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Health Care | Georgia

Appointed Senator Loeffler Votes to Strip Health Care from Veterans

By Chai Karve on December 18, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, unelected Senator Kelly Loeffler has repeatedly supported policies that would disproportionately harm Georgia’s nearly 700,000 veterans. In less than one year in office, Loeffler has supported a complete repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and has opposed fully funding the United States Postal Service that veterans rely on for prescription medication through the VA.

Coronavirus | Georgia

Loeffler Skips Out On Veterans Health Care Hearings Amid Deadly Pandemic

By Chai Karve on December 18, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, appointed Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler skipped nearly 30% of her Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearings during her first term in office, including hearings on measures to protect veterans’ health care amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Nearly 700,000 veterans live in the state...

Accountability | Georgia

Perdue Stands to Personally Profit From His Votes For Social Security Privatization

By Chai Karve on December 17, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, Republican Senator David Perdue repeatedly supported the privatization of Social Security, a policy change that would benefit his Wall Street campaign donors and be a boon to his personal investments.

Between 2015 and 2017, Perdue voted three times to advance...

Economy | Pennsylvania

Under Trump, Pennsylvania’s Fracking, Steel, and Coal Jobs Down

By Chai Karve on October 29, 2020.

According to an analysis of economic data since early 2017, jobs in Pennsylvania’s coal, fracking, and steel industries have declined during President Donald Trump’s time in office despite his extensive promises on the 2016 campaign trail to preserve them.

Government | Corruption & Secrecy | Texas

Crenshaw, Texas Republicans Use Russian Stock Footage in Campaign Ad

By Chai Karve on October 21, 2020.

According to a review by American Ledger, a political advertisement featuring several Texas Republican congressional candidates used stock footage of a Russian warship and an Israeli military helicopter to promote their campaigns.

Coronavirus

Report: After COVID Contraction, Trump Continues to Hold Maskless Fundraisers

By Chai Karve on October 20, 2020.

As COVID-19 continues its rampant spread in the United States, taking hundreds of thousands of lives in its wake, the President and his family continue to hold fundraisers where masks are optional, and apparently, discouraged, according to firsthand social media posts reviewed by American Ledger. 

Accountability | Alabama

Multi-Millionaire Tommy Tuberville Had Public Universities Pay Lavish Country Club Fees

By Chai Karve on October 20, 2020.

On multiple occasions, Alabama GOP Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville had two publicly-funded universities pay thousands of dollars in membership fees for elite private golf and country clubs, despite the fact that he was already an established multi-millionaire. 

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