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Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 at 8:29am
RT @DanRiffle: Granted I work for a Dem, but my phone hasn't rung once today with someone calling about healthcare repeal. Rang of the hook…
Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 7:46pm
RT @shailenewoodley: How can the United States stand to be the only major country on earth that doesn't guarantee health care to all people…
Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 5:06am
RT @LouiseNorris: And it applies to premiums for "continued enrollment" too (ie, renewal).

That means it would be even worse than pre-ACA…
Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 5:05am
RT @TopherSpiro: 1: #GrahamCassidy is far *WORSE* than full ACA repeal. This is not getting much attention.
Monday, September 18th, 2017 at 5:05am
RT @IssueOneReform: "We’re drowning in a swamp of corrupt money (and) influence in politics," says former Senator George Mitchell https://t…
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Wendell PotterFriday, May 26th, 2017 at 1:42am
Entrepreneurs and those who want to be would lose big if House GOP bill to repeal/replace Obamacare became law
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Wendell PotterWednesday, April 12th, 2017 at 7:11am
The GOP's renewed health care reform efforts would allow insurers to once again declare people "uninsurable."

https://youtu.be/VOi0CTrhaiw
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Wendell PotterWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 at 8:12am
The insurance companies will make out like bandits under the new GOP healthcare plan. Here I am talking about it on AM Joy on MSNBC
https://youtu.be/2-mLA48Mc9A
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Unraveling the "death spiral" spin on Obamacare
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Wendell Potter on AM Joy 03.18.17
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Thank you Loquitur Media for your write-up on Tarbell!
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