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Entry Title Date
Trade Act Of 2015 October 29, 2015
Orrin Hatch, R-UT
"So with this legislation we have bipartisan agreement on the need to remove at least part—and not an insignificant part—of ObamaCare. That is important. That is a good reason to vote for this. Obviously, we need to do more, but in my view any acknowledgement from my friends on the other side that any part of the President’s health care law doesn’t work is good progress. We haven’t been able to get them to admit that in all these years of this failing program that is going on."
Obamacare October 28, 2015
Orrin Hatch, R-UT
"Sadly, as I rise to revisit this subject, things haven’t gotten better for ObamaCare. In fact, if the Obama administration’s own estimates are to be believed, things are actually getting much worse. As we all know, this Sunday, November 1, marks the beginning of the 2016 open enrollment period for the ObamaCare health insurance exchanges. This is an important milestone for the health care law in large part because President Obama and his supporters have, since the day the law was passed, repeatedly promised that as Americans become more familiar with how the law works, the more they will grow to love it."
Obamacare October 21, 2015
John Barrasso, R-WY
"Mr. President, I would like to associate myself with the remarks of the majority leader and point out in today’s New York Times, Wednesday, October 21, the big headline—“Insurance Out of Reach for Many, Despite Law.” Despite this law, insurance is out of reach for many. I know my colleagues who were back home visiting with people around their home State last week, listening to what was on constituents’ minds, heard exactly this—the problems of the health care law."
National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016—Conference Report October 6, 2015
Charles Grassley, R-IA
"The argument goes kind of like this: After all, the Democrats unilaterally abolished the filibuster on nominations, contrary to Senate rules. Well, they will have to live with that come 2017 when the Republican President is inaugurated, as I hope. But just as I think they will live to regret that move, I think those of us on my side of the aisle would ultimately regret the loss of the Senate as a deliberative body if we were to change the cloture rule for legislation. What would the Democrats do with unchecked power? We don’t have to guess. The Democrats briefly had the 60 votes needed to overcome any filibuster, and they promptly ran the unpopular health care law down the throats of an unwilling American public. They dismissed legitimate criticism from Republicans and skepticism from citizens of America. They promised that Americans would like it once it had passed and when we found out what is in it. Well, Americans now know what is in the health care law, and the law hasn’t become any more popular."
Conference Report On H.R. 1735, National Defense Authorization Act For Fiscal Year 2016 October 1, 2015
Steny Hoyer, D-MD
"It is not for free: national security, education, health care, law enforcement. You have to pay for it. And if you want to put a level of doing something, you need to pay for that or you pass it along to the next generation."

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