Tag: Obamacare

Tax Reform Is Starting To Look A Lot Like Healthcare

After campaigning for seven years on the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, the GOP arrived in Congress at the beginning of the year with control of all three branches of government and a vision to swiftly repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. However, they have since proved themselves to be almost incapable of…

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The Republicans Are Tying Their Own Hands, But Why?

Thus far, Republican’s in Congress have been unwilling to remove the Senate filibuster in order to help advance their legislative agenda. Despite swiftly removing the filibuster for nominations in order to push through Trump’s Supreme Court nomination, Neil Gorsuch, and calls from Trump to use the ‘nuclear option’. As Matt Yglesias pointed out…

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The GOP Are Falling At The Final Hurdle

The GOP are reaching the pinnacle of the decades-long plan to take control of US government and its institutions. Having successfully taken over the federal legislature through a combination of gerrymandering, alleged voter suppression, and the leveraging of partisan politics, the Republican party have captured 32 state legislatures and (as of this week)…

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A Secret Senate Healthcare Bill Seems A Fitting Conclusion

A Senate healthcare bill drawn up hastily in a dark back room seems a fitting conclusion to the roller-coaster ride we have had in healthcare over the past eight years. It’s a culmination of everything the Republicans set in motion when they first stood in united opposition to the passage of the Affordable…

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