60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.

Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans

60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.

60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.

Military Groups Blast Republicans For Killing A Bill To Support Veterans

60 votes were needed to waive the budget rule but 41 of 45 Republicans voted against it, effectively killing the bill. The measure, sponsored by Senate Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), collapsed after failing to garner enough Republican votes to waive the VA spending cap established in a budget deal Congress and President Obama approved in December. Sanders’s office estimated that the VA legislation would have cost $20 billion over 10 years.

Running an anti-choice candidate might pick up a few Republican votes—at the expense of turning off the party’s loyal voters.

Running an anti-choice candidate might pick up a few Republican votes—at the expense of turning off the party’s loyal voters.

PP: Republicans somehow feel the image portrayed by sheep herders two thousand years ago of women being subservient to men should be reinstated as the norm. May I suggest republicans voted out of office become the new norm.

GOP’s woman-haters club swells: Why their hatred is actually getting worse

PP: Republicans somehow feel the image portrayed by sheep herders two thousand years ago of women being subservient to men should be reinstated as the norm. May I suggest republicans voted out of office become the new norm.

House republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012....Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security” — a charge Republicans rejected.  Ryan, Issa and other House Republicans voted for an amendment in 2009 to cut $1.2 billion from State operations, including funds for 300 more diplomatic…

House republicans cut the administration’s request for embassy security funding by $128 million in fiscal 2011 and $331 million in fiscal 2012....Last year, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned that Republicans’ proposed cuts to her department would be “detrimental to America’s national security” — a charge Republicans rejected. Ryan, Issa and other House Republicans voted for an amendment in 2009 to cut $1.2 billion from State operations, including funds for 300 more diplomatic…

REPUBLICANS VOTE TO SCRAPE GUN REGULATIONS PREVENTING MENTALLY ILL FROM BUYING FIREARMS.....CNN No mental healthcare but access to guns, what could go wrong. There's something wrong in America and its congress.

Trumpcare Will Be Catastrophic For People With Mental Health Issues

REPUBLICANS VOTE TO SCRAPE GUN REGULATIONS PREVENTING MENTALLY ILL FROM BUYING FIREARMS.....CNN No mental healthcare but access to guns, what could go wrong. There's something wrong in America and its congress.

Seven Republicans voted against Kate's Law...Here's the list

Seven Republicans voted against Kate's Law...Here's the list

MAPS: Did Your Congressmember Vote Against The Violence Against Women Act? | I am unfortunately "represented" by Rob Woodall, who has repeatedly proven that he doesn't give two shits about women.

MAPS: Did Your Congressmember Vote Against The Violence Against Women Act? | I am unfortunately "represented" by Rob Woodall, who has repeatedly proven that he doesn't give two shits about women.

Veterans Job Act.  S.1982 was killed by Senate Republicans, with a vote of 56-41 -- only Republicans Senators voting nay and with only two Republicans voting for the bill. "If signed into law, this sweeping legislation would expand and improve health care and benefit services to all generations of veterans and their families." ~Veterans of Foreign Wars

41 Republican Senators Voted Against a Landmark Veterans Bill in February, Today They Blame the VA

Veterans Job Act. S.1982 was killed by Senate Republicans, with a vote of 56-41 -- only Republicans Senators voting nay and with only two Republicans voting for the bill. "If signed into law, this sweeping legislation would expand and improve health care and benefit services to all generations of veterans and their families." ~Veterans of Foreign Wars

Why 4 Oregon Republicans voted to buck their party and give undocumented kids Medicaid.

Why 4 Oregon Republicans voted to buck their party and give undocumented kids Medicaid.

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