The Senate’s bill will help small businesses and families while promoting energy independence.
My colleague streiff posted on Friday about a lawsuit filed by a retired attorney (who else?) accusing the GOP of doing THE RICO!!!1! As a reminder, here is a quote from the article streiff cited: A retired attorney in Virginia Beach is so incensed that Republicans couldn’t repeal the Affordable Care Act he’s suing to get political donations back, accusing the GOP of fraud and | Read More »
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The Republicans’ “Seven-Year War” to repeal the Affordable Care Act appears dead. Last night, three GOP senators bucked their party and president, siding with Democrats to vote down a last-minute effort to repeal portions of the law. Here are three takeaways from last night’s vote. 1. It’s tough to govern with a fractured majority As […]
It appears that any chance of repealing (and replacing?) the Affordable Care Act died last night as Lisa Murkowski and Susan Collins were joined by John McCain in opposing the Senate’s “skinny repeal” bill. Here’s how it went down. Yesterday afternoon, the Senate voted against a straight repeal of the Affordable Care Act. It was a floor vote Mitch McConnell had promised after the failure | Read More »
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Senate Republicans voted Tuesday night to open debate on repealing and possibly replacing the Affordable Care Act — the first iteration of which promptly stumbled on procedural grounds. But does any proposal have enough support to pass? The ACA repeal was always going to be a tough, uphill battle in the Senate, as we explained […]
This week marked the utter collapse of health care reform efforts in the U.S. Senate. With several GOP defections, the Senate’s bill was mercifully put out of its misery. Of course, Mitch McConnell has put forward the very idea he appears to have wanted to avoid by calling for a floor vote for a full repeal of the Affordable Care Act… which, if you recall, | Read More »
After seven years of promising to repeal Obamacare, Republicans expected that taking control of the two elected branches of government would make reaching that goal simple. With their latest stumble in doing so, we can draw two important lessons. First, judging policy packages by their partisan wrappers rather than their actual parts can be a […]
It’s almost like they should have listened to what the voters and conservatives have said for the last 8 years or something.
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The Senate will be waiting a bit longer to take up consideration of a GOP-led health care reform effort following a medical procedure to one of the GOP’s members. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tweeted out a statement on Saturday night, saying consideration would be deferred to a later date while Senator John McCain recovers from have a blood clot removed above his eye. My statement | Read More »