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Two days after the 2012 election, Speaker Boehner, the leader of the House Republicans, had this to say about immigration reform: “I think a comprehensive approach [to immigration reform] is long overdue…And I’m confident that the President, myself, and others … Continue reading

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Repeals Protections and Benefits Millions of Women Enjoy Under ACA Insurance companies would be allowed once again to charge women more than men for the same health coverage. Insurance companies would be allowed once again to treat being a woman … Continue reading

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For all of the Republicans’ talk about cutting the nation’s deficit, there was one major omission from the Ryan Republican Budget – immigration reform, which would reduce the deficit by $900 billion, according to CBO. Earlier in the Budget Committee, … Continue reading

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MEMORANDUM   To: Interested Parties Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: March 23, 2014 Re: House Republicans’ Costly Obsession with Repealing ACA As millions of Americans celebrate the four year anniversary of the signing of the Affordable Care Act, House … Continue reading

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The GOP’s dead-end 51st vote to repeal or undermine ACA not only jeopardizes American seniors’ health – it will hike insurance premiums and uninsure 13 million Americans according to the nonpartisan CBO. From TPMDC: GOP’s Anti-Obamacare Bill Would Hike Premiums, … Continue reading

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As House Republicans prepare to vote for the 50th time to repeal or undermine the Affordable Care Act, let’s take a look at 50 accomplishments of this landmark reform to date… More than 4 million Americans have enrolled in private … Continue reading

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A GUIDE TO THE HOUSE REPUBLICAN DO-NOTHING CONGRESS: 113TH CONGRESS EDITION WHAT THEY DID SHUT DOWN THE GOVERNMENT: After lurching from manufactured crisis to manufactured crisis, the Republicans shut the federal government down for 16 days – taking $24 billion … Continue reading

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The Current Individual Market Is Broken  Starting in 2014, Affordable Care Act Adds New Consumer Protections & Market Reforms to Individual Market; By Contrast, GOP Repeal of ACA Leaves Individual Market Broken On January 1, 2014, under the Affordable Care … Continue reading

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MEMORANDUM   To: Speaker Boehner, House GOP Leaders, Tea Party Republicans Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: October 10, 2013 Re: New NBC/WSJ Poll                  Trust us when we say you’re going to want to sit down. A new NBC/WSJ … Continue reading

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