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White House to Congressional Republicans: President Obama Will Veto Tea Party Resolution

In a press release issued by the White House yesterday, the Administration has announced that it will veto the House Republican bill that would defund the Affordable Care Act, or ‘Obamacare,’ or shut down the government, should the bill reach the President’s desk in it’s current form: The Administration strongly opposes House passage of H.J.

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DCCC Launches Paid Grassroots Effort to Urge Congressman Pearce Not to Shut Down the Government Over Obamacare

  Click Here to Listen to the DCCC Message The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching a paid grassroots campaign to thousands of New Mexico constituents to urge Congressman Steve Pearce not to shut down the government over their Obamacare fight. The DCCC is paying for automated phone calls so the people of New Mexico

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HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius: Our ‘Fierce Urgency of Now’

When Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spoke at the March on Washington, he described a “fierce urgency of now.” He reminded a divided nation that we need one another, and that we are stronger when we march forward, together. “We cannot walk alone,” he said. “And as we walk, we must make the pledge that

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A Refund from Your Health Insurance Company? Thank the Affordable Care Act

Did you know that 8.5 million Americans are getting a refund this year from their health insurance companies? Thanks to a provision in the Affordable Care Act, if your insurance company isn’t spending at least 80 percent of your premium dollars on medical care, they have to send you some money back. Yesterday at the White House,

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Senator Heinrich and Congressman Luján Secure Commitments from VA to Fix Quality of Care And Chronic Infrastructure Problems at New Mexico Clinics

U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján secured commitments from Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Under Secretary for Health Dr. Robert Petzel to improve quality of care and address chronic infrastructure problems at clinics in northern New Mexico. During a meeting Thursday, Dr. Petzel assured the New Mexico lawmakers that the VA was aware of

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