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House GOP Budget Committee Just Passed Their FY2017 Budget Proposal

The House GOP-dominated Budget Committee held 9 hour markup, with several lawmakers going hoarse and one losing her voice. Democrats offered up 29 amendments, involving immigration reform, prescription drug prices, and equal pay. Every amendment failed, including one proposed by

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Posted in Budget-Federal, Congressional Activity, GOP, Health Care, House, Medicare, SNAP, Social Safety Net

Pelosi Statement on Failed House Republican Veto Override Vote

Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after House Republicans failed to override the President’s veto of their budget reconciliation bill to defund Planned Parenthood and repeal the Affordable Care Act: “It is deeply fitting that

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Posted in Congressional Activity, CultureWar, Health Care, House, Planned Parenthood

Veto Message from the President to the Republiban re: HR3762 ACA Repeal

— by Vickie Rock, Humboldt Democrats After the 62nd vote to repeal “Obamacare” (the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) which has now been upheld by the Supreme Court TWICE, the Republiban members of Congress finally managed to pass HR 3762.

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Posted in Amodei, Congressional Activity, CultureWar, GOP, Health Care, Heller, House, Planned Parenthood, Senate

Ruben Kihuen’s statement on Hardy’s 6th vote to repeal ACA and 5th vote to defund Planned Parenthood

For Immediate Release Janurary 6th, 2015 Contact: Dave Chase, (702) 350-2744 — Ruben Kihuen, State Senator and candidate for U.S. Congress (NV-04), released the following statement after Congressman Cresent Hardy voted for the 6th time to repeal the Affordabl Card

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Posted in Abortion, Birth Control, Candidates, Congressional Activity, Contraception, CultureWar, GOP, Health Care, Planned Parenthood, Womens Issues

Playing Doctor with Americans’ Lives

Republicans, in both the House and the Senate, are currently colluding to gut Healthcare Reform and deny actual healthcare to millions of women across our nation using a process called Reconciliation.  Reconciliation is an expedited budgetary process that offers some

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Posted in Abortion, Amodei, Congressional Activity, CultureWar, GOP, Health Care, House, Planned Parenthood
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