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Republicans Deeply Divided Over Repeal of the Affordable Care Act

For Immediate Release:

January 10, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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PQ VOTE NOW: Will Republicans Stand Up for Democracy?

Wanted to make sure you’re all watching the PQ vote right now.  If it fails, Democrats will bring up legislation to form an independent commission to investigate Russia’s hacking of the election. This vote will show the American people whether or not Republicans are willing to stand up for American democracy and work to uncover the full scope of Russia’s interference. Defending our government institutions should not be a partisan issue – we’ll see if Republicans agree.

Hoyer Statement on Senate Confirmation Hearings

For Immediate Release:

January 10, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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VIDEO: Democrats Highlight How the GOP Repeal of the Affordable Care Act Will Make America Sick Again

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January 9, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Fact Check on Leader McConnell's Op-Ed on the ACA

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s op-ed today misrepresents the facts about the Affordable Care Act in order to justify GOP efforts to repeal the ACA without a replacement and Make America Sick Again. It’s a busy week, so we here in the Democratic Whip’s press shop put together a handy guide to help distinguish between Senator McConnell’s rhetoric and the reality:

House Republicans and Their Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad First Week of Congress

For Immediate Release:

January 6, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Hoyer Remarks on Israel Resolution on the House Floor

I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise today to reiterate the strong, bipartisan support for our ally Israel in the United States Congress.

Hoyer Remarks on Israel Resolution on the House Floor

For Immediate Release:

January 5, 2017

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Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

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Republicans: Losing Jobs, Making America Sick Again

Once again, Republicans are falling short on their promises to support job creation. Not only will their effort to repeal the ACA without a replacement #MakeAmericaSickAgain, but a new report shows that it will also cost millions of jobs.

From CNBC:

“Up to 3 million jobs in the health sector and other areas would be lost if certain key provisions of the Affordable Care Act are repealed by Congress.”

Hoyer Statement on Israel Resolution on the House Floor Tomorrow

For Immediate Release:

January 4, 2017

Contact:

Mariel Saez 202-225-3130

Office of the Democratic Whip Steny H.<div class=###