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House Republicans have invested so much effort and time attempting to undermine and repeal the patient protections and budget savings included in the Affordable Care Act, they don’t even recognize GOP-supported goals when face-to-face with them. Yesterday, the CBO projected … Continue reading

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What we know: GOP Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers misled the American people in the Republican response to the President’s State of the Union on Tuesday with a scare story about Bette from Spokane. What we don’t know: Did McMorris … Continue reading

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In the GOP Response to the President’s State of the Union Address, House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers told a story about Bette from Spokane who was facing sharply higher health insurance costs supposedly as a result of the … Continue reading

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The front page, four-letter headline of POLITICO this morning says it all: “Done.” From the story: Both privately and publicly, top D.C. leaders are voicing skepticism about anything happening this year. In a recent meeting with his Republican leadership colleagues, … Continue reading

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The GOP is at it again – launching a “new” energy message tour to criticize the President and Democrats is just their latest effort to downplay the last 499 days of obstructing economic recovery and picking millionaires over the middle … Continue reading

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While House Republicans may howl about deficit reduction until they are orange in the face, that ideal is being quickly tossed aside in order to reward their special interest friends and the wealthiest in our country.  Again. The Hill: House … Continue reading

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Today, House Republicans passed Leader Eric Cantor’s latest tax cuts for the rich and famous, disguised, of course, as a job-creating small business bill.  Even The Wall Street Journal describes this as a “ploy” and a “gimmick” while “Republicans stumble over … Continue reading

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Today, Speaker John Boehner appeared on “CBS This Morning” to defend the “vision” the Republicans have for our country, highlighted by Chairman Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) devastating budget.        Speaker Boehner: “I don’t believe that our budget will hurt the poor … 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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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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