Rep. Robert Underwood

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(1948 - )
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      (1993- 2003)
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    ISSUES: Rep. Robert Underwood

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    Health Care

    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


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    Gun Control

    How to reduce gun violence. Two different approaches.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans stand for the second amendment right for a private citizen to keep and bear arms. They believe a person should not be restricted without due process of law. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats respect the rights of individual gun owners. Their focus is taking war weapons off the streets, making gun makers and sellers liable for irresponsible sales, and making weapons harder to attain by terrorists. source


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    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and they voted for impeachment on December 18, 2019. The Senate has the power to try the impeachment, and the trial started on Tuesday, January 22, 2020. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans are against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


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    Drug Costs

    Both parties are equally invested in finding solutions to the rising cost of medications. However, the two parties differ in how they’d like to fix it. source

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans are resistant to legislation that limits the marketplace like price cap provisions. They prefer more free market tactics like improving the accessibility of generic drugs.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats focus how the high costs of essential medications place a strain on low- and middle-income families. They generally support federal legislation that would regulate and price cap various medicines based on their category. source


    FOR

    Health Care

    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    FOR

    Gun Control

    How to reduce gun violence. Two different approaches.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans stand for the second amendment right for a private citizen to keep and bear arms. They believe a person should not be restricted without due process of law. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats respect the rights of individual gun owners. Their focus is taking war weapons off the streets, making gun makers and sellers liable for irresponsible sales, and making weapons harder to attain by terrorists. source


    FOR

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment, and they voted for impeachment on December 18, 2019. The Senate has the power to try the impeachment, and the trial started on Tuesday, January 22, 2020. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of conviction is removal from office.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans are against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats are in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    FOR

    Drug Costs

    Both parties are equally invested in finding solutions to the rising cost of medications. However, the two parties differ in how they’d like to fix it. source

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans are resistant to legislation that limits the marketplace like price cap provisions. They prefer more free market tactics like improving the accessibility of generic drugs.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats focus how the high costs of essential medications place a strain on low- and middle-income families. They generally support federal legislation that would regulate and price cap various medicines based on their category. source


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