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Mitt Romney Health Care

Jeffrey Young

Not Good Enough: Why Romney's Wrong About Emergency Rooms, Clinics And The Uninsured | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.26.2012 | Business

More than 1,000 people are expected to flood the halls of the Dallas Convention Center this Saturday seeking medical care at a one-day event sponsored...

Romney Health Care Plan Doesn't Address Critical Issue Either

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's health care proposals wouldn't slow rising health care costs or significantly reduce the number of Ameri...

Jeffrey Young

'You Jerk': 47 Percenter Single Mom With Kids On Medicaid Responds To Romney | Jeffrey Young | Posted 09.24.2012 | Business

Gracie Fowler didn't earn enough money to pay income taxes last year. She won't make enough this year, either, and has turned to Medicaid to make sure...

Amanda Terkel

Romney Cites Emergency Room As Viable Health Care Option For Uninsured | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Downplaying the need for the government to ensure that every person has health insurance, Mitt Romney on Sunday suggested that emergency...

Rather Not Go Bankrupt When You Get Sick? Another Reason to Support Obamacare

Wendell Potter | Posted 11.17.2012 | Politics
Wendell Potter

Politicians who are promising to repeal Obamacare won't find any evidence in the Kaiser Family Foundation's analysis of health insurance costs that the law has caused premiums to skyrocket, as many of those politicians have contended.

Mitt Romney Repeats Dubious Medicare Claim In Spanish-Language Ad

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

The Mitt Romney campaign released a Spanish-language television ad on Wednesday hitting the president on supposed cuts to Medicare, the latest in its ...

Romney Says "Obamacare Must Be Repealed" After Saying He'd Keep Parts Of The Law

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

One day after causing confusion with a variety of answers regarding his position on Obamacare, more broadly, and his policy towards coverage for those...

Obama Makes Health Care Pitch

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 11.09.2012 | Politics

BOSTON — With swing voters in his sights, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is tacking toward the center on health care and defense ...

Sam Stein

Romney Says He Likes Some Parts Of Obamacare | Sam Stein | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: 8:45 p.m. -- A Romney aide told the National Review that he does not support the Affordable Care Act's ban on discriminating against people wi...

Report: Romney-Ryan Plan Would Cost Twenty-Somethings A SHOCKING Amount

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business

If Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan have their way, then Americans of all ages may be spending more on health care during their retirement. If Romney bec...

Elise Foley

Mitt Romney: 'I'm The Guy Who Was Able To Get Health Care' For Massachusetts | Elise Foley | Posted 08.26.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney said Sunday that he doesn't foresee a problem appealing to women voters, touting the fact that his Massachusetts health care law helped ma...

Romney: My Health Care Plan Was Better Than Obama's

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.23.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- Mitt Romney said in an interview Thursday that his plan to provide health insurance to everyone in Massachusetts was superior to the one it ...

Romney's Dilemma

Robert Slayton | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Robert Slayton

In order to win, Romney has to sway some independents, which means moving to the center a little, and rejecting some of the notions of the further wing of his party.

Romney's Right Flank Marred By Unease

Real Clear Politics | Posted 08.10.2012 | Politics

Lingering concerns among prominent conservatives about Mitt Romney's ideological dependability have boiled over once again, forcing the White House ho...

Sam Stein

Santorum Chuckles When Asked To Defend Romneycare | Sam Stein | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Sen. Rick Santorum couldn't suppress his laughter Wednesday morning when reminded that he had once declared Mitt Romney to be the...

Howard Fineman

The Silence Around Obamacare Is Deafening | Howard Fineman | Posted 08.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Remember Obamacare, the president's grandest achievement and the Tea Party's worst nightmare? Voters in swing states are seeing megatons...

Sam Stein

Romney Was Once The Trendy Choice To Be Obama's Health Care Czar | Sam Stein | Posted 07.26.2012 | Politics

This all could have been avoided. In the early days of his administration, President Barack Obama faced a staffing crisis. The person he had tappe...

Mitt Romney and the Death of Mad Men Campaigning

Spencer Critchley | Posted 09.09.2012 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

So, to Republicans, it doesn't matter what the Heritage Foundation or Mitt Romney actually did. As the Mad Men taught them, all that matters is the image a viewer sees at any given moment.

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.06.2012 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

This week, researchers at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (aka CERN) found God. Or at least "the god particle." A Big Bang of Higgs boson jokes ensued -- many of them involving a priest and a play on the word "mass." With the god particle out of the way, maybe the CERN folks can try to isolate Mitt Romney's position on health care next. Speaking of Romney, he took a break from competing in the "Romney Olympics" and riding jet skis on Lake Winnipesaukee to criticize President Obama for the dreary June jobs report and promise to create an economy where more Americans can "take a vacation now and then with their loved ones." HuffPost's Jason Cherkis offered a suggestion for a new Romney campaign slogan: "A jet ski in every pot." Finally, don't believe those sources: Chief Justice Roberts didn't write any of this Sunday Roundup.

Tea Party Rep: Romney Needs 'Consistant' Attack

Goose Creek Patch | Greg Hambrick | Posted 09.05.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney needs to hone his attack in the presidential race, says U.S. Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC). The first-term congressman is "hopeful" the current...

WATCH: Maddow Calls Out Romney

Posted 07.07.2012 | Media

Rachel Maddow called out Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Thursday for what she called the "irreplaceable, irreversible flaw in his ca...

Staple Of Romney's Legacy May Bode Well For Obama

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 09.02.2012 | Politics

BOSTON — Massachusetts has the nation's highest rate of residents with health insurance. Visits to emergency rooms are beginning to ease. More r...

Pomp, Pederasty, and Peculation -- But Also Social Justice

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

It appears that the only way that Obamacare, as its opponents call it, can be repealed is by a victory in November of Mitt Romney who -- by a patent irony -- passed a similar bill in Massachusetts when he was governor there.

Congratulations on Upholding Romneycare

David Issacharoff | Posted 09.01.2012 | Teen
David Issacharoff

Romney is a viable candidate to be the leader of the free world. His campaign slogan is, "Believe in America." But how can we believe in America if we can't even believe in him?

Obama Faces Tax Attack In Wake Of Obamacare Ruling

The Chicago Sun-Times | Lynn Sweet | Posted 07.01.2012 | Politics

Fueled by the Supreme Court decision upholding Obama­Care -- on the basis that the penalty for not buying health insurance is a legal tax -- Mitt Rom...