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.
There are 435 seats on the House. Of those, 257 are filled by Democrats and 178 by Republicans. Which means a majority is 218. The Republicans have vowed to vote against health care, period. The Democrats can pass health care on the... Read Post
South Carolina Senator Jim DeMint is urging House Republicans not to fund the Affordable Health Care Act and says if President Obama opposes Republicans on this, there will be a showdown. DEMINT: We don’t have to defund it, we just ... Read Post