Republican 2018 Midterm Strategy on Healthcare, Pre-Existing Conditions: Lie

rss@dailykos.com (Joan McCarter) Published: Fri, October 12, 2018 2:18 PM For the first time since 2010, Republicans really, really don’t want to have to be running on health care. Since talking about Obamacare repeal is far too dangerous in 2018, they’re resorting to the tried and true: lies. Whether it’s

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Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Says

By Jonathan Cohn Republicans could make another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act if they retain control of Congress next year, the Senate’s GOP leader said on Wednesday. The statement, which Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) made in an interview with Reuters, came in response to a question about

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Democrats Shift Line of Attack, Warning of Republican GOP Threat to Medicare

By LISA MASCARO WASHINGTON (AP) — With the GOP tax plan contributing to rising federal deficits, Democrats are warning that Republicans will seek cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security to balance budgets if they keep control of Congress in the November election. It’s a familiar message for Democrats, who

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Mitch McConnell Calls to Cut Social Security, Medicare

Nicole Goodkind After instituting a $1.5 trillion tax cut and signing off on a $675 billion budget for the Department of Defense, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that the only way to lower the record-high federal deficit would be to cut entitlement programs like Medicare, Medicaid and Social

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With Brett Kavanaugh Vote, Senator Mitch McConnell and Republicans Willingly Strike a Blow at the U.S. Constitution

Published: Oct 6, 2018 3:59 p.m. By:  Chris Edelson Republican senators are willing soldiers in Trump’s authoritarian campaign   Those of us who see President Donald Trump as an authoritarian threat to America’s constitutional democracy have looked to Republicans in Congress, as the majority party, to set limits on executive

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