The Nightmare before Christmas

The last few weeks have not just been bad for working and middle class Americans. It’s been a nightmare. Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are finally moving forward to implement their agenda to benefit their special interest donors at the expense of the rest of us. The Republican’s massive tax cut to corporations and the wealthy will eventually[…]

Travis County Judge Eckhardt, former Senator Barrientos endorse McFadden for Congress

Barrientos, Eckhardt and McFadden call for end to divisive Republican attacks on local government AUSTIN—Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt and former State Senator Gonzalo Barrientos endorsed Elliott McFadden for U.S. Congress, calling for new leadership who will stand up for Central Texans in the 21st Congressional District against the Texas Republicans and the Trump Administration’s[…]

McFadden calls for Medicare for All

  AUSTIN- With the Republican Senate healthcare bill in limbo, Democratic congressional candidate Elliott McFadden called on Congress to scrap the current plan and adopt a Medicare for All program as the most humane and cost-effective way towards universal healthcare. “I believe that healthcare is a right, not a privilege,” McFadden said. “The Republican plan[…]

Smith, Republican House sacrifice public for ideology on healthcare

UPDATE: The Congressional Budget Office has confirmed the House Republican healthcare plan would cause 23 million Americans to loose their health insurance while giving away over $200 billion in tax breaks to the wealthiest 2 percent. ——- With just a single vote to spare, Congressman Lamar Smith joined his Republican colleagues today in rushing a health[…]