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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: ACA in Peril With Ginsburg’s Seat in Play

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — and the insistence of President Donald Trump and the GOP-led Senate to fill that vacancy this year — could have major implications for health care. The high court will hear yet another case challenging the […]

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Trump-Biden Race Could Hinge on How Florida’s Pinellas County Swings

CLEARWATER, Fla. — Betty Jones voted for President Donald Trump in 2016, but the lifelong Republican has her doubts she will do it again this year. The federal response to the coronavirus pandemic that has killed about 200,000 Americans and forced older adults to restrict their activities has her contemplating a leadership change. It “makes […]

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¿Regalo para Florida? Trump aprobaría pronto importación de medicamentos de Canadá

SOBRE NOTICIAS EN ESPAÑOL Noticias en español es una sección de Kaiser Health News que contiene traducciones de artículos de gran interés para la comunidad hispanohablante, y contenido original enfocado en la población hispana que vive en los Estados Unidos. Use Nuestro Contenido Este contenido puede usarse de manera gratuita (detalles). A pesar de las […]

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KHN’s ‘What the Health?’: The Politics of Science

Can’t see the audio player? Click here to listen on SoundCloud. The headlines from this week will be about how President Donald Trump knew early on how serious the coronavirus pandemic was likely to become but purposely played it down. Potentially more important during the past few weeks, though, are reports of how White House officials […]

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Republican Convention, Day 4: Fireworks … and Shining a Light on Trump’s Claims

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump accepted the Republican Party’s nomination for president in a 70-minute speech from the South Lawn of the White House on Thursday night. Speaking to a friendly crowd that didn’t appear to be observing social distancing conventions, […]

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Trump Again Claims He’s Bringing Down Drug Prices, But Details of How Are Skimpy

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump has long considered lowering the high cost of prescription drugs to be one of his signature issues, and it is likely to be a talking point he relies on throughout the upcoming campaign. During his afternoon […]

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Democratic Convention, Night 4: ‘Facts Over Fiction’ in Biden’s Speech

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). In a near-empty arena on the river in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, former Vice President Joe Biden accepted the Democratic nomination for president, promising hope over fear, fairness over privilege, love over hate. And, he said, “Facts over […]

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Democratic Convention, Night 3: Making the Party Lines Clear

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). The third night of the Democratic National Convention was all about one thing: Sen. Kamala Harris of California becoming the first Black and Indian American woman to accept a major political party’s vice presidential nomination. But key Democratic criticisms […]

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Democratic Convention, Night 2: Defending the ACA and Attacking Trump on Pandemic

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). The second night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention featured a 17-person keynote speech, past presidents, a roll call vote that doubled as a virtual tour of the United States and an emphasis on health care and national security […]

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Democratic Convention, Night 1: Hitting Trump Team on Pandemic Preparedness

This story was produced in partnership with PolitiFact. This story can be republished for free (details). On the first night of the Democrats’ 2020 national convention, one thing was clear. This time would be different. No crowds, buttons, placards or party swag. The coronavirus pandemic was an ever-present theme. Still, there was a virtual National […]