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The Blame Games Begin After the GOP’s First Attempt to Roll Back Obamacare Fails

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 24, 2017 at 8:00pm 3/24/2017 at 8:00pm
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Republicans failed to garner enough votes to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) Friday. Pulling the bill, the House went into recess.

The Republican’s first attempt to roll back Obamacare failed.

Who’s to blame?

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Palin: President Trump “Will Step In and Fix” Ryan’s ObamaCare Replacement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 4:30pm 3/12/2017 at 4:30pm
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“Repeal and replace” has been the GOP mantra since the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare, was signed into law in 2010. Riding the wave of horror and outrage that inspired millions of Americans to rise up and rally, attend town halls, and become involved in the election process, the GOP has...

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GOP’s Border Adjustment Tax Reform Plan On Life Support

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00pm 2/18/2017 at 2:00pm

House Republicans desperately want to reform taxes, but so far the only plan they have developed has gained no leverage. That’s because border adjustment makes up a majority of the plan, which few, including top retailers, want anything to do with.

The border adjustment is a tariff. It adds a tax on...

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Congress Takes First Steps to Repeal Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 5:30pm 1/12/2017 at 5:30pm
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The process of repealing President Obama’s signature legislation is already underway.

Early Thursday morning, the Senate passed what they’re calling a “repeal resolution” or the first step in repealing the Affordable Care Act.

The vote fell perfectly along party lines:

The Senate voted 51-48 along party lines for...

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Congressional Republicans Choose Short-Term Spending Bill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/17/2016 at 1:30pm

House Republicans have chosen to go with a short-term spending bill to fund the government through March 31 instead of a full year bill:

Appropriations Chairman Rep. Hal Rogers, R-Kentucky, said in a statement that his committee would immediately start working on “a Continuing Resolution (CR) at the current rate of funding...

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Unanimous Vote Gives Paul Ryan His First Full Term as Speaker of the House

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 2:46pm 11/15/2016 at 2:46pm

Despite Sean Hannity’s calls for a new Speaker of the House, House Republicans unanimously voted Ryan into his first full term.

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House Republicans on Tuesday unanimously nominated Paul Ryan to serve his first full term as speaker in t...

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Trump Met With Ryan, McConnell at Capitol Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/10/2016 at 5:30pm

After his meeting with President Barack Obama, President-elect Donald Trump drove down to Capitol Hill to meet with Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

“I think we’re going to do some absolutely spectacular things for...

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Hillary, Obama Offer Classy Speeches to End a Turbulent Election Season

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 1:30pm 11/9/2016 at 1:30pm

The 2016 elections season has finally ended, which means speeches galore today. I planned on making them Quick Takes, but the ones from Donald Trump, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton, and President Barack Obama surprised me with their class and humanity I feel they deserve more attention.

Hillary showed a human side that...

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Paul Ryan, Ted Cruz Vote For Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 1:00pm 11/1/2016 at 1:00pm

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) have announced they voted for GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump in early voting. However, neither one said Trump’s name:

“I stand where I’ve stood all fall and all summer,” the Wisconsin Republican said on “Fox & Friends.” “In fact, I already voted...

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Is Portable Health Insurance the Future?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/6/2016 at 2:30pm

While he was running for Senate in the 2012, Ted Cruz spoke extensively on the virtues of portable health insurance — insurance not associated with any particular employer, but insurance that works more like vehicle insurance or homeowner’s insurance.

Though the idea is not unique to Senator Cruz, in a world where...

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Paul Ryan Strolls to an Easy Primary Win

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 7:00am 8/10/2016 at 7:00am

Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, walloped his primary opponent, Paul Nehlen yesterday.

A poll released last week showed Ryan with a sixty-six point lead over Nehlen.

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Sean Hannity Has Twitter Meltdown, Blames Republicans for Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 5, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/5/2016 at 1:00pm

During his radio show Thursday, Hannity said he was “sick and tired” of certain Republicans like Paul Ryan, who ironically, is one of the few Republicans in leadership to have endorsed Trump.

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New Poll Shows Paul Ryan Leading by a Whopping 66 Points in Primary Race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 5, 2016 at 11:30am 8/5/2016 at 11:30am

SIXTY SIX.

Who needs a Trump endorsement when your constituents love you? Not Speaker Ryan.

An independent poll released Friday shows Ryan’s with a substantial lead over would-be challenger, Paul Nehlen.

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Speaker Ryan: FBI’s Announcement ‘Defies Explanation’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 2:00pm 7/5/2016 at 2:00pm

Despite describing Hillary’s email debacle as “completely careless,” the FBI announced earlier today it would not recommend prosecution. Professor Jacobson covered the decision in more detail here.

Surprising? Not really. Maddening? Hell yes it is.

Responses across the political spectrum are trickling in and Speaker Ryan minced no words, rejecting Clinton’s “pattern...

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Chuck Todd To Paul Ryan: Supporting Trump Puts ‘Party Over Country’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 19, 2016 at 11:21am 6/19/2016 at 11:21am

Hillary Clinton: the patriotic choice for president? That seems the implication of Chuck Todd’s challenge to Paul Ryan in an interview aired on today’s Meet The Press.

When Ryan told Todd that as Speaker of the House, he was supporting Trump, Todd retorted: “you just made a case though for party...

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Speaker Ryan Endorses Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/2/2016 at 5:30pm

Welp, it’s official. Speaker Paul Ryan has endorsed Donald Trump.

He made the formal announcement in an op-ed in the Janesville Gazette:

But the House policy agenda has been the main focus of our dialogue. We’ve talked about the common ground this agenda can represent. We’ve discussed how the House can be a...

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Paul Ryan is Trouncing His Primary Opponent

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 1:51pm 5/31/2016 at 1:51pm

Love him or hate him, new polling shows Speaker Ryan is a huge hit with his constituents back home.

A new survey reported by the Washington Free Beacon‘s Lachlan Mark...

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