Obamacare exemptions could create a financial incentive for employers to hire amnestied immigrants and five senators supporting the bill will not answer questions about that fact, the Weekly Standard reports.
President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act fails to address the problem of escalating health care costs, according to testimony by health care experts at a committee hearing Tuesday.
As Sen. Max Baucus prepares to leave the U.S. Senate in 2014, the Washington Free Beacon takes a look at some of the iconic moments of the Montana Democrat’s three-decade career.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) shelved his party’s gun bill Thursday after a stinging defeat the day before, but Democrats, the White House, and gun control advocates have vowed to keep fighting.
Opponents of Obamacare on Thursday seized on warnings from two of its legislative architects that implementation of the law could be disastrous. “I just see a huge train wreck coming down,” said Sen. Max Baucus (D., Mont.), who is chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and wrote large portions of the law.
In 2005 and 2006, Democrats attacked the so-called “K Street Project,” a Republican initiative to cultivate relationships—financial and otherwise—with like-minded lobbyists working in downtown D.C. Congressional staffers would leave the Hill, join friendly lobbying firms, and then funnel personal and PAC contributions to GOP legislators. Democrats claimed to be sickened by this so-called “culture of corruption.”
That was then.