NEW: An analysis published Tuesday estimates that preventable costs for treating hospitalized, unvaccinated Covid-19 patients reached $5.7 billion over the last three months.
The data analysis from the Kaiser Family Foundation found, using data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, as well as studies on health care costs, that each preventable Covid-19 hospitalization costs about $20,000.

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23 Jun
JUST IN: The Republican-chaired Michigan Senate Oversight Committee just released a 35-page report rejecting baseless claims made by President Trump and his allies that the 2020 election in the state was fraudulent.
The committee says it “found no evidence of widespread or systematic fraud in Michigan’s prosecution of the 2020 election.”
While it identified “vulnerabilities” in Michigan’s voting system, the committee affirmatively states in the report that “citizens should be confident the results represent the true results of the ballots cast by the people of Michigan” in 2020.
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9 Apr
NEW: The House Ethics Committee has launched two separate investigations into GOP Reps. Matt Gaetz and Tom Reed.
The committee says it's investigating Gaetz for potentially having “engaged in sexual misconduct and/or illicit drug use, shared inappropriate images or videos on the House floor, misused state identification records, converted campaign funds to personal use,...
and/or accepted a bribe, improper gratuity, or impermissible gift, in violation of House Rules, laws, or other standards of conduct.”
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7 Oct 20
In an unprecedented move, the New England Journal of Medicine on Weds published an editorial written by its editors condemning the Trump administration for its response to the #Covid19 pandemic & calling for the current leadership in the United States to be voted out of office.
"This crisis has produced a test of leadership. With no good options to combat a novel pathogen, countries were forced to make hard choices about how to respond. Here in the United States, our leaders have failed that test. They have taken a crisis and turned it into a tragedy...
“Anyone else who recklessly squandered lives and money in this way would be suffering legal consequences. Our leaders have largely claimed immunity for their actions. But this election gives us the power to render judgment," the editorial says.
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