There's the 24 million who will lose their coverage.
And then there's the rush-rush process that our man Ryan Costello thought was kind of invigorating, and no cause for worry. Read the Newsworks.org article here:
... It first went through the tax-writing committee and then slowed down in a more than 27-hour markup in the House Commerce Committee. Committee member Rep. Ryan Costello, R-Pennsylvania, said the all-nighter was no big deal, even without sleep.
"But it's one of those things where — because you're in the middle of something major — you don't really think about that," Costello said.
Now the bad news for the GOP: Even Republicans are complaining that the bill is rushed. Take Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, who bemoaned that Costello and other Republicans voted for the bill in committee without waiting for data on the bill — known as a "score" — that the Congressional Budget Office released Monday.
"It's kind of crazy they're voting without a score, Cassidy said.
Costello, who represents parts of several counties west of Philadelphia, brushed aside those complaints...
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