Tag Archives: House Republicans

DPNM Counting Taxpayer Dollars Wasted By N.M. House Republicans

N.M. House Republicans Pushing Governor Martinez’s Political Games New Mexico – New Mexico House Republicans are wasting tens of thousands of dollars pushing Governor Martinez’s political games in the special session, and the Democratic Party of New Mexico released a ticker to keep track of taxpayer dollars N.M. House Republicans are costing our state. See number of

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Fact Check: House Republicans Falsely Claim They Will Help Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions

On CBS’ Face The Nation yesterday, Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor falsely claimed that House Republicans will help Americans with pre-existing conditions. In fact, House Republicans have voted nearly 50 times to repeal or undermine the law, eliminating protections that prevent insurance companies from denying coverage to those with preexisting conditions. Majority Leader Cantor also

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FACT CHECK: Boehner Falsely Claims He Can’t Pass a Clean Budget Bill

On ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Speaker John Boehner falsely claimed he couldn’t pass a bill to reopen the government because: “There are not the votes in the House to pass a clean CR.” In reality, 195 Democrats have signed a letter that they would vote for a clean budget resolution –  a major

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House Republicans Actually Pushing Plan That Makes Students Pay More

After letting student loan interest rates double last week, Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans had the gall to rally today outside the Capitol this week in support of their plan that would actually increase college costs for students. Boehner and House Republicans passed a plan earlier this year that would actually pinch students’ wallets

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