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Congresswoman Suzan DelBene

Representing the 1st District of Washington

In The News

Jul 20, 2017 In The News

The Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare is, for now, mothballed, in no small part because of Democratic resistance, fierce opposition from industry groups, and, above all else, GOP disarray.

Jul 15, 2017 In The News

The gig economy owes a lot to Obamacare.

In the wake of the financial crisis, as smartphones were just becoming the norm, millions of Americans were out of work. Then, Uber hit the market one year before Obamacare was passed, and suddenly, the “gig economy” seemed feasible.

Jul 13, 2017 In The News

The House Ways and Means Tax Policy Subcommittee is “actively working” on provisions to allow small businesses to deduct the interest they pay on debt, Chairman Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) said.

Jul 13, 2017 In The News

Democrats say they have little reason to believe that Republicans are serious about doing tax reform on a bipartisan basis, saying they have yet to put meaningful action behind their words.

Jul 12, 2017 In The News

“Across the country, Americans are suffering from heartbreaking medical conditions.

Jul 10, 2017 In The News

Congressional surveillance reform advocates are attempting to use the annual National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to rein in post-9/11 warrantless mass surveillance programs. If the recent past is any guide, the House GOP leadership will do everything it can to ensure their amendments never get a vote on the House floor.

Jul 7, 2017 In The News

If Medicaid is taken away, I don’t know if I can still get help.

That’s the message Sen. Patty Murray and Rep. Suzan DelBene heard from recovering opioid addicts Friday in Seattle.

Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Rep. Suzan DelBene, a Washington Democrat, discusses North Korea's escalating threats against the U.S. with Bloomberg's David Gura on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)

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Jul 6, 2017 In The News

Rep. Suzan DelBene recently visited two senior centers and heard concerns about the health care repeal bill being considered in the senate that would increase the seniors’ health care costs and cut the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

Jul 2, 2017 In The News

Carole Hood is battling both bone cancer and breast cancer. Right now, Medicare pays for her treatment, but she fears the burden will fall on her if the Affordable Care Act is repealed.