Republican Budget Seriously Slashed Medicare by $4.73B

Medicare is a fundamental tool of economic security – a guarantee that seniors will not be denied health care just because they cannot afford it. But Republicans in the House, led by Paul Ryan, just voted for a budget plan (HR553) (Roll Call Vote 552) that would gut Medicare – slashing funding for the program by …

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Speaker Ryan Announces GOP’s First CRA Repeal—DOI’s Stream Protection Rule

Today, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signed H.J. Res. 38, a joint resolution disapproving the Department of Interior’s stream protection rule under the Congressional Review Act. The House passed this CRA on Wednesday and the Senate followed suit on Thursday. Speaker Ryan released the following statement: “This is the first repeal of President Obama’s policies …

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trump* Has Enough Working Digits to Use a Pen

Remember this?  It’s from a 2012 Speech at CPAC.  Apparently, trump* has enough working digits to work a pen!   “All we have to do is replace Obama. …  We are not auditioning for fearless leader. We don’t need a president to tell us in what direction to go. We know what direction to go. …

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With Women and Doctors in Danger, House GOP Called upon to End Their ‘Witch Hunt’

‘We disgrace ourselves by allowing this misconduct to continue,’ 178 House Democrats say in letter to Speaker Paul Ryan by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer Backed by key women’s health and civil liberties groups, 178 House Democrats on Tuesday sent a letter to Republican Speaker Paul Ryan demanding he disband an anti-choice investigative panel that has been issuing …

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