Medicaid expansion ballots: live results from Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah

Medicaid expansion ballots: live results from Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah

Voters in four states will decide whether to expand Medicaid coverage to many low-income Americans. Voters in four states will decide today on whether to expand Medicaid coverage to hundreds of thousands of low-income Americans. If successful, these ballot initiatives in Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, and Utah could expand coverage to about 300,000 low-income Americans. They will also be a crucial test of whether conservative states are ready to embrace a large plank of the Affordable…

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How to follow the US midterm elections online

How to follow the US midterm elections online

One of the most consequential US elections in recent history is taking place tonight, culminating with either a Republican sweep of the Senate and House of Representatives or a chance for the Democratic Party to retake Congress after nearly two years under President Donald Trump’s administration. Naturally, a great deal of how we participate in and monitor modern elections — like monitoring polls and forecasts, and checking live election results — happens now online, while…

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Players of Samantha Bee’s mobile game have reported over 800 instances of voter suppression

Players of Samantha Bee’s mobile game have reported over 800 instances of voter suppression

The 2018 midterm elections were always going to be a referendum on the state of America, since they’ve arrived halfway through the Trump presidency. Late-night TV has coped with the last two years of horrifying news in different ways: John Oliver trolls the Trump White House and its supporters with elaborate stunts; Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert ditch jokes in favor of impassioned monologues. And a few months ago, Full Frontal host Samantha Bee released…

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