U.S. Senate’s failure to repeal Obamacare praised by Sens. Stabenow, Peters

In this 2016 file photo, U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, left, and Gary Peters interview with reporters after a press conference in Flint. Jake May | MLive.com (Jake May | MLive.com)

Both of Michigan’s U.S. senators praised the late-night vote that killed the U.S. Senate’s hopes of passing a “skinny repeal” to the Affordable Care Act.





U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich. — whose “no” vote was taken immediately before Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., cast the “no” vote that defeated the legislation — said the Republicans’ failure to pass the bill was in large part due to advocacy from Michigan residents and others throughout the country.  Read More