Save the ACA

If you live in a Republican state, get on the phone to your Representatives and Senators. The House is trying to destroy the financial reforms Dodd-Frank put in place, including the Consumer Financial Protection Board and has already passed legislation to go to the Senate to do just that. The Senate is trying very hard …

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This is box-of-rocks level stupid

Ladies and germs, this is the website for the House Republican’s plan to replace the Affordable Care Act. There is a plan to get there The House Republican Healthcare Plan lowers costs, provides more control and more choices to pick a plan that meets our needs, not a plan that Washington mandates. That’s it. Oh, …

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It’s hard to understand

For years I’ve thought that the Republicans opposed the Affordable Care Act because it taxed their friends to pay for health insurance for people who weren’t their friends, and because it was the Democrats in general and Barack Obama in particular who got it passed into law. I’m sure there’s still a lot of truth …

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A glimmer of hope for Obamacare?

Jonathan Chait thinks so. He’s got a post up at New York Magazine with the provocative title “Obamacare Repeal Might Have Just Died Tonight.” His reasoning is based in part on the narrow margin of the Senate’s Republican majority. It’s currently 52-48, and if they suffer the loss of three of their votes for the …

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