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Sen. John McCain

Sen. John McCain

Arizona Congressional delegation

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Sen. John McCain: key health care votes

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On the Amendment S.Amdt. 667 to S.Amdt. 267 to H.R. 1628 (American Health Care Act of 2017) [more]

Sen. McCain voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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On the Amendment S.Amdt. 271 to S.Amdt. 267 to H.R. 1628 (American Health Care Act of 2017) [more]

Sen. McCain voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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This was the first Senate vote on a proposal to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA; aka Obamacare). The proposal at issue in this vote was the Better Care Reconciliation Act with additional provisions by Sen. Ted Cruz. [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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July 25, 2017

S 1628: Motion to Proceed on H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017

Status: House motion to proceed agreed to

This was the first Senate vote on repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA; aka Obamacare). This was a procedural vote to bring the House health care bill H.R. 1628 to the floor for debate so that amendments could be subsequently proposed. [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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January 12, 2017

S 3: A budget resolution to begin the process of repealing the ACA.

Status: House concurrent resolution agreed to

On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 3 [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3762 [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2328 to S.Amdt. 2327 to S.Amdt. 2266 to H.R. 22 [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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February 2, 2011

S 223: Repealing the Health Care Bill

Status: House motion rejected

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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These were House amendments to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, making financing and revenue changes. It made some adjustments to the health reform bill to mollify House Democrats who had sought a more aggressive reform bill [more]

Sen. McCain voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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December 24, 2009

S 3590: Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Status: House bill passed

On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3590 [more]

Sen. McCain voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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December 15, 2009

S 3590: Authorizing Importation of Prescription Drugs

Status: House amendment rejected

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2793 to S.Amdt. 2786 to H.R. 3590 (Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009) [more]

Sen. McCain voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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December 3, 2009

S 3590: Preventive Services Coverage Requirements

Status: House amendment agreed to

This bill would have been an amendment to health care reform, which was approved later in December. Some of these provisions ended up in the final reform bill. [more]

Sen. McCain voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage of the Bill H.R. 2 [more]

Sen. McCain voted No, which we score as unfavorable.

Blog posts mentioning Sen. John McCain

from healthinsurance.org

So you’re telling me there’s a chance …

So you’re telling me there’s a chance …

Sep. 18, 2017 — With 13 days to go, I’d say Cassidy-Graham faces an uphill battle. But as we know, American politics sometimes delivers unlikely outcomes. It’s foolish to take anything for granted.

ACA repeal fails. At last, an end to the stampede?

ACA repeal fails. At last, an end to the stampede?

Jul. 28, 2017 — Like the crush of an elephant herd, the GOP's attack on the ACA was a blind rage that threatened to wipe out anything in its path. And what was in its path but millions of Americans – and their ability to pay for coverage and ultimately healthcare?

Would your plan cover John McCain’s treatment?

Would your plan cover John McCain’s treatment?

Jul. 25, 2017 — There are more than 12,000 Americans who will be diagnosed with glioblastoma this year. Unfortunately, many of them do not have the level of health coverage that McCain has.

6 ways you can resist ‘insta-repeal’ of Obamacare

6 ways you can resist ‘insta-repeal’ of Obamacare

Jan. 12, 2017 — What can you do to protect the ACA's hard-won benefits – 12 million people enrolled in health plans in the ACA marketplace, another 12 million insured via the law's expansion of Medicaid? A lot, as it turns out.

Obamacare and its future under a new president

Obamacare and its future under a new president

Nov. 4, 2016 — Paul Starr wonders whether the nation can ignore a 'drumbeat of cynicism' and deliver health reform gains under a new administration.

Should we extend coverage to the undocumented?

Should we extend coverage to the undocumented?

Mar. 24, 2016 — The cleanest approach to our insurance market would be to exclude undocumented immigrants, as we have done. There’s only one problem: This policy is morally unacceptable.

Who is Douglas Holtz-Eakin and why is he saying terrible things about health reform?

Who is Douglas Holtz-Eakin and why is he saying terrible things about health reform?

Mar. 14, 2013 — Douglas Holtz-Eakin uses some pretty fuzzy "facts" (and we use that term loosely) in his attempts to badmouth the Affordable Care Act.

Paul Ryan is a clarifying choice

Paul Ryan is a clarifying choice

Aug. 12, 2012 — Mitt Romney's selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate brings into focus Romney's willingness to weaken the government’s core commitments to the elderly and disabled, and to senior citizens.