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GOP Senators Denounce Healthcare Bill; Rep. McConnell Calls for “Repeal Now, Replace Later”

July 18, 2017 • Iziah Thompson
The defection of two more GOP Senators from supporting a replacement bill to do away with Obamacare, has put the future of the proposed Better Care Act, on shaky ground indeed. This past Monday night, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) and Jerry Moran (R-KS) join …

An Undebated Bill to Pass This Week: Handing Over Billions in FAA Funds, And Most FAA Responsibilities, to a New Corporation with Contracts with the Private Sector

July 18, 2017 • Naomi Wolf
Stop the presses — this bill, HR 2997, transfers ALL Federal aviation resources and activities to an ill-defined nonprofit corporation that is allowed to operate under any name or names it chooses. It forbids any other entity from managing any other a …

The Maverick Takes Time Out – And Health Care Will Wait

July 17, 2017 • Iziah Thompson
Last Friday, Senator John McCain (R-AZ) underwent serious surgery — to remove a two-inch blood clot from above his left eye. Sen. McCain’s recovery from the surgery will delay his return to Washington, and this delay may ultimately stall the vote on t …

This Week’s Window On Congress

July 17, 2017 • dailyclout_226nux
The Week of Monday, July 17, 2017 Congress is tackling bills this week that range widely, from big infrastructure changes, to bills addressing the future of hydroelectric energy. The three bills that Daily Clout chose for you to watch this week are the …

No Summer Vacay for Congress?

July 13, 2017 • Iziah Thompson
It’s a Congressional tradition to take off the entire month of August. But not this year! Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), who is pushing to pass the new Health Care bill, decided this past Tuesday that the Senate will remain in session f …

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