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Trump’s support falling among swing-state voters who elected him, recent polls find

A third of voters remain hardcore, unapologetic fans STEVEN ROSENFELD, ALTERNET Posted on Salon.com Donald Trump during Cabinet Meeting(Credit: AP/Andrew Harnik) This article originally appeared on AlterNet. Donald Trump is wearing out his welcome among the voters who swung 2016’s … Continue reading

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Letter from Former CBO Directors on the Importance of CBO’s Role in the Legislative Process

July 21, 2017 Honorable Paul Ryan Speaker United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Nancy Pelosi Minority Leader United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Honorable … Continue reading

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This is How Trump Can Destroy Obamacare

From Countable   On Tuesday, the seven-year quest by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare, appeared to come to an end, and President Trump responded to the setback by vowing to “let Obamacare … Continue reading

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McConnell’s Unbelievably Reckless Plan B: Repeal ACA With Nothing to Replace It

Published on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by Indivisible Guide by Indivisible Project 11 Comments A repeal-only bill, explains Indivisible, is “the most extreme attempt yet at dismantling people’s healthcare.” (Photo: Amirah Sequeira/TwitPic)   Republicans considered going this same route in … Continue reading

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Millions More Uninsured Could Impact Health Of Those With Insurance, Too

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — REPEAL & REPLACE WATCH By Julie Rovner July 14, 2017 Neonatal intensive care, trauma care or burn care are among the services that could be hard to access in communities with high uninsured rates. Much has … Continue reading

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The new Senate health care bill — and the return of preexisting conditions — explained

Posted on Vox.com Updated by Sarah Kliffsarah@vox.com Jul 13, 2017, 1:18pm EDT Senate Republicans introduced a revised version of their bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act on Thursday, one that would allow insurers to once again deny … Continue reading

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Natalia Veselnitskaya was no stranger, she was important to Trump’s business

Posted on Daily Kos By Mark Sumner  Tuesday Jul 11, 2017 · 2:25 PM EDT Sean Hannity’s name may rhyme with sanity, but Donald Trump’s favorite Fox has never been the poster boy for rationality. As the dominoes have started falling ever … Continue reading

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