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Obamacare Foes Head To Supreme Court... Again

AP | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Opponents of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul are taking yet another challenge to the law to the Supreme Court, and s...

Jonathan Cohn

The Real Reason Republicans Lack A Contingency Plan For Obamacare | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

If you want to know about the Republican Party’s priorities for health care, pay close attention to what transpired -- and what didn’t transpire -...

White House Says Obama Would Veto House Bill To Repeal Obamacare

Reuters | Posted 04.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 2 (Reuters) - The White House issued a veto threat on Monday for a bill from the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives...

John Boehner, Mitch McConnell Pledge Renewed Commitment To Obamacare Repeal

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed Wednesday th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

A Top Republican Admits Obamacare Repeal Is Unlikely | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

Even as the GOP looks poised to retake the Senate next week, a repeal of Obamacare remains unlikely, a top Republican senator conceded Wednesday. D...

GOP Governors Don't See Obamacare Going Away

AP | Posted 03.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In some versions of a story published Oct. 20, 2014, The Associated Press reported that Ohio Gov. John Kasich said in an AP interv...

GOP Senator Admits Obamacare Repeal Is A Thing Of The Past

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) thinks it's time for Republicans to let go of their efforts to repeal Obamacare. Speaking to an NBC affiliate in Portl...

House Dems Blast Anti-Obamacare Tactics: 'Don't We Have Anything Better To Do?'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso & Adriana Usero | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

A trio of Democratic congressmen blasted their Republican colleagues on Monday for reviving attacks against the Affordable Care Act. The House Ener...

House GOP Conflicted On Alternative To Obamacare

AP | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are united as ever in their election-year opposition to "Obamacare," but th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

House GOP's Anti-Obamacare Message Doesn't Always Come Through On Members' Websites | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In public, House Republicans show few to no cracks in their anti-Obamacare platform. They say they want the law repealed and -- if they ...

Republicans To Push Anti-Obamacare Message In U.S. Senate Hearings

Reuters | Posted 07.01.2014 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, May 1 (Reuters) - Republicans are relishing the chance to use confirmation hearings for Sylvia Mathews Bur...

Republicans Aren't Moving On From Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.18.2014 | Politics

The Republican National Committee sent a message to President Barack Obama Friday: the GOP is not moving on from Obamacare. The Republicans' messag...

Republicans Seek Coverage Choices In Health Law They Hate

AP | DAVID ESPO | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the prodding of business organizations, House Republicans quietly secured a recent change in President Barack Obama's health la...

GOTCHA! GOP Opposition To Obamacare Was Just A 4-Year Prank!

Posted 04.02.2014 | Comedy

With Obamacare celebrating 7 million signups, there's really only one thing for Republicans who have opposed it all along to do: finally admit that it...

GOP Campaign To Derail Obamacare Fails

New York Magazine | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

The news that the insurance exchanges in Obamacare have exceeded their original enrollment projections — the projections made before the bungled we...

A Tale of Two Siblings, the ACA, and the Supreme Court

Drew Altman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Drew Altman, Ph.D.

There is a part of the Affordable Care Act that is not at all working as originally envisioned, because the Supreme Court dramatically altered the structure of the law when it ruled that the expansion of Medicaid should be voluntary for states.

GOP Hits Hard On Obamacare After House Election

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans attacked Obamacare with new ferocity but sometimes questionable veracity Thursday, energized by a campai...

Republicans Still Trying To Find Obamacare Alternative

Reuters | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to headline or text) By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - Top Republicans are sayin...

The Salesman

Jeff Danziger | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Sam Stein

House Republicans Have 'No Plans' To Shut Down The Government Over Obamacare Again | Sam Stein | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the U.S. government shuts down again in mid-January, it won't be because House Republicans are demanding the repeal of the president'...

The New York Times Uncovers Conservative Attacks and Then Prints One; Both Are on the Front Page

George Lakoff | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
George Lakoff

The NY Times has many virtues and some important flaws. Both were evident on the paper's front page this week and there is a lot to be learned by what did and did not appear there.

Obamacare Dividing GOP Governors

The New York Times | Posted 11.22.2013 | Politics

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Republicans are planning to use the troubled health law against Democrats in next year’s midterm elections, but the Affordable...

GOP Looks To Exploit Obamacare Problems For 2014 Elections

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his West Virginia district, the TV ads attacking Democratic Rep. Nick Rahall over the calamitous startup of President Barack Ob...

Republicans Going After Obamacare's Flawed Launch

Reuters | Posted 12.23.2013 | Politics

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - After a bruising defeat over Obamacare in the government shutdown, Repu...

Ted Cruz: Some Republicans Want To 'Inflict Harm On American People'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) offered some harsh words for his Republican colleagues not actively trying to gut the Affordable Care Act. He explained tha...