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Limits In GOP Plan Could Shrink Seniors' Long-Term Health Benefits

Caps in the GOP health plan have huge implications for people over 65. In addition to helping low-income seniors with long-term care, Medicaid helps pay for some of their Medicare premiums and copays.

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Limits In GOP Plan Could Shrink Seniors' Long-Term Health Benefits

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Seeking Empathy, 'Shots Fired' Creators Flip The Script On Police Shootings

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The Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of A Special Education Student

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Fearful Farmers Rush To Find 'Guest Workers'

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