Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care and other issues for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
The musical features a number of absurd things about the notorious provocateur Shkreli, many of which happen to be true.
Republican leaders have their best chance to repeal Obamacare, but intraparty divisions could doom a pending bill in Congress.
The bill is drawing fire from conservatives who say it doesn't go far enough to repeal Obamacare, and Democrats who say it goes too far.
Almost half of the public thinks fewer people would be insured and that health costs would be higher under the Republican plan.
The Congressional Budget Office estimated 24 million more people would be uninsured by 2026 under a Republican bill.
A Republican bill to replace Obamacare would provide much less in the way of tax credits that subsidize monthly health premiums.
The Office of Management and Budget projected that 26 million more people would be uninsured in 2016 if a GOP bill becomes law.
Chuck Schumer argued the CBO reports shows the plan will "cause serious harm to millions of American families."
Rep. Nancy Pelosi is slated to discuss the Congressional Budget Office's report on the proposed health care replacement law.
The Congressional Budget Office's estimates will become ammunition in the fight to save all or major parts of the Affordable Care Act.