The health care bill Republicans recently pushed through the House would leave 23 million more Americans without insurance and confront others who have costly medical conditions with coverage that could prove unaffordable, Congress' official budget analysts said Wednesday.
A reporter said Greg Gianforte, the Republican candidate for Montana's sole congressional seat, body-slammed him Wednesday, the day before voting takes place in the nationally watched special election. The Guardian posted audio that it said was from the incident.
Despite a budget surplus and a special session, lawmakers have not yet reached agreement on key budget bills. Hear the "Playing Politics" analysis from WCCO Radio's John Williams and the Star Tribune Editorial Board's John Rash and Lori Sturdevant.