Cassidy wants to consume Senate floor time with a debate and vote on an amendment to benefit not his constituents, but a couple hundred chimpanzees.
These requirements would undermine the bill’s supposed goal of ‘state flexibility,’ and could lead to a regime more onerous and expensive than Obamacare itself.
The plan would give states the flexibility to do what Bill Cassidy wants them to do, and only what Bill Cassidy wants them to do. That isn’t flexibility at all.
It has more spending than Obamacare, repeals Health Savings Accounts, supports government-imposed price controls, and more. This isn’t what we want.
The Patient Freedom Act, introduced by Republican senators Bill Cassidy and Susan Collins, would go further than Obamacare in funding abortion coverage.
Republicans now look likely to gain eight Senate seats in November, but their leads are slimming.
With five weeks to go until the elections, here’s a rundown on how the Senate races look.
Mixed news with this edition, as Republicans have weakened in North Carolina, strengthened in Iowa’s open seat, and we introduce a new senate elections graphic.
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