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Swing-district House GOP feel the heat on health care

Republican Rep. David Young angered conservatives in Iowa when he initially opposed a House Republican health care bill then weeks later backed it. Independents were frustrated with the two-term congressman's … Click to Continue »

GOP senator suggests brain tumor affected McCain vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ron Johnson suggested that fellow Republican Sen. John McCain's brain tumor and the after-midnight timing of the vote were factors in the Arizona lawmaker's decisive vote against the GOP health care bill. In aShow More Summary

Orrin Hatch Says GOP “Shot Their Wad” On Health Bill, Twitter Mocks, Hatch Fires Back With “Jargon Lesson”

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It all started with this quote given to Politico: “We’re not going back to health care. We’re in tax now. As far as I’m concerned, they shot their wad on health care and that’s the way it is. I’m sick of it,” Senate Finance ChairmanShow More Summary

The Essentials: 11 Steps States Could Take To Rein In Healthcare Costs While Building Toward Single-Payer Universal Coverage

Click here for reuse options! The biggest cost drivers are drug prices and the medical billing industrial complex. Following the Senate defeat of GOP legislation gutting Obamacare and Medicaid, the health care debate appears to heading into silos reflecting America’s political schisms. Show More Summary

Interior watchdog reviewing Zinke's calls to Alaska senators

The Interior Department's internal watchdog is examining phone calls to Alaska's Republican senators from Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke seeking support for the GOP health care bill. Deputy Inspector General Mary … Click to Continue ...

Interior head says fences mended with senator over beers

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke (ZIN'-kee) says he's mended fences with Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski after a widely reported dispute over Murkowski's vote to oppose the GOP health care bill. Zinke … Click to Continue »

The GOP Health Care Bill Was a Mess. The GOP’s Tax Plans Are Messier.

The GOP’s plans to use the budget process for health care and tax legislation are already half-ruined. The worst could be yet to come.

Al Franken Relives Dramatic Moment John McCain Voted No On GOP Health Care Bill

2 weeks agoNews : The Newsroom

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) has recalled the tense moment that Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.)

White House reading letters from kids is a cheap form of distraction

Politicians using kids to improve their image is nothing new, but the White House's current technique is gross. In an attempt to shine a positive light on Trump after weeks of controversy — the failed GOP health care bills, Anthony Scaramucci's...Show More Summary

John McCain is now more popular with Democrats than Republicans after his vote to kill the GOP health care bill

John McCain is enjoying high levels of approval from many voters — just not those in his own party. 'No, stop for a second!': Trump budget chief gets in fiery exchange with CNN's Chris Cuomo over critical Obamacare payments "It was like...Show More Summary

Yes, Our Health System Is Broken, but Broken Systems Can Be Fixed

2 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

By Bill Moyers / Moyers and Company Watching as yet another GOP effort to take away health care coverage from millions crashed and burned, I thought back to a different turn of events that took place 52 years ago under President Lyndon B. Johnson [pictured].

Bill Moyers: I Witnessed the Messy Fight to Create Medicare and Medicaid—Don't Let a Little Political Drama Make You Give Up Fighting for Better Health Care

Yes, our health system is broken, but broken systems can be fixed—not easily, but they can be fixed. Watching the craziness in the Senate this week, as Mitch McConnell and the GOP’s zealots drove their clown car into a brick wall and...Show More Summary

Sanders Says He’s ‘Absolutely’ Introducing Single-Payer Health Care Bill After the GOP's Failures to Repeal Obamacare

"We’re just tweaking the final points of the bill and we’re figuring out how we can mount a national campaign to bring people together,” Sanders said Sunday.

House Speaker Paul Ryan Vows GOP Will “Stick The Landing” With Tax Cuts For The Wealthy [VIDEO]

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Raw Story reports: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) said over the weekend that Republicans would “stick the landing” on a major tax reform bill after failing to repeal and replace President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. “It is...Show More Summary

White House pushes to pursue GOP health care bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is pushing back against the Senate's Republican leader for saying "it's time to move on" from health care. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney says: "In the White House's view, they can't moveShow More Summary

McCain first saves, then puts a stake through health care repeal bill

WASHINGTON John McCain seemed poised to be the savior of the GOP health bill when he returned to the Capitol despite a brain cancer diagnosis.

With less drama and more to lose than McCain, two GOP women cast equally crucial votes on health bill

In a dramatic and unexpected turn of events, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., cast the decisive vote against the Senate health care bill after midnight Thursday.

After health bill crashes, McConnell just wants to 'move on'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The resounding Senate crash of the seven-year Republican drive to scrap the Obama health care law incited GOP finger-pointing Friday but left the party with wounded leaders and no evident pathway forward on an issue...Show More Summary

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