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AHCA Would Make Rural America’s Health Care Worse

Mon, 2017-06-26 22:58
The Republican Congress is inching closer to repealing Obamacare and replacing it with a feeble alternative that greatly weakens rural health care access. We believe this will have disastrous consequences for rural America.

Would a Berniecrat Have Won Ossoff’s Georgia Race?

Mon, 2017-06-26 17:41
Do you have to run like a Republican to win in a district like the Georgia 6th? The answers lie in the Census Bureau's free database, which very few seem to notice. We mined the data, and found the answer for you.

Stop the Senate Republican Health Care Obscenity This Week

Mon, 2017-06-26 06:55
This is it. Senate Republicans want to vote this week to close hospitals, shutter nursing homes, abandon babies at birth, force older workers off care, and leave the disabled without services.. We can stop them, if we act now.

Charter Schools Do Bad Stuff Because They Can

Fri, 2017-06-23 09:51
Local news reports from all across the country drip, drip a constant stream of stories of charter schools doing bad stuff that our tax dollars fund. Why do both Democrats and Republicans still fetishize them?

WV Voters in DC Ask Senators to Save Health Care

Fri, 2017-06-23 07:51
It was dawn in Charleston as sleepy but excited voters got on a bus to ride six hours over the Allegheny Mountains to Washington, DC so they could ask their senators to save health care for West Virginians before it's too late.

GOP “Health” Bill: Death, Disaster and Gilded Age Greed

Thu, 2017-06-22 21:01
Give them less and make them think it’s more: that’s the GOP’s goal with “Trumpcare.” Why? To give tax cuts to the wealthiest among us, when we already have inequality not seen since the Gilded Age. It's time to say we've had enough.

Mainers Angry Over Health Care Repeal Find Rep. Poliquin in Boston

Thu, 2017-06-22 15:40
Maine Rep. Bruce Poliquin has mostly been avoiding public appearances since his vote in favor of the Republican health care repeal bill, but several dozen of his constituents managed to find him to deliver a message.

The Lessons We Learned From Jon Ossoff’s Defeat

Thu, 2017-06-22 15:13
The efforts to build an independent capacity to recruit, train, and support populist candidates up and down the ticket should be redoubled. The push to crystallize a bold agenda for change and debate it across the country is vital.

Colorado Calls Out Sen. Gardner to Defend Health Care

Thu, 2017-06-22 05:49
Colorado Senator Cory Gardner says the GOP "should be more open" about their plan to repeal health care. We agree. But Gardner's dismay doesn't take away his own responsibility to vote to defend health care in his state.

Big Pharma Gets $28 Billion Tax Break in GOP Health Plan

Wed, 2017-06-21 16:24
Drug companies avoid paying their fair share of taxes, even as they pump up their profits by price-gouging public health systems and individual patients. Do they deserve the $28 billion tax cut they will get under the AHCA? Hardly.

Veto the Cold-Hearted Health Bill

Wed, 2017-06-21 15:00
Even if the GOP thinks it was fun to rebuff Democrats’ pleas for a public process, they really should pay attention to the president who called the House health insurance bill “a son of a bitch.” After all, the president has veto power.

Arizona and Ohio Speak Up to Defend Health Care

Tue, 2017-06-20 23:01
Senators Flake and McCain of Arizona, and Portman of Ohio have the power with their three votes to protect health care for more than half a million in their states, and millions more across the country. Will they listen to their voters?

GE’s Immelt Steps Down: ‘Meanness and Greed’ Win Again

Tue, 2017-06-20 08:50
Jeffrey Immelt, General Electric's retiring CEO, once decried the ways corporate America outrageously rewards "meanness and greed." As he steps down with a $211 million bonus, he's his own worst nightmare.

How to Destroy the Economy With 50 Votes

Tue, 2017-06-20 06:05
Every member of the Senate Republican caucus agrees on cutting taxes; that’s the fuel that keeps their health repeal bill moving forward. Not all agree about cutting Medicaid. Some will vote against what their own voters and states want.

Health Care Repeal: Playing Political Chicken With Our Lives

Mon, 2017-06-19 13:53
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is playing political chicken with our lives. Since he and the other Republicans in his 13-member working group are choosing to draft their bill to repeal health care in secret, it’s up to us to share t

Did Trump Revive Failed Cold War Cuba Policy to Buy Rubio’s Loyalty?

Sun, 2017-06-18 17:25
Did Trump make a deal with Senator Marco Rubio to go easy in the Russia investigation in exchange for reimposing failed Cold War sanctions on Cuba, which also help the president's business interests on the island?

Tennessee Dads Ask Senators for a Simple Father’s Day Gift

Fri, 2017-06-16 22:19
A group of Tennessee dads gathered on a rainy Nashville day to ask Senators Bob Corker and Lamar Alexander for a simple gift: for Father's Day, they want their senators to protect Medicaid. Senators, are you listening?

Infighting Is Good for the Democratic Party

Fri, 2017-06-16 14:12
The debate within the Democratic Party isn’t a diversion or a liability; it is a necessary step on the road to recovery. Progressives have energy, passion, and a bold agenda for change. Isn’t it time to debate ideas and strategy?

Subjugation in Steel

Fri, 2017-06-16 00:19
To protect national security, American steel and family-supporting jobs, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and President Trump must stand strong against unfair foreign trade in steel that kills American jobs and creates American dependency.

Resistance in a Time of Gunfire

Thu, 2017-06-15 23:24
The smell of gun smoke had net yet lifted from an Alexandria baseball field when the calls for unity began. But unity doesn't mean silence, or inaction: issues like health care and gun violence need debate, and lives are at stake.