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Sorry, zombie Trumpcare, but that's not freedom

Here’s exactly what the measures that won over the Freedom Caucus would change: States could apply for a waiver to opt out of Obamacare’s rule that prohibits health insurers from charging sick people more than healthy people. So insurance for people with preexisting conditions might technically still be on the …

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Chicago betting on Obama center to bring hope to South Side

As Chicago Tribune columnist Dahleen Glanton wrote: The Obama Presidential Center, unlike some other presidential libraries, would not be a tribute to the accomplishments of the first African-American in the White House; it would be an institution for training the Barack Obamas and Michelle Obamas of the future. Of course, …

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How Trumpcare ends health insurance as we know it

Obamacare’s “essential health benefits” and other protections helped halve personal bankruptcies. As Vox and The Hill among others reported in March, Republicans have been trying to reduce premiums by eliminating the ACA’s list of 10 mandated benefits insurers must provide. These provisions regarding prescription drug coverage, hospitalization, out-patient treatment, mental …

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