“Cruelty, Incompetence, Lies” — not unique to Graham/Cassidy

In this useful essay, Paul Krugman exposes what happens when modern Republicans are asked to govern. To become particularly outraged, read the Vox.com article to which he provides a link. The point is that Republicans treatment of health care is not limited to health care. Cruelty, Incompetence, Lies

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Update on Graham-Cassidy: Looming Threat to Healthcare

Mitch McConnell says he won’t go through the embarrassment of another floor vote unless he can count 50 votes. Good news is that Rand Paul has declared he won’t vote for this one. If McCain, Murkowski, and Collins hold firm — or if we only lose one — we’ll be ok. But Collins has shown […]

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Defend the ACA: Oppose Graham-Cassidy

WHAT’S HAPPENING: The Republicans are taking another run at “repeal and replace.” They have until Sept. 30 to slide through a bill with just 50 votes (plus Mike Pence). Their defeats earlier this summer don’t seem to be discouraging them. There is now a move in the Senate to pass a new bill sponsored by Senators Graham, […]

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Action Alert: Another Run at Repeal and Replace

Republicans are taking another run at “repeal and replace.” It must be stopped just like their attacks this summer on the ACA were stopped. The “Graham-Cassidy-Heller-Johnson” bill would radically change our health care system and cause millions to lose their health care coverage. The bill will hurt low and middle-income Americans.  The Republican bill will not only […]

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Study: Trump actions trigger health premium hikes for 2018 | Business | azdailysun.com

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration’s own actions are triggering double-digit premium increases on individual health insurance policies purchased by many consumers, a nonpartisan study has found. Source: Study: Trump actions trigger health premium hikes for 2018 | Business | azdailysun.com

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The Battle for the ACA and Universal Coverage Is Far from Over

While we celebrate the defeat of repeal and replace last week, we must recognize the battles for affordable, universal coverage are far from over and demand our continued attention and activism. Thank you to all who showed up at the Our Lines on the Line Rally on Saturday! Thank you to our Precinct Committee Person, […]

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Our Lives Are on the Line: Rally

On July 29, Americans across the country are coming together to make it clear that “Our Lives Are on the Line” if Republicans pass Trumpcare and strip health care coverage from 32 million Americans. Northern Arizona residents can join the nationwide movement with a rally at Flagstaff City Hall, Saturday at 11 a.m. “Our Lives […]

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Our Lives are on the Line: Phonebank @ HQ

Planned Parenthood is hosting a phonebank to increase support and turnout for Saturday’s Our Lives Are On The Line Rally. Volunteers will be calling supporters to get the word out and confirm attendance. Give the office a call (928-214-0393) if you would like to join us!

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DNC Statement on Senator Flake’s Vote to Repeal the Affordable Care Act

In response to Senator Flake voting for the Republican health care repeal that would have stripped health care from thousands of Arizonians, DNC Chair Tom Perez released the following statement: “Last night, when he thought no one was watching, Senator Flake broke his promise to improve health care for his constituents, voting for a bill […]

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ACA Repeal Is a Jobs Killer (as well as a people killer)

A third of all jobs created in the United States in the past decade have been in health care. America could lose more than a million jobs if the Senate votes to repeal the Affordable Care Act. That’s according to a report from George Washington University’s Milken Institute School of Public Health and the Commonwealth Fund. “This legislation could single-handedly […]

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