Category Archives: ObamaCare

Friday Open Thread | Update on the Legislative Evil Known as Trumpcare

From Andy Slavitt: Andy Slavitt‏Verified account @ASlavitt My tweets soon summing up what is happening on Trumpcare tonight and what it means. Follow if interested. 2- Senate will vote on a bill tonight. There is still no text, no CBO … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Some in the GOP want to downsize the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

Meadows: CBO should downsize, aggregate think tank reports By Niv Elis – 07/24/17 02:20 PM EDT House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) is trying to eliminate 89 positions from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s staff and require the office … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Where We Are Now On Trumpcare

I know today is a rotten day. I know that you are probably sad, disheartened, pissed off, and just absolutely disgusted. Disgusted that those SOB’s voted to take away healthcare from at least 23 million people…so that the Koch Brothers … Continue reading

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Another Explanation of the Legislative Evil Known As Trumpcare

Another Twitter explanation from Andy Slavitt: Andy Slavitt ‏Verified account @ASlavitt 6h6 hours ago 1. Having a lot of conversations today with people on all sides of the Senate health bill jockeying. Some tweets coming up. 2. I need one … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | The Nightmare of Trumpcare is Back…View this evil legislation

🚨 This is a red alert: PENCE is calling moderates and telling them they have the votes. Only a TIDAL WAVE of calls tomorrow can stop them. 🚨 — Topher Spiro (@TopherSpiro) April 30, 2017 Here’s a tweet that captures … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Trump fails to force health care vote in his first 100 days

Washington (CNN) House GOP leaders, despite a furious push Thursday, were unable to wrangle the votes necessary to move forward on their latest effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The development short-circuits, yet again, the House effort … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Repealing Obamacare could violate international law

We’ve already seen that repealing Obamacare is politically perilous. Now there’s a new complication: It may also violate international law. The United Nations has contacted the Trump administration as part of an investigation into whether repealing the Affordable Care Act … Continue reading

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