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‘Red alert’: Advocates take to Capitol Hill to demand funding for community health centers

Federal funding for health clinics that primarily serve the poor lapsed 129 days ago. For this Congress, it’s par for the course: the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) faced a fiscal crisis for 114 days before lawmakers acted. And like CHIP, community health centers enjoy bipartisan support. Even so, continued inaction could amount to a 20 […]

Shutdown victory or defeat?

The government shutdown is over, but did the Democrats win or lose by agreeing to reopen the government for the next three weeks in exchange for the GOP funding the CHIP children’s health insurance program and promising to hold a DACA vote? That’s our big topic in today’s episode. We also look at the successful […]

Republicans fund children's health insurance program, but leave their local health centers in the lurch

Congressional Democrats and Republicans alike are congratulating themselves for finally passing new funding for the Childrens Health Insurance Program—and for another six years yet! The funding, which was part of the continuing resolution to end the three-day government shutdown, brought to a close...

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Cashing in Their CHIP

Senate Democrats accepted an offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to pass a continuing resolution funding the government and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, while postponing debate on immigration legislation.

The Best Reason for Democrats Ending the Shutdown Now: CHIP Funding

Amy Davidson Sorkin on the conflict between Democrats and Republicans over funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program amid the government shutdown.

Terrifying reality for children's health is a game in Congress

Rachel Maddow points out that while Republicans are trying to use funding of the Children's Health Insurance Program as a bargaining tool, millions of...

Shutdown Hackery

Shutdown politics are deeply exasperating. But they can also prove useful, as the melodrama reveals who the hacks are. Yesterday afternoon, Nancy Pelosi said the following about funding the Children’s Health Insurance Program in theShow More Summary

Montana can continue funding CHIP through mid-March

Montana has enough money to continue funding the Children's Health Insurance Program through mid-March. Marie Matthews, manager of the health department's Medicaid and Health Services Branch, told a legislative interim … Click to Continue »

Trump Tweet Blows Up GOP Strategy to Avoid Shutdown

[President] Trump upended the GOP's strategy to avert a shutdown early Thursday when he declared that an extension of a federal health insurance program for children "should be part of a long-term solution" and not a stopgap spending plan. Show More Summary

Best of Late Night: Jimmy Kimmel Jumps Back Into the G.O.P. Health Care Debate

2 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Urging Congress to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program, Mr. Kimmel used a favorite character to illustrate his point: the petulant barista.

Jimmy Kimmel Slams GOP for Holding Sick Kids Hostage in Shutdown Fight

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

ABC Back in December, Jimmy Kimmel held his baby boy Billy in his arms as he stood on the set of his late-night show and practically begged members of Congress to protect the Children’s Health Care Insurance program. One month later,...Show More Summary

Trump Does It Again - Torches GOP Plan to Hold Children's Health Insurance Program for Ransom and Blame Democrats

Another classic Trump moment today, as he destroys the GOP's plan to accuse Democrats who vote no on the spending bill of not caring about children, because the bill includes a short term extension of the Children’s Health InsuranceShow More Summary

CHIP isn’t the only health program Congress has failed to fund

It’s been 110 days since Congress failed to refinance the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) that insures nine million kids nationwide. And the same is true for community health centers, which provide health care services to 27 million patients nationwide. As members of Congress continue to wrangle over legislative details ahead of the potential government […]

Nancy Pelosi shoots down Paul Ryan’s funding bill: ‘This is like a bowl of doggie doo with a cherry on top’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted a Republican proposal to temporarily fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as part of a continuing resolution that would prevent a government shutdown. At her weekly press briefing, Pelosi was asked to respond to...

White House spokesman: Trump supports House effort to fund government, extend children's health insurance program

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House spokesman: Trump supports House effort to fund government, extend children's health insurance program.

Trump sends GOP leaders scrambling after contradicting a key part of their government shutdown plan

President Donald Trump tweeted that funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) should be extended long-term and "not a 30 Day, or short term, extension!" Republicans attached a six-year extension of CHIP to their current...Show More Summary

Trump Upsets Republican Strategy to Avoid Shutdown

“President Trump blew up Republican strategies to keep the government open past Friday when on Thursday morning he said a long-term extension of the popular Children’s Health Insurance Program should not be part of a stopgap spending bill pending before [...]

LOOP: Trump to address March for Life via livestream

DEMS FLIP FLOP  For months, Democrats accused Republicans of opposing health care funding for children. So Republicans put forward a bill to fund the Children’s Health Insurance Program for six years in a one-month spending bill to prevent a government shutdown. Show More Summary

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