‘Our Playbook Needs A Refresh’: Democrats, Raring For A Fight, Embrace New Battle Tactics
The health care debate is letting Democrats show their voters they are as outraged as anyone else.
The Washington Post:
As GOP Struggles With Health Care, Democrats Forge Ties With ‘Resistance’
As Republicans return to their home districts to sell a flailing health-care bill, liberal groups are using the congressional recess to build opposition. They believe tens of thousands of phone calls, emails and in-person pushes will force on-the-fence senators to reject the legislation for good. The fresh activism is coming with encouragement from Democratic lawmakers who are mired in the minority and have been mostly left to watch as Republicans struggle to reshape the nation’s laws to their liking. (O'Keefe and Weigel, 7/2)
Bernie Sanders Slams GOP Health Care Bill, Calls Trump CNN Tweet 'An Outrage'
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has delayed his single-payer health care bill in order to leverage his national platform against the Republican health care proposal. In an exclusive interview, Sanders answered questions about the health care bill, a federal investigation into the now-defunct Burlington College and President Trump's attacks on the news media. (McCullum, 7/3)