David Valadao

Essential Politics: There’s (gasp) bipartisanship on healthcare in Washington

Essential Politics

After all the bitter partisan battles of 2017 over the fate of the Affordable Care Act, it’s the last thing you’d expect to hear from Capitol Hill.

Compromise. And on a bipartisan level.

For now, though, a proposal seems to have emerged that preserves the basics of the Obamacare framework for the time being — one that even won the endorsement of President Trump.

THE TEMPORARY FIX

The proposal by Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) and Patty Murray (D-Wash.) is

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