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Elevators close on Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., as he arrived at Trump Tower on Wednesday. AP/Carolyn Kaster

When Tom Price dabbled with something like Obamacare

9:11 am Dec. 2, 2016

Former Georgia Democratic operative Liz Flowers points us to an experimental period in the life of Tom Price, now President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Price now

Guests watch a television broadcast of President-elect Donald Trump as he gives his acceptance speech, during an election night event organized by the U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia, on Wednesday. AP/Boris Grdanoski

Tuesday’s fallout: Ralph Reed regains lost mojo, and a Ga. fight for Medicaid expansion just vanished

9:02 am Nov. 9, 2016

Random thoughts on fallout following President-elect Donald Trump’s victory on Tuesday, in no particular order:

— Ralph Reed, founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, returns to influence in Washington by tamping down the evangelical revolt against a thrice-married candidate. He’s got a morning press conference in D.C.

— Look for chatter to start about a former President Barack Obama making a 2020 run for the White House. Or Michelle Obama?

— Not