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To: Reps. Denham, Ros-Lehtinen, and Valadao CC: 27 Additional Republicans Supporting Immigration Reform and a Pathway to Citizenship Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt: March 28, 2014 Re: Time for House Republicans to Walk the Walk on Immigration Reform This … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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