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A good, but infuriating, piece by David Dayen. I hope that Democrats get their acts together enough to do something about CHIP. Obviously Republicans will be difficult to impossible to negotiate with, but Democrats have to try. Really try. For This Congress, Children Come Last As lawmakers prepare to pass massive tax cuts for the wealthy, nearly 20 million poor Americans are needlessly at risk of losing their health insurance. In five states (Arizona, California, Minnesota, Ohio, and Oregon) and the District of Columbia, what funding remained for CHIP will run out by the end of December. Federal officials found … Continue reading →