What You Missed: Affordable Care Act, San Diego Football, and More
In What You Missed, we round up the best stories for you to read on your evening commute.
The Senate voted 51-48 on budget rules that will help ease the way toward getting rid of the Affordable Care Act. The rules allow the repeal to take place with a simple majority.
During a press conference this week, President-elect Donald Trump promised that his administration would repeal and replace the health care law, but didn’t outline what it would be replaced with.
The law extends health insurance to around 20 million Americans. It also prevents issuers from denying coverage based on pre-existing conditions, and helps funnel money to Medicaid.
Even with the Senate vote, repealing “Obamacare,” as it’s known, won’t be as easy as Republicans think.
The Los Angeles Rams will be getting some company, the first time LA will have two NFL teams in years. The announcement was posted on the Chargers Twitter account.
Justice Department, FBI Review
The review will include whether FBI Director James Comey followed department policies in his investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email servers before the 2016 presidential election.
What Book You Missed
The international refugee crisis has taken a backseat in recent news amid the myriad dramas unfolding as the inauguration approaches. Patrick Kingsley’s humane and illuminating portrayal of the desperate refugees condemns that media indifference, and powerfully demonstrates its toll.