The Gavel


History of Speaker Boehner’s Lip Service on Immigration

Speaker Boehner was asked earlier today on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” whether he’d be able to rally his party to pass bipartisan immigration reform. His predictable response? “Absolutely.” But take a look at some of the other times the Speaker has assured the country of getting something done on immigration reform:

Just More Proof that #ACAWorks

Good news on the ACA just keeps coming in. A new report yesterday by HHS reveals that because the Affordable Care Act is reducing the number of uninsured, particularly in Medicaid expansion states, hospitals will save $5.7 billion this year in uncompensated care costs.

While Republicans Remain in Denial, the ACA is Working for Millions!

Another week, another report, and more great news for the Affordable Care Act – it continues to work for millions of Americans! According to an HHS report, consumers will have more choices as they shop for quality, affordable coverage on the Health Insurance Marketplace in 2015, because there will be a net 25 percent increase in the number of issuers offering Marketplace coverage.

Law Firm Bails on Boehner’s Lawsuit

“We knew that Speaker Boehner’s $500-per-hour taxpayer-funded lawsuit was unpopular with the American people,” said Drew Hammill, spokesman for Leader Pelosi. “Now, we know it’s just bad business.”

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