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House Republicans attempt to shield middle class with passage of AHA

Today House Republicans, with an additional single vote from Democrats, passed HR 1628, the American Healthcare Act of 2017. No bill is perfect, but credit is due to those who were among the 217 ‘Yea’ votes. That’s because GOP House … Continue reading

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Why Obamacare and Ryancare won’t solve our healthcare issues

Democrats had good reason to gloat when Republicans failed to pass House Speaker Paul Ryan’s replacement for the PPACA/Obamacare tax bill. After all, Republicans campaigned on repeal-and-replace for years. Ryan couldn’t get votes he needed from his own party. Although … Continue reading

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VP Elect Pence on Obamacare tax bill: We’re in ‘promise-keeping business’

Vice President Elect Mike Pence joined top Republicans in a press conference on Wednesday, Jan. 4, telling Americans the new administration will be in “the promise-keeping business.” Pence, alongside House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI) and House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy … Continue reading

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Obamacare tax bill assault on middle class, the sequel

Most of us will not be pleased when we receive premium notices and options for health insurance coverage for the coming year. It doesn’t matter whether we are buying from a federal marketplace or getting it through an employer or … Continue reading

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As GOP unveils proposal, questions about those 20 million ‘new’ Americans getting insurance

Anytime someone cites a statistic, I like to know the source. Thus when a columnist for Real Clear Politics, James Arkin, cited a figure about “new” Americans getting health insurance because of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care [Tax] Act, … Continue reading

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As Megyn-Gate continues, Cruz and O’Malley buck their parties

Megyn-Gate continues to roar on social and news media, but two candidates are bucking their parties and conducting anti-establishment campaigns. 

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Kaiser poll finding shift on Obamacare misled with key question

A poll conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation grabbed attention because a slight shift emerged in April regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, more honestly described as the Obamacare Tax Bill. No media touting results of the poll … Continue reading

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