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Salem Media at the White House As Tax Reform Effort Begins

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Townhall Review – September 21, 2017 Mike Gallagher and Hugh Hewitt are invited to the White House to interview President Trump and Vice President Pence. President Trump discusses healthcare and media bias, while VP Pence discusses the administration’s focus on tax cuts and foreign relations. Sally Pipes, president of the...

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Lanhee Chen: A Step In The Right Direction On Health Care

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So far this year, Republicans in Washington have been unable to fulfill their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. It’s been a source of great frustration to those around the country who have suffered under the weight of higher health insurance premiums, and fewer health care choices. To help address...

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Lanhee Chen: The Bernie Plan: Too Good to Be True

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Senator Bernie Sanders has recently introduced “ Medic are for all” legislation, which would enroll all Americans into the nation’s Medicare program within four years. Senator Sanders argues that his proposal would create a system that “works not just for millionaires and billionaires, but for all of us.” As Democrats and...

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Lanhee Chen: One More Opportunity For Health Care Reform

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After several unsuccessful attempts this year, Republicans have one last chance to deliver on their seven-year old promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Legislation recently introduced by Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson eliminates some of ObamaCare’s most unpopular provisions and enacts reforms that will help...

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Lanhee Chen: A Plea for Nuance in Polarized Times

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The views held by the protestors in the recent events in Charlottesville, Virginia—the voices of white supremacy, neo-Nazi organizations and the KKK—have no place in our society. But make no mistake: There are other—credible—voices on the political right in America today that have been marginalized on college campuses and other...

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Lanhee Chen: The Real-World Impact of Regulatory Reform

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On the campaign trail last year, Donald Trump vowed repeatedly to cut and limit federal regulations that threaten to kill jobs and restrict economic growth. So far, he’s made good on that promise. A study just out from the American Action Network found that in their first six months, the...

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Lanhee Chen: We Should Listen to Senator McCain

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I hope you heard about Senator John McCain’s heroic to the floor of the United States Senate to keep the effort to repeal and replace Obamacare alive. We should—and his colleagues should—listen. With reference to “their deliberations” he said: “They can be sincere and principled. But they are more partisan,...

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Lanhee Chen: Obamacare Enshrined

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Over seven years ago, Democrats in Congress joined President Obama to create a massive expansion of Washington’s role in our health care system. And in the time since then, we’ve witnessed the many ways in which Obamacare has hurt the American health system. Republicans in the United States Senate had...

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Lanhee Chen: The Terror Threat Is Real

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In the last week alone, terrorists have attacked or attempted to attack targets in European nations we call allies and friends. One of the main railway stations in Brussels, Belgium was targeted. So too were innocent civilians on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. These attempts came on the heels of deadly...

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Lanhee Chen: Karen Handel’s Victory

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Republican Karen Handel’s victory in the special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District will generate a lot of punditry and spin. Democrats will argue that they got a lot closer than they should have in a district that Republican Tom Price, now the Secretary of Health and Human Services, won...

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Lanhee Chen: Americans

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As Americans, we are drawn together by so much more than what divides us. We have a common sense of purpose and destiny. And we wake up each day knowing how blessed we are to live in this remarkable country. Even as we are saddened by news of the shooting...

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Lanhee Chen: Single-Payer for the Golden State?

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The California State Senate recently passed legislation creating a government-run, single-payer health care system in the Golden State. The idea is so bad that even Governor Jerry Brown has expressed concerns about it. What’s wrong with the idea? It replaces the existing, largely private-sector system and will force people out...

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Lanhee Chen: An Opportunity For The Senate

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The effort to repeal and replace Obamacare has now moved to the United States Senate, where our elected representatives have the important responsibility of improving upon the American Health Care Act—the reform legislation that passed the House a few weeks ago. There will likely be disagreements between Senators over key...

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