All posts tagged "Graham-Cassidy"

  • GOP Cancels Vote On Obamacare Repeal

    After gathering together at a party luncheon on Tuesday, Senate Republicans indicated that they are canceling a vote on the Graham-Cassidy bill to repeal-and-replace the Affordable Care Act, sometimes called Obamacare. #BREAKING: Senate Republicans will not vote...

    • Posted September 26, 2017
  • Susan Collins Says No — Graham-Cassidy Fails To get 50 Votes

    Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is the third Republican U.S. Senator to signal she will vote against the latest incarnation of TrumpCare, also known as Graham-Cassidy. Collins made her announcement on Monday evening, noting that the process by...

    • Posted September 25, 2017
  • McCain Dooms Latest Obamacare Repeal Bill

    The latest attempt by Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare looks like it won’t pass in the Senate after Senator John McCain (R-AZ) announced on Friday that he would not vote for it. “I cannot in good...

    • Posted September 23, 2017
  • The Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare would end Medicaid as we know it.
    Trumpcare: The Substance Doesn’t Matter

    Senate Republicans have a little over a week left in their quest to kill Obamacare and replace with Trumpcare — a law that will result in millions being thrown off insurance coverage altogether, while those who are...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • National Review Questions Whether Kimmel Is An Expert — While A Reality TV Star Runs The White House

    Celebrities have always been a part of politics. It was nearly a century ago when the humorist Will Rogers quipped, “I’m not a member of any organized political party, I’m a Democrat.” (Rogers wasn’t trying to deride...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • Healthcare Groups And Even Insurers Oppose Latest GOP Obamacare Repeal

    The Republican attempts to undo the Affordable Care Act evoke the old adage: If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again (and again and again). Their latest effort, known as the Cassidy-Graham bill (or vice-versa), has...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson
    Wisconsin Would Get Big Moolah Under Trumpcare

    Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) signed on as an early co-sponsor of the Graham-Cassidy incarnation of Trumpcare. If the bill becomes law, his state could receive a big payoff of federal cash that other states wouldn’t be eligible...

    • Posted September 22, 2017
  • John McCain
    Will McCain Foil the GOP Again?

    Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was the deciding vote against Trumpcare the last time the GOP came within an eyelash of repealing Obamacare. Now that the Republicans have somehow found a way to make one last pass at...

    • Posted September 21, 2017
  • VP Pence Cites Fake Jefferson Quote In Non-Answer On Healthcare

    Vice President Mike Pence was asked recently to defend his position to repeal-and-replace the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). His answer — which relied on a fake quote from a founding father — was less than inspiring. In...

    • Posted September 21, 2017
  • Lindsey Graham's version of Trumpcare might be the worst of all.
    New Trumpcare Vote to Come Next Week

    Word out of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) office is that the upper chamber will vote on the Graham-Cassidy version of Trumpcare next week. “It is the Leader’s intention to consider Graham/Cassidy on the floor next...

    • Posted September 20, 2017