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From Pontoon Boats to Town Halls, Americans Are Sitting In and Calling Up to Stop Trumpcare

Groups across the United States organized sit-ins and protests as Senate Republicans returned to their home states for the recess.

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How the GOP Defends Their Health Care Bill: Outright Lies and “We’re All Going to Die”

To try and pass their tax cut for the wealthy disguised as a health care bill, Republicans are resorting to some pretty ridiculous justifications.

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These Kids Understand Health Care and Compassion Way Better Than Republicans

Jimmy Kimmel ripped into the Senate health care bill on Jimmy Kimmel Live, before asking a group of children basic moral questions like "Should all kids be able to go to the doctor when they get sick?" (Their answer? Yes. Obviously, yes.)

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Republican Senators Have No Damn Idea Why They Want to Pass the AHCA

When asked by Vox what problems the AHCA is aiming to solve, Republican senators could not give a clear answer - or advocate for a clear policy position.

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Since Thursday, Progressives Have Raised Millions to Defeat the Republicans Who Voted for the #AHCA

Since Thursday, millions of dollars in donations have poured in to unseat the Republicans who voted to pass the AHCA/Trumpcare.

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This Idaho Republican Just Claimed “Nobody Dies Because They Don’t Have Access to Health Care”

At a recent town hall, Idaho Representative Raul Labrador said, "You know, that line is so indefensible. Nobody dies because they don't have access to health care."

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Sure, GOP Incompetence Took Down Trumpcare–But So Did Activism

Keep calling.

In the coming days, there's going to be a lot of speculation about who defeated the Republicans' deeply unpopular Obamacare replacement bill, but one thing is clear: enough moderate Republicans were afraid of their constituents to stand up to Trump and Ryan. That's a credit to their constituents' engagement.

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There’s Something Very Wrong With This Picture of GOP Lawmakers, but I Can’t Quite Put My Finger on It

Hmm, what could it be?

On Thursday afternoon, Vice President Mike "I always look like I'm about to introduce legislation to outlaw the X-Men" Pence tweeted a picture of the far right conservative House Freedom Caucus meeting with President Trump. They were trying to hash out a deal in the mad scramble to approve the universally abhorred Trumpcare bill—but the picture set the Internet on fire.

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The Vote to Repeal Obamacare Is Today. Here’s What You Can Do Right Now.

Even by the low standards set by the Trump Presidency, the proposed GOP American Health Care Act—which would repeal Obamacare and replace it with, well, nothing good—is a trash fire of epic proportions. Democrats hate it. Moderate Republicans hate it. And ultra conservatives hate it for not being draconian enough. Do you hate it? There's something you can do.

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