Post Profile

McCain’s Surgery Will Delay Senate Votes on Health Care Bill

With Senator John McCain’s absence, Republicans would have only 49 votes to move ahead with the legislation; all Democrats and the two independent senators oppose it.
read more


Related Posts

The Senate Health Care Bill Plays a Sinister Joke On the Poor

Business & Finance / Economics : Slate: Moneybox

Here is the most generous way I can explain the policy goal that Senate Republicans are trying to accomplish with their health care bill, some version of which may finally get a vote next week. By deeply cutting Medicaid while offer...

McConnell delays vote on health care after McCain surgery

Politics / US Politics : The Signal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Saturday he will delay consideration of health care legislation in the Senate, after Sen. John McCain's announced absence following surgery left Republicans short of votes on th...

Senate Republicans race toward vote to roll back Obamacare with key details still missing

Issues & Causes / Environmentalism : Greenspace

As the Senate hurtles toward a potential vote next week to roll back the Affordable Care Act, Republican lawmakers still don’t know what legislation they will consider or what impact it could have on health coverage for tens of mill...

Part of Health Care Bill Violate Senate Rules

Politics / US Politics : Taegan Goddard's Political Wire

Caitlin Owens: “The Senate parliamentarian ruled Friday that some parts of the Senate health care bill do not comply with budget rules, meaning that if they’re included in the bill, they’ll need 60 votes to pass.” “The biggest provi...

Here's how Sen. John McCain's absence will jolt Washington

News : USAToday: News

McCain's absence from Capitol Hill as he battles brain cancer means more than just one less Republican vote for the already narrow Senate GOP majority.        


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC