Tag Archives: Health Care Reform

Fear Mongering Aside, Jason Lewis Wants To Own Healthcare Reform

Minnesota’s Second District Congressman Jason Lewis has responded to the Star Tribune of Minneapolis warning to “Minnesota’s Republican House Members (including me) that they would have ‘ownership’ of any ill-fated plans to overturn Obamacare” concluding that his position may “not please a few editorial writers on the left, but it’s one that puts my constituents […]

4,850,555 Say THANKS to Al Franken and the ACA

If you have followed the rants of Republicans from President Donald Trump to Representatives Jason Lewis (R-MN-02), Erik Paulsen (R-MN-03) and Tom Emmer (R-MN-06), you know the problem — “Obamacare’s skyrocketing premiums“. Hopefully, you have now seen the report MNsure Premiums Set to Level Out in 2018 Minnesotans that purchase health insurance on the individual […]

MN03 -vs.- NY01 : Who Loses in the Paulsen, Zeldin Contest ?

As mentioned in a previous MN Political Roundtable commentary, Minnesota’s Third District Congressman Erik Paulsen has a lot of “friends” … hence his re-election campaign committee is called Friends of Erik Paulsen. That commentary noted it is his “friends” whom Erik Paulsen “represents” in his legislative efforts … emphasizing those in the medical, financial, insurance, […]

House Republicans Overwhelmingly Vote For Age Tax

To no one’s surprise, the House voted to allow insurance companies to sell products across state lines. Yeah, you’ve heard Republicans profess this to be the answer to rising healthcare costs … yet, they never mention that it was House Democrats who have long supported a full repeal of McCarran- Ferguson’s antitrust exemption for ALL […]