The resistance now: putting the Senate health bill on life support

Resistance against the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare may have reached a critical mass this week – but there’s more work to be done

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When we asked our readers how they were protesting the healthcare bill this week, people from across the country got in touch to tell us about their efforts, many with stories about how the repeal of Obamacare would affect...

What conservative pundits say about Trumpcare (spoiler: they all dislike it)

Conservative commentators have derided the Republican bill as weak, visionless, and a treasonous acceptance of the basic thrust of the Affordable Care Act

Senate Republicans pleased no one this week. Granted, they were never going to get much love from Democrats defending Obamacare, or their more progressive colleagues who are daring to talk aloud again about a single payer scheme. But their own ideological bedfellows also went after them as their plan, such as it was, was shelved un...

If Republicans lose the healthcare fight, it’s the beginning of the end | Corey Robin

The right has had its spells in the wilderness, where they’ve been exiled from power. If they lose this bill, it will put them on that road to despair

At the beginning of this week, Republican senators were planning to head home for the Fourth of July recess and celebrate the nation’s independence and freedom by enacting their idea of liberty: denying health insurance to more than 20 million people. By the middle of the week, their hopes were dashed.

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What are you doing to protest the Republican health bill?

We want to know what you’re doing to push back against the Republican-drafted healthcare bill, which could be passed into law this week

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The Senate is working to finalize a vote on a Republican-drafted healthcare bill that is projected to gut funding for Medicaid, Planned Parenthood and coverage options for the middle and working class while leaving millions uninsured.

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The Resistance Now: activists say ‘hell no’ to Republican healthcare bill

Progressives sprung into action with dozens protesting outside the Senate majority leader’s office, while Democrats took stock after Ossoff’s loss

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Dozens of people were arrested after protesting outside Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Thursday – including some in wheelchairs – as Republicans unveiled Republicans unveiled Trumpcare 2.0 (or are we on 3....

Chuck Schumer condemns Republican healthcare bill as ‘heartless’ – video

Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer says the Republican healthcare bill to overhaul Obamacare is a ‘wolf in sheep’s clothing’ and ‘heartless’. Mitch McConnell and his lieutenants in the GOP worked in secret for weeks on the bill, and McConnell said debate on it would start next week. On Thursday, Schumer said there was not enough time to properly review the bill

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The Resistance Now: Trumpcare in the crosshairs

Activists look to target senators who could move to vote no on the Senate version of the bill, and progressives preach the down ballot gospel

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Bernie Sanders riled up the People’s Summit in typical fashion last Saturday night – blasting the “absolute failure” of the Democratic party went down particularly well. But some of the most valuable moments at the summit took place in smaller breakout sessions.

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