"Repeal" has been used a total of 145 times by the politicians and political influencers that NPR is tracking.
Why We're Tracking This: When Republican leaders in Congress talk about the health care overhaul signed into law by President Obama, "repeal" is a word they often bring up — as in, they will push to repeal portions of the plan if they gain control of Congress again.
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Bill Brady (R)
- Last 7 days: 0 uses (down 100% from last week)
- Overall: 2 uses since Aug. 30
Joe Sestak (D)
- Last 7 days: 1 uses (up 100% over last week)
- Overall: 7 uses since Aug. 30
- Last 7 days: 2 uses (down 60% from last week)
- Overall: 58 uses since Aug. 30
- Last 7 days: 2 uses (down 75% from last week)
- Overall: 72 uses since Aug. 30
'Sparkline' graphs plot each word's motion over the last 8 weeks.
Recent uses of "repeal"
...to, say, women who want abortions, or sick people who would lose their health care if he helped to repeal health-care reform.” (Philadelphia Daily News, 10/25/10) Philadelphia Inquirer - “Sestak has moderate, reasonable ideas for promoting clean energy and...
...Getting What They Expected - Special interests are pouring in millions in secret donations to repeal Wall Street reform, to repeal health reform, and to go back to the same policies that led to this...
...about Democrats’ victory over special interests to pass Wall Street Reform, but he also warned of Republican threats to repeal this law and the consequences it could have on our country’s economic future: ...