All posts tagged "TrumpCare"

  • Trump Used To Hate Executive Orders Before He Loved Them

    Hypocrisy isn’t an uncommon feature of American politics, and it’s present within both conservatism and liberalism. But Republican President Donald Trump seems to be making it into an artform. Consider the executive orders he’s made. This week,...

    • Posted October 13, 2017
  • Sen. Susan Collins
    Susan Collins Won’t Run for Governor

    An unlikely ally in the fight against Trumpcare, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) could have left the ranks of the upper chamber if she had managed to put together a successful gubernatorial run in Maine. She announced Friday,...

    • Posted October 13, 2017
  • Sen. Claire McCaskill says CHIP likely will expire.
    Congress Drops The Ball On Reauthorizing CHIP

    Congressional Republicans have spent so much of the past few weeks trying to take healthcare away from millions of Americans that they have largely ignored the deadline to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which is...

    • Posted September 29, 2017
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jimmy Kimmel
    Jimmy Kimmel Won’t Let Up On Bill Cassidy

    Late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel kept up his criticism of Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) Tuesday night, once again taking him to task about the much-maligned version of healthcare that he and his cohort, Sen. Lindsay...

    • Posted September 21, 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