HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Can Democrats in the Hous...

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 05:30 AM

Can Democrats in the House keep health care reform alive? Nancy Pelosi is going to try.

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic-run House plans to vote on ways to lower prescription drug prices and force insurers to provide stronger protection for people with pre-existing conditions, marking the next big step in a strategy to make health care part of its 2020 election fight.

Democrats are wrapping up their first 100 days in charge of the House this week, and they’ve been sending the same message over and over: We care deeply about more affordable, accessible health care.

“This is about a value system in our country,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California of the Democrats’ health care push, “about understanding that health care is a right for all Americans, not just a privilege.”

House votes on health care legislation are expected between April 29 and May 24.

Read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/election/article229118224.html

2 replies, 167 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 2 replies Author Time Post
Reply Can Democrats in the House keep health care reform alive? Nancy Pelosi is going to try. (Original post)
TexasTowelie Sunday OP
beachbum bob Sunday #1
InAbLuEsTaTe Sunday #2

Response to TexasTowelie (Original post)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 06:37 AM

1. be a symbolic vote as its DOA in the Senate

at least getting House GOP on the record for 2020 campaign

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to beachbum bob (Reply #1)

Sun Apr 14, 2019, 07:03 AM

2. Yes, now let's do the same for MFA... that House reform bill has the same chance of being passed

and signed into law (ZERO), so why not?! Let's get everyone on the record for 2020.


Bernie & Elizabeth 2020!!!
Welcome to the revolution!!!

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread