Future Constituent

Create your constituent account and grow your political influence by posting popular opinions.

About You
  • Sign up and join to complete your political profile in your district.
  • Repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act


    A picture of Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    Representative Joseph R. Pitts

    From: PA District 16

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    PITTS. Mr. Speaker, pursuant to House Resolution 70, I call up the bill (H.R. 596) to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and health care-related provisions in the Health Care and Education...



    A picture of Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    Representative Frank Pallone Jr.

    From: NJ District 6

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    PALLONE. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. I have great respect for my colleague from Pennsylvania, but I just think more and more what I am hearing from my Republican colleagues...



    A picture of Representative Marsha Blackburn

    Representative Marsha Blackburn

    From: TN District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BLACKBURN. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, talk about fantasy. I think that it finds its root in this comment from Jonathan Gruber, who was the architect of ObamaCare: If you had a law...



    A picture of Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    Representative Steny H. Hoyer

    From: MD District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    HOYER. This bill is about restoring choice not to have insurance, not to have the assurance that if you get sick, you are going to be able to not go bankrupt. That is what this bill is about. Mr. Speaker,...



    A picture of Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    Representative Renee L. Ellmers

    From: NC District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ELLMERS. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman for this very important discussion that we are having today. Yes, I rise in support of H.R. 596, which aims to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable...



    A picture of Representative Gene Green

    Representative Gene Green

    From: TX District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    GREEN of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my staunch opposition to H.R. 596, legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Yesterday was Groundhog Day, yet it is today's vote that really...



    A picture of Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    Representative Keith J. Rothfus

    From: PA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ROTHFUS. Mr. Speaker, I have sat here today listening both to the rule debate and the debate we are having right now, to my colleagues on the other side of the aisle who ridicule our relief efforts and...



    A picture of Representative Lois Capps

    Representative Lois Capps

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CAPPS. Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for yielding. It is not a joke. It is disheartening that here we are for the 56th time again considering a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. This time...



    A picture of Representative John R. Moolenaar

    Representative John R. Moolenaar

    From: MI District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    MOOLENAAR. Mr. Speaker, this is my first speech on the House floor, and today I am here speaking because we are voting to repeal the unpopular and unaffordable Affordable Care Act. Our Nation has over...



    A picture of Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    Representative Janice D. Schakowsky

    From: IL District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SCHAKOWSKY. Mr. Speaker, here is what my constituent Laurel wrote me from Wilmette, Illinois: Thank you. I am tired of all this bellyaching about health care, so I want to share our story....



    A picture of Representative Gary J. Palmer

    Representative Gary J. Palmer

    From: AL District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    PALMER. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 596, a bill that would fully repeal the Affordable Care Act offered by Mr. Byrne of Alabama. Right now, Americans are being forced to buy a government...



    A picture of Representative G. K. Butterfield

    Representative G. K. Butterfield

    From: NC District 1

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BUTTERFIELD. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong opposition to this bill. This vote today marks the 56th attempt by House Republicans to dismantle the ACA. If enacted, more than 19 million people who were...



    A picture of Representative J. French Hill

    Representative J. French Hill

    From: AR District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    HILL. Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 596 which repeals the President's flawed health care law in its entirety and provides the Congress with a clean...



    A picture of Representative Kathy Castor

    Representative Kathy Castor

    From: FL District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CASTOR of Florida. Mr. Speaker, the Affordable Care Act is a great help to American families. Most Americans have health insurance through their employer. The ACA provides important consumer protections...



    A picture of Representative Jody B. Hice

    Representative Jody B. Hice

    From: GA District 10

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    HICE of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding time, and I rise in strong support of H.R. 596, the legislation that will repeal ObamaCare. Mr. Speaker, since its passage in 2010,...



    A picture of Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    Representative Yvette D. Clarke

    From: NY District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CLARKE of New York. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to H.R. 596, a bill that will completely repeal the Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law in 2010 and was declared constitutionally sound...



    A picture of Representative Kurt Schrader

    Representative Kurt Schrader

    From: OR District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SCHRADER. Mr. Speaker, I have to say that I am very surprised to have to be here today. I thought after millions of Americans said loud and clear this past November that they wanted us to work together...



    A picture of Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III

    Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-02-03

    KENNEDY. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in proud support of the Affordable Care Act and the millions of Americans that have received coverage under this law. I rise today in support of the idea that in...



    A picture of Representative Tony Cárdenas

    Representative Tony Cárdenas

    From: CA District 29

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CARDENAS. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to strongly oppose H.R. 596, a bill to deny access to health care to tens of thousands of Americans with preexisting conditions. Americans should know that these...



    A picture of Representative Mike Thompson

    Representative Mike Thompson

    From: CA District 5

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    THOMPSON of California. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, it is said that insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result. Well, here we go again, the...



    A picture of Representative Kevin McCarthy

    Representative Kevin McCarthy

    From: CA District 23

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    McCARTHY. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, today the House will vote on a bill that we have voted on many times in this Chamber. Mr. Speaker, you want to know why? The answer is...



    A picture of Representative Kevin Brady

    Representative Kevin Brady

    From: TX District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BRADY of Texas. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 596, legislation to repeal the President's controversial and expensive health care...



    A picture of Representative Sander M. Levin

    Representative Sander M. Levin

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-02-03

    LEVIN. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume. (Mr. LEVIN asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. Speaker, well, the majority leader says we need a new...



    A picture of Representative Diane Black

    Representative Diane Black

    From: TN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BLACKBURN. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, talk about fantasy. I think that it finds its root in this comment from Jonathan Gruber, who was the architect of ObamaCare: If you had a law...



    A picture of Representative Charles B. Rangel

    Representative Charles B. Rangel

    From: NY District 13

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    RANGEL. A million and one. Thank you for this opportunity to try to figure out what is going on on the floor today. Normally, Republicans are rational, intelligent people, and that is the reason why...



    A picture of Representative Tom Emmer

    Representative Tom Emmer

    From: MN District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    EMMER. I thank the gentleman from Texas, Representative Brady, for his leadership on this issue. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to address the urgent health needs of this Nation. I asked my constituents...



    A picture of Representative Jim McDermott

    Representative Jim McDermott

    From: WA District 7

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    McDERMOTT asked and was given permission to revise and extend his remarks.) Mr. McDERMOTT. Mr. Speaker, I feel like I am telling a story told to children. The story to the children is this: When...



    A picture of Representative Mimi Walters

    Representative Mimi Walters

    From: CA District 45

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    WALTERS of California. Mr. Speaker, over 4 years ago, ObamaCare was signed into law and sold to the American people on numerous false promises. Americans were promised that premiums for a typical family...



    A picture of Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    Representative Bill Pascrell Jr.

    From: NJ District 9

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    PASCRELL. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in opposition to H.R. 596. You would think that if my friends on the other side cobbled together all of the time they have spent trying to undermine the ACA, they...



    A picture of Representative David Rouzer

    Representative David Rouzer

    From: NC District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ROUZER. Mr. Speaker, one of the best things we can do in Congress to create an environment for more good-paying jobs is to repeal ObamaCare. Under ObamaCare, health insurance premiums have gone up,...



    A picture of Representative Joseph Crowley

    Representative Joseph Crowley

    From: NY District 14

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CROWLEY. I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, I heard my friend, the gentlewoman from Tennessee (Mrs. Black), as she was finishing her remarks and leaving, she said--I somewhat quote--she...



    A picture of Representative Jason Smith

    Representative Jason Smith

    From: MO District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SMITH of Missouri. Mr. Speaker, we have heard the comment numerous times, ``If you like your health care, you can keep it,'' what the President had said. Mr. Speaker, we know that that was not true....



    A picture of Representative Mike Kelly

    Representative Mike Kelly

    From: PA District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    KELLY of Pennsylvania. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 596 because I think it is time for everybody that sits in this House to listen to the American people. This is America's House. This...



    A picture of Representative Robert Pittenger

    Representative Robert Pittenger

    From: NC District 9

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    PITTENGER. Mr. Chairman, thank you for yielding the time. Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of H.R. 596 to repeal the Affordable Care Act. I would ask my colleagues on the other side of the aisle:...



    A picture of Representative Ted S. Yoho

    Representative Ted S. Yoho

    From: FL District 3

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    YOHO. I appreciate you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, I stand in support of H.R. 596. The ACA was passed not in open, transparent government; it was passed with not one Republican's support behind it. ...



    A picture of Representative Dave Brat

    Representative Dave Brat

    From: VA District 7

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BRAT. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of repeal. ObamaCare came with many promises, but the American people are finally getting the bill in the mail, and they don't like what...



    A picture of Representative Bradley Byrne

    Representative Bradley Byrne

    From: AL District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BYRNE. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume, and I rise today in strong support of H.R. 596. By now, we have heard all the stories. From canceled plans to higher deductibles to longer...



    A picture of Representative Robert C.

    Representative Robert C. "Bobby" Scott

    From: VA District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SCOTT of Virginia. Mr. Speaker, I yield myself such time as I may consume, and I rise in opposition to H.R. 596. As the new ranking member on the Committee on Education and the Workforce, I know that...



    A picture of Representative Steve Scalise

    Representative Steve Scalise

    From: LA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SCALISE. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the gentleman from Alabama for yielding and for his leadership in bringing this bill to the floor to repeal the President's health care law. It was back in 2010...



    A picture of Representative Jared Polis

    Representative Jared Polis

    From: CO District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    POLIS. Mr. Speaker, it is week five of the 114th Congress, and I really feel like that movie ``Groundhog Day,'' where the same day just keeps repeating itself over and over and over again. This is the...



    A picture of Representative Earl L.

    Representative Earl L. "Buddy" Carter

    From: GA District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    CARTER of Georgia. Mr. Speaker, I stand before you in support of H.R. 596 for three reasons. First, of all, I am a member of the middle class. Secondly, I am an employer. I was an employer of a small...



    A picture of Representative Mike Bishop

    Representative Mike Bishop

    From: MI District 8

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BISHOP of Michigan. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding. Mr. Speaker, for the past 20 years as a practicing lawyer and businessowner, I have seen firsthand how companies have tried to grow...



    A picture of Representative Rick W. Allen

    Representative Rick W. Allen

    From: GA District 12

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ALLEN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman from Alabama for yielding. Mr. Speaker, individuals, families, and businesses alike--in Georgia and across the Nation--agree that ObamaCare is wrong for Americans....



    A picture of Representative Joe Courtney

    Representative Joe Courtney

    From: CT District 2

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    COURTNEY. Mr. Speaker, almost exactly a year ago, the Republican majority held a retreat where other Members met and they set their agenda for 2014. After that retreat, the leadership issued a statement...



    A picture of Representative Ron DeSantis

    Representative Ron DeSantis

    From: FL District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    Congressional Record, Volume 161 Issue 18 (Tuesday, February 3, 2015) [Congressional Record Volume 161, Number 18 (Tuesday, February 3, 2015)] [House] [Pages H723-H742] From the Congressional Record...



    A picture of Representative Alma S. Adams

    Representative Alma S. Adams

    From: NC District 12

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ADAMS. Mr. Speaker, I thank the gentleman for yielding, and I rise today in support of the Affordable Care Act. One year after implementing the health care exchanges, the number of uninsured in this...



    A picture of Representative Brian Babin

    Representative Brian Babin

    From: TX District 36

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BABIN. Mr. Speaker, I thank the chairman. Mr. Speaker, I rise in strong support of H.R. 596, legislation that I have cosponsored to fully repeal ObamaCare. My constituents sent me to Washington to...



    A picture of Representative Chris Stewart

    Representative Chris Stewart

    From: UT District 2

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    STEWART. Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my friend, the gentleman from Alabama, for giving me time to express the importance of repealing what has been one of the most destructive laws ever written. ...



    A picture of Representative Dan Newhouse

    Representative Dan Newhouse

    From: WA District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    NEWHOUSE. Thank you to the gentleman from Alabama. Mr. Speaker, since its hasty passage in 2010, ObamaCare has been detrimental to American families, businesses, and taxpayers. Americans were promised...



    A picture of Representative Mark Walker

    Representative Mark Walker

    From: NC District 6

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    WALKER. Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Speaker, ``middle class economics'' is the President's new catchphrase and method to pay lip service to helping American families--more smoke and mirrors. In...



    A picture of Representative Earl Blumenauer

    Representative Earl Blumenauer

    From: OR District 3

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    BLUMENAUER. Thank you, Mr. Scott. [[Page H739]] Mr. Speaker, this is the 56th time we have gathered on the floor, talking past each other. The legislation that is offered by our Republican friends--a...



    A picture of Representative Aaron Schock

    Representative Aaron Schock

    From: IL District 18

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    SCHOCK. Mr. Speaker, I rise in support of H.R. 596 so the flawed Obamacare program can be reformed in order to focus on patient-centered care. Nancy Pelosi infamously said ``We have to pass the [health...



    A picture of Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    Representative Lucille Roybal-Allard

    From:

    Party:

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ROYBAL-ALLARD. Mr. Speaker, I rise in opposition to this 56th Republican attempt to repeal the Affordable Care Act. We have been down this road before, with the same misleading rhetoric that does not...



    A picture of Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    Representative Mark DeSaulnier

    From: CA District 11

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    DeSAULNIER. Mr. Speaker, I have a motion to recommit at the desk. The SPEAKER pro tempore. Is the gentleman opposed to the bill? Mr. DeSAULNIER. I am opposed in its current form, Mr. Speaker. The...



    A picture of Representative Mia B. Love

    Representative Mia B. Love

    From: UT District 4

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    LOVE (during the reading). Mr. Speaker, I reserve a point of order against the motion to recommit. The SPEAKER pro tempore. A point of order is reserved. The Clerk will read. The Clerk continued...



    A picture of Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    Representative Luis V. Gutiérrez

    From: IL District 4

    Party: Democrat

    Date: 2015-02-03

    GUTIERREZ. Mr. Speaker, I was unavoidably absent in the House chamber for votes on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 through Tuesday, February 3, 2015. Had I been present on Wednesday, January 28, 2015,...



    A picture of Representative David P. Roe

    Representative David P. Roe

    From: TN District 1

    Party: Republican

    Date: 2015-02-03

    ROE of Tennessee. Mr. Speaker, I was unable to vote today because of a serious illness in my family. Had I been present, I would have voted: Roll Call #57--Nay; Roll Call #58--Yea. ...