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Mitt Romney Health Care

Affordable Care Act Sheds Light on Romney's Hypocrisy

Jess Coleman | Posted 08.28.2012 | Teen
Jess Coleman

The Chief Justice made this ground-breaking moment in history what it should be -- a moral decision, instead of a strictly legal or political decision -- and for that, we are all winners.

Amanda Terkel

Mitt Romney Responds To Supreme Court Ruling On Health Care | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Speaking on Capitol Hill shortly after the Supreme Court's historic decision, GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney said the fact that ...

Emails Show Romney Strongly Defended Mass. Insurance Mandate

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 06.05.2012 | Politics

When Mitt Romney left office as Massachusetts governor, his aides removed all emails from a server computer in the governor's office, and purchased an...

Mitt Could Repeat Bush's Health Care Blunder

Bloomberg | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney, so long bedeviled by the politics of health care, may be about to make another serious mistake. He is on the verge of spelling out a p...

Friday Talking Points [204] -- The Herd Mentality

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.30.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Mitt is arguing for a "big government" solution to the problem health care. This is so far from Republican orthodoxy that it really deserves to be called out.

Jason Linkins

Jay Leno Is Better Than The Entire Political Media At Asking Romney Health Care Questions | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.28.2012 | Media

Earlier today, I made mention of the fact that CNN's Wolf Blitzer, armed with a golden opportunity to ask Mitt Romney what he would replace Obamacare ...

Mitt Romney Vague On Health Care And Pre-Existing Conditions

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was vague on Tuesday about how he would deal with people who have pre-existing conditions and are trying to get insurance, saying there sh...

Romney: 'If I’m The Godfather Of This Thing, Then It Gives Me The Right To Kill It.'

The Huffington Post | Jon Ward | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney was asked by conservative radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt Monday evening about a comment made by President Barack Obama's Senior Adviser ...

Luke Johnson

Things Get Messy For Mitt On Health Care | Luke Johnson | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics

On April 12, 2006 at a ceremony held at Fanueil Hall in Boston, Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) signed a law mandating that nearly every resident c...

Jason Cherkis

Rick Santorum's Health Care Reform In '94: You Pay | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the GOP presidential primary has been essentially winnowed to a two-man race, Rick Santorum has ramped up his rhetoric against Mitt R...

A History Of Romney's Health Care Fibs | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

Wednesday afternoon, Mitt Romney appeared on Fox News and was presented with yet another piece of evidence that he has misrepresented his health care ...

Santorum Calls Health Care Law A 'Death Knell For Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum renewed his attacks on President Obama's signature health care legislation on Thursday, telling a large ...

Mitt Romney's Health Care Op-Ed Gives Him A Big Problem

Ryan Grim | Posted 05.04.2012 | Politics
Ryan Grim

The immediate reaction to Mitt Romney's 2009 USA Today op-ed on health care reform has zeroed in on his suggestion that President Obama pursue an individual mandate. But that focus misses a broader problem the op-ed creates for Romney.

Mitt Romney Pushed RomneyCare As Model For Obama In 2009

Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 03.03.2012 | Politics

Health care reform has been perhaps the biggest policy obstacle to Mitt Romney's presidential hopes since Congress passed the national overhaul early ...

Ryan Grim

Rick Santorum Compares Mitt Romney To Michael Dukakis | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Tired of hearing Mitt Romney crow about his record of balancing the budget while governor of Massachusetts, Rick Santorum delivered what may have been...

When The Poor Have Health Care Coverage, The Cost Goes Down For All

Emily Cohn | Posted 02.10.2012 | Business

The concept of support for universal health care is taboo among Republicans who scrutinize the Affordable Care Act -- dubbing it the "Job-Killing Heal...

Santorum: Romney 'Absolutely Incapable' Of Making Case Against 'Obamacare'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) is down, but not out. After a last-place finish in Saturday's Nevada caucus, the GOP presidential hopeful is upping ...

Will the Real Mitt Romney Please Stand Up?

Bob Greenstein | Posted 04.04.2012 | Politics
Bob Greenstein

We're glad the governor is expressing support for a safety net and for fixing it if it needs repair. Yet his own budget proposals would tear gaping holes in the safety net and damage it severely.

Romney Gives Awkward Response When Pressed On Key Issue

Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney got caught up in an uncomfortable confrontation Monday, when a woman pressed him on his position on health care...

Gingrich Praised Rival For Plan He Now Attacks

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich praised the health care law that his rival for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination, Mitt Romney, sign...

GOP Candidate: 'My Views Are Progressive'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

Mitt Romney described his views as "progressive" at a 2002 campaign stop in Worcester, Mass., while running for governor. "I think the old standby ...

'Mitt Is Sort Of Running Against Mitt Right Now'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

Senator John Kerry (D-Mass.) criticized Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Tuesday, saying the former Massachusetts governor "is going t...

Sam Stein

Mitt Romney Said Allowing People To Forgo Health Insurance Is 'Not American' In 2006 | Sam Stein | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Nearly half a year into his second run for the White House, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has yet to clear his primary elect...

'They're The Same F***ing Bill'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

Jonathan Gruber, an M.I.T. economist hired by Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney to help craft health care reform, sharply criticized the Republican presi...

Michael McAuliff

Mitt Romney Floats Eyebrow Raiser On Veterans Day | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney floated an eyebrow-raising suggestion on Veterans Day: privatize veterans' health care. Speaking with a dozen vets in an ...