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Democrats Say Republican Effort To Defund Prevention Is Part Of Party’s ‘War On Women’

Moments before the House Republicans disregarded President Obama’s veto threat and passed a bill preserving lower interest rates on student loans by gutting the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund, the Democratic women of the 112th Congress blasted Republicans for undermining women’s health, arguing that the Fund would disproportionately benefit women.
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US House to vote to defund Affordable Care Act

US Politics / Liberal : BlueNC (last year)

House to vote on budget bill defunding health law WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) says House Republicans will pass a budget bill this week that withholds funding for President Barack Obama's health care law. ... Read Post

House Republicans pass poison student loan interest bill

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (2 years ago)

The House Republicans just did it, they voted to trade low student loan interest rates for childhood immunizations, and, of course, more War on Women by cutting women's health. The vote was 215-195 despite a last minute threat from ... Read Post

White House Threatens Veto Of Student Loan Bill That Would Slash Preventative Care

US Politics / Liberal : The Wonk Room (2 years ago)

The White House announced Friday morning that President Obama will veto a student loan bill that would maintain lower interest rates on Stafford loans by gutting the Affordable Care Act’s Prevention and Public Health Fund. The bill,... Read Post


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