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Republicans’ Irresponsible Debt Ceiling Proposal

This week, Sen. Pat Toomey introduced S.163, an irresponsible bill regarding the debt ceiling that he previewed in a Wall Street Journal op-ed last week. In the House, a companion bill is being touted by the Republican Study Committee, the same group of House Republicans that earlier this month proposed draconian budget cuts that would…

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Health Reform: Republicans Want to Take Benefits Away

House Republicans recently issued a plan, endorsed by their Senate counterparts, to repeal the health reform law, the Affordable Care Act. [GOP.gov, accessed 9/24/10; Senate Republican Communications Center, 9/23/10]  In advancing their plan to repeal health reform, Republicans would revoke benefits of health reform that have already begun or will begin within a year of…

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