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Claire McCaskill asks Orrin Hatch why there won’t be any public AHCA hearings (YouTube)

Claire McCaskill asks Orrin Hatch why there won’t be any public AHCA hearings (YouTube) “This tells it all in under three minutes: Claire McCaskill on the “process” being used by “the world’s greatest deliberative body” to craft America’s health care … Continue reading

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EMAIL TO OHIO SENATOR ROB PORTMAN: PROTECT MEDICAID

I hope that you will protect Medicaid as Trumpcare is being discussed in the Senate. Both Ohio Governor John Kasich and I want that very much. I believe that if the version of Trumpcare passed by the House becomes law, … Continue reading

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RECOMMENDED READING — Paul Krugman: Republicans Party Like It’s 1984 (NYTimes)

RECOMMENDED READING Paul Krugman: Republicans Party Like It’s 1984 (NYTimes) Making policy by lying about everything. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/08/opinion/republicans-party-like-its-1984.html?rref=collection%2Fcolumn%2Fpaul-krugman&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=collection

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GOPCare: Take Coverage Away from 24 Million People and Cost an Additional $186 Billion

David Kurtz: So Much Winning (TPM; published 23 March 2017) The nugget that probably best captures the day came from the Congressional Budget Office. It assessed the most recent version of the bill and concluded that it will still take … Continue reading

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GOPCARE, TRUMPCARE: “A lot of people are going to die miserable, painful deaths. “

TPM Reader EE writes: I work in a nursing home and it seems that no-one is talking/asking questions about the devastating effect the medicaid cuts will have on nursing home residents and their families. Families, including middle and upper income families, will … Continue reading

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“We are going to make the changes, we are going to pass the bill and we are going to repeal Obamacare.” — Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX). “Vote him out!” — Crowd.

RECOMMENDED READING: Caitlin McNeal: “GOP Rep. Defends O’care Repeal Plan As Town Hall Crowd Shouts ‘Vote Him Out’” (TPM) During the question and answer portion of the town hall, the congressman told the audience, “We are going to make the … Continue reading

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