Independent Women’s Voice: The Repeal Pledge

Holding politicians to their promise to replace ObamaCare.

Republicans are promising to “repeal and replace” ObamaCare, and more than a few Democrats seem to be running on—or at least from—the same issue. And it’s a good campaign platform given the rising unpopularity and toxic side effects of one of the worst pieces of legislation Congress has ever passed.

But with a few notable exceptions, the wider GOP doesn’t seem to comprehend how difficult it will be to pursue this agenda in practice, even if the party does return to the majority in the House and Senate. Which is why we want to underscore a new campaign to ensure that “repeal and replace” is something more than a political slogan.

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