He pointed that health care premiums continue to go up for American families and American businesses, and will bust the budget of the United States if we dont do something about it now. We cant sweep these problems under the rug. He didnt get elected by the American people to ignore problems that we face as a country.Republicans, however, were dismissive of Obamas continued push to get a bill, believing the victory by Sen.-elect Scott Brown (R-Mass.) proved the public isnt happy with his health care reform plans.I dont think he heard what the voters of Massachusetts were saying, National Republican Senatorial Committee Chairman John Cornyn (Texas) said.David M. Drucker and Steven T. Dennis contributed to this report.
United We Dream protesters carry a mock coffin to the office of Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Monday, July 21, 2014, to hold one of their "funeral services for the Republican Party" due to GOP positions on immigration. The immigration reform group visited several other Senate Republican offices to hold similar funeral services.