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Sen. Alan Franken

Sen. Alan Franken

Minnesota Congressional delegation

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Sen. Alan Franken: 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. Franken 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. Franken 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. Franken voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3762 [more]

Sen. Franken voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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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. Franken 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. Franken voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

Blog posts mentioning Sen. Alan Franken

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Obamacare: Irreplaceable, irrepealable

Obamacare: Irreplaceable, irrepealable

Apr. 7, 2014 — If you support the Affordable Care Act, know that your work is not yet done. And if you don't like it, you'll have opportunities to vote for candidates who say they'd like to get rid of it. Just be careful not to be persuaded to vote against your own best interests.