Elizabeth Warren Blog - #ShePersistedA blog about Elizabeth Warren and her Persistence
Interesting article by Elizabeth Warren herself in Forbes magazine. Find the article here.
Very simply put, the benefits of fighting this bill are numerous:
Healthcare costs have slowed their growth to a historically low level
Spending growth has slowed to a crawl for individuals enrolled in private insurance and has actually dropped for Medicare enrollees. When employers pay less to provide healthcare coverage for their employees, they are able to invest in job creation or higher wages. Lower costs, more growth.
State governments benefit
State governments would lose hundreds of billions of dollars in Medicaid funding and be forced to cut back on their own health spending—weakening the economy in the near term and permanently removing key stabilizers that help cushion the impact of economic downturns.
Healthier, more financially stable and secure workers
Personal bankruptcy filings have plummeted since the implementation of the ACA, and credit scores have improved in states that have expanded Medicaid. Stronger customers, stronger sales.
And finally, a phenomenal ending where she ties it all together and holds their feet to the fire:
America’s CEOs are not a shy group. They usually don’t hesitate to speak up when they see their profits on the line. I hear from them frequently about regulations they don’t like or legislation they insist they need. Every day of the week, the Senate halls are filled with corporate lobbyists. In short, corporate America has plenty of influence—when it decides to speak out.
Now is the time for some corporate leadership. Which of America’s CEOs are up to the task at hand?
Elizabeth Warren is back from Afghanistan and speaking her mind. See what she has to say about troops levels, diplomacy and an exit strategy!
Elizabeth Warren took a very important July 4th trip to Afghanistan this week. Alongside Senator McCain, Elizabeth Warren met our troops, read more here!
Elizabeth Warren has Republicans scared; so scared they have launched the Deal Her Out SuperPAC. Find out why Elizabeth Warren has Republicans frightened!
A glowing and beautiful guest essay from Kathleen Valley Stein in the The San Gabriel Valley Tribune. Find out why Elizabeth Warren resonates with so many!
Elizabeth Warren delivers scathing remarks to the GOP on the latest healthcare monstrosity. Must watch video from her Facebook page.
The Rock Loves Elizabeth Warren! This megawatt star with the million dollar smile loves the respect and admiration Elizabeth Warren shows for Ballers
Hilarious clip of Elizabeth Warren on “Full Frontal” with Samantha Bee. Watch her discuss democracy, the middle class and the ShePersisted moment!
Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation that would require the military to include problem gambling screens in annual health and behavioral surveys.
Great article about Elizabeth Warren and Single Payer healthcare. Progressives should embrace single payer. Find out more!
Donald Trump called Elizabeth Warren Pocahontas, again. There is no limit to how low he will stoop. Trump said. “I call her Pocahontas, and that’s an insult to Pocahontas. I actually think that she is just somebody who has a lot of hatred, a lot of anger.” In typical...