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Federal Opinion: Healthcare Bill Is About The GOP Saving Itself, Not American Citizens

Opinion: Healthcare Bill Is About The GOP Saving Itself, Not American Citizens

By Demetrius Harris on Sat, Sep 23rd, 2017 at 2:24 pm The latest attempt by the GOP to replace Obamacare has nothing to do with providing coverage for American citizens. Members of the Republican Party are simply trying to save their political careers as opposed to saving the lives of the constituents that they serve. …

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Federal These Two Women Senators Are The Real ‘Mavericks’ Of The GOP Health Care Vote

These Two Women Senators Are The Real ‘Mavericks’ Of The GOP Health Care Vote

McCain cast the unexpected vote, but Murkowski and Collins never wavered. By Emma Gray Senator John McCain made headlines early Friday morning when he cast an unexpected “no” vote against the Senate GOP’s Health Care Freedom Act (a.k.a. “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act). His vote was indeed surprising and decisive, and therefore newsworthy. …

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Federal Sen. Rob Portman, you just let Ohio down: editorial

Sen. Rob Portman, you just let Ohio down: editorial

Updated on July 25, 2017 at 6:08 PM Posted on July 25, 2017 at 6:07 PM Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, center, followed by Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio, walk to their seats for a White House luncheon July 19 with President Donald Trump. Portman cast a key vote Tuesday in favor …

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Federal Here’s how much the healthcare industry paid John McCain to take away your healthcare

Here’s how much the healthcare industry paid John McCain to take away your healthcare

Posted By: S. L. Nickerson July 25, 2017 Senator John McCain returned to the Senate Chamber on Tuesday to cast a deciding vote allowing the legislative body to begin debating a bill put together behind closed doors by Republicans that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. And while many doctors and provider associations are …

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Federal Trumpcare Vote Delayed as White House Promotes Alternative Facts on Bill

Trumpcare Vote Delayed as White House Promotes Alternative Facts on Bill

Protests expected to continue at so-called moderate GOP senators’ offices this week by Julia Conley, staff writer The Senate healthcare vote that was planned for Tuesday has been delayed due to Sen. John McCain’s surgery. (Photo: Dong question/Flickr/cc) The Trump Resistance is putting pressure on Senators to block the Republican healthcare bill—even as Senate Republicans …

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Federal Health groups: Revised GOP health bill not an improvement

Health groups: Revised GOP health bill not an improvement

By Jessie Hellmann – 07/14/17 10:58 AM EDT 311  The most recent changes to the GOP’s healthcare plan did little to appease healthcare groups that have opposed the bill from the beginning. The legislation adds more money to address the opioid epidemic, aims to help insurers with expensive patients and includes an amendment from Sen. Ted …

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Federal Trump Issues THREAT to Low-Income Americans if Trumpcare Doesn’t Pass

Trump Issues THREAT to Low-Income Americans if Trumpcare Doesn’t Pass

l The infamous bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, ‘TrumpCare’ is in peril of not being passed by the Senate in the coming days. Republicans can only have 2 nay votes and still pass the bill. So far, three GOP Senators have announced that they will vote ‘no’, and 5 more have indicate that they have serious concerns with …

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Federal Care and Dignity (Video)

Care and Dignity (Video)

Care and Dignity America is stronger together when we invest in taking care of one another. "Morally it's the right thing to do, it's the humane thing to do." – Congressman Joe Kennedy III. Posted by MoveOn.org on Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Federal Portman and McConnell clash over health bill

Portman and McConnell clash over health bill

If McConnell cannot win Portman’s vote, there’s no way Senate Republicans will be able to repeal Obamacare. By John Bresnahan and Seung Min Kim 06/29/2017 05:10 AM EDT Updated 06/29/2017 05:50 AM EDT Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, pauses for a reporter’s question as he arrives at a closed-door GOP strategy session on the Republican health …

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Federal Does Trump Know the First Thing About Health Care? Aide: ‘He Understands Winning.’

Does Trump Know the First Thing About Health Care? Aide: ‘He Understands Winning.’

No one—not even Trump’s own aides—thinks he’s ‘totally engaged on health care.’ Lachlan Markay Asawin Suebsaeng 06.28.17 6:05 PM ET On Wednesday morning, the president woke up and then began angrily tweetstorming about his allegedly deep knowledge of the American health care system. “Some of the Fake News Media likes to say that I am …

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