killed more than 500,000 Americans.
The single-shot vaccine is highly effective in preventing severe Covid-19, including against newer variants, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said before giving it a green light.
Madison Cawthorn built his career on falsehoods -- and is using his seat in Congress to push lies: report
Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) was the focus of a hart-hitting investigation published by The Washington Post on Saturday.
"Madison Cawthorn was a 21-year-old freshman at a conservative Christian college when he spoke at chapel, testifying about his relationship with God. He talked emotionally about the day a car accident left him partially paralyzed and reliant on a wheelchair," The Post noted. "Cawthorn said a close friend had crashed the car in which he was a passenger and fled the scene, leaving him to die "in a fiery tomb." Cawthorn was 'declared dead,' he said in the 2017 speech at Patrick Henry College. He said he told doctors that he expected to recover and that he would 'be at the Naval Academy by Christmas.'"
This year's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) has illustrated Republican fealty to Donald Trump despite the GOP losing both chambers of Congress and the White House on his watch.
"If you watched House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's Saturday panel discussion at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) after spending four months in a coma, you'd not only think that there was no January 6 insurrection aimed at overthrowing former President Donald Trump's election loss, but that Trump actually won a second term," Axios correspondent Aaron Rupar reported Saturday. "The rest of CPAC has been similar in tone. In fact, despite President Joe Biden's decisive popular vote and Electoral College victory over Trump — and Trump's shameful efforts to overthrow the election during the transition period to a new administration — CPAC 2021 has served as a cultish celebration of the former president. None of the few remaining prominent anti-Trump Republicans were invited to speak, and no criticism of the former president has been brooked."
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