While the Trump Administration Hydra grows a new venomous head nearly every hour, a handful of Senate Republicans are quietly trying to push through an Obamacare replacement bill before the July 4th recess.
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has released its revised analysis of the also-revised American Health Care Act, the Republican replacement to the Affordable Care Act, and—can you believe it?—it doesn’t seem to be a great plan!
Like most people my age, I found out that the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) had passed the House of Representatives via social media. My Twitter feed was filled with outrage about defunding Planned Parenthood and so my rage focused there, too. I wrote my representatives, composed a tweet of my own, decided…
There’s stiff competition lately for the role of Greatest Asshat in Politics, but Rep. Raul Labrador from Idaho has won the crown for the weekend. (Kidding, something even more horrible will happen tomorrow, I’m confident.)
On Thursday, after the GOP grinches stole healthcare, President Donald Trump gave a victory speech at the Rose Garden in front of the Whitest House while surrounded by a group of slaphappy House Republicans excited to strip millions of Americans of health and happiness. Here, some class photos.
On Friday, the House is expected to vote on the Republican healthcare bill intended to replace the Affordable Care Act signed by former President Obama in 2010.
In an effort to make the American Health Care Act—the GOP’s replacement to the Affordable Care Act—more palatable to the far-right, Republicans added on an amendment that would make the plan even worse for women. Among the most flagrant additions to Paul Ryan’s “Manager’s Amendment,” according to Slate, is one that…
On Thursday, the US House Budget Committee voted 19-17 in favor of moving the American Health Care Act, the GOP replacement to the Affordable Care Act, to another final committee before it goes up for a vote in the House of Representatives with some modifications. Yet still, the bill continues to suck.