Category Archives: Affordable Care Act

Franken Hits Grassley’s Lack Of Respect For Service Members

From a Franken fund raising email: Grassley must apologize to every veteran The attacks from Chuck Grassley keep coming. “The most liberal nominee in Iowa Senate history” “Radical” “Socialist” Gotta love it! Chuck Grassley doesn’t know what to say about … Continue reading

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Issues 

As we look at the upcoming election we ate that there are vast differences between the current two major parties on issues. Actually it should be noted that there is only one party in America today that is running on … Continue reading

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Chuck Grassley: Major Obstructionist

A friend sent me a copy of a guest opinion from the Cedar Rapids Gazette from January 12th. The opinion is written by David Mannheim, a neighbor of Grassley’s near New Hartford. Mr. Mansheim breaks down many aspects of Grassley’s years … Continue reading

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Right’s Framing Of Socialism Just Too Much BS

Never forget this: If you hadn’t noticed the next election is already in full swing. As usual the lockstep Republican candidates are all singing from the same hymnal. That hymnal has various versions of the ever popular song among Republicans … Continue reading

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Health Care About To Take A Beating

Wednesday United Health Care, the big behemoth in the health insurance industry, announce that it is cracking down on emergency room visits beginning on July 1st in 34 states. This includes Iowa.  From an article in USA Today:    UnitedHealthcare … Continue reading

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Well, The Time Is Nigh

First, this is Halloween. Wishing you a safe, corona virus free holiday. Now on to the main story. Tuesday will be the end of what is now referred to as the election season. In the US pretty much every state … Continue reading

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Positions Of Trust

Here we go again. The Governor of Iowa takes tax payer money that came from the federal government to help small businesses that have been harmed by the pandemic and uses some twisted logic to decide that money to ameliorate … Continue reading

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Progress Iowa ACA Call With Congressional Leaders

The Progress Iowa call took place at nearly the same time as candidate Joe Biden was making a speech on the ACA: Progress Iowa <press@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: June 25, 2020 Contact: Ivy Beckenholdt, (515) 259-0394 Sen. Wyden, Majority Leader Hoyer, Rep. Cicilline … Continue reading

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Seniors And Trump’s War On Health Care

From Progress Iowa: REPORT: How Trump’s War On Health Care Has Worsened the Coronavirus Crisis for Iowa Seniors Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> For Immediate Release: June 18, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133 REPORT: How Trump’s War On Health Care Has Worsened … Continue reading

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Ernst Refuses To Condemn Health Care Lawsuit

Matt Sinovic <matt@progressiowa.org> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 10, 2020 Contact: Matt Sinovic, (515) 423-0133   *ICYMI* Des Moines Register Editorial Board: “Republicans Should Withdraw Lawsuit Against the Affordable Care Act; Having Health Insurance is Crucial in a Pandemic” Sen. Joni Ernst … Continue reading

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