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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Health Providers, Pharmaceuticals Still ‘Ripping-Off’ Americans

It just doesn’t end!

Every year American consumers must pay more for their health care and pharmaceutical needs and every year health care providers and the pharmaceutical industry — with the help of our Congress — figure-out new ways to cut their costs and increase ours.

There are many ways Americans are being ‘ripped-off’. I will focus on a few ways this is occurring and how we pay more every year for our prescription medications and health care plans.

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Obama ready to end torture of prisoners

President-elect Barack Obama is preparing to prohibit the use of waterboarding and harsh interrogation techniques by ordering the CIA to follow military rules for questioning prisoners, according to two U.S. officials familiar with drafts of the plans. Still under debate is whether to include a loophole that would allow exceptions in extraordinary cases.

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House Democrats Give Shape to Tax-Cut Plans

House Democrats yesterday offered a more detailed analysis of a $275 billion tax-cut plan that gives two-thirds of its benefits to individual taxpayers, part of the $825 billion stimulus package they hope to send to President-elect Barack Obama before President’s Day.

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Paulson’s Next Stop: Johns Hopkins

Treasury Secretary Henry M. Paulson Jr. said yesterday that he has decided to take a position at Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies after he leaves the Treasury Department.

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Obama’s Inauguration Planners Strive to Set the Right Tone

When a train pulls out of Philadelphia today carrying President-elect Barack Obama on a symbolic journey to Washington, it will set off a four-day inaugural celebration of unprecedented ambition that has been calibrated to strike a balance between marking a moment many thought would never come an…

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