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Speaker Boehner just told reporters that instead of voting on a bill to #RenewUI, we should be working to create better jobs in America and “higher wages.” “If we are going to consider dealing with unemployment – emergency unemployment – … Continue reading

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The latest story about Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s desperate attempt to rebrand himself and House Republicans is now available! Washington Post: Eric Cantor attempts to remake the House GOP brand, and his own In case you missed previous versions of … Continue reading

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Despite the House Republicans’ fixation with repealing or undermining the Affordable Care Act, nearly two-thirds of the American people say the law should remain. From Talking Points Memo: A substantial majority of Americans believe Obamacare should remain law, either exactly … Continue reading

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The American Medical Association (AMA) – one of the nation’s top physician and medical student associations – sent a letter to Congressional Leaders voicing their strong opposition to the House Republicans’ toxic “doc fix” slated to come to a vote … Continue reading

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Yesterday, eleven groups representing the nation’s seniors, their doctors and their advocates sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging the House to reject the Republicans’ toxic “doc fix” bill – the GOP’s 51st vote to repeal or undermine the ACA. … Continue reading

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According to Congressman Paul Ryan, House Republican leaders “don’t have the votes” to pass comprehensive immigration reform.  [3/12] Is that so?  The following facts call his assertion into question: H.R.15 has the support of 200 Members, including 3 Republicans. 30 … Continue reading

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For the GOP’s 51st vote to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, House Republicans have turned their toxic, empty partisanship onto the health care of America’s seniors – threatening to derail bipartisan, bicameral process towards a permanent Medicare “doc … Continue reading

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House Republican Budget Chairman and former Vice Presidential candidate Paul Ryan had this to say this morning about poverty: “We have got this tailspin of culture, in our inner cities in particular, of men not working and just generations of … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner and House Republicans are readying their latest effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act, their 51st attempt to undermine health reform.  This latest desperate plan would tie the permanent Medicare ‘doc fix’ to a delay of the Affordable … Continue reading

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The Hill asks an important question on today’s front page – is the 113th Congress the Worst Congress ever? The short answer: yes. From The Hill: …The most memorable action taken by this Congress was last year’s shutdown. It is … Continue reading

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