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Blue Dog Democrats Met With Trump Officials to Discuss Tax Reform

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 1:09pm 6/21/2017 at 1:09pm
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THEY DO EXIST! Yes, Congress still has Blue Dog Democrats within its walls. The group consists of only 18 members, but it could be enough to push tax reform through this year.

These Democrats view themselves as ones who can help “broker a bipartisan deal.” The Hill reported:

“If it’s constructive, if they’re...

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Paul Ryan Won’t Let Go of the Border Adjustment Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/24/2017 at 4:00pm

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will not let go of a border adjustment tax (BAT) when it comes to tax reform, which will set up a major showdown with the White House and possibly the Senate.

Ryan admitted today that the House could pass a tax bill without the BAT, but he’s still...

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Paul Ryan Hits the Campaign Trail for Karen Handel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/8/2017 at 4:00pm

High ranking Republicans are joining the fight for Georgia’s sixth Congressional district. Vacated by former Rep. Tom Price when he left to serve as HHS secretary, Democrats have made the special election a referendum on President Trump’s presidential performance thus far.

Speaker Paul Ryan will head to Georgia to headline a...

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Ryan On Health Insurance Reform: “We’ve got time to figure this out”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/5/2017 at 5:00pm

House Republicans held meetings late into Tuesday night, hoping to find some consensus on health insurance reform before the upcoming recess to no avail.

By all accounts, there’s still no other Obamacare repeal plan and so lawmakers, including Vice President Pence, are still trying to make the failed American Healthcare Act...

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Senate Russia Hearing: Hackers Targeted Rubio, Tried to Foment Angst Against Paul Ryan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:45pm 3/30/2017 at 6:45pm

The Senate Intelligence Committee held its first hearing on possible Russian interference during the 2016 presidential election and its “information warfare.”

It was revealed that hackers targeted Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) during his presidential campaign:

“Former members of my presidential campaign team who had access to the internal information of my presidential campaign were...

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You go to war against Obamacare with the President you have, Part 2

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, March 27, 2017 at 9:20pm 3/27/2017 at 9:20pm

I don’t think there is just one conclusion to be reached from the failure of the House Republicans to pass the health care bill advocated by Paul Ryan, and supported by President Trump.

Marc Thiessen blames the Freedom Caucus, The Freedom Caucus blows its chance to govern

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Tax reform takes spotlight after Obamacare repeal fails in Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 7:30am 3/26/2017 at 7:30am
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Now that the GOP healthcare bill is dead, the administration will more than likely set its eyes on tax reform. However, this could very well end like the healthcare bill.

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) insisted that the party has “more agreement” when it comes to tax reform while Treasury Secretary Steven...

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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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