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House Republicans are operating in fantasyland. Instead of naming budget conferees to work with the Senate on a bipartisan budget agreement, the GOP used a “deem and pass” maneuver to pretend the devastating Ryan Republican budget passed in both the … Continue reading

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It’s not Groundhog Day but it sure feels like it… Key House Republican leader – and former Vice Presidential candidate – Rep. Paul Ryan is back in the spotlight with the latest version of the GOP-Ryan budget on steroids and … Continue reading

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Congressional Republicans have been making the rounds in their districts, but there is one topic that they can’t run away from: their vote for the Ryan budget to end Medicare as we know it while shifting costs to seniors. While … Continue reading

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Yesterday, House Republicans had opportunities to restore fairness for our middle class and small businesses—yet again and again they chose to reward the wealthiest instead. On the House floor, Democrats called for a vote on the Buffett Rule to ask … Continue reading

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This afternoon, House Republicans voted 228-184 to end the Medicare guarantee…again. The GOP just used a “dream and pass” parliamentary procedure to pretend that both the House and Senate have passed their disastrous budget that lets Medicare wither on the … Continue reading

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To:  Interested Parties   Fr:   Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt:   April 13, 2012 Re:  On Mission for Millionaires, House GOP Ready to "Dream and Pass" Devastating Budget…Again After spending two weeks with their constituents, Republicans refused to listen.  … Continue reading

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In his latest attempt to deny the devastating impact of the Republican budget, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan chose to throw facts to the wind this morning on the “Today” Show:    “Do you acknowledge poor people will suffer … Continue reading

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To: Reporters, Editors, Producers Fr:  Democratic Leader’s Press Office Dt:  March 23, 2012 Re: Sunday Show Preview – Paul Ryan’s Rhetoric vs. Reality  This Sunday, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan will continue the promotional tour for his out-of-touch budget … Continue reading

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Today, AARP CEO Barry Rand wrote to Members of Congress about the impact GOP Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget would have on Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security beneficiaries–excerpts: …While the House Republican budget proposal offers ideas for confronting … Continue reading

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On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law. In the nearly two years since, Americans are already seeing lower costs & better coverage: 86 million Americans, including both seniors in Medicare and Americans under age … Continue reading

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