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House GOP Narrowly Passes Partisan Farm Bill More than 375 Groups – Representing Millions of Americans – Oppose

June 21, 2018

As House Republicans narrowly rammed through a deeply partisan and radical Farm Bill moments ago, a quick reminder about the widespread opposition to H.R. 2 from rural, consumer, conservation, health, education, labor and other organizations representing millions of Americans.

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GOP Budget: Medicare, Medicaid Slashed to Pay for GOP Tax Scam for the Rich

June 21, 2018

Six months ago, House Republicans passed their tax scam for the rich – ransacking our children’s future to hand massive handouts to big corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent.

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As Trump Visits Duluth, Minnesotans’ Health Care & Jobs Under Threat from GOP/Trump Policies

June 20, 2018

Today, President Trump is traveling to Duluth, Minnesota to host a roundtable with workers where he will undoubtedly herald the six month anniversary of the GOP tax scam for the rich.  Later in the evening, the President will do what he clearly loves best – headline a campaign rally where he will likely launch into a wild attack on core American values, denigrating immigrants, people of color, journalists, Democrats and the few Republicans brave enough to stand up to the leader of their party. 

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Faith Groups Condemn Trump’s ‘Immoral’ Family Separation Policy

June 18, 2018

The Trump Administration continues their barbaric ‘zero-tolerance’ policy separating families at the border – literally ripping children out of the arms of their mothers and fathers – as they prosecute asylum seeking families at the border for illegal entry.  In an attempt to defend their inhumanity, President Trump blamed others for his own policy, Attorney General Sessions quoted the Bible, and DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tried to claim it wasn’t happening at all…

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GOP’s Assault on Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Continues

June 15, 2018

The Trump Administration’s latest cruel effort to strike down key consumer protections in the Affordable Care Act preventing insurance companies from denying coverage or charging more for covering people with pre-existing conditions has far reaching consequences.

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Gary Cohn: Trade War Could Wipe Out Gains of GOP Tax Scam

June 14, 2018

President Trump loves to tout the economy as ‘the best economy the country’s ever had.’

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525 Days: The 115th Republican Congress By the Numbers

June 13, 2018

525: Days since the start of this Republican Congress as of June 11, 2018

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State By State: Americans Impacted By GOP’s ACA Sabotage

June 8, 2018

The Trump Administration’s cynical assault of Americans’ health care has reached a stunning new low. The Department of Justice will now argue in court that the Affordable Care Act’s provisions preventing insurance companies from denying coverage or charging more for pre-existing conditions should be struck down – destroying key, life-saving protections for millions of Americans with pre-existing conditions.

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The GOP’s Attacks on Women’s Health

June 7, 2018

53 years ago today, the Supreme Court decided Griswold v. Connecticut – legalizing birth control and recognizing women’s right to privacy in family planning decisions. However, over a half-century later, the Trump Administration and Republicans in Congress are championing policies to restrict women’s access to contraception both in the U.S. and around the world.

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GOP’s Assault on American Families’ Health Care Continues

June 6, 2018

Republicans have spent the entire Congress trying to undermine Americans’ health care. And after ignoring repeated warnings from non-partisan experts, the Trump Administration and GOP in Congress continue their sabotage of the Affordable Care Act – needlessly increasing the cost of health care across the nation.  From the Washington Post Editorial Board:

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