Benjamin Studebaker

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Tag: Rob Portman

Trumpcare Probably Won’t Get Past the Senate

Today a new, more conservative version of Trumpcare passed in the House, by a vote of 217-213. All the Democrats voted against it, with 20 Republican members defecting to join them. This might be concerning for some, but the changes the Republicans made to get the bill through the House will make it even harder for them to get a bloc of moderate Republican senators to cooperate with them.

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Rob Portman: Unfit for Office

Rob Portman is a republican senator from Ohio, and, despite the fact that he has just announced that he now supports gay marriage, a position with which I agree, the manner in which he has come to this position demonstrates that he is by his very nature unfit to guide state policy. Here’s why.

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