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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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Today, Speaker Boehner tried to shine up the Ryan Republican budget by claiming it would benefit American workers in six ways.  The very short list was long on vague messaging and lacking in concrete facts. Here are just some of … Continue reading

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Including bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform legislation that would create jobs, empower small businesses, spur innovation, grow the economy, and reduce the deficit by nearly $900 billion – NOT INTERESTED Prohibiting discrimination based on pre-existing conditions, allowing young people to stay … Continue reading

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Right now, House Republicans are on the floor debating their 52nd attempt to destroy the Affordable Care Act and the health security it is providing so many families across the country. In a circus mirror-like twist, the GOP is currently … Continue reading

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According to a new Citizens for Tax Justice analysis of the latest Ryan Budget, millionaires would reap huge benefits – getting an average tax cut of at least $200,000. As in previous years, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan has … Continue reading

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According to the Economic Policy Institute, the GOP-Ryan budget released this morning would have a devastating impact on American workers and the larger economy. From EPI: By Ignoring Economic Reality, Ryan Budget Would Slow Recovery, Cost Jobs …On net, I … Continue reading

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Earlier today, GOP Budget Chairman and former Republican Vice Presidential Candidate Paul Ryan released the latest version of his radical budget – this time featuring even deeper cuts to our nation’s safety-net and doubling down on his plan to end … 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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