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Occurrences in the Congressional Record

Entry Title Date
Paycheck Fairness Act—Motion To Proceed September 11, 2014
Roy Blunt, R-MO
"The unpopularity of where we are headed continues to grow. Just 35 percent of the people who were polled by the monthly poll of the Kaiser Foundation released on Tuesday were supportive of the Affordable Care Act."
Providing For Consideration Of H.R. 3522, Employee Health Care Protection Act Of 2014 September 10, 2014
Michael Burgess, R-TX
"They have never enjoyed the type of unprecedented power that they have today until the passage of the Affordable Care Act. The insurance companies—executives from the insurance companies—meet regularly down at the White House with the Secretary of Health and Human Services. We are not privy to those discussions. We have no earthly idea what goes on in those meetings, but we do know that insurance companies are enjoying unprecedented profits right now since the passage of the Affordable Care Act. Their profits have increased. Their stock prices have increased."
Employee Health Care Protection Act Of 2014 September 10, 2014
Phil Gingrey, R-GA
"Unfortunately, Mr. Speaker, like many assurances that were delivered to the American people about the President’s health care law, this has been nothing more than an empty promise. Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare, millions have been notified their insurance plans have been canceled."
Paycheck Fairness Act—Motion To Proceed September 10, 2014
Bernard Sanders, I-VT
"People ask that today, despite the modest gains of the Affordable Care Act, how does it happen that the United States is the only major country on Earth that doesn’t guarantee health care to all people as a right?"
Progressive Caucus July 24, 2014
Mark Pocan, D-WI
"Representative Lee, if you would yield to one more question since we are talking about the bad math that we all too often see from the other side of the aisle: Didn’t we also, during the budget, see some incredibly bad math when it came to the budget’s repealing the benefits of the Affordable Care Act but its somehow trying to keep the revenue in savings? Wasn’t that bad math something like $2 trillion worth of bad math, and now we are supposed to accept this $300 billion, allegedly, “no cuts” to the program? What were those numbers?"

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