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GOP attacks vulnerable Dems who refused to defund Obamacare
Washington Examiner ^ | SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 | REBECCA BERG

Posted on 09/27/2013 7:05:42 AM PDT by Qbert

With President Obama speaking about his new federal health care law in Maryland Thursday, Republicans plan to hit vulnerable Democratic senators for supporting a government spending bill that included funding for Obamacare.

The National Republican Senatorial Committee plans to blast Sens. Mary Landrieu, D-La.; Kay Hagan, D-N.C.; Mark Pryor, D-Ark., Mark Begich, D-Alaska; and Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., for opposing a Republican effort to defund Obamacare in a new government funding bill. All are expected to vote later this week to strip the defunding provision from the bill.

"This weekend we will see the Republican Party stand with the American people and vote against Obamacare," a committee aide said. "Endangered Democrats will face a very difficult scenario and make their choice."

There's no provision in the budget bill that specifically funds the health care law, as that spending was approved when the reforms were first approved. Still, Republicans pushed the symbolic attempt to defund Obamacare and now say Democrats who continue to support the unpopular health care reforms are taking a political risk ahead of the 2014 elections.

"Landrieu will now have a small window of opportunity to either dismantle Obamacare once and for all, or double down on this costly overhaul," says an NRSC statement being issued Thursday.

Republicans view their Obamacare-centric strategy as politically deft: Polling shows not only that the health care law remains widely unpopular, but that it will be a driving political issue during the 2014 midterm elections. Republicans hope to use the issue to raise campaign cash and sway voters.

TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alaska; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: jeanneshaheen; kayhagan; markbegich; obamacare

1 posted on 09/27/2013 7:05:42 AM PDT by Qbert
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To: Qbert
The hypocrite GOPe RINOs think they can parlay their cloture swindle into a position from which to criticize ‘rats? Oh, the irony.
2 posted on 09/27/2013 7:09:01 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Is John's moustache long enough YET?)
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To: Qbert
How about "GOP base attacks vulnerable GOPe-s who refused to defund Obamacare"?
3 posted on 09/27/2013 7:10:23 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: Qbert
Its a good thing for these Senators that someone didn't get up in the Senate and raise a ruckus...oops.

Ted Cruz - the leader of the GNP - "Grand New Party".

I am registering today

4 posted on 09/27/2013 7:12:54 AM PDT by frogjerk (We are conservatives. Not libertarians, not "fiscal conservatives", not moderates)
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To: Paine in the Neck

Yet another group that believes we are not watching and their tricks will get them by....butt wipes!

5 posted on 09/27/2013 7:13:36 AM PDT by elephant
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To: Qbert

We must oppose cloture on H. J. Res. 59, so that Harry Reid and Senate Democrats cannot sneak in funding for Obamacare. We need you to call your Senators right now: tell them to oppose cloture on H.J. Res 59 and remind them that a vote for cloture IS a for funding Obamacare.

State Senator Party Phone
AK Mark Begich D (202) 224-3004
AK Lisa Murkowski R (202) 224-6665
AL Jeff Sessions R (202) 224-4124
AL Richard C. Shelby R (202) 224-5744
AR John Boozman R (202) 224-4843
AR Mark L. Pryor D (202) 224-2353
AZ Jeff Flake R (202) 224-4521
AZ John McCain R (202) 224-2235
CA Barbara Boxer D (202) 224-3553
CA Dianne Feinstein D (202) 224-3841
CO Michael F. Bennet D (202) 224-5852
CO Mark Udall D (202) 224-5941
CT Richard Blumenthal D (202) 224-2823
CT Christopher Murphy D (202) 224-4041
DE Thomas R. Carper D (202) 224-2441
DE Christopher A. Coons D (202) 224-5042
FL Bill Nelson D (202) 224-5274
FL Marco Rubio R (202) 224-3041
GA Saxby Chambliss R (202) 224-3521
GA Johnny Isakson R (202) 224-3643
HI Mazie K. Hirono D (202) 224-6361
HI Brian Schatz D (202) 224-3934
IA Chuck Grassley R (202) 224-3744
IA Tom Harkin D (202) 224-3254
ID Mike Crapo R (202) 224-6142
ID James E. Risch R (202) 224-2752
IL Richard J. Durbin D (202) 224-2152
IL Mark Kirk R (202) 224-2854
IN Daniel Coats R (202) 224-5623
IN Joe Donnelly D (202) 224-4814
KS Jerry Moran R (202) 224-6521
KS Pat Roberts R (202) 224-4774
KY Mitch McConnell R (202) 224-2541
KY Rand Paul R (202) 224-4343
LA Mary L. Landrieu D (202) 224-5824
LA David Vitter R (202) 224-4623
MA Edward Markey D (202) 224-2742
MA Elizabeth Warren D (202) 224-4543
MD Benjamin L. Cardin D (202) 224-4524
MD Barbara A. Mikulski D (202) 224-4654
ME Susan M. Collins R (202) 224-2523
ME Angus S. King I (202) 224-5344
MI Carl Levin D (202) 224-6221
MI Debbie Stabenow D (202) 224-4822
MN Al Franken D (202) 224-5641
MN Amy Klobuchar D (202) 224-3244
MO Roy Blunt R (202) 224-5721
MO Claire McCaskill D (202) 224-6154
MS Thad Cochran R (202) 224-5054
MS Roger F. Wicker R (202) 224-6253
MT Max Baucus D (202) 224-2651
MT Jon Tester D (202) 224-2644
NC Richard Burr R (202) 224-3154
NC Kay R. Hagan D (202) 224-6342
ND Heidi Heitkamp D (202) 224-2043
ND John Hoeven R (202) 224-2551
NE Deb Fischer R (202) 224-6551
NE Mike Johanns R (202) 224-4224
NH Kelly Ayotte R (202) 224-3324
NH Jeanne Shaheen D (202) 224-2841
NJ Jeff Chiesa R (202) 224-3224
NJ Robert Menendez D (202) 224-4744
NM Martin Heinrich D (202) 224-5521
NM Tom Udall D (202) 224-6621
NV Dean Heller R (202) 224-6244
NV Harry Reid D (202) 224-3542
NY Kirsten E. Gillibrand D (202) 224-4451
NY Charles E. Schumer D (202) 224-6542
OH Sherrod Brown D (202) 224-2315
OH Rob Portman R (202) 224-3353
OK Tom Coburn R (202) 224-5754
OK James M. Inhofe R (202) 224-4721
OR Jeff Merkley D (202) 224-3753
OR Ron Wyden D (202) 224-5244
PA Robert P. Casey D (202) 224-6324
PA Patrick J. Toomey R (202) 224-4254
RI Jack Reed D (202) 224-4642
RI Sheldon Whitehouse D (202) 224-2921
SC Lindsey Graham R (202) 224-5972
SC Tim Scott R (202) 224-6121
SD Tim Johnson D (202) 224-5842
SD John Thune R (202) 224-2321
TN Lamar Alexander R (202) 224-4944
TN Bob Corker R (202) 224-3344
TX John Cornyn R (202) 224-2934
UT Orrin G. Hatch R (202) 224-5251
UT Mike Lee R (202) 224-5444
VA Tim Kaine D (202) 224-4024
VA Mark R. Warner D (202) 224-2023
VT Patrick J. Leahy D (202) 224-4242
VT Bernard Sanders I (202) 224-5141
WA Maria Cantwell D (202) 224-3441
WA Patty Murray D (202) 224-2621
WI Tammy Baldwin D (202) 224-5653
WI Ron Johnson R (202) 224-5323
WV Joe Manchin D (202) 224-3954
WV John D. Rockefeller D (202) 224-6472
WY John Barrasso R (202) 224-6441
WY Michael B. Enzi R (202) 224-3424

Now that we have your attention, you sorry US Senators, keep in mind that we will replace you with those who will gladly correct your errors - - - .

So, scrub and clean by 2014 !

Tick-tock, tick-tock, tick —————

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John Thune
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Tom Coburn
Roy Blunt
B*tch McConnell
Dan Coats
Juan McLame

6 posted on 09/27/2013 8:04:58 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: Qbert

Don’t forget Manchin D- West Virginia!!

7 posted on 09/27/2013 8:08:13 AM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: Qbert

“GOP attacks vulnerable Repubs who refused to defund Obamacare”

Oh, wait...

8 posted on 09/27/2013 8:25:27 AM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Qbert

Rat $inators and Congressits in red states will be voting for the end of their political hay days.

When the crushing reality of Obozocare hits the voters across the nation, the rats in red states will be gone after 2014 if they are up for re election.

9 posted on 09/27/2013 8:46:21 AM PDT by Grampa Dave ( When insane/feral Islamics are killing each other, stand back and let Allah sort them out!)
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ABSOLUTE BS! Look at who just voted for 0bamacar...make no mistake a vote yes was for obama!

Dont take this crap !

Top of the page right hand corner..”contact” know what to do!

10 posted on 09/27/2013 10:00:43 AM PDT by rrrod (at home in Medellin Colombia)
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Boehner: No Funding Bill Without 1-Year Obamacare Delay
NewsMax | 26 Sep 13 | AP
Posted on Thu Sep 26 15:45:56 2013 by xzins

11 posted on 09/27/2013 5:03:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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12 posted on 09/27/2013 5:29:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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The RNC should be pounding McCain and Landrieu to help win the southern and western Senate seats on immigration.

McCain has no use to the RNC. I think Huckabee won many of the states that have a vulnerable Democrat.

I think the Democrats would be stupid to attack Vitter’s indiscretions. It will only help the opponents of southern Democrat Senators.

13 posted on 09/29/2013 4:37:40 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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