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Wed Mar 15, 2023, 07:10 PM

Schumer declares House GOP's first major bill "dead on arrival"

Source: Axios

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday killed any hope House Republicans may have harbored about their sweeping energy package making its way through the Senate much less becoming law.

Why it matters: It illustrates a dynamic that will become all too familiar by the end of the 118th Congress, with House Republicans passing party-line bills and the Democratic-led Senate putting up a firewall against them.

It also highlights the deep divisions between the two chambers as they prepare to try to work together to fund the government and raise the debt ceiling.

Driving the news: Schumer, in a floor speech on Wednesday, called the legislation a "partisan, dead-on-arrival and unserious proposal for addressing America's energy needs that they have laughingly labeled H.R. 1."

Read more: https://www.axios.com/2023/03/15/schumer-senate-house-republicans-energy-bill

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tiredtoo Mar 16 #1

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Thu Mar 16, 2023, 07:48 PM

1. Thought Axios was a reasonable source for news

But when i went to link and scrolled down a bit I found duplicate articles regarding Medicare Advantage suggesting cutting it would be a cut to health care for low income folks. Medicare Advantage is a private insurance plan and should be eliminated.

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