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South Bend Tribune (South Bend, Indiana): Fred Upton plays a reckless game with health care bill

When The Tribune Editorial Board endorsed U.S. Rep. Fred Upton last October, we praised his “level-headed, common-sense approach to issues.”

We called the longtime Republican congressman from Michigan, with a reputation as a moderate, “the type of legislator we need right now in hyperpartisan Washington.”

How things change in a few months. How disappointing.

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WHMI: While Bishop Celebrates Defeat Of Obamacare, Activists Blast "Broken Promise"

The group Indivisible Michigan - District 8 is "blasting Congressman Mike Bishop for breaking a pledge to protect patients who suffer from preexisting conditions" The group alleges he went back on his promise to “ensure patients with preexisting conditions have important protections beyond Obamacare.” The group says the new plan guts protections for preexisting conditions like cancer, diabetes and asthma. It further alleges the legislation would also cause health care costs to skyrocket while reducing the quality of coverage.

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WHMI 93.5 (Livingston County, Michigan): While Bishop Celebrates Defeat Of Obamacare, Activists Blast "Broken Promise"

A group is targeting Livingston County’s congressman, saying he broke a pledge to protect patients who suffer from preexisting conditions when he supported the new Republican health care plan. 

The group Indivisible Michigan - District 8 is "blasting Congressman Mike Bishop for breaking a pledge to protect patients who suffer from preexisting conditions" The group alleges he went back on his promise to “ensure patients with preexisting conditions have important protections beyond Obamacare.” The group says the new plan guts protections for preexisting conditions like cancer, diabetes and asthma. It further alleges the legislation would also cause health care costs to skyrocket while reducing the quality of coverage. 

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