"I think there is a 50-50 chance of defeating this bill," Doyle told the more than 400 people who attended the event in
Doyle urged attendees to contact other members of
"You don't have to call me because I'm not voting for the damn thing," Doyle said. "The bottom line is this is a bad bill."
Doyle criticized the proposal.
"There's nothing in this bill to lower premiums," he said. "This is a ploy to cap the
More than 700,000 Pennsylvanians have enrolled in
Doyle is a co-sponsor of the bill.
"I'm not pessimistic at all. I'm optimistic," Bonner said about the future of health care in the country. "I think people are starting to pay attention to health care and see what
He urged Doyle to be "more active, more vocal."
"The day Obamacare came into existence, I started crying. Before Obamacare, in the back of my mind I knew that I could end up destitute if my premium was a nanosecond late," said
Nathan said she regularly calls
"I tell him we will remember how you vote," she said. "And if we die because we don't have health care coverage, our families will remember how you voted."
Groups have staged weekly protests called "Tuesdays with Toomey" across the state, demanding the
Similar protests have been held at local offices of
Another round of "Mondays with Murphy" is planned this week outside the congressman's offices in
This month, he offered amendments to the proposed
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