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
Twitter: @LVBurke / Lauren Victoria Burke is an independent journalist who analyses politics and justice reform. She created, a blog that covers the work of African American members of Congress, in 2009. Ms. Burke has also been a staffer for the Senate Democratic Policy Committee and Director of Communications for Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN). She has had a very diverse career in politics and media and appears weekly on NewsOneNow with Roland Martin. She has also appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews, Politics Nation with Al Sharpton and Up with Steve Kornacki on MSNBC. She is also a contributing writer for and Ms. Burke was born in the Bronx, New York and grew up on Long Island. She holds a B.A. in History from The American University. E-mail: Instagram: LVB325.