Watch | Sen Bob Casey speaks on Senate floor during Democratic protest of Obamacare repeal


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    Democrats are planning an hours-long protest from the Senate floor on Monday night as they gear up ahead of a vote on the GOP plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare.

    The mini-talkathon comes as Democrats are digging in ahead of the highly watched vote this week. Progressive activists are expected to hold events around the Capitol every day to protest the bill leading up to a final vote, which could come on Thursday night or early Friday.

    Sen. Bob Casey talks health care and education at town hall meeting

    Saturday"s town hall at Franklin and Marshall College is just one of several meetings Senator Casey has recently hosted. From Harrisburg to Philadelphia, taking open questions from the public on everything from healthcare to public education to how the U.S

    Democrats can't block the bill on their own, but are under pressure to use any procedural tool at their disposal to slow down the legislation and make GOP senators take politically tough amendment votes.

    Sen. Casey rallies against GOP healthcare bill, says it"s "bad for Pennsylvanians"

    Democratic Senator Bob Casey held a rally at the state Capitol on Friday, saying he"s fighting to preserve healthcare for all Pennsylvanians. The Senator is urging state legislators to reverse course and listen to their constituents, saying the senate GOP healthcare bill is "bad for Pennsylvanians who need it" like the elderly and those with disabilities.

    Republicans have a narrow path to clearing the legislation. With 52 seats, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) can only afford to lose two GOP senators and still pass a bill.

    There are five GOP senators who currently don't support the bill. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Republicans had "at best a 50-50 chance" of passing the legislation.

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