Jeff Flake Hangs Out with Koch Brothers, Ducks Constituents

On the heels of the Senate healthcare bill’s release last week, Jeff Flake didn’t spend the weekend hearing from his constituents about health care.

Instead, Jeff Flake spent his weekend with the billionaire Koch brothers and other GOP donors.

Even worse, the Koch officials Flake was hobnobbing with thought Trumpcare, which would strip away health care coverage from millions, make deep cuts to Medicaid, and cause healthcare costs to skyrocket, all to cut taxes for the rich, “didn’t go far enough.”

“It’s outrageous that instead of listening to the concerns of the people he represents, Jeff Flake spent his weekend schmoozing with billionaire Big Oil donors who are pushing for legislation that will spell disaster for Arizona working families,” said American Bridge spokesperson Joshua Karp. “The Senate version of Trumpcare would gut Medicaid and cut millions of Americans off from lifesaving care in order to give the wealthiest Americans like the […]

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Larry Hogan, stop the grandstanding and fight for Maryland

The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan.  Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket and slash funding for Medicaid.

Gov. Hogan has offered no ideas to fight this disastrous bill that would leave Marylanders paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic… all for a few tax breaks for the wealthiest few.

State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new TrumpCare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, potentially leading to women paying thousands more for maternity care and seniors choosing between their regular prescriptions and groceries.

State waivers could lead to fewer providers accepting Medicaid patients, patients forgoing care that is not covered, […]

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Missing Backbone: Gov. Rauner Complicit on Dangerous TrumpCare

The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan.  Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket, and slash funding for Medicaid.

Gov. Rauner has previously said he’d work with a bipartisan group of Governors to oppose TrumpCare’s cuts to Medicaid, but his name was missing entirely from a bipartisan letter  from governors that came out earlier this month.  He’s clearly hiding from this disastrous bill that would leave Illinois families paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic… all for a few tax breaks for the wealthiest few.

State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new TrumpCare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care […]

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Adam Laxalt Complicit on Dangerous TrumpCare Bill

The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan.  Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket, and slash funding for Medicaid.

Adam Laxalt has previously called for the full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but today he’s hiding his position on this disastrous bill that would leave Nevadans paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic… all for a few tax breaks for the wealthiest few.

State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new TrumpCare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, potentially leading to women paying thousands more for maternity care and seniors choosing between their regular prescriptions and groceries.

State waivers could lead […]

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Adam Putnam Complicit on Dangerous TrumpCare Bill

The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan.  Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket and slash funding for Medicaid.

Adam Putnam has previously called for the full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but today he’s hiding from this disastrous bill that would leave Floridians paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic… all for a few tax breaks for the wealthiest few.

State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new TrumpCare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care, mental health and prescription drugs, potentially leading to women paying thousands more for maternity care and seniors choosing between their regular prescriptions and groceries.

Florida near last of […]

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Ed Gillespie Complicit on Dangerous TrumpCare Bill

The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan.  Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket and slash funding for Medicaid.

Ed Gillespie has previously called for the full repeal of the Affordable Care Act, but now he’s hiding from this disastrous bill that would leave Virginians paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic… all for a few tax breaks for the wealthiest few.

State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new Trumpcare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, potentially leading to women paying thousands more for maternity care and seniors choosing between their regular prescriptions and groceries.

State waivers could lead to fewer […]

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Shame on You, Governor Walker

The Congressional Budget Office finally released the non-partisan scoring of the newest TrumpCare plan.  Not only will this bill rip away health care coverage from 22 million Americans, it will also cause insurance premiums for those with chronic conditions to skyrocket and slash funding for Medicaid.

Gov. Scott Walker has called for the full repeal of the Affordable Care Act and rolling back Medicaid, and today he’s arguing that this disastrous bill–that would leave Wisconsin residents paying more for less coverage and roll back efforts to fight the opioid epidemic, and gift tax breaks to the wealthiest few–doesn’t go far enough.

State Waivers For Cutting Benefits: The new TrumpCare bill allows states to obtain a waiver to drop protections of essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, potentially leading to women paying thousands more for maternity care and seniors choosing between their regular prescriptions and groceries.

State […]

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Following Devastating CBO Trumpcare score, American Bridge Urges Public To Share Stories With Local Reporters

American Bridge President Jessica Mackler responded to the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the Senate Trumpcare bill, which was written in secret, out of the public eye and with an undisclosed group of lobbyists.

American Bridge also released the following message to supporters, which is being shared by progressive allies, urging the public to share their individual stories regarding the hardships of preexisting conditions and appealing on local media for their senators not to support the Trumpcare bill.

“Every Republican senator should think very hard about how they could look families in the eye and tell them why they voted for Trumpcare, which was written behind closed doors, and which nonpartisan experts warned would take health insurance away from millions, cause healthcare costs to skyrocket, insidiously cripple the Affordable Care Act’s protections for people with preexisting conditions like cancer, and gut Medicaid – all to cut taxes for the rich.

“This bill would end Medicaid […]

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VIDEO: Senate Republicans Made Promises on Health Care… …They Were Lying

As the first news reports rolled in about the Senate Republican health care bill, one thing became clear: Senate Republicans were lying when they promised Americans better health care.

“Republican Senators have spent years promising their constituents a replacement for the Affordable Care Act that would lower costs and provide high quality care. Now, anyone who watched the news last night knows neither is true. This isn’t a health care bill — it’s a tax cut for the wealthy, financed by gutting care for everyone else,” said American Bridge spokesperson Joshua Karp.


See the video here.

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Dean Heller Has Already Sold Out Nevadans’ Health Care, Over and Over Again

 

Following Dean Heller’s statement on the Senate GOP’s health care bill, American Bridge President Jessica Mackler made the following statement:

“Nevadans will see through Dean Heller’s cowardly attempt to save his political hide. After months of promising to “get to a yes” and repeal Obamacare, Heller has been given a last-minute pass by his party bosses in Washington. But Nevadans know Dean Heller’s record. Heller has voted over 20 times to repeal the Affordable Care Act, which millions of Nevadans depend on. Just as bad, has voted repeatedly to gut Medicaid and has voted eight times to defund Planned Parenthood. Dean Heller has already sold out Nevadans’ health care, over and over again. Next November, trust Nevadans to hold Heller accountable.”

 

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