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“A draft copy of the secret Republican Senate bill that would overhaul Obamacare is expected to be released online at 11 a.m. ET Thursday, less than two hours after many GOP senators get to see if for the first time.

“Even some of the senators who were reportedly part of a group tasked with writing it, including Mike Lee of Utah, had not seen its details.”

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich: The Real Reason Republicans want to Pull the Plug on Obamacare (VIDEO)


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Details of the Senate’s “draft” health care bill, which Republicans were set to unveil Thursday after weeks of secretive negotiations, have finally leaked—and from the sound of things, Mitch McConnell and his cohorts have written a morally appalling piece of legislation that many conservatives will nonetheless find deeply underwhelming.

Source: Perspectives: Bernie Sanders: Mr. President, I have some bad news for you (VIDEO)


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Mitch McConnell has promised Senate Republicans they’ll receive draft legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act Thursday, with a floor vote next week.

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — GOP hits the gas on ObamaCare repeal


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On the Senate floor Monday night, Democrats railed against secretive effort by Republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Source: Perspectives: Senator Bernie Sanders message to Republican Senators regarding their healthcare plan (VIDEO)


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Does everyone realize what’s happening here? Please understand that healthcare, the ability to afford medicines that will keep many alive, or not, is being decided in secret. No hearings, no press conferences, no debate.

Source: Perspectives: Vox — The real reason Republicans can’t answer simple questions about their health care bill


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With President Donald Trump in the White House and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the helm of the Justice Department, the exploitative bail industry is in a good position to profit even more off of Americans who can’t afford adequate legal representation. So the stories of the Justice Department and the bail industry’s exploitation are important and timely.

Source: Perspectives: Truthout — I Spent 14 Months in Jail Because I Couldn’t Pay My Way Out


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Senate Republicans are hurling themselves toward passing an incredibly unpopular set of health care reforms that even they don’t understand, haven’t seen and likely won’t see until just before it hits the floor.

Source: Perspectives: Huffington Post — The Not-So-Secret Truth About the Senate GOP’s Secret Health Care Bill


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