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GOP Sen. Collins Unhappy with Alleged Sexist Criticism of Her Tax Reform Vote

Tax reform legislation has been passed in both chambers of Congress, in part due to the vote Sen. Susan Collins (R.-Maine). Collins, who was a media darling during the Obamacare “skinny repeal” vote in the summer, voted in favor of tax reform and tax cuts this week. She was heavily criticized by the media for her […]

We Now Know Why McCain Killed the Obamacare Repeal, & It’s Bad (Details)

Guest post by John S. Roberts at Right Observer: Arizona’s John McCain was one of three GOP senators to kill a ‘skinnyrepeal of Obamacare earlier this year. Here’s the ridiculous reason why… From Daily Caller: Republican Sen. JohnShow More Summary

GOP Gives Dems What They Want on Tax Bill: A New Health Care Fight

4 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Not content keeping Obamacare, Republicans tried to sneak “skinny repeal” into tax legislation—and woke up liberal activists.

Skinny Repeal Lives

Sam Baker: “Senate Republicans’ latest tax proposal includes a provision to repeal the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. It’s a risky maneuver, but one that GOP leaders waded into with at least an outward projection of confidence, saying they believed [...]

The Senate Is in a Hurry to Cut Our Health Care

The Senate Is in a Hurry to Cut Our Health Care AFL-CIO Do you remember "Repeal and Replace," "Repeal and Run" and "Skinny Repeal"? Those were all plans pushed by the Senate Republican leaders at the end of July in a frantic, failed attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and make massive cuts in our health care. Show More Summary

Why the GOP failed to repeal and replace Obamacare

7 months agoNews : The Raw Story

On July 28 in the wee hours of the morning, the seven-year battle by Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare ended with a whimper when three Republican senators defected to vote against a so-called skinny bill. Many pundits attributed the failure of “repeal and replace” to the lack of...

Ron Johnson: McCain's Vote Against Trumpcare Might Be Brain Tumor-Related

No, Really. Ron Johnson says it may be because his brain was addled by a tumor that John McCain voted against skinny repeal. CNN: "Again, I'm not gonna speak for John McCain -- he has a brain tumor right now -- that vote occurred atShow More Summary

GOP Senator Suggests Brain Tumor Caused John McCain to Vote “No” on Obamacare “Skinny Repeal

Maybe engage a little sensitivity before speaking. The post GOP Senator Suggests Brain Tumor Caused John McCain to Vote “No” on Obamacare “Skinny Repeal” appeared first on RedState.

Republican Traitors Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski Defend Forcing You to Fund Planned Parenthood

Two of the senators who singlehandedly derailed the skinny repeal of Obamacare were awarded a sit down interview with the admiring Dana Bash Friday on CNN. The bright faced journalist applauded Sens. Susan Collins (ME) and Lisa Murkowski (AK) for having the “cajones” to vote against the Republican bill when they knew half the country […]

The fight over Obamacare is over — for now. What does that mean for seniors?

Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska was one of the three Republican senators to vote against the “skinnyrepeal of Obamacare last week. Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters Editor’s Note: Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. Show More Summary

Republicans scrambling for their political lives

Predictably, Sen. Dean Heller (R-Nev.), who took every possible position on GOP health-care plans and wound up voting for the “skinnyrepeal that would have jacked up premium prices and destabilized the exchanges, now pays a political penalty for his political incoherence and spinelessness. Politico reports: He’s inflamed the left and right throughout the debate […]

Al Franken Tells Colbert About That Time McCain Voted ‘No’ to the ‘Skinny Repeal

TONIGHT: Senator was in the room when Senator John McCain voted 'no' on the. The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) August 2, 2017 ... More »

Relief and trepidation on healthcare

The defeat of Republicans' so-called "skinny" repeal is good news for public health. But what's next?

RAND PAUL: POTUS TRUMP Considering Executive Action On Obamacare Repeal

After Republican Senators failed to pass even a ‘skinny’ version of a Obamacare repeal bill, Rand Paul reveals President Trump... The post RAND PAUL: POTUS TRUMP Considering Executive Action On Obamacare Repeal appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

What My Uncle, a Fighter Pilot, Might Have Thought of McCain’s “No” Moment

When I woke last Friday to learn John McCain had voted to kill the “skinny repeal” bill, I literally breathed a huge sigh of relief—an enormous, almost desperate intake of air, as if I’d been underwater too long, and then a huge exhalation. Show More Summary

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Susan Collins Relishes in No Vote on Healthcare After Receiving 'Amazing' Welcome Home

Sen. Susan Collins seemed quite pleased with her decision to join Democrats in voting against the skinny Obamacare repeal bill, telling CNNs Jake Tapper Sunday that the welcome she received upon returning to Maine was amazing.

Morning Docket: 07.31.17

8 months agoIndustries / Law : Above the Law

After the spectacular failure that was the "skinny repeal" bill, President Trump has called for the filibuster to be abolished to prevent Senate Republicans from "look[ing] like fools." Sorry, but a bipartisan majority has already opposed...Show More Summary

Huckabee: It's Time to Repeal the 17th Amendment

After Senate Republicans failed to pass the skinny Obamacare repeal bill last week, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee believes its time to repeal the 17th Amendment, which would change the way senators are elected.

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