US HealthcareLearn more about this issue →
With the failure of Republicans to unite around a healthcare plan, there may be the seed of bipartisan measures to stabilize markets in the Senate healthcare committee. This doesn't fix healthcare, but neither does it accept the administration's threat of ending cost-share-reduction payments and helping the ACA fail. Senator Durbin is right when he says it's time for both parties to sit down and solve healthcare.
Immigration ReformLearn more about this issue →
Soon after taking office, the President said we are only going to deport the "bad hombres". Now, hard working, business owning, family raising, church going undocumented immigrants are being swept up with those who truly do need to be deported. Dreamers are being held hostage by the only country they have ever really known. People can rightly debate how we came to have 11 million undocumented immigrants, but this is not our country's finest hour.
Tax ReformLearn more about this issue →
Tax cuts, like those in the recent tax bill, have never generated enough growth to pay for themselves. Republicans want to greatly increase spending for defense and infrastructure while our country is also dealing with several natural disasters. And their plan is to lower revenues? We all want and deserve a simpler, fairer tax code. Republicans should have stayed with revenue neutral tax reform.