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Headlines Tell The Story: Americans Reject GOP Plan to End Medicare & Deliver Tax Breaks to Big Oil

Over the past two weeks, Republicans have been hearing their constituents speak out loud and clear against the Republican plan to end Medicare as we know it in order to reward Big Oil with tax breaks. These headlines from local and national media tell the story:

  • ABC News – Republican Lawmakers Face Angry, Confused Constituents on Medicare, Budget Cuts
  • Orlando Sentinel  - Webster confronted by angry town hall crowd
  • USA Today – Republicans in Congress get earful on Medicare
  • New York Times – Rough Homecoming for a Washington Lawmaker
  • CNN – Freshman Congressman faces tough crowd back home, after budget vote
  • New York Times – House G.O.P. Members Face Voter Anger Over Budget
  • FOX 35 News (Orlando) – Congresswoman Sandy Adams greeted by vocal crowd at a town hall meeting
  • National Journal – Republicans in Swing Districts Take Heat for Supporting Ryan’s Medicare Plan
  • Agence France Presse – Republican budget plan gets jeers from voters
  • ThinkProgress – Town Halls Spawn Main Street Movement Pushback On Republican Ideas
  • Daily Herald – Dold faces tough questions at town hall meeting
  • Arkansas Times – Rick Crawford grilled on Medicare, tax votes
  • Orlando Sentinel – Rep. Adams hears criticism of House budget plans
  • Time Magazine – The Ryan Budget Vote: An Upstream Swim for Charlie Bass
  • Concord Monitor – Voters right to grill Bass on Medicare
  • TIME – Democrats Mobilize on Ryan Plan as Republican Town Halls Simmer
  • Los Angeles Times – House Republicans face backlash at home over budget plan
  • Huffington Post – GOP Town Halls: Reps Forced To Screen Questions, Duck Out Of Meetings In Secret
  • Politico – Freshmen feel the heat back home
  • Morning Call – Barletta town hall gets heated over Medicare
  • CBS News –Angry voters crowd GOP town meetings
  • Wall Street Journal – A Rowdy Reception at Rep. Grimm’s Town Hall
  • Huffington PostRick Berg Faces Hostile Questioning Over Medicare
  • Associated Press – Congressman Terry Faces Angry Voters at Town Hall Meeting 
  • The Brooklyn Paper – Bay Ridge to Grimm: Hands off our Medicare!
  • NPR – Constituents Question Rep. Meehan’s Budget Vote
  • National Journal – Town Halls Gone Wild
  • Boston Globe – Guinta faces rowdy crowd in NH
  • Associated Press – Okla. voters upset with proposed GOP Medicare plan question Lankford at town hall meeting
  • Times Herald Record – Hayworth takes flak on GOP budget proposal
  • Washington Post – Republicans facing tough questions over medicare overhaul in budget plan
  • Journal Gazette – Medicare, tax gripes pepper Pence event
  • Los Angeles Times – Paul Ryan’s budget draws boos, highlights risk to GOP
  • Palm Beach PostWest, like Republicans at home district meetings nationwide, draws hecklers on Medicare
  • KNAU – Gosar faces questions over budget votes
  • Sun Sentinel – Democrats turn tables on Republicans, disrupt town halls
  • Huffington Post – Rick Berg Faces Hostile Questioning Over Medicare
  • Washington Post – More voters in GOP districts angry over Ryan’s Medicare proposal
  • ThinkProgress – Duffy Gets Huffy: Congressman Tells Voters Concerned With Ryan Budget To ‘Have Your Own Town Hall’
  • The Slate – Pat Meehan on the Hot Seat
  • The Omaha World Herald – Rep. Lee Terry gets an earful
  • The Nation – Paul Ryan’s "Spinal Tap" Tour Packs the Halls, But The Crowds Aren’t Cheering
  • NPR – GOP Budget Architect Heads Home To Mixed Reviews
  • Washington Post – Still more anger at GOP over Ryan plan
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