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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 ‘Sacrificing Democracy’: Senate GOP Plans to Hide TrumpCare From US Public

‘Sacrificing Democracy’: Senate GOP Plans to Hide TrumpCare From US Public

“Republicans know their healthcare bill is super unpopular and so are trying to shield it from public scrutiny,” wrote Nate Silver by Jake Johnson, staff writer “We have no idea what’s being proposed,” said Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.). ((Photo: Moriah Ratner via The Hill) In an act of secrecy denounced by one commentator as “an …

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Federal McConnell: Senate health bill ‘will be a simple majority-vote situation’

McConnell: Senate health bill ‘will be a simple majority-vote situation’

By Mallory Shelbourne – 05/07/17 05:47 PM EDT 248 © Greg Nash Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Saturday that the Senate does not expect any help from Democrats as it tries to pass legislation to repeal and replace ObamaCare. “We don’t anticipate any Democratic help at all, so it will be a simple …

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Federal ‘Where the Hell Were Those Democrats?’: Kellyanne Bizarrely Blames Dems for TrumpCare Cuts to Veterans’ Benefits

‘Where the Hell Were Those Democrats?’: Kellyanne Bizarrely Blames Dems for TrumpCare Cuts to Veterans’ Benefits

Posted on May 6, 2017 at 4:45pm Kellyanne Conway complained that Democrats hadn’t helped veterans get healthcare in 2014 when asked about TrumpCare cuts that will affect vets, The Hill reports. Her comments came as Republicans have been accused by Democrats, pundits, health experts and constituents of trying to pass healthcare legislation that would lead …

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Federal The Trumpcare Disaster

The Trumpcare Disaster

Protesters watched on Thursday as Republican members of the House started to head by bus to the White House to celebrate their passage of a health care bill. Credit Gabriella Demczuk for The New York Times The House speaker, Paul Ryan, and other Republicans falsely accused Democrats of rushing the Affordable Care Act through Congress. …

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Federal NY Daily News Responds To AHCA With Cover Of Trump As Angel Of Death

NY Daily News Responds To AHCA With Cover Of Trump As Angel Of Death

By Carissa House-Dunphy – May 5, 2017 The GOP may have celebrated the passing of a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act, but they won’t be celebrating the New York Daily News Saturday cover. Image via Twitter by @KyleGriffin1 When even Fox News starts criticizing the GOP for their disastrous efforts to repeal …

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Federal Trumpcare Is Not A Healthcare Bill AFL-CIO (Video)

Trumpcare Is Not A Healthcare Bill AFL-CIO (Video)

Trumpcare is Not a Health Care Bill Trumpcare is not a health care bill at all. It's a massive transfer of wealth from the working class people to the wealthy few. Posted by AFL-CIO on Friday, May 5, 2017

Federal Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issues warning of legal action if Trumpcare is signed into law

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issues warning of legal action if Trumpcare is signed into law

May 04, 2017 5:49pm EST by Leslie Salzillo 129 332 In response to the passing of AHCA/Trumpcare in the House today, the New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued this statement: Statement By A.G. Schneiderman On House Passage Of The American Health Care Act “The healthcare bill passed today by House Republicans is a threat to the …

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Federal Under Trumpcare plan, rape would be considered a pre-existing condition

Under Trumpcare plan, rape would be considered a pre-existing condition

Posted By: Nathan Wellman May 3, 2017 Republican legislators’ recent attempts at passing healthcare legislation has consistently penalized the poor and the elderly, but their latest incarnation will add a new target to the list: rape victims. The bill’s MacArthur Meadows Amendment would allow states to permit insurance companies to deny coverage to those with pre-existing conditions. …

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