Obamacare Repeal: Understanding the Graham-Cassidy Bill

The Senate parliamentarian has ruled that Republicans can only repeal ObamaCare with a 51-vote majority until September 30. After that, the reconciliation vehicle that allows them to avoid a Democrat filibuster will expire. Consequently, some Republican Senators – led by Lindsey Graham and Bill Cassidy – are pushing very hard for one last vote. Yesterday,…Read More

GOP ‘Skinny’ Obamacare repeal fails to keep long-standing promise of full repeal

After seven GOP Senators betrayed their constituents and voted against ‘clean’ repeal of Obamacare this week, reports indicate the GOP leadership is considering what they are calling  ‘skinny’ repeal of Obamacare. A ‘skinny’ repeal would strip some mandates requiring people to have health insurance while keeping many other provisions of Obamacare provisions intact. The Washington…

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Obamacare traitor: Promptly hangs up on constituent

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A concerned Tea Party Patriot and Rob Portman constituent, called both Portman’s Washington DC office and Columbus office to express his desire to vote for an Obamacare repeal. Interestingly, the telephone was only answered at the Columbus office and as soon as the constituent expressed her desire for Senator Portman to vote for repeal of Obamacare,…

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