During Republican primaries, we often hear the “Buckley Rule” referred to by conservative commentators. Its popular understanding (which doesn’t quite match up with its literal meaning as put forth by William F. Buckley Jr.) is that Republicans should support the most conservative candidate who is electable. The concept has always made… CONTINUE
Donald Trump had been a big vocal backer of the American Health Care Act, which failed to make it to a floor vote today in the House. Between him and other key senior staff members, there are multiple reports of 11th hour lobbying to get reluctant House members to support the bill. Still, one member of the inner circle was noticeably absent in the week | Read More »
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Math is hard.
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AHCA has declared open season on absurdity and hunted it into extinction
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Speaker Paul Ryan (R – Wisc.) spoke to the camera shortly as he left the meeting with the full Republican conference on Thursday night. A tired and solemn looking Ryan reiterated that Republicans were committed to making health care affordable for all Americans and that they would vote on the American Health Care Act on Friday. Paul Ryan on Obamacare: “We will repeal and replace | Read More »
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In what reality does it make sense to warn your opponent against taking action that would work in your favor?
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Late Monday, Republicans released the modified American Health Care Act, changed in negotiation after what they might call resistance but what I would call “yuge backlash”. Dubbed “Obamacare Lite” by some – notably some members of the House Freedom Caucus – the President, the Speaker, and the Rules Committee met and negotiated with members of the House, and have presented their new version. It’s a | Read More »
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Chairman Mark Meadows on Monday, following the meeting of the House Freedom Caucus said that the caucus will not…
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Even when you’re expecting it, a punch is still a punch.
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