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Mitch McConnell's Do-Nothing Health Care Approach

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

Prominent Republicans have made no secret about their disdain for President Obama's health care law. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell is amo...

'Government Is Always Violating Your Freedom'

The Huffington Post | Sara Kenigsberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court began hearing arguments on Monday in the case challenging President Barack Obama's health care reform law. HuffPost's ...

Healthcare Works

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.22.2012 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

Rather than trying to repeal the healthcare law that that has bettered the lives of Americans, Republicans should join Democrats in finding ways to expand it so that no American is without access to affordable healthcare.

Paul Blumenthal

Health Reform Foes Have One Big PR Advantage | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 03.22.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two years after President Barack Obama signed his name to landmark health care reform, polls find that millions of Americans disapprove ...

High Stakes For Latinos Amid Record Breaking Hearing

Posted 03.22.2012 | Latino Voices

As the health care debate approaches, a record has fallen amid the constant political bickering and impending oral arguments for and against the Patie...

Michael McAuliff

Steve King: Obama Could Win If Court Kills Health Care Law | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's fate hinges on the Supreme Court's decision later this year on the constitutionality of his signature health ca...

GOP To Embrace New Tactics In Fight To Repeal Health Care Law

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans are revamping their strategy against President Barack Obama's health care law: If they can't repeal the whole thing, th...

'Ripple Effect' Of Health Care Reform Means A Layoff For Some

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business

CHICAGO — A father lost his job at a medical device company that is facing a new tax. A young woman got back on her parents' insurance and was a...

Fate Of Health Care Reform In Hands Of Few

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Here's a thought that can't comfort President Barack Obama: The fate of his health care overhaul rests with four Republican-appoint...

Foes: 'Obamacare' Shows 'How Out Of Control' Government Has Gotten

AP | PAULINE ARRILLAGA | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

-- They're coming. The mom from North Carolina who opposes vaccinations and dislikes doctors and chooses to forgo health coverage because, she says, ...

High Court To Weigh Obama Health Care Law

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 05.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Death, taxes and now health insurance? Having a medical plan or else paying a fine is about to become another certainty of American...

Supreme Court Makes Decision On Televising Health Care Law Case

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court rejected requests from news organizations Friday for live, televised coverage of this month's historic arguments ...

Report Reveals New Estimates For Obama's Health Care Plan

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2012 | Politics

In a report released Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office revealed new estimates on the cost of President Obama's health care reform law. The C...

Obama Administration Releases Ambitious Health Care Law Blueprint

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Fifty million people in America lack health insurance and the law says most of them must soon be provided coverage. But how to del...

Supreme Court Review of Health Reform: Will History Repeat Itself?

Douglas L. McSwain | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics
Douglas L. McSwain

As Chief Justice Roberts famously testified in his confirmation hearing, the Supreme Court's function is to call "balls and strikes." So, some might ask, which is Obamacare: a strike or ball? Is the individual mandate constitutional or not?

John Celock

'Conservatives On Steroids' Block Funding | John Celock | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

The growing ideological rift in the Kansas Republican Party has engulfed the implementation of the federal health care reform law, leaving the future ...

Obama Moves On Most Popular Provision Of Health Care Law

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 04.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Don't have the slightest clue what your health insurance covers? The Obama administration says that's going to change. Officials a...

House Votes To Repeal Part Of Obama's Health Care Law

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led House on Wednesday voted to repeal a financially troubled part of the 2010 health care law that was designed to provi...

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...

Mike Sacks

Obama Administration Files Health Care Law Defense With Supreme Court | Mike Sacks | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration on Friday afternoon submitted its opening brief to the Supreme Court defending the constitutionality of the law...

John Celock

Legislators Told To Avoid 'Yugo' Health Care | John Celock | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

TAMPA -- The legislative sessions that will begin in a month's time will likely be dominated by debates over how to implement the kind of exchange sys...

Legal Forecast: The Supreme Court Won't Strike Health Reform - Part I

Douglas L. McSwain | Posted 01.30.2012 | Politics
Douglas L. McSwain

The legal forecast for the Affordable Care Act -- "Obamacare" -- is partly sunny. While the Supreme Court recently accepted the Act for review, it's not expected to hurl lightning bolts striking down any part of the Act. (Of course, this is only a prediction.)

States' Health Care Hypocrisy Revealed

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 01.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Federal officials announced Tuesday they are awarding more money to help states carry out President Barack Obama's health care over...

Supreme Court Justices Asked To Sit Out Health Care Case

AP | By MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conservative interest groups and Republican lawmakers want Justice Elena Kagan off the health care case. Liberals and Democrats in Congr...

New Administration Program Offers Big Cash Rewards For Ideas

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is tapping the health care overhaul law to advance its economic agenda, a political priority for the White...