By Leah Pickett | 0 comments
Headlines from Friday, November 15:
Health Care Law’s Problems Test Loyalty of Dems in Congress — Washington Post
The White House urged Democratic lawmakers not to support a House GOP bill expected to pass today that could keep millions of people out of the exchange by allowing people to keep their old insurance through ACA’s “grandfather provisions.”
Obama Plan Could Shift Blame to Insurers — The Hill
Obama is hoping to pin more blame on insurers for the cancellation of insurance policies.
Top DFA Clips:
Howard Dean Raising Funds for Herring AG Race — Times Dispatch
Democracy for America, a political action committee founded by Dean, said in a news release that since last week it has raised more than $25,000 for Democrat Jennifer Boysko, a candidate for the House of Delegates, in case there is a recount in her race against Del. Thomas Davis Rust, R-Fairfax.
Paul Ryan Gets 700,000 ‘No’ Votes on Social Security Cuts — Common Dreams
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., spearheaded the effort in the Senate. (The other participating organizations were the Alliance for Retired Americans, Campaign for Community Change, DailyKos, Democracy for America, The Other 98%, Progressives United, Social Security Works and USAction.)
DFA in Social Media:
“Often we ask you to sign petitions, and we make sure to deliver. Check out this video of progressives dropping of over 700,000 signatures calling for no cuts to #Social Security directly to Paul Ryan's office.”
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