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Sen. Mitch McConnell

Sen. Mitch McConnell

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

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

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

Blog posts mentioning Sen. Mitch McConnell

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.

The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill: a cheat sheet

The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill: a cheat sheet

May. 26, 2017 — The Senate is working on its own version of repeal-and-replace legislation. Here's what happens next ... and how you can react.

Removing the heart of Obamacare

Removing the heart of Obamacare

Nov. 14, 2014 — Larry Levitt and Harold Pollack speculate about 'surgeries' the ACA might face as Republicans scheme to remove Obamacare's vital organs.

Erasing the ‘Obama’ from Obamacare

Erasing the ‘Obama’ from Obamacare

Nov. 7, 2014 — I don't think Republican leaders will lose any sleep because they won't be able to make fundamental changes to the law despite their control of Capitol Hill. I think that, instead, they will eventually work to persuade us that their tweaks have made the law so much better that even conservatives should come around to embracing it.

The human face of a health reform debate

The human face of a health reform debate

Oct. 20, 2014 — "The ACA reduces the burden of health premiums on our family. By reducing this monthly expense, we have a little extra to purchase products, use services, save for vacation, and invest in the market. We have a little less anxiety and stress month to month." -- e-mail from Kentucky resident

2,074 pages of detail not a bad thing

2,074 pages of detail not a bad thing

Nov. 19, 2009 — We think opponents of the legislation should stop carping and look on the bright side: the legislation is extensive and explicit. It's good news that the bill's authors are being thorough.