After Massive Health Care Embarrassment Republicans Try to Regroup

After Massive Health Care Embarrassment Republicans Try to Regroup


Days after suffering massive political embarrassment over their number one obsession — Obamacare — House Republicans are looking to change the subject to something else. But it hasn’t been easy.

The same internal politics that involve the right wing Tea Party wing in the House are likely to be an issue as the House focuses on tax reform and the debt ceiling.

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Lauren Victoria Burke
Lauren Victoria Burke is a writer, comms strategist and political analyst. She created Crewof42, a blog focused on African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke also writes for NBC BLK, The Root, NNPA and is the Managing Editor of Politic365. As part of a diverse career in politics and media, she has served as a congressional staffer for the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy Committee, Communications Director for U.S. Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN) and Director of Communications for Justin Fairfax for Lt. Governor of Virginia. From 2014 to 2017, Ms. Burke appeared each Monday on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin on TVOne. Ms. Burke holds a B.A. in History from The American University. She was born and raised in New York. Email: Twitter: @LVBurke. IG: @laurenvburke. Periscope: @LVBurke