Republicans are lost in the wilderness on health-care policy

The cynical explanation for Sen. Lindsey Graham’s warning last weekend that failure to repeal the Affordable Care Act would mean the eventual enactment of “BernieCare” and “single-payer socialism” is that he was trying to whip up the rubes. Graham was speaking on Breitbart’s Patriot Channel on satellite radio, after all; he wasn’t talking soberly about […]

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Senate Republicans pull out of bipartisan health-care talks as Graham-Cassidy picks up steam

On Tuesday evening, Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, said that he was ending bipartisan negotiations for a bill to stabilize health insurance markets and make a few changes to the Affordable Care Act, because after four hearings and involved negotiations, his group had “not […]

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