Paul Ryan

An attack on abortion rights and a handout to the rich: The Republicans' new plan for repealing Obamacare

An attack on abortion rights and a handout to the rich: The Republicans' new plan for repealing Obamacare

Congressional Republicans who have visited their home districts over the last few weeks have gotten a faceful of constituent rage about their plans to eviscerate the Affordable Care Act, which brings health coverage to more than 20 million Americans. If past is prologue, those heading home now for the Presidents Day recess are likely to feel a lot more heat. 

That may be why House Republicans this week rushed out a “policy brief” on “Obamacare Repeal and Replace.” Unfortunately for the poor souls who will be meeting with constituents, the brief answers...

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