Now that Democrats hold the majority in the House, the committees overseeing health care will also see a shakeup in committee leadership. But in the Senate, where Republicans maintained control, the changes will be more modest.
The issue is one that lawmakers from both parties, as well as President Donald Trump, are all eager to address. But other health care priorities from the Democrats might be checked by the cushy majority the Republicans hold in the Senate.
Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations.
Pharmaceutical companies have contributed heavily to candidates, with 63 percent of their donations going to Democrats, Stat reports. And in other election-related news, KHN explains the “Medicare-for-all” buzz. Plus, how anti-vaccine supporters are backing candidates and a look at where the Georgia gubernatorial candidates stand on health issues.