It’s Healthcare…

Two years ago today, the GOP and Trump tried to repeal Obamacare. The House passed a full repeal bill that was later stopped in the Senate by one vote — John McCain’s. Now Senator McSally sits in McCain’s seat but then she was a Congresswoman in the House who said, as the vote was about […]

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Democrats’ Plan for Healthcare

In 2018 Democrats won by promising to protect Obamacare. On Tuesday, the Democratic-controlled House of Representative moved to make good on that promise. The Democrats’ bill aims to lower health insurance premiums, strengthen protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions, and ban the sale of “junk insurance,” which the Trump Administration has authorized insurance companies […]

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Judge’s Ruling on ACA Lands Like a “Stink Bomb”

The Associated Press reports:  “A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who’ve seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul’s core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions and Medicaid for more low-income people.” Last Friday’s decision by a […]

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Trump Takes Major Swipes at the Affordable Care Act

Even with majorities in both houses of Congress, Republicans were unable to pass a repeal of the Affordable Care Act in 2017 even though they had made “Repeal Obamacare” a campaign cry ever since it came into being in 2010. When Republicans finally controlled Congress and the Presidency in 2017,  the American people rose up […]

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Action Alert: Save the ACA (yes, again)

As of last night, Congressional Republicans are coming after the Affordable Care Act again as they reach for cash to pay for their massive corporate tax cut and elimination of the tax on estates valued at over $5 million. Call and tell your Senators and Representatives that this is just plain wrong. From WaPo, Finance […]

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Trump’s first 100 days marred by health law failures

Under the latest GOP proposal, insurers could once again charge sick people higher premiums. Source: Republicans’ new health amendment lets insurers charge sick people more, cover less – Vox But Congress would exempt itself from certain provisions making their insurance more expensive. Source: An exemption for Congress roils Republicans’ latest health care effort _Vox But, but:  Republicans […]

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Ryan’s Health Law Would Undermine Trump’s Campaign Promise

Desperate to pass some “Repeal and Replace” of Obamacare, Republicans are prepared to destroy coverage for pre-existing conditions. The Upshot, by Margot Sanger-Katz

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