The POTUS tweeted this map today, which illustrates just how much more the average 25-year-old woman pays for health insurance in each state. The worst offenders are Arkansas and Wyoming, the only two states where women pay on average 76 to 100 percent more than their male peers.
The Affordable Care Act (or “Obamacare”) is currently being debated in the Supreme Court. If it survives and is enacted in 2014, this pay gap — termed “gender-rating” — will be outlawed.
- President Trump signed executive orders today to advance the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, prompting praise from pro-Trump unions.
- Mark Zuckerberg denied rumors that he might run for president, telling BuzzFeed News, "I'm focused on building our community at Facebook."
- Press Secretary Sean Spicer at today's White House briefing defended Trump's claim that millions of people voted illegally—but he cited a debunked study.
- And the 2017 Oscar nominations for Best Picture are "La La Land," "Moonlight," "Arrival," "Hidden Figures," "Hacksaw Ridge," "Manchester by the Sea," "Lion," "Fences," and "Hell or High Water" 🎥 🎬